ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

The Modern Meal

The Modern Meal: Sustenance Through Ritual, the newest exhibit at the Kemper Art Museum on the campus of Wash U, examines humanity’s relationship with mealtime.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Creativity & Identity: An American-Muslim Exhibition

Creativity & Identity: An American-Muslim Exhibition is St. Louis’ first art exhibition made up entirely of works from local Muslim artists.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

From Syria and Uncharted Waters to Interior Design, Bruno David Opens Three New Exhibits

The Bruno David Gallery presents works from Yvette Drury Dubinsky, Carmon Colangelo, and Jacob Laws during the month of April.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Laumeier reflects on 40 years

Laumeier Sculpture Park presents an exhibition in celebration and commemoration of its 40th Anniversary year.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Mississippi River Culture and Social Conflict Come Together in Lost in Space (After Huck)

The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts Shimon Attie’s site specific installation of Lost in Space (After Huck) as a part of its long running Currents series.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Anew Nature

Anew Nature is a furniture restoration and custom design company that provides leadership and training to men who have served prison time for felony offenses.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

The World Chess Hall of Fame Revisits the Imagery of Chess with Local Artists

The World Chess Hall of Fame highlights local artists in “The Imagery of Chess: Saint Louis Artists.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Dancing at Lughnasa; August: Osage County; The Lion King; Oedipus Apparatus; twelfth period; others, Apr. 27, 2017

Dancing at Lughnasa; August: Osage County; The Lion King; Men Are From Mars etc.; Oedipus Apparatus; The Drowsy Chaperone; twelfth period; Gossip; Monster.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Seven Guitars, Sweeney Todd, The Comedy of Errors, Love Letters, Sex with Strangers, others, Apr. 13, 2017

Reviews of Seven Guitars, Sweeney Todd, The Comedy of Errors, Love Letters, Sex with Strangers, Next Fall, Sister Act, and Rhinoceros.

play

ArtsFilm

4:00AM and Talk Radio

Two films about radio, Nathan Karimi’s “4:00AM” and Jay Kanzler’s “Talk Radio.”

play

A Conversation WithArtsCommunity & Culture

The Art of Being Mayor

Mayor Slay gives HEC an exclusive tour of the office he has called home for the past 16 years, sharing with viewers its original artwork and other treasurers.

play

ArtsMusic

Olivia Bosaw

Webster University Freshman Vocal Performance Major Olivia Bosaw is spotlighted.

play

ArtsMusic

Meet St. Louis Singer-songwriter, Bloom

Meet St. Louis singer-songwriter, Bloom. Born Kalyn Lia McNeil, the now self-named artist has evolved saying, “Bloom is symbolic of me becoming who I am.”

play

ArtsMusic

Letter to Memphis

Meet Letter to Memphis.

play

Arts

Stained Glass Art

Stained glass art inspires prayer, thought and meditation. Meet a group of artisans who see their art as being inspired by a higher power.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

MAUHAUS St. Louis’ First Cat Café

MAUHAUS is St. Louis’ first, and currently only, cat café. This unique business is dedicated to helping stray cats find homes.

play

ArtsDanceTheater

Julie Piekarski Probst: Muny Dancer to Mousketeer

Mousketeer and former TV sitcom actress Julie Piekarski Probst hopes to dance her way back to prime time T.V. Victoria Babu profiles the St. Louis native.

play

Arts

Anew Nature

Anew Nature furniture company provides hands-on training and job placement for former felons, teaching them carpentry, woodworking, welding and painting skills.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

National Wrasslin’ League

A new league is trying to capitalize on St. Louis’ rich wrestling history, by staging semi-monthly matches at the Casa Loma Ballroom in South St. Louis.

play

ArtsEducation

Music for the Mind

St. Louis Classical Guitar Society is working with students at several local schools to teach them guitar and promote mentoring and leadership skills

