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Read Green Grow

A film looking at three free local children’s programs.

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Reviews of Little Shop of Horrors, Singin’ in the Rain, and others: July 26, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis theater from July 26, 2011

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Gateway Guardians

A documentary film on the homeless pet population of East St. Louis.

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Dream of the Pacific

This opera celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition and gives young people a chance to appreciate an opera performed in English.

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A Tribute to Mae Wheeler

“Lady Jazz” Mae Wheeler tribute at Sheldon Concert Hall.

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U City Sleuths

A hundred years ago, E.G. Lewis’ utopian vision was to create an town where like-minded people of diverse backgrounds interact. This town became known as University City

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Part 4, 2011

See how K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films. This program also showcases dozens of their impressive films in their entirety.

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Part 3, 2011

K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films.

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Part 2, 2011

Parkway Digital Film Fest showcases talent from Parkway School District

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Part 1, 2011

See how K-12 students transformed into actors, photographers, editors and graphic artists to create short films. This program also showcases dozens of their impressive films in their entirety.

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Saxophone, June 2011

Much of the saxophone music we hear in jazz is played on the tenor sax, yet there is a wide array of saxophones. In this installment of Building Blocks of Jazz Phil Dunlap and his guest Andy Ament discuss the history and variety of this classic instrument and how it works.

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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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He Qi: The Peaceful Message

An interview with local film makers Dale Ward and Travis Scholl on their documentary about Chinese artist He Qi and his unique, Christian themed paintings.

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Meramec River: Miracles and Milestones

Join host Kent Martin as he interviews John Baker producer of Meramec River: Miracles and Milestones

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That All May Be One

This film provides an in-depth look at the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Louis.

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Mr. Mayor

A.J. Cervantes Jr., tells the story of his father, former St. Louis Mayor, A.J. Cervantes, through family memorabilia, campaign materials and interviews with the Cervantes family.

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Filmmaker’s Journey

A new HEC-TV series hosted by Kent Martin takes an in-depth look at St. Louis area filmmakers and their films.

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Up-Stream Theatre In the Spotlight, Art Beats & Lyrics, & True Blues, March 2011

This edition of State of the Arts comes from the Third Degree Glass Factory.

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A Different Way of Life

Join new host Bob Wilcox who talks with Brent James about his film on the history and culture of the “Intentional Community.”

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Down By The Station

DOWN BY THE STATION
In old Webster, it's a chug chug chug party for all ages.

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I Do, I Do, I Do Too, Us Too, We Do Too, Yup I Do Too, I Do . . .

I DO, I DO, I DO TOO, US TOO, WE DO TOO, YUP I DO TOO, I DO . . .
Like weddings? Then this is the place for you.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: COCA Presents – The Little Dancer – Morning Program

COCA’s production of “The Little Dancer” is focus of program. Students learn to understand choreography.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: COCA Presents – The Little Dancer – Afternoon Program

COCA Present: The Little Dancer
March 15, 2011 1 pm – This program focuses on COCA’s production of “The Little Dancer” and allows students and viewers to understand the work and choreography behind the performance. This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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Andre Royo

Andre Royo talks about his journey as an actor, his family life, and what acting on The Wire has taught him.

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John Pizzarelli

Interview with jazz musician John Pizzarelli

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Michael McDonald

Interview with music legend, Michael McDonald.

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Christine Brewer

Interview with Christine Brewer world’s leading dramatic soprano.

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Reviews of Baltimore Waltz, Two Gentlemen of Verona, and others: March 9, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky interview actors Kari Ely and Peter Mayer after reviewing

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Woodworking

Spend an hour with a talented woodworking artist as he shows us how he creates his artwork

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Metals

Spend an hour with a metals artist as he shows us how he creates his artwork

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&%#@$*% Bike Club

Hundreds of your close personal friends on a midnight ride to whoknowswhere???

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The Roof Is On Fire

Join new host Bob Wilcox who talks with David Noble Dandridge, a Slam Poetry artist and producer of the film.

