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Halloween Jokes? The Threat is Gone.

We challenge a long-time St. Louis Thing – and it’s scary. Or not.

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Reviews of Fly, The Trivia Job, Peter Pan, and others: October 31, 2013

Reviews of Fly, Spring Awakening, The Trivia Job, Peter Pan, Young Frankenstein, Les Miserables, The Comedy of Errors, and The Odd Couple.

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Challenger Learning Center Logo Contest Winner

Winner of the St. Louis Challenger Learning Center Logo contest is 11-year old Megan Mathews, PROBE student from the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Very Last Green Thing

View a live performance of “The Very Last Green Thing,” an opera written for young people and performed by young people. Then find out what questions of the students had for the director, set designer and cast members.

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Emmy-Award Winning Program About Everything Art In STL, October 2013

HEC-TV’s Emmy award winning program about arts and artists. Hosted by Paul Schankman, this episode comes to you from the Contemporary Art Museum.

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Reviews of The Good Doctor, Evita, Evil Dead, and others: October 17, 2013

Reviews of The Good Doctor, Diary of a Madman, Evita, Evil Dead: The Musical, Night of the Living Dead, Playhouse Creatures, and Alice in Wonderland.

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Frames Presents a Preview of the St. Louis International Film Festival

Preview the upcoming St. Louis International Film Festival this month on Frames. Chris Clark of Cinema St. Louis will present several shorts and clips from a variety of the scores of films featured this year.

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High Road to Linton

High Road to Linton, a reel performed by Peat, Fire, Flame.

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A Beatle in Benton

Benton, Illinois commemorates a visitor from 50 years ago–before George was fab.

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Reviews of Topdog/Underdog, Lonesome Hollow, and others: October 3, 2013

Reviews of Topdog/Underdog, Lonesome Hollow, Les Miserables, Old Hearts Fresh, Fiddler on the Roof, and Chicago.

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Kids Rock Cancer: I Am With The Band

The Kids Rock Cancer benefit concert featured concert patient Arianna Dougan, along with musicians Brian Owens, Erin Bode, and Peter Martin in a touching performance.

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Up And Over!!! And Over – And Over Again!

The official Missouri state animal does what can’t be done! They’re high on jumping mules in Altenburg…

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The White Cockade

White Cockade performed by Peat, Fire, Flame

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Reviews of Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Our Town, and others: September 19, 2013

Reviews of Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Our Town, Entertaining Mr. Sloan, The Purpose Project: Thao’s Library, Emergency, Parade, and The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

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Hair Raising!!!!!!

This club lets you in–but just by the hair on your chinny-chin-chin….and lip.

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Marilyn Maye & Billy Stritch Along With Cabaret Jazz, September 2013

This episode of I Love Jazz features the marvelous Marilyn Maye and the incomparable Billy Stritch. Taped live at the Sheldon Concert Hall this episode puts the spotlight on Cabaret Jazz and our Jazz Gem features Rebecca Kilgore. Edith Piaf, Eartha Kitt, John Pizzarelli and Ann Hampton Callaway are also discussed.

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Four Short Films From The Cinema St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Each of the four Showcase films offers an unusual take on life, cleverly realized by four very different, very talented directors.

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A Conversation WithArtsBusinessCommunity

Meet Lisa Melandri, The New Director of STL’s Contemporary Art Museum, September 2013

Meet Lisa Melandri, the new director of the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis in this candid conversation with HEC-TV Executive Director Dennis Riggs.

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Reviews of Die Walkure, Time Stands Still, and Others: August 22, 2013

Reviews of Die Walkure, Time Stands Still, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Sunset Limited, Red, and Big Love.

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2012 University City Jazz Festival

The 2012 University City Jazz Festival brought together an eclectic variety of musicians for St. Louis jazz enthusiasts to hear in Heman Park at no cost, while enjoying a culturally diverse selection of foods.

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Reviews of West Side Story, Legally Blonde, and Others: August 8, 2013

Interview of Maggie Ryan, and reviews of Legally Blonde the Musical, West Side Story, The Secret Garden, Mary Poppins the Musical, and The Enchanted Island.

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Little Boy Working on the Road

“Little Boy Working on the Road,” a tune performed by William and Becky Ray in an old-time Kentucky style (standard tuning).