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

#1 in Civil Rights at MoHist

The Missouri History Museum’s newest exhibit presents a detailed look at St. Louis’ impactful history in the African American struggle for civil rights.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Black Girl Culture At Exhibit at STLCC-FV

Contemporary Art Gallery at St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley hosts the Black Girl Culture Art Exhibit.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

SLAM Offers a Sneak Peek at a Private Collection of Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks

The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts a preview of the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil private Renaissance and Baroque collection with “Learning to See.”

play

ArtsCommunityDanceTedxGatewayArch

West African Dance Company | Afriky Lolo

Students from St. Louis showing off skills of West African dance. Heritage, culture, and beauty – enjoy.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

ArtScope St. Louis Hosts Unique Fundraising Event

Wall Ball is a unique fundraising event for ArtScope at which artist create work on site while attendees bid on the pieces in a silent auction format.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

DANCEstl Celebrates the Influence of Women With New Dance Horizons V

While uniting choreographers across the country with local dance companies, Dance Saint Louis focuses on the topic of inspiring women with New Dance Horizons V.

play

Arts

Bruno David Gallery Showcases 6 New Exhibitions

Bruno David Gallery’s current exhibitions continue through March 25, 2017 and feature a wide array of styles and techniques.

play

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Delmar Hall Tour

The new episode of State of the Arts premiering in March comes to you from Delmar Hall. In this preview, host Paul Schankman takes you on a backstage tour.

play

Arts

Makeshift

Current exhibit at Craft Alliance highlights the trend of artists using plastic in their work. Shows variability and creativity of the use of plastic in art.

play

Arts

State of the Arts at Delmar Hall, March 2017

State of the Arts goes backstage at Delmar Hall with the Duke of Delmar himself, Joe Edwards. Also featured: the singer Bloom and Letter to Memphis.

play

ArtsFilm

Sophie and Sarge

Two short films. “Sophie” by Alvaro Aro, is a descent into a frightening fantasy realm. Sophie finds herself somewhere strange and confronted by a deranged “Chancellor” and an even madder “Queen.” “Sarge” by Benjamin Dewhurst is the story of a WWI vet, in a senior living facility, haunted by guilt from his role in the […]

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Million Dollar Quartet, Motown the Musical, Never the Sinner It Shoulda Been You, others, Mar. 16, 2017

Reviews of Million Dollar Quartet, Motown the Musical, Never the Sinner, It Shoulda Been You, Aphra Behn Emerging Artists Showcase, The Wiz.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Royale, Cabaret, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, Carmen, Zorba, Fat, Briefs, Silent Sky, Shotspeare, Mar. 16, 2017.

Reviews of The Royale, Cabaret, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, Carmen, Zorba, Fat, Briefs, Silent Sky, Shotspeare

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, A View from the Bridge, Macbeth, others: Mar. 17, 2017

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Disenchanted, Into the Woods, A View from the Bridge, Graeme of Thrones, Go Back for Murder, Macbeth, The Philadelphia Story.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Art in Bloom Arrives at the St. Louis Art Museum

The St. Louis Art Museum hosts its annual “Art in Bloom” show, which pairs works of art with custom floral arrangements.

play

Arts

Off-Broadway Comes to Westport Plaza

There’s Broadway, Off-Broadway, and now Off-Broadway in St. Louis, thanks to the new management at the Playhouse@Westport Plaza.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

A Personal Glimpse into “Occupied Japan”

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum presents Nicholas Orzio’s “Occupied Japan.”

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Kemper Art Museum Takes a Trip to Paris and Asks Who is Rosalyn Drexler

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum presents “Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha” and “Rosalyn Drexler: Who Does She Think She Is?”

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Duane Reed Gallery boasts innovative, emerging artists

Duane Reed Gallery showcases the works of innovative emerging artists Ethan Meyer, Dana Oldfather, and Jacob Berkowitz.

play

Arts

SLAM Tips its Hat to Degas’ Love of Millinery

The St. Louis Art Museum highlights Edgar Degas’s little known appreciation for the fashionable hat with “Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade.”

