ArtsCommunity & Culture

Jazz Reach: Miles Davis

This exciting all new live multi-media program, presented by JazzReach at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, celebrates the legacy of the great Miles Davis.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Wizard of Oz, and two others, and Interview of Christina Rios and Mark Kelley: November 3, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky interview actors Christina Rios and Mark Kelley along with theater reviews from November 3, 2011.

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Reviews of the Who’s Tommy, God of Carnage, Hairspray, and others: October 20, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) THE WHO’S TOMMY, by PeteTownshend, Des McAnuff, John Entwistle & Keith Moon, at Stray Dog Theatre, (2) GOD OF CARNAGE, by Yasmina Reza, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (3) HAIRSPRAY: THE MUSICAL, by John Waters et al., at The Black Rep & Washington Univ., (4) BLOOD WEDDING, by Federico Garcia Lorca, at Upstream Theater, (5) JUST A SONG AT TWILIGHT, book by Chuck Lavazzi, at West End Players Guild, (6) NUTS, by Tom Topor, at St. Louis Actors’ Studio, and (7) SPECTRUM 2011, by various playwrights, at First Run Theatre.

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Like James T. West and Monty Burns . . .

You too can have a posh 85-foot yacht on rails.

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More Cathedrals Than in Rome

St. Louis' #1 radio station signs off

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Arts

The Musical Brain of David Robertson

Is the Musical Brain a myth or a fact? Are there identifiable, distinguishable differences in the brain of a master musician compared to the musically naive brain of a scientist? The results of a unique scientific experiment offers some unusual evidence to answer those questions in this episode of HEC-TV Presents.

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Reviews of Addams Family, Henry V, Top Girls, and others: October 6, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review theater in St. Louis from October 6, 2011 including The Adams Family at the Fox.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: MAD About Dancing – Disconnect

MADCO, Modern American Dance Company, teaches how Disconnect was created.

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September 2011

St. Louis Symphony President/CEO Fred Bronstein and Music Director David Robertson discuss the current state of the Symphony and the 2011-2012 season during a special town Hall Meeting, held at Powell Hall.

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It’s Madness!!! Pure Madness!!!

Let's go to the movies…but make it short.

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Constitution Day 2011: Powers of the President

Join our panel of Presidential scholars and advisors for a vibrant and insightful discussion on the history and execution of Presidential powers exploring how and why Presidents make decisions, the application of and implications on the Constitution from those decisions, and the far ranging impacts of those decisions. This event will be aired live from the Ulysses S. National Historic Site, where the 18th President lived and met his wife, Julia.

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Constitution Day 2011: Powers of the President

Join our panel of Presidential scholars and advisors for a vibrant and insightful discussion on the history and execution of Presidential powers exploring how and why Presidents make decisions, the application of and implications on the Constitution from those decisions, and the far ranging impacts of those decisions. This event will be aired live from the Ulysses S. National Historic Site, where the 18th President lived and met his wife, Julia.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Red, Victor/Victoria, End Days, and others: September 22, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review RED at the Rep Theatre of St. Louis and VICTOR/VICTORIA, by Henry Mancini at Stages St. Louis and much more from September 22, 2011.

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Weiss/Manfredi Team

Weiss/Manfredi, Architecture/Site Design/Urbanism, of New York

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What IS That Place?

You’ve seen it, you’ve wondered about it, watch and you STILL won’t know.

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Reviews of Falling, The Guys, Born Bad and Interviews with Deborah Sharn and Seth Gordon: September 8, 2011

Gerry Kowarsky and guest host Mark Bretz interview Deborah Sharn and Seth Gordon of the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and review St. Louis Theater from September 8, 2011.

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Bucky Pizzarelli & Tony DeSare Perform Together at The Sheldon Concert Hall, September 2011

This episode features a musical performance and interviews with guests Jazz vocalist, pianist and composer Tony DeSare and the 85-year-young 7 string guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli

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Bass, September 2011

Phil Dunlap and his guest Nick Jost discuss the basics of the bass. They’ll demonstrate the acoustic and the electric bass, and clue you in as to who was the pioneer of pizzicato.

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A Sound Mind

Meet the man behind the big concert sound of rock legends such as The Who, Grateful Dead and Joe Walsh, sound engineer Bob Heil. Award winning segment of State of the Arts.

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An Evening With David Halen and Friends Live, September 2011

St. Louis Symphony concertmaster David Halen invites musical friends to help kick-off the second annual American Arts Experience-St. Louis.  This exciting multi-media event will also highlight events and organizations participating in the American Arts Experience-St. Louis festival.

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Nature Abhors A….

…but they love, love, LOVE them here.

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Reviews of Secret Garden, Bye Bye Birdie, and others: August 11, 2011

Bob Wlicox and Gerry Kowarsky’s theater reviews from August 11, 2011 include two shows from the Muny

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American Idol in StL, Frank Lloyd Wright House at Epsworth Park, & Dog Days of Summer at Laumeier Sculpture Park, August 2011

The newest episode of State of the Arts comes to you from Grand Center, St. Louis’ arts and entertainment district. Big changes are in the works for this lively district. Watch this episode to learn about the “Grand Plan.”

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What is HEC-TV Live!

Ever wonder what HEC-TV Live! is? Want to know more? This will give you all of the information you need!

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Read Green Grow

A film looking at three free local children’s programs.

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Reviews of Little Shop of Horrors, Singin’ in the Rain, and others: July 26, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis theater from July 26, 2011

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Gateway Guardians

A documentary film on the homeless pet population of East St. Louis.

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ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Dream of the Pacific

This opera celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition and gives young people a chance to appreciate an opera performed in English.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

A Tribute to Mae Wheeler

“Lady Jazz” Mae Wheeler tribute at Sheldon Concert Hall.

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U City Sleuths

A hundred years ago, E.G. Lewis’ utopian vision was to create an town where like-minded people of diverse backgrounds interact. This town became known as University City

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Part 4, 2011

See how K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films. This program also showcases dozens of their impressive films in their entirety.

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Part 3, 2011

K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films.

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Part 2, 2011

Parkway Digital Film Fest showcases talent from Parkway School District

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Part 1, 2011

See how K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films. This program also showcases dozens of their impressive films in their entirety.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Saxophone, June 2011

Much of the saxophone music we hear in jazz is played on the tenor sax, yet there is a wide array of saxophones. In this installment of Building Blocks of Jazz Phil Dunlap and his guest Andy Ament discuss the history and variety of this classic instrument and how it works.

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