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Reviews of LaBute Part 2, Timon, Little Shop, Les Miz, and others: July 25, 2013

Reviews LaBute New Theater Festival Part 2, Timon of Athens, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, Oklahoma!, and Madama Butterfly.

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A Genuine Gitbox

“There’s only one rule when it comes to cigar box guitars…”

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Reviews of South Pacific, LaBute Festival, 1776, and others: July 11, 2013

Reviews of South Pacific, LaBute New Theater Festival Part I, Soy Yo! An Afro-Latina Suite, Nunsense Muny Style!, Murphy’s Law, and 1776.

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Concrete Canvas

Once again, Paint Louis creates the biggest, longest public art anywhere…a flood (wall) of images and color.

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State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

A first look at the new wing of the St. Louis Art Museum –plus one on one with backup dancer Christina Grady and poet Ntozake Shange.

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Simply Messing About in Boats

The Admiral’s fleet sets sail across–and under–the water in North St. Louis County.

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Reviews of The Wiz, King Lear, Bukowsical, and others: June 13, 2013

Reviews of The Wiz, Always…Patsy Cline, Six Degrees of Separation, Il Tabarro & Pagliacci, Chapter Two, King Lear, Circus Flora, Bukowsical, Cherry Sisters.

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Mario Frangoulis and Friends

The Horatio Alger Association proudly presents Mario Frangoulis in Concert, featuring Deborah Myers and George Perris and accompanied by the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra with Conductor Dr. Robert Hart Baker.

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Improvisation, June 2013

Peter Martin discusses how playing the wrong notes can be the right thing to do in this lesson on improvisation.

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Partner

“Partner” is a police procedural, a dark and twisting tale of extortion and double-crossing; no one is quite who they seem to be; it is a fast-paced and violent thriller.

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Causalities of the State

“Casualties of the State” is a conspiracy thriller in the tradition of Alan Pakula’s “The Parallax View,” featuring political cabals, the military-industrial complex and assassinations of high-ranking government officials.

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St. Louis Tap Fest

Robert Reed’s St. Louis Tap Fest brings in dance pros like Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Donald O’Connor, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards & Logan Miller as mentors.

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The World On A String

Though at MOYO yo-yo, strings aren’t always attached.  With our without, it’s pretty darn amazing.

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Reviews of Waiting for Godot, Three Sisters, Million Dollar Quartet, and others: May 02, 2013

Reviews of Waiting For Godot, Three Sisters, Million Dollar Quartet, Legally Blonde The Musical, Smash/Hit, In The Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play), Fool For Love, Trouble In Tahiti.

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A Conversation WithArtsCommunityMusic

Singer Songwriter Erin Bode

Erin Bode talks about her music, family and love for St. Louis. Some call her a princess of jazz, others say her music is evolving and moving into other genres.

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Reviews of Gyspy, Jane Eyre, Conviction, Opus, and others: April 18, 2013

Reviews of Jane Eyre, Gypsy, Conviction, Into the Woods, Opus, Eurydice and Leading Ladies.

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South Broadway Broughaha!!

In which we grapple with the idea of grappling itself.

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Reviews of The Whipping Man, Childcare, and Five others: April 4, 2013

Reviews of The Whipping Man, Blithe Spirit, Childcare, Annie Oakley, As You Like It, The Pig Iron People, and A Chorus Line.

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Willie Akins and Montez Coleman, April 2013

This I Love Jazz features two artists from the St. Louis area that have enjoyed national success – generations apart. And on our educational segment, Building Blocks of Jazz, Phil Dunlap looks at the history of the piano in jazz music.

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ImaginOcean

Puppetry is an ancient art form, but a recent COCA Family Series performance gave it a new twist.

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State of the Arts Returns!

State of the Arts returns with a new episode on HEC-TV March 24 at 7pm, featuring the region’s best in art, music, theater — even puppetry — means a powerful new program for State of the Arts.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Missouri Botanical Garden is making beautiful botanical artwork from more than 100,000 historic books and journals freely available online.

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999,999,999,999,999 Luftballoons

Twisters hit St. Louis! Cut massive swath of creativity though local hotel!!!