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

International Children’s Film Festival at the Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo hosts the Big Eyes, Big Minds – International Children’s Film Festival, featuring animated shorts made for kids and sometimes even by kids.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Art of Chess

Ever wonder what’s in the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis? Right now, it’s a look at Chess as art. Here is a tour produced by Paul Schankman.

play

ArtsFilm

The Ultimate Fan

From director Nicholas Rousseau, “The Ultimate Fan,” the story of an obsessed St. Louis Blues’ hockey fan.

play

Arts

Catalyst Coffee Welcomes a New Audience to Local Art

Art St. Louis breaks the mold of the traditional art gallery with a cup of coffee.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

CAM Looks at Identity and Representation with their Spring 2017 Exhibition

CAM Looks at Identity and Representation with their Spring 2017 Exhibition

play

Arts

Personal Space at Art Saint Louis

Art Saint Louis presents “Personal Space,” a juried exhibition featuring artworks that focus on the human experience and how we interact.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Kill a Mockingbird; Something Rotten!; The Way We Get By; A Doll’s House; others: Feb. 16, 2017.

To Kill a Mockingbird; Something Rotten!; Pump Boys & Dinettes; The Way We Get By; A Doll’s House; To the New Girl; The Ice Fishing Play; One Last Job.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Constellations, Intimate Apparel, Yasmina’s Necklace, Bravura, others: Feb. 2, 2017.

Constellations; Intimate Apparel; La Cenerentola; Yasmina’s Necklace; Little Thing, Big Thing; The Year of the Bicycle; Hell; Bravura; Wake Up, Cameron Dobbs.

play

Arts

Prime Beauty, a Reflection on the Ferguson Aftermath at Kranzberg Arts Gallery

When you think Ferguson you probably don’t think art. But artist & Wash. U professor Bryce Robinson does to expand what you think you know about his hometown.

play

Arts

Opera Tastings Delights all Senses

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presents its 3rd annual series of Opera Tastings.

play

Arts

Artist Tim Kent; Going to the Dogs!

Paul Schankman visits with artist Tim Kent, who came to painting late in life, but has quickly become known for his unusual acrylic collage portraits of dogs.

play

Arts

The Foundry Art Centre Embraces Diversity with Arbitrary Color

The Foundry Art Centre’s new exhibit, “Arbitrary Color,” brings together very different pieces into an exhibit celebrating the differences that separate them.

play

Arts

Colleen’s Cookies

Get an inside look at one of the most delicious spots in town! Paul Schankman visits Colleen’s in Clayton, where cookies are decorated with flair.

play

Arts

The Bruno David Gallery Continues to Bring a Variety of Modern Art to the St. Louis Region

The Bruno David gallery starts off 2017 with the exhibitions of Leslie Laskey, Damon Freed, Jill Downen, and Sarah Hartford, showing through Feburary 18, 2017.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Women of the Blues

Women of the Blues: A Coast-To-Coast Collection comes to the Nation Blues Museum.

play

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Undefined at SOHA Gallery

St. Louis Photographer Susan Bennet’s new project entitled Undefined is on display at SOHA Studio+Gallery.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Interview with Mallory Nezam: TEDxGatewayArch

Interview with Mallory Nezam about his TEDxGatewayArch Bounce! talk on playing every day.

play

Arts

Your Link to St. Louis’ Creative Community!

St. Louis’ creative community enriches lives and makes our city a more beautiful place to live. Learn more on State of the Arts.

play

Arts

Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical

Mama Africa the Musical, is a play about South African recording artist Miriam Makeba. Makeba played a pivotal role in ending apartheid in South Africa.

play

Arts

Collab Design Studio

Collab is a design studio committed to creating work that is innovative and unique.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of An American in Paris, All My Sons, Lines in the Dust, others: Jan. 19, 2017.

