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Rare Archival Footage Found!

Well, but it could have been…the way ol' Abner meant it to be played.

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2011

FOCUS St. Louis gave awards to 20 organizations and individuals who are making a positive impact in the St. Louis community

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Wallace Herndon Smith: Artist Without Boundaries

A biographical profile celebrating the life and work of the prolific 20th Century American artist, Wallace Herndon Smith.

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Value of The Arts

Join HEC-TV for a look at the value of the arts in St. Louis-what they mean to our economy and society, plus hear from Dana Gioia, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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To Dance Again: Parkinson’s Meets Tango

Explores how the three-minute love story known as tango improves the lives of Parkinson’s patients, while telling a personal story about living with the disease.

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2010

St. Louis Philharmonic Holiday Pops Concert 2010 Featuring the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirkwood Children’s Chorale, Lindenwood University Chorus and St. Louis Community College at Meramce Chorus, this concert features holiday favorites from the Touhill Performing Arts Center.

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St. Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum Director Brent R. Benjamin and architect David Chipperfield.

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Enchantment of Dreams

From the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis this libretto by Michael Patrick Albano with music by Cary John Franklin and co-commissioned with Washington National Opera, this charming work juxtaposes the whimsical and mystical qualities of dreams with the real growth struggles of contemporary children.

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Noteworthy: The John Donald Robb Story

Delve into the life of American composer and Southwest Folk music enthusiast John Donald Robb. Discover the local connection between Robb, the St. Louis McDonnell’s and UM-SL.

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Music Across The State Festival

A concert featuring The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and The Youth Symphony of Kansas City.

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The Bosman Twins, June 2011

The saxophone is the featured instrument and topic for this installment of I Love Jazz with Don Wolff. Rising Star of Jazz with Adam Larson.

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More Than A Banana Skirt

Learn about the life, loves and civil rights causes that impacted Josephine Baker’s life from surviving family members and others who have been touched by this multi-faceted entertainer.

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Fashion Icon

Enjoy a front row view as you travel through the decades of Baker’s glamorous costume and wardrobe collection at a fashion show hosted by the Sheldon and Mary Strauss.

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Coming Home

Take a personal tour of the Sheldon’s special exhibit with curator Olivia Lahs-Gonzales.

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O Pioneers!

An opera about a strong, independent woman who gives up love to take over her father’s farm.

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Reviews of A Chorus Line, The Immigrant, Just Desserts, and others: June 14, 2011

June 14, 2011 reviews of St. Louis theater from Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky.

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Upper Crust

This class is a toss up.

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Big Big News

Road trip to the area's biggest attractions and distractions.

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Piratefest

Pirates, scalawags and ne'er-do-wells drop anchor in the 'burbs.

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Corkball

Two St. Louis games are one St. Louis game.

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Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Railroad

A railroad that has been chugging along St. Louis county for over 70 years.

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Reviews of Taming of the Shrew, Montford Point Marine, and others: May 31, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis theater from May 31, 2011

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Having a Ball(room)

Amazingly, it hasn't ALWAYS been a St. Louis Thing, it just seems like it.

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Reviews of Jersey Boys, Dark Matters, and others: May 17, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis Theater from May 17, 2011including Jersey Boys at the Fox

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Collective Improvisation

Ragtime, Streckfus Steamers, Saxophonist Frank Trumbauer, and Trumpeter Miles Davis are all reasons that St. Louis was instrumental in the development of Jazz.

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Beer With Class

Students have good heads on them at a fine educational institution.

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Table For Four?

TABLE FOR FOUR?
A haven in Hazelwood . . . bridge addicts get their fix.

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Reviews of Black Pearl Sings, Awake and Sing! and others: May 3, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis Theater from May 3, 2011.

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Searching for Tom-Tennessee Williams in St. Louis

Hear from filmmaker Angela Antkowiak on her documentary about Tennessee Williams time here in St. Louis and then watch the film in its entirety.

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Backstage at Opera Theatre St. Louis, A Singer with a French Connection, & the Electronic Canvas of a Video Artist, May 2011

State of the Arts is St. Louis’s only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers and performers who call St. Louis home.

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A Tour of the American Songbook, with Jane Monheit, April 2011

Jane Monheit and her quartet – with numbers from the Great American songbook and Latin Jazz. Building Blocks of Jazz defines harmony and Jazz Violinist Regina Carter visits St. Louis Children's Hospital to lift spirits with music.

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Even On An Unclear Day…

Let me guess. You've never seen it. Or from it.

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Recycle This Story!!

RECYCLE THIS STORY!!
How do they do it? How do they do it?

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Harmony, April 2011

What do a bowl of ice cream and jazz have in common? Find out by watching this edition of Building Blocks of Jazz. This original lesson given by Phil Dunlap, Director of Education for Jazz St. Louis, illustrates how melody, rhythm and harmony all combine to add “flavor” to music. Listen closely, you may recognize a childhood favorite during this demonstration.

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Six Words from Bosnia

Host Kent Martin talks with the creators of this unusual film looking at the lives of six teenagers from Bosnia living in St. Louis.

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Aging in the Shadows

This film examines the issues surrounding aging. Join host Kent Martin for an interview with the filmmaker, Lori Dowd, and then view the film in its entirety.

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