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Special Archives Edition of Unreleased Performances from 2012 Season, February 2013

Archives program with never seen performances by Bach to the Future, Jim Manley, Reggie and Mardra Thomas, Don and Alicia Cunningham, and Rick Haydon.

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Comic Geeks

HEC-TV’s Bob Wilcox interviews Brian Spath, Producer & Actor of the new web series Comic Geeks.

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Reviews of The Book of Mormon, Next to Normal, and others: March 7, 2013

Reviews of The Book of Mormon, Boeing Boeing, Next To Normal, Lilies Of The Field, Briefs” A Festival of Short LGBT Plays, and more.

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History in the First Person-Stories of the Civil Rights Movement – Afternoon Program

Join Live! host Tim Gore and schools from across the nation, as he interviews local civil rights champions.

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The Show Before the Show

A very old movie tradition is still alive and well in St. Louis…and it’s all in Gerry Marian’s hands.

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Reviews of Sense and Sensibility, Mountaintop, Speed the Plow, and others: February 21, 2013

Reviews of new plays opening in the St. Louis area, including Sense and Sensibility, The Mountaintop, Speed-The-Plow, Psycho Beach Party and others.

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February 2013

Join us for The St. Louis Symphony Town Hall programs, where you will hear from David Robertson and Fred Bronstein as they discuss the finances and future of the orchestra.

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Reviews of Mrs. Sorken and Priscilla Queen of the Desert and interview of Nancy Bell: February 7, 2013

Reviews of Mrs. Sorkin and The Duck Variations, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, Splendor In The Grass, Interview with author Nancy Bell, Calendar

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Beginning Broadcasters and School Security

Final exam for broadcast students. Cafeteria worker profile, behind the scenes of theater show, a look at the production class. School safety measures outlined.

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Jackie and Me: Issues and Themes

Dan Gutman’s novel Jackie and Me continues to be read and loved by thousands each year. In this program students had the opportunity to participate in a national videoconference book club discussion of issues and themes.

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Reviews of 4000 Miles, The Piano Lesson, Café Chanson, and others: January 24, 2013

Gerry Kowarsky and guest host Mark Bretz review (1) 4000 MILES, by Amy Herzog, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (2) THE PIANO LESSON, by August Wilson, at the Black Rep, (3) CAFE CHANSON, created by Ken Page, at Upstream Theater, (4) THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, by Edward Albee, at St. Louis Actors’ Studio, (5) JACKIE AND ME, by Steven Dietz, at Metro Theater Co., (6) THE LAST ROMANCE, by Joe DePietro, at the Kirkwood Theatre Guild, (7) CAPRICCIO, at Circus Harmony, (8) An Evening of PredicamentS, by Gerry Mandel & Patrick Conroy, at First Run Theatre, and (9) STAGE FRIGHT, by Charles Marowitz, at the Theatre Guild of Webster Groves.

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The Church That Lunch Built

EVERYBODY goes to St. Raymond’s … and they have for forty years.

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Ride Hard, Turn Left

A look at the velodrome in north St. Louis’ Penrose Park and the racing that has taken place there the past 50 years.
The track, situated in the middle-class African American Penrose neighborhood, has been the home of St. Louis track racers since 1962.

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Reviews of Flashdance, Good People, and Interview with Philip Boehm: January 10, 2013

Gerry Kowarsky and guest host Dan Kelly interview Philip Boehm, artistic director of Upstream Theater, after reviewing (1) FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL, by Robert Cary & Tom Hedley & Robbie Roth, at the Peabody Opera House, and (2) GOOD PEOPLE, by David Lindsay-Abaire, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: An Author’s Workshop with Ridley Pearson

Be part of an interactive writer’s workshop with Ridley Pearson, award winning author of the Kingdom Keepers series, Peter and the Starcatchers, and many other books for young readers. 1pm This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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Reviews of Wicked, Gnome for Christmas, and others: December 27, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky interview Dan Kelly of Lion’s Paw Theatre after reviewing (1) WICKED, by Stephen Schwartz & Winnie Holzman, at the Fox Theatre, (2) A GNOME FOR CHRISTMAS, by Sarah Brandt & Stephen James Neale, at the Imaginary Theatre Co., and (3) A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, conceived by Cecil MacKinnon, at Circus Flora and the St. Louis Symphony.