Reviews of An American in Paris, All My Sons, Lines in the Dust, Menopause the Musical, Closer, Sylvia, and Prometheus’ Dream.

play

ArtsFilm

The Dark Knight Returns

A fan film by director Wyatt Weed.

play

Arts

Beyond the Walls

Better Family Life in St. Louis with artists Chris Green and Cornell McKay brighten up Page Blvd in north St. Louis with the “Beyond the Walls” mural project.

play

ArtsEducation

The Healing Power of Music

And, the 2017 A&E Art Educator of the Year is inspiring students in North County. Meet Harvey Lockhart and see the incredible program he’s created.

play

Arts

Model Scouts

Top modeling agencies rely on Jeff and Mary Clarke’s uncanny ability to find the next top model. Victoria Babu goes behind the scenes with the fashion scouts.

play

Arts

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

We lift the curtain at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, revealing some of the drama that has played out both on-stage and off-stage over the past 50 years.

play

Arts

Resilient Souls Project

The Resilient Souls Project is a powerful photo and literary exhibit celebrating the individual strength of women.

play

ArtsCommunity & CultureHistory

Black History Mural at Better Family Life

Better Family Life in St. Louis unveiled their “Art and Empowerment” mural, which is the largest Black History Mural in Missouri, painted by artist, Gonz Jove.

play

Arts

Vivant Entertainment

Malissa Cloven of Vivant Entertainment shows us how she transforms ballet dancers into living statues and elevates food and beverage through art.

play

Arts

Artists First for Veterans

Artists First for Veterans provides support and an artistic outlet for US military veterans suffering from PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries.

play

ArtsTheater

Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble

Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble is an ensemble based theatre company devoted to telling stories through an exploration of words, movement, lighting and sound.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Celebrating 50 yrs of the St. Louis Blues at SLPL

The St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Public Library form a groundbreaking partnership through a new exhibit honoring the NHL franchise’s rich history.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden

Garden Glow, one of Missouri Botanical Garden’s most beloved signature events, returns this holiday season.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Union Station Celebrates the Holidays with Fun for the Whole Family

In an effort to boost tourism in St. Louis, Union Station has created a family fun venue celebrating the winter holidays.

play

Arts

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation Shines a Light on the Art of Medardo Rosso

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation’s “Medardo Rosso: Experiments in Light and Form” highlights an artist instrumental in the evolution of modern sculpture.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Jacqueline Thompson Interview and Reviews of A Gnome for Christmas, Edward Tulane, 1984, and Star Wars Holiday Special Parody, Dec. 22, 2016.

Jacqueline Thompson Interview and Reviews of A Gnome for Christmas, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, 1984, and Star Wars Holiday Special Parody.

play

Arts

Who is Bruno David?

On November 10th Bruno David Gallery opened its new location on Forsyth Boulevard in downtown Clayton.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of A Christmas Carol, Finding Neverland, American Buffalo, Driving Miss Daisy, Buyer and Cellar, others Dec. 8, 2016.

A Christmas Carol, Finding Neverland, American Buffalo, Driving Miss Daisy, Adverse Effects, Buyer and Cellar, The Glorious Ones, Dixie’s Tupperware Party.

play

ArtsFilm

The Will

Sandro Perrino’s film, “The Will,” is the story of Leon, a young boxer engaged in a struggle between reason and emotion as he tries to make love work.

play

Arts

A Look into Bruno David’s New Location, Exhibitions

The Bruno David Gallery opens its 11th season at its new Clayton location.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Synthetic Landscapes Brings Nature, Technology Together at Kranzberg Arts

Vita Eruhimovitz’s “Synthetic Landscapes” examines the natural world through the lens of a digitally created, mixed media installation at Kranzberg Arts Center.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

