ArtsHappening Now

Big news from an expanding COCA

By: Jayne Ballew On June 8, 2018, COCA, Center of Creative Arts, unveiled the newly finished Phase 1 of their Create Our Future Campaign. This first of two phases included several renovations of the historic section of their campus in University City. The Mendelsohn Sanctuary has become the Staenberg Performance Lab, a studio, rehearsal hall […]

Arts

The Art of Solomon Thurman

Solomon Thurman has been named the Missouri Arts Council Individual Artist of the Year. We’ll take a look at his work and see what inspires his creations.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, others: June 7, 2018.

Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, The Book of Mormon, Brighten Beach Memoirs, and Spinning Jenny.

play

ArtsBooksCultureMaryville Talks BooksTheater

What to do in STL in June

Although there there are so many events and happenings taking place in June, we wanted to spotlight a few we are really excited about! To view all events, go to our events page, here. Edo Rosenblith at COCA | June 8 – Aug. 25 Israeli born, St. Louis-based artist Edo Rosenblith will guide COCA visitors […]

ArtsCulture

Summer in the Garden

By: Amanda Honigfort, Special Programs Producer The Missouri Botanical Garden spreads over 79 beautiful acers in the Tower Grove neighborhood as a natural oasis in St. Louis city. Founded in 1859 by Henry Shaw, it is the nation’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. From holidays to sunday brunch, meeting […]

Arts

Who to Watch in June: Solomon Thurman

By Suzanne Vanderhoef, Segment Producer Solomon Thurman was born in the old St. Mary’s Infirmary, a segregated hospital for African Americans on Papin and 14th Street in downtown St. Louis. He came from a musical family. His father was a well-regarded harmonica player who would play with lots of local performers, but Thurman says his […]

ArtsScience & TechnologyTEDxGatewayArch

What to Watch in June

ARCHFARE Food, innovation, ideas and more come together in a brand new venture stemming from our partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. Join Mich Hancock, Raven Fox, Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty Arts & Sleepy Kitty Music, Mike Konzen of PGAV, and Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt on ArchFare! Our pilot episode discusses the concept of ‘design’ with some top-notch designers […]

ArtsDanceHappening NowMusicTheater

St. Louis Summer Guide 2018

It’s summertime in St. Louis — that means performances and art exhibits are at every corner for your enjoyment! Check them out!

ArtsHappening NowMusic

Free Concert Series at Missouri Botanical Garden

The open-air Whitaker Music Festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every summer.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Unique, interactive art exhibit at the Sheldon

The Sheldon Art Galleries announces the Summer 2018 exhibition schedule, including Golf the Galleries: Artist-Designed Mini Golf.

play

ArtsHappening NowTheater

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Presents Romeo & Juliet

An up close, behind the scenes look at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ production of Romeo & Juliet, showing for free in Forest Park through June 24, 2018.

play

ArtsFilm

Then I Knew

Six revealing interviews show the effect of beging “different” from the majority white society and culture.

play

Arts

Story Stitchers, Stitching together a More Cohesive Community

Saint Louis Story Stitchers hopes to end gun violence and promote civic pride, and a more peaceful, caring region through a unique style of performance.

play

ArtsHappening Now

The Edge of Excess II at the Foundry Art Centre

What is obsession? The latest exhibit at the Foundry Art Centre explores this question through 54 artworks focusing on collections, repetition, and excess.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Michael Eastman and Ethan Meyer at Duane Reed Gallery

Duane Reed Gallery presents new bodies of work by Micheal Eastman and Ethan Meyer.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of La Traviata, A Streetcar Named Desire, An Evening With C.S. Lewis, Tennessee Rising, others: May 24, 2018.

La Traviata; A Streetcar Named Desire; An Evening With C.S. Lewis; Tennessee Rising; Phantom of the Opera; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; 15 Minute Mozarts

play

Arts

Hail to the Kings

When you think of drag, you probably picture a drag queen. But there’s a whole sub-genre of drag kings. We’ll hear from some about what they do and why.

play

ArtsMusic

Piling in for Porchfest in St. Louis

It’s a Sunday afternoon and a St. Louis neighborhood is overrun by music fans. The stages are people’s front porches. The fast-growing event is Porchfest.

play

ArtsMusic

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Powell Hall Celebrate 50 Years Together

STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall, the new exhibit on display at the St. Louis Public Library, presents the history of the STL Symphony like never before.

play

Arts

Dwell In Other Futures Art Festival

What does it mean to “Dwell In Other Futures?” It is a concept as much as an exhibit, where the hope is artists’ images of tomorrow can improve cities of today.

play

Arch GrantsArtsBusinessFashion

Reuben Reuel Creates Clothing For All Sizes of Women While Building Fashion In St. Louis

Reuben Reuel creates custom fashion pieces that flatter the silhouette of many shapes of women – and he’s putting St. Louis fashion on the map in the process.

play

Arch GrantsArtsBusinessFashion

Allison Mitchell – Making Waves In The Fashion Industry And Bringing It Back To St. Louis

Allison Mitchell’s bags are gaining notice – both for her brand and for St. Louis as a new, small, fashion hub.

