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Rhythm Guitar, February 2012

Viewers may be surprised to find out that the guitar can be used as a percussive instrument. Phil Dunlap and his guest, Rick Haydon, Professor of Music at SIU-E discuss this concept as well as the relationship of rhythm guitar to Big Band Music. Watch as Haydon demonstrates some of Freddy Green’s most famous guitar licks.

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ArtsBusinessFilm

Sustainability in St. Louis

Sustainability is the ability to meet present needs without compromising the ability to meet future needs. This episode of Liquid Light looks into the efforts of Sustainability in St. Louis.

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Reviews of A Steady Rain, Doubt: A Parable, Avenue Q, and others: January 26, 2012

January 26th St. Louis theater reviews from Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky. Join them for their opinions of the best of theater around St Louis

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ArtsBooksCommunity & Culture

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Battledrum, Drummer Boys and Civil War

Metro Theater Company and historians from the Missouri Historical Society produce play, “Battledrum.”

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A Conversation WithArtsBusinessCommunity

Fred Bronstein

Innovative programming and outreach initiatives by Fred Bronstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of the St. Louis Symphony have positive results.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Sunday in the Park with George, On Golden Pond, and others: January 12, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky theater reviews January 12, 2012 from Sondheim at the Rep to On Golden Pond at the Black Rep watch Two on the Aisle before you go.

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Mikado

The St. Louis Beacon presents the Mikado for its 3rd annual fund raiser that was held January 1, 2012.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

“Best of the Year” Host Choice Reviews Revisited: December 29, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky’s favorite reveiws. Best of 2011 in St. Louis Theater.

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Spared!

Two places right down bowlers alleys.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Of No Use Whatsoever

And they’re still here!  Isn’t that great?!?!?

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Last Night of Ballyhoo, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and others: December 15, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St.Louis theater for December 15, 2011including Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Peabody and much more

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Let’s Get Small(est)

It's not just the horses that are surprising, it's WHERE they are….

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Symphonic Healing, Classical Music Changes Lives, & Small World-Miniature Artists, December 2011

Art St. Louis and an interview by host Paul Schankman with Chandler Branch, obituary for Bob Cassily of City Museum, Stray Dog Theater and much more

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Rich Haydon Quartet, and Stanley Clarke, February 2012

Highlights of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jazz programs. Building Blocks of Jazz with Phil Dunlap and rhythm guitar in Jazz. Interview with Stanley Clarke

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St. Louis Veterans Day State Service, 2011

Honor America’s Veterans by joining us for the State Service featuring a performance by national recording artist, SSgt. Brain Owens of Missouri Air National Guard Band, Sidewinder and St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians.

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Reviews of Godspell, Black Nativity, Same Time Next Year, and others: December 1, 2011

From Webster Univ Conservatory to the Black Rep, Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review the best of St. Louis theater for Decmber 1, 2011

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Special Archives Edition of Unreleased Performances from 2011 Season, November 2011

Exclusive interview with jazz bassist great Stanley Clarke and archives never before aired, Freddy Cole, Bosman twins, Kim Massie

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month: Sustaining Culture, Sustaining Environment – Afternoon Program

Learn how Native Americans sustain their culture through song, dance, pow wows and oral history.

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Reviews of Palmer Park, Hit-Story, Cannibal! and others: November 17, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review the best of St. Louis Theater for Novenber 17, 2011.

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ArtsBooks

An Evening with Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa will receive the Saint Louis University Literary Award. LLosa, a prolific author, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is considered one of the most influential Latin American novelists of his time he is also an acclaimed essayist and journalist.

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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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ArtsCommunity & Culture

More Cathedrals Than in Rome

St. Louis' #1 radio station signs off

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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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ArtsCommunity & Culture

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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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Weiss/Manfredi Team

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

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

What IS That Place?

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

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

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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ArtsCommunity & Culture

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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