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UMSL Holiday Jazz Concert

The Higher Education Consortium and University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of Music proudly present this holiday jazz concert. The University Orchestra, University Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Point performed during the “Jazz for the Holidays” concert on Dec. 2 at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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Shipwreck!

It was never one of the “great ships” of the U.S. Navy, but it served honorably.  And now it rusts here.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: An Author’s Workshop with Ridley Pearson 10am

Be part of an interactive writer’s workshop with Ridley Pearson, award winning author of the Kingdom Keepers series, Peter and the Starcatchers, and many other books for young readers. 10 am This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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Reviews of Foreigner, Talley’s Folly, Season’s Greetings, and others: December 13, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) THE FOREIGNER, by Larry Shue, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (2) TALLEY’S FOLLY, by Lanford Wilson, at the New Jewish Theatre, (3) SEASON’S GREETINGS, by Alan Ayckbourn, at St. Louis Actors’ Studio, (4) THE DIVINE SISTER, by Charles Busch, at HotCity Theatre, (5) YOURS, ANNE, by Enid Futterman & Michael Cohen, at the Webster Univ. Conservatory, (6) FULLY COMMITTED, by Becky Mode, at Stray Dog Theatre, (7) THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, by Barbara Robinson, at KTK Productions, and (8) THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED), by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, at Edison Theatre Ovations.

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An In Depth Look at Hamiet Bluiett the Musician, and the Educator, December 2012

This I Love Jazz program features the saxophone. We travel to the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Whitaker Music Festival to share a performance with world renowned baritone saxophonist, Hamiet Bluiett. Building Blocks of Jazz visits Saxquest, a one-of-a-kind shop and museum in South St. Louis to learn about the history of the saxophone. On Jazz Gems, we feature DIVA, an all-women jazz group recorded back in 2002. And we tag along with Hamiet Bluiett as he shares his commitment to jazz education working with students from the Sunrise Conservatory.

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A Civil War-Era Relic In St. Charles

This is NOT your regular bowling alley…this one goes way, way back…waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back.

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Betcha Can’t Eat Just One

Thousands have taken the Pointersaurus Challenge…few have succeeded. Very, very, very, very few…

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Reviews of Blue Man Group, Imaginary Jesus, and others: November 29, 2012

Before interviewing Mark Wilson of Saint Louis University’s theatre department, Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) BLUE MAN GROUP, at the Fox Theatre, (2) IMAGINARY JESUS, by Matt Mikalatos, adapted by Deanna Jent, at Mustard Seed Theatre, (3) LYSISTRATA, by Aristophanes, at Clayton Community Theatre, (4) A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, by William Shakespeare, at Webster Univ. Conservatory, and (5) THE NIGHT SEASON, by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, at Washington Univ.

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R/C Airplanes…(Really Cool Airplanes)

They do things you'd never want to experience on your next flight to Sheboygan, but they're amazing to watch at this airport in St. Charles County.

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Reviews of This Wide Night, Radium Girls, The Mikado, and others: November 15, 2012

In this episode, Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) THIS WIDE NIGHT, by Chloe Moss, at West End Players Guild, (2) SUICIDE, INCORPORATED, by Andrew Hinderaker, at R-S Theatrics, (3) RADIUM GIRLS, by D.W. Gregory, at St. Louis Univ., (4) ELEEMOSYNARY, by Lee Blessing, at Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble, (5) FACING THE SHADOW, by Sheila Payton, at The Black Rep, (6) THE MIKADO, by W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan, at Winter Opera St. Louis, (7) THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, & Jamie Wooten, at the Kirkwood Theatre Guild, (8) FENCES, by August Wilson, at Hawthorne Players, and (9) CAT’S CRADLE, by Leslie Sands, at the Theatre Guild of Webster Groves.

