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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Producing the Play

Learn how to produce a play from the professionals at Metro Theater Company as they stage their production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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ArtsBooksCommunity & Culture

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Issues and Themes

Middle and high school students will explore themes of belonging, self-awareness, and group identity through the production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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Arts

In the Spotlight: Upstream Theater

Upstream Theater prides itself on going against the grain and producing work that reflects the diversity of today’s world.

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ArtsFilmHistory

Jim Crow to Barack Obama

An inter-generational conversation between African Americans from today’s generation and their elders who were forced to grew up during the Jim Crow era.

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ArtsCulture

Moments of Silence

In the wake of the Ferguson riots, a group of local artists created a touring exhibit that gives pause to reflect on the state of human relationship in America.

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Arts

International Dancers to Join COCA Artistic Team, January 2015

Renowned dancers will direct COCA’s dance program.

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Arts

Diggin the Smash: The Life of a Radio Icon, January 2015

The story of Asher Benrubi, aka SMASH, and his amazing 36 year career as a well-known entertainer & show business entrepreneur.

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Arts

Reviews of Cinderella, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, and others: January 22, 2015

Jessica Hentoff interview and reviews of Cinderella, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Dinner with Friends, The Fox on the Fairway, and Stereo Heart.

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Arts

Living Like Kings Hip Hop Chess, January 2015

Living Like Kings: The Expected Collision of Chess and Hip Hop Culture, explores the fascinating connections of the two worlds.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Turning Emotion Into Motion: Team 2.0, January 2015

Team 2.0 turn emotion into motion with dance and hip-hop for local youth.

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Arts

Chalk Art Gaining Popularity in St. Louis, December 2014

Art St. Louis is helping to promote an art form new to the region. The ‘wow’ factor behind Chalk Art and the group Chalk Riot is leading the charge.

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Arts

St. Louis on Stage: Music for the Holiday, December 2014

Enjoy this two part concert featuring the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America and The Ambassadors of Harmony.

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Arts

Eight men From Diverse Backgrounds Create the One Sound of Vocal Edge, December 2014

Eight talented a cappella male singers create the one harmonious sound known as Vocal Edge taking the Blue Berry Hill stage singing pop, doo wop and jazz.

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ArtsBusiness

Judee Sauget–Extended Interview, December 2014

Filmmaker Judee Sauget proves if you have the desire, it’s never too late to start a career.

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Arts

Clavé, November 2014

We follow the journey of a rhythm called Clavé from West Africa to its influence in Latin American Music, ragtime and bebop.

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Arts

Touhill Performing Arts Centre, October 2014

St. Louis filmmakers, wood artists, actors, students and aerial artists are featured in this episode of State of the Arts.

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Arts

Kranzberg Arts Incubator

The Kranzberg Arts Center is a gallery space for innovative art, like Mark Jankowski’s Polar Eyes, and an Arts Incubator to inspire and nurture artists.

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Arts

Al Hirschfeld – The Boy Next Door

An Emmy winning look at the life and work of native St. Louisian, Al Hirschfeld- through a special exhibition at the Sheldon Art Gallery that explores the artist’s lifelong fascination with jazz and the musical arts.

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Arts

Bumbershoot Aerial Arts: Soar Beyond Your Dreams, September 2014

The graceful art of aerial silks is a dance performed while soaring through the air. Aerial silks is a form of creative expression that is physically challenging and empowering. Bumbershoot Aerial Arts teaches to students of all ages and levels.

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Arts

Belleville Illinois Students Create Public Work of Art

Belleville, IL students worked with sculptor Marina Lee to create piece of public art.

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Arts

Reviews of Grease, Funny Girl, Tarzan, Quills, and others: August 7, 2014

Reviews of How to Succeed…, A Streetcar Named Desire, Grease, LaBute Festival Part 2, Funny Girl, Tarzan, Quills, Willy Wonka, and Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll.

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Arts

HEC-TV’s State of the Arts at The Wildey Theatre, July 2014

Swing dance, the band SHEL, Helene Sayad, MADCO and Eugene Redmond are featured in this State of the Arts.

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250 STL, July 2014

A huge exhibit at the Missouri History Museum celebrates St. Louis’ 250th year but a local photographer is also contributing in a unique way!

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Arts

Swing Dance

Swing dance a lively style of social dancing has seen a resurgence. Swing is the foundation of many dances today and is the favorite among social dancers.

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Arts

Reviews of 27; Love! Valour! Compassion!; and others: June 26, 2014

Reviews of 27; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Dialogues of the Carmelites; Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me; Billy Elliot The Musical, and Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

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Arts

Liquid Roads Performed By MADCO

Liquid Roads is the newest modern dance production of MADCO.

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Arts

Mat Domber Memorial Tribute, June 2014

A memorial tribute to the late Mat Domber, jazz fan and founder of Arbors Records.

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Arts

Reviews of The Elixir of Love, Circus Flora, and others: June 12, 2014

Reviews of The Elixir of Love, Circus Flora, They’re Playing Our Song, Oliver!, Hands on a Hardbody, The River, and This Is Nowhere.

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Arts

Three Student Films From Webster University Filmmakers, June 2014

The controversy over the Flanagan South Pipeline project in Missouri, a bizarre tale of the “Red Scare” of the 1950’s and an android fantasy – three short films from Webster University film students on this month’s “Frames.”

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Henry IV, Henry V, The Magic Flute, and others: May 15, 2014

Reviews of Henry IV, The Homecoming, Henry V, Prayer for the Gun Bug, The Magic Flute, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Memorial Day…Every Day

It’s all about names and faces, faces and names.

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Arts

Building a Solid Foundation, May 2014

Phil Dunlap demonstrates the process and importance of building a strong technical foundation, which is essential for musicians as they develop technique.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Mother Road

…more than just old Route 66.

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Arts

April 2014, Harris Stowe State University

Pokey LaFarge, Bella & Lily and Darwyn Apple are just some of the musicians featured in this State of the Arts.

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Arts

Sculptor Harry Weber: St. Louis Blues, Bull & Bear

Harry Weber’s latest Bronze sculpture to grace the St. Louis landscape is along Washington Avenue. And find out how the “St. Louis Blues” music is the essence of another bronze for Washington Ave.

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Arts

I Love Jazz with Don Wolff – Special Archives Edition, March 2014

Catch never-seen performances from Dawn Weber, Marlena Shaw, Webster University, Marilyn Maye & Billy Stritch, and Willie Akins & Montez Coleman.

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Arts

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Perform with the East St. Louis Jazz Band

The East St. Louis High School Jazz Band perform with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for an never to be forgotten experience.

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Arts

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Ceramics

Interact with ceramics artist Ruth Reese as she creates a new piece of artwork inspired by her influences and artistic vision.

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Pokey LaFarge, Just a Plain Ole Midwestern Boy

In Pokey LaFarge’s 31 years, he’s played his unique style of music for fans around the world. His style isn’t an act; it’s who he is.

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