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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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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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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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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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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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Liquid Roads Performed By MADCO

Liquid Roads is the newest modern dance production of MADCO.

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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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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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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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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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Memorial Day…Every Day

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

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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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The Mother Road

…more than just old Route 66.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What A Dump(e)!!!

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

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