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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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ArtsHEC Films

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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Reviews of Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Our Town, and others: September 19, 2013

Reviews of Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Our Town, Entertaining Mr. Sloan, The Purpose Project: Thao’s Library, Emergency, Parade, and The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Hair Raising!!!!!!

This club lets you in–but just by the hair on your chinny-chin-chin….and lip.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Marilyn Maye & Billy Stritch Along With Cabaret Jazz, September 2013

This episode of I Love Jazz features the marvelous Marilyn Maye and the incomparable Billy Stritch. Taped live at the Sheldon Concert Hall this episode puts the spotlight on Cabaret Jazz and our Jazz Gem features Rebecca Kilgore. Edith Piaf, Eartha Kitt, John Pizzarelli and Ann Hampton Callaway are also discussed.

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Four Short Films From The Cinema St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Each of the four Showcase films offers an unusual take on life, cleverly realized by four very different, very talented directors.

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A Conversation WithArtsBusinessCommunity

Meet Lisa Melandri, The New Director of STL’s Contemporary Art Museum, September 2013

Meet Lisa Melandri, the new director of the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis in this candid conversation with HEC-TV Executive Director Dennis Riggs.

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Reviews of Die Walkure, Time Stands Still, and Others: August 22, 2013

Reviews of Die Walkure, Time Stands Still, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Sunset Limited, Red, and Big Love.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

2012 University City Jazz Festival

The 2012 University City Jazz Festival brought together an eclectic variety of musicians for St. Louis jazz enthusiasts to hear in Heman Park at no cost, while enjoying a culturally diverse selection of foods.

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Reviews of West Side Story, Legally Blonde, and Others: August 8, 2013

Interview of Maggie Ryan, and reviews of Legally Blonde the Musical, West Side Story, The Secret Garden, Mary Poppins the Musical, and The Enchanted Island.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Little Boy Working on the Road

“Little Boy Working on the Road,” a tune performed by William and Becky Ray in an old-time Kentucky style (standard tuning).

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Reviews of LaBute Part 2, Timon, Little Shop, Les Miz, and others: July 25, 2013

Reviews LaBute New Theater Festival Part 2, Timon of Athens, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, Oklahoma!, and Madama Butterfly.

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A Genuine Gitbox

“There’s only one rule when it comes to cigar box guitars…”

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Reviews of South Pacific, LaBute Festival, 1776, and others: July 11, 2013

Reviews of South Pacific, LaBute New Theater Festival Part I, Soy Yo! An Afro-Latina Suite, Nunsense Muny Style!, Murphy’s Law, and 1776.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Concrete Canvas

Once again, Paint Louis creates the biggest, longest public art anywhere…a flood (wall) of images and color.

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State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

A first look at the new wing of the St. Louis Art Museum –plus one on one with backup dancer Christina Grady and poet Ntozake Shange.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Simply Messing About in Boats

The Admiral’s fleet sets sail across–and under–the water in North St. Louis County.

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Reviews of The Wiz, King Lear, Bukowsical, and others: June 13, 2013

Reviews of The Wiz, Always…Patsy Cline, Six Degrees of Separation, Il Tabarro & Pagliacci, Chapter Two, King Lear, Circus Flora, Bukowsical, Cherry Sisters.

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Mario Frangoulis and Friends

The Horatio Alger Association proudly presents Mario Frangoulis in Concert, featuring Deborah Myers and George Perris and accompanied by the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra with Conductor Dr. Robert Hart Baker.

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Improvisation, June 2013

Peter Martin discusses how playing the wrong notes can be the right thing to do in this lesson on improvisation.

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Partner

“Partner” is a police procedural, a dark and twisting tale of extortion and double-crossing; no one is quite who they seem to be; it is a fast-paced and violent thriller.

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Causalities of the State

“Casualties of the State” is a conspiracy thriller in the tradition of Alan Pakula’s “The Parallax View,” featuring political cabals, the military-industrial complex and assassinations of high-ranking government officials.

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