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Reviews of Clybourne Park, Raisin in the Sun, and others: November 1, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) CLYBOURNE PARK, by Bruce Norris, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Studio Theatre, (2) A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry, at Unity Theatre Ensemble, (3) MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, by Ron Hutchinson, at Dramatic License Productions, (4) ANNE AND EMMETT, by Janet Langhart Cohen, at the Black Rep, (5) A CELTIC NIGHT CIRCUS: Tir na nOg, at Circus Flora, (6) ANNIE, by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, & Thomas Meehan, at Variety Children’s Theatre, (7) IN THE BLOOD, by Suzan-Lori Parks, at at Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis, and (8) CABARET, by John Kander & Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff, at Washington Univ.

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A State Divided — A Missouri Symphony

Skirmish at Island Mound is the second movement of an original symphony created and composed by Dr. Barbara Harbach. A State Divided — A Missouri Symphony was created for the October 27, 2012 dedication of Battle of Island Mound. Narrated by Dr. Louis Gerteis and performed by the University Orchestra, conducted by Robert Charles Howard.

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Trick Or Treat…And Torture

A little museum in the most haunted building in the most haunted city….

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Gravity

“Gravity” is the dramatic story of a robbery; the proprietor of a small grocery is held up at gunpoint….by an old classmate. And again, the ending is a shocking twist.

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My Dad Lives in a Trunk

"My Dad Lives in a Trunk" tells of a young man who's girlfriend wants to meet his father, who, as the title suggests, lives in his car. A goofy little film, with a surprise ending.

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Thou Shalt Steel

One weekend a year, a convention that’s all about an instrument with “more voices than the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.”

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Reviews of Les Miserables, Daddy Long Legs, Spring Awakening, and others: October 18, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) LES MISERABLES, by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boublil Jean-Marc Natel, et al., at the Fox Theatre, (2) DADDY LONG LEGS, by Paul Gordon & John Caird, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (3) SPRING AWAKENING, by Frank Wedekind, Duncan Sheik, & Steve Sater, at Stray Dog Theatre, (4) LOST IN YONKERS, by Neil Simon, at the New Jewish Theatre, (5) THE HAIRY APE, by Eugene O’Neill, at Upstream Theater, (6) GOOD, by C.P. Taylor, at St. Louis Actors’ Studio, (7) WONDER OF THE WORLD, by David Lindsay-Abaire, at St. Louis University, and (8) INVENTING VAN GOGH, by Steve Dietz, at West End Players Guild.

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A Preview of the St. Louis International Film Festival

Chris Clark, of Cinema St. Louis, brings "Frames'" viewers a preview of the Festival, which features nearly 400 films of all kinds from filmmakers around the world. With previews, clips and short films uncut, viewers will get a sense of the breadth and scope of this important Festival.

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Reviews of To Kill A Mockingbird, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and others: October 4, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, by Michael Friedman & Alex Timbers, at New Line Theatre, (2) THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison,Bob Martin & Don McKeller, at The Alpha Players, (3) A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, by William Shakespeare, at St. Louis Shakespeare, (4) TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, adapted by Christopher Sergel, at Insight Theatre Co., (5) THE CHILDREN’S HOUR, by Lillian Hellman, at Webster Univ. Conservatory, and (6) TONY AND LIZ TIE THE KNOT, by Susan Berardi & Vanessa Roman, at Inspired Productions.

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Bach to the Future Performs at the Focal Point, October 2012

I Love Jazz travels to the Focal Point in Maplewood and captures a performance of "Bach to the Future" a group that takes Classical music and themes and gives it a jazz twist with a mixture of modern instruments and jazz time signatures. Correspondent Cordell Whitlock visits St. Louis Jam sessions and finds this tradition of experience shared, limits expanded, and new talent developed is right at home here in our town. Our "Jazz Gem" features Italian jazz pianist Rossano Sportiello, performing Chopin as you've never heard it before. And on "Building Blocks of jazz", Phil Dunlap and his guest look at jazz drumming and drummers.

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Sheldon Art Galleries: Al Hirschfeld's Jazz and Broadway Scrapbook

The distinctive line drawings of Al Hirschfeld bring celebrities to life with just a few masterful brush strokes. At the Sheldon Art Galleries, you can see some of Hirschfeld's most original work . . . plus some other fascinating exhibits.

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A Brief Look

The event was presented by Arts and Faith St. Louis on September 9th, 2012 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The concert brought together performers from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and Sikh traditions. The evening was "offered to allow reflection, express sorrow and unify the community in hope for peace."