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Reviews of Macbeth, Ruined, Closer, and others: February 24, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review Macbeth at the Rep and Ed Asner as FDR

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Ann Hampton Callaway, February 2011

This “Special Edition” of I Love Jazz features an extended interview and some never seen performances with singer/composer/pianist Ann Hampton Callaway

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(un)Bridled

An exploration of freedom through the art of dance by St. Louis’ ANNONYArts

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Sa-Weet!

A Ski trip to Breese, Illinois…an EXCELent place.

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Put That In Your…

Here….ONLY here…it's a Missouri Thing.

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Worlds of Bright Glass

In 1923, Paul Heuduck and his family emigrated from Germany to America at the request of his employer, the Berlin mosaic and art glass firm Puhl-Wagner. Paul helped establish the Ravenna Mosaic Company, a joint venture between the St. Louis art glass studio owned by Emil Frei and Puhl-Wagner, to work on the Byzantine glass mosaics for the new St. Louis Cathedral. Filmmaker Jim Scott is interviewed then see the film “Worlds of Bright Glass: The Ravenna Mosaic Company.”

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts

St. Louis is haunted…there are signs everywhere.

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Reviews of The Year of Magical Thinking, Grazioso, and others: January 25, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING,by Joan Didion, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

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Large—Really Large

Just down the road it's…it's…sure is big.

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Ride ‘Em, Cityboy

Been there forever, still there . . . very stable.

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Reviews of Fall of Heaven, Pericles, The Giver, and others: January 11, 2011

On this episode of Two on the Aisle, Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St. Louis Theater

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Row, Row, Row

Nobody's rowing "gently down the stream." They're cranking it with all they've got.

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Form, December 2010

Phil Dunlap demonstrates how form helps organize music and enhance improvisation.

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Kim Massie, Jazz St. Louis’ Artist Residency Program, December 2010

Jazz/blues/gospel vocalist Kim Massie, Grammy-nominated Clayton Brothers work with local students as part of the Jazz St. Louis’ Artist Residency Program

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Heads of Skate

Roller Derby smashes its way back to St. Louis.

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Worth Millions of Words

At the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame, pictures do the talking–except for one day a year.

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Pez…Thank You

For a long weekend, St. Louis is the center of the PEZhead world.

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Two Generations of Rock Music, December 2010

From the beautiful confines of the Sheldon Concert Hall, host Paul Schankman gives you a glimpse inside the world of St. Louis’s artists, performers and writers in State of the Arts, HEC-TV’s Emmy Award winning magazine show.

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Historic Tax Credit

A look at how the Government’s Historic Tax Credits program was utilized in restoring a one hundred year old home located in the University City. Filmmaker Steve Behrends follows Isabel & Mark Siedband as they fight to convince the powers that be to help keep a remnant of St. Louis’ past alive.

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Right Side of The Tracks

Kirkwood artists find a station-ary subject.

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Dit Til Lee Hup Hup

The immortal poets Brian Wilson and Mike Love wrote: "I never want to part with her, you see…this little car means a heck of a lot to me." Aaron Mermelstein visits a place where cars mean a heck of a lot to a lot of people.

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A Conversation with Lois Lowry, Author of The Giver

A Conversation with Lois Lowry-Author of The Giver
On Oct. 7, 2010, at 10 am, students interact with Lois Lowry, author of the Newberry Medal winning book and other classic young adult fiction.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Giver: Producing the Play

Producing the Play the Giver including actors and producers live on stage as they prepare for opening at Edison.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Giver – Bringing the Characters to Life

Inside the Artist’s Studio
The Giver: Bringing the Characters to Life
December 9, 2010 1 pm – Students will interact with members of the cast of Metro Theater Company’s upcoming stage production of “The Giver.” Excerpts from the play will be performed with discussion of the characters. This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Giver – Bringing the Characters to Life

Inside the Artist’s Studio
The Giver: Bringing the Characters to Life
December 9, 2010 10 am – Students will interact with members of the cast of Metro Theater Company’s upcoming stage production of “The Giver.” Excerpts from the play will be performed with discussion of the characters. This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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