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys and Dolls, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, others: May 10, 2018.

Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys & Dolls, Over the River & Through the Woods, Run for Your Wife, Everything Must Change, Aunt Dan & Lemon

play

Arts

The Munyettes, Then and Now

A group of former Muny showgirls — now in their 70s, 80s and 90s — get together each year to swap stories and celebrate their time on stage together.

play

ArtsFilm

Gaslight Square: The Legend Lives On

For a decade, from the mid-50’s, Gaslight Square was the hippest neighborhood west of New York. Comedy, music, cabaretl offered cutting-edge entertainment.

play

Arts

The Art Of Shopping; Using Sculpture to Save a Mall

Paul Schankman goes mall walking with sculptor Don Wiegand, who has moved his studio into Chesterfield Mall, creating a museum of his work and local history.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Circus Flora Breaks in its New Location with The Case of the Missing Bellhop

Circus Flora delights audiences with laughs, death-defying acts, and good old-fashioned fun with “The Case of the Missing Bellhop.”

play

ArtsHappening Now

Maturity and Its Muse at Art Saint Louis

This juried exhibit at Art Saint Louis features over 50 pieces of artwork from St. Louis region artists ages 70 and over.

play

ArtsHappening Now

The Bruno David Gallery Highlights Monochromatic and Political Art

The Bruno David Gallery continues its 12th season with exhibits from James Austin Murray, Carmon Colangelo, Bunny Burson, and Laura Beard.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Architecture and Feminist History at SLAM

“Currents 115” at the Saint Louis Art Museum features the work of Jennifer Bornstein, recipient of the 2017-2018 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Fellowship.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Jazz St. Louis Scholarship Winners

Jazz St. Louis recently announced the three students from its JazzU program who will receive scholarships to help them pursue their college education.

play

ArtsTheater

Hamilton: Students Get Their Shot

When the national tour of the musical Hamilton came to St. Louis, local students performed their own theatrical tributes to the life of Alexander Hamilton.

play

ArtsHappening Now

Clearly Human III at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Clearly Human III, a juried exhibition featuring a wide variety of artwork that focuses on the human figure.

play

ArtsDanceHappening Now

Big Muddy Dance Co. Highlights St. Louis Characters, Architecture, Music

As its last production of the 2017-2018 season, the Big Muddy Dance Company presented a show about its roots and heritage, “Meet Me In.”

play

ArtsHappening Now

I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now at Craft Alliance: An Artist Look at Gun Violence

Craft Alliance hosts an exhibit in conjunction with Maryville University that features artworks using real guns to inspire conversation about gun violence.

play

ArtsFilm

Smoke City

Profiles of Ballwin, Ferguson, Florrisant, North St. Louis, South St. Louis.

play

ArtsHappening Now

CAIR-MO Presents Creativity & Identity at CAM

For the second year in a row, CAIR-MO hosts Creativity & Identity: An American Muslim Art Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.

play

ArtsScience & TechnologyTheater

What to Watch April 2018

  Technology in Athletics We’ve recently brought you two stories about how science and technology is helping athletes train. First, MyStrenthBook works with athletes to create specialized training programs and provide advice from experts in the sport. They recently moved to St. Louis from Canada after winning an Arch Grant. The company stems from the […]

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; Jesus Christ Superstar, others: Apr. 26, 2018.

Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline; Jesus Christ Superstar; Or What You Will III; Brigadoon; Fantasticks

play

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, others: Apr. 12, 2018.

Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Something Like…Godspell, She Kills Monsters, and Fly by Night.

play

Things to do in St. Louis

Sign Up
HEC-TV NewsLetter

Playing Now

  • 20:00 | First Person, One on One
  • 21:30 | Maryville Talks Books
  • 22:00 | First Person, One on One
  • 22:30 | The World of Julia Peterkin: Cheating the Stillness
  • 07:00 | Liquid Light