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Reviews of Brighton Beach Memoirs, My One and Only, and others: September 20, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review (1) BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, by
Neil Simon, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (2) MY ONE AND
ONLY, by George & Ira Gershwin and Peter Stone & Timothy S. Mayer, at
Stages St. Louis, (3) DINNER WITH FRIENDS, by Donald Margulies, at
Dramatic License Productions, (4) GOODBYE, RUBY TUESDAY, by EM Lewis,
at HotCity Theatre, (5) MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, by Ron Hutchinson, at
KTK Productions, (6) ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL, by Elmer Rice, Joshua
Schmidt & Jason Loewith, at R-S Theatrics, (7) REMEMBER ME?, by Samuel
Bobrick, at the Theatre Guild of Webster Groves, and (8) KEN HALLER:
THE TV SHOW!, at The Presenters Dolan.

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Saint Louis Art Museum: Life On the Plains

A dazzling array of Native American art is once again on display in new gallery spaces at the Saint Louis Art Museum. This festival offering encourages you to delve into the rich history of the tribes of the Great Plains.

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No Lie: Old Time…Not "Old Timey"

This old country store has been here ever since the big new highway went in–the two-lane–in 1920. We’re there on “Liars Club” day…and that’s the truth. Maybe.

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Washington University Performing Arts Department: Cabaret

The Broadway musical Cabaret—set in Berlin in the days leading up to WWII—may not seem to have connections to American art. But there are some ways this work of musical theatre is definitely "American art." Watch here to find out more.

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An Appreciation of Religious Diversity

The event was presented by Arts and Faith St. Louis on September 9th, 2012 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The concert brought together performers from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and Sikh traditions. The evening was "offered to allow reflection, express sorrow and unify the community in hope for peace."

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Jazz St. Louis

Jazz is front and center on the festival schedule with performances by talented musicians. Jazz St. Louis features performances by two Webster University professors and trumpeter Christian Scott. Watch Kara Savio's package for all the details.

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Craft Alliance

Brilliant, multi-dimensional works of art are on display at Craft Alliance throughout the American Arts Experience St. Louis festival. In Nancy Pasternak's report, curators reveal the meaning behind two beautiful visual art exhibits.

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New Dance Horizons/Dance St. Louis

Watch as a concentrated hit of brand new dance is created. HEC-TV cameras are behind the scenes as world renowned choreographers create New Dance Horizons, commissioned by Dance St. Louis.

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Big Muddy Dance Company

Big Muddy Dance Company tears down boundaries between audience and performer in an energetic festival performance. Amber Hirsch explains in this behind-the-scenes report.

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Reviews of Going to See the Elephant, Violet Hour, and Interview with Joneal Joplin: September 6, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky interview actor Joneal Joplin after reviewing (1) GOING TO SEE THE ELEPHANT, by Karen Hensel, Elana Kent, et al. at Mustard Seed Theatre and (2) THE VIOLET HOUR, by Richard Greenberg, at Max & Louie Productions.

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Nu-Arts Series

The Nu-Arts Series at the Metropolitan Gallery is home to a unique concept that displays visual, written and musical art under one roof. Experience how it's done through two extraordinary exhibits as The Nu-Arts Series begins a new season. For ticket information and more, visit: thenu-artseries.org

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Best of Missouri Market

Missouri Botanical Garden becomes an artists' boutique during the Best of Missouri market, featuring handcrafted art, jewelry, artisan food, and more.

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Washington University School of Music: St. Louis Symphony Community Partnership Performance

In a collaboration with the St. Louis Symphony, Washington University's School of Music presents a concert that mixes Copland with Dvorak.

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Lifesaver

A genuine St. Louis hero.

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Site/Sound: Laumeier Sculpture Park

Sound artist Eric Hall is Laumeier Sculpture Park’s artist-in-residence. He is creating a new work of landscape sound exclusively for the festival.

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St. Louis Children's Choirs

The beautiful music of the St. Louis Children's Choirs is one of many family-oriented events in the American Arts Experience St. Louis festival.

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Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park

Frank Lloyd Wright is a quintessential American architect. The only Wright-designed home in St. Louis is part of the American Arts Experience St. Louis festival. Watch the video to find out more.

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