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Making a Pitch

The American shrine to America’s biggest back yard game is right in our back yard.

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Anthony Gomes: Blues Evolution

Canadian born Blues artist Anthony Gomes shares his love for Blues with HEC TV. The Blues originated in African-American communities of the “Deep South” at the end of 19th century, but Gomes talks about the evolutionary process of the Blues, it’s newfound musicians and audience.

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Reviews of We Will Rock You, Red Light Winter, and others: March 20, 2014

Reviews of We Will Rock You, Soups, Stews and Casseroles: 1976, Red Light Winter, Rent, The Awakening, Lucia di Lammermoor, Peter and the Starcatcher, others.

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St. Louis Theater Circle 2014 Awards

Actors, actresses, directors, choreographers, designers and theater companies are honored for drama, music and comedy at the St. Louis Theater Circle Awards.

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Dance About Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee, April 2014

A dance based on the life and career of Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner Kersee iis brought to the stage by MADCO.

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An Intercultural Instrument: The Fiddle

With its roots in the African American community, for generations the fiddle has delighted its listeners in every music genre from Jazz to European Classicals.

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Reviews of Shirley Valentine, Jersey Boys, and others: March 6, 2014

Interview of Bobby Miller and Wayne Salomon. Reviews of Shirley Valentine, The House of the Spirits, Jersey Boys, Middletown, and You Can’t Take It with You

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Reviews of Other Desert Cities, Gee’s Bend, and others: February 20, 2014

Reviews of Other Desert Cities, Gee’s Bend, Lovers, The Little Dog Laughed, Falstaff, Tales of the Lost Formicans, Man of La Mancha, The Andrew Brothers Musical.

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The Creative World of Synthia Saint James

Harris Stowe State University hosted artist, Synthia Saint James as their artist -in –residence as part of their Black History Month Celebration.

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Circus Flora Celebrates With STL Symphony, February 2014

Join us for The St. Louis Symphony Town Hall programs, where you will hear from David Robertson and Fred Bronstein as they discuss the finances and future of the orchestra.

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Reviews of The Other Place, The Whipping Man, and others: February 6, 2014

Reviews of The Other Place, For Colored Girls…, Forget Me Not, The Whipping Man, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), and Swallows and Amazons.

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Toe-Tappin’ Fiddlin’….Missouri Style

They can’t put their fingers on what it is, but they know it when they hear it.  It’s “Missouri fiddlin'” and it’s not like any other.  Take THAT, Tennessee!

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Arts

State of the Arts at World Chess Hall of Fame, January 2014

The art of chess, dark graphic novels and a worldwide dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller are just some of the stories in this episode of SOTA.

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Reviews of Opus, The Meeting, All My Sons and others: January 23, 2014

Reviews of Opus, The Meeting, Verismo, All My Sons, The Ride Down Mount Morgan, Crossing Delancey and Whatever Remains….

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Best MD in Town (Mender of Dolls)

Of all the hospitals in town, this one may be the sweetest…

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Webster University- Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Irving Berlin, January 2014

This episode highlights the Jazz program at Webster University & “Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Irving Berlin” – with guests Erin Bode and Peter Ayres.

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Shanara Gabrielle/Alec Wild Interview plus Two Reviews: January 9, 2014

Reviews of Solemn Mockeries and West Side Story, and an interview with Shanara Gabrielle and Alec Wild, who are directing “Swallows and Amazons” at CoCA.

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Lara Teeter Interview Plus Reviews of Elf and others: December 26, 2013

Reviews of Elf, Room at the Inn, The Velveteen Rabbit, and An Almost Perfect Murder, and an interview with actor, director, and professor Lara Teeter.

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2013 UMSL Holiday Jazz Concert

The UMSL Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Point and the University Orchestra present the Jazz for the Holidays Concert. Tune in for your holiday favorites.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

What A Dump(e)!!!