SLIFF returns for its 25th year

The St. Louis International Film Festival continues to provide the opportunity for St. Louis filmgoers to view the finest in world cinema.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

DANCEstl Presents Romeo & Juliet

DANCEstl presents Romeo & Juliet starring Grand Rapids Ballet at the Touhill Performing Arts Center November 4th and 5th.

play

Arts

An Artist’s Spiritual Messages- Native American Influenced

A story about artist Susan Drozda, a unique & gifted story teller, earth muse, & purveyor of spirituality who’s been painting & creating for over 25 yrs.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Melissa Wolfe Re-imagines the American Galleries at SLAM

The Saint Louis Art Museum re-opens their American Gallery with both familiar works and pieces which have not been seen by the public in more than a decade.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Fun Home, All Is Calm, Boom, Hamlet: See What I See, Thinking It, Macbeth, Arcadia, and Wait Until Dark, Nov. 24, 2016.

Reviews of Fun Home, All Is Calm, Boom, Hamlet: See What I See, Thinking It,
Macbeth, Arcadia, and Wait Until Dark.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Mothers and Sons, Manifest|Destiny, Forbidden Broadway, Driving Miss Daisy, others, Nov. 10, 2016.

Reviews of Mothers and Sons, Manifest|Destiny, Forbidden Broadway, Driving Miss Daisy, Cuddles, Steel Magnolias, and The Merry Widow.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

First Look at St. Louis’ Newest Arts Incubator .ZACK

.ZACK is the newest cultural contribution from the Kranzberg Arts Foundation that will house nine resident performing arts organizations.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

St. Louis Theater Community Comes Together for “Every 28 Hours”

Artists throughout the St. Louis theater community stage “The Every 28 Hours Plays,” a compilation of 71 one-minute performances.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

MADCO: Invitation to Dance

MADCO kicks off its 40th season with a special 2 day event designed to not only entertain but also engage the audience through the art of dance.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

DANCEstl Opens 2016-2017 Season with Analogy/Dora: Tramontane

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s Analogy/Dora: Tramontane starts of the season for DANCEstl.

play

Arts

St. Louis Arts Experience 2016 Promo

The St. Louis Arts Experience is a citywide arts collaboration showcasing exceptional cultural events happening throughout the St. Louis region. 09/13 – 10/16

play

ArtsCommunity

Humans of St. Louis

Every human being has his or her own story to tell and each week Humans of St. Louis takes to the streets, with camera in hand to find these storytellers.

play

ArtsTheater

R-S Theatrics

R-S Theatrics presents St. Louis premieres of thought provoking plays that hope to change the world through art.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Rep Hosts a Theater Expo in Honor of its 50th Anniversary

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis brings together the theater community in an expo celebrating its 50th anniversary on the campus of Webster University.

play

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Metro Theater Addresses the Immigration Experience with “New Kid”

Metro Theater’s “New Kid” delves into the immigration experience from the point of view of a child dealing with adapting to life in the United States.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Rocky Horror, Until the Flood, Beauty & the Beast, Passing Strange, others, Oct. 27, 2016.

Reviews: Rocky Horror, Until the Flood, Beauty & the Beast, I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, Peter & the Starcatcher, Night Must Fall, Passing Strange, Famalee.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Golda’s Balcony, Macbeth, Suspended, Defending the Caveman, Celebration, Arcadia, Slasher, 1776, and Once, Oct. 13, 2016.

Reviews of Reviews of Golda’s Balcony, Celebration, Macbeth, Suspended, Defending the Caveman, Arcadia, Slasher, 1776, and Once.

play

ArtsFilm

A Preview of the 25th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival

An inside look at the festival with Chris Clark of Cinema St. Louis.

play

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Rave reviews for Meet the Artists

The Saint Louis Art Fair and HEC-TV partnered on a new venture called “Meet The Artists” this year and it’s getting rave reviews!

play

Things to do in St. Louis

Sign Up
HEC-TV NewsLetter