Sixteenth century England has thrived in St. Louis for forty years….

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Arts

A Show of Strength

An inspirational story that captures the transformative power of art in the lives of those not typically afforded such opportunities.

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Reviews of The Mousetrap, Medal of Honor Rag, and others: December 12, 2013

Reviews of The Mousetrap, Medal of Honor Rag, Hannah Senesh, The Butterfingers Angel, etc., Black Nativity, Oh Hell!, Kosher Lutherans, and Smokey Joe’s Cafe.

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Five Short Films Featured at the St. Louis International Film Festival

December Frames bring you five short films ranging from humor to horror, existential angst to heroism, all of which were featured at the recent St. Louis International Film Festival, all by young area filmmakers.

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Reviews of Sister Act: the Musical, Godspell, and others: November 28, 2013

Reviews of Sister Act; Godspell; I Love You…Now Change; My Children! My Africa!; Veronica’s Room; Morning’s at Seven; Sondheim’s Forum; & The Country Wife.

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Dawn Weber, Big Muddy Blues Festival, Arturo Sandoval, Dizzy Gillespie, November 2013

From this episode’s home base at the Moonrise Hotel, I Love Jazz with Don Wolff features an interview and performances from a variety of musicians.

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Reviews of Freud’s Last Session, Pterodactyls, and others: November 14, 2013

eviews of Freud’s Last Session, Pterodactyls, All Is Calm, The Hothouse, Tuesdays with Morrie, The Woman in Black, Faust, and Antigone.

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Kids Rock Cancer

Medicine heals the body; music heals the soul.

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Halloween Jokes? The Threat is Gone.

We challenge a long-time St. Louis Thing – and it’s scary. Or not.

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Reviews of Fly, The Trivia Job, Peter Pan, and others: October 31, 2013

Reviews of Fly, Spring Awakening, The Trivia Job, Peter Pan, Young Frankenstein, Les Miserables, The Comedy of Errors, and The Odd Couple.

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Challenger Learning Center Logo Contest Winner

Winner of the St. Louis Challenger Learning Center Logo contest is 11-year old Megan Mathews, PROBE student from the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

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ArtsBooks

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Very Last Green Thing

View a live performance of “The Very Last Green Thing,” an opera written for young people and performed by young people. Then find out what questions of the students had for the director, set designer and cast members.

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Emmy-Award Winning Program About Everything Art In STL, October 2013

HEC-TV’s Emmy award winning program about arts and artists. Hosted by Paul Schankman, this episode comes to you from the Contemporary Art Museum.

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Reviews of The Good Doctor, Evita, Evil Dead, and others: October 17, 2013

Reviews of The Good Doctor, Diary of a Madman, Evita, Evil Dead: The Musical, Night of the Living Dead, Playhouse Creatures, and Alice in Wonderland.

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Frames Presents a Preview of the St. Louis International Film Festival

Preview the upcoming St. Louis International Film Festival this month on Frames. Chris Clark of Cinema St. Louis will present several shorts and clips from a variety of the scores of films featured this year.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

High Road to Linton

High Road to Linton, a reel performed by Peat, Fire, Flame.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

A Beatle in Benton

Benton, Illinois commemorates a visitor from 50 years ago–before George was fab.

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Reviews of Topdog/Underdog, Lonesome Hollow, and others: October 3, 2013

Reviews of Topdog/Underdog, Lonesome Hollow, Les Miserables, Old Hearts Fresh, Fiddler on the Roof, and Chicago.

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Kids Rock Cancer: I Am With The Band

The Kids Rock Cancer benefit concert featured concert patient Arianna Dougan, along with musicians Brian Owens, Erin Bode, and Peter Martin in a touching performance.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Up And Over!!! And Over – And Over Again!

The official Missouri state animal does what can’t be done! They’re high on jumping mules in Altenburg…

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

The White Cockade

White Cockade performed by Peat, Fire, Flame

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