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Growing Global 2021: Lessons in Global Leadership

Global leadership during a pandemic is unchartered territory for any CEO of our time. However, with St. Louis’s own Arnold Donald at the helm, Carnival, the largest cruise line in the world, appears to have set sail for calmer waters.

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CommunityCommunity & CultureMusic

10th Anniversary Interfaith Concert

The 10th Anniversary Interfaith Concert is presented by Arts & Faith St. Louis and HEC Media. Program National AnthemJeremy Denis, vocalist (from 2019) Christine Brewer, sopranowith Alla Voskoboynikova, pianist“Amazing Grace” by H. Leslie Adams (recorded June 2021) Faith Community Ensemble PerformancesCatholic – North City Deanery Choir, Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis (from 2019)Buddhist – Fo […]

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Extraordinary Black Missourians

In this edition of Schankman’s St. Louis, Paul interviews the authors of “Extraordinary Black Missourians,” published in St. Louis by Reedy Press.

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Fred Harvey and The Harvey Girls

Mary Spiller is one of just a few Harvey Girls still alive to recall her time working at one of St. Louis Union Station’s legendary Fred Harvey restaurants.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: You’re Fired! Welcome to Cannon School

Once a year, black powder cannon enthusiasts get together at an old fort in Prairie Du Rocher, Illinois to learn how to shoot a cannon safely. And it’s a blast!

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Stars Aligned: Grissom Center Space Museum Grand Opening

The Stars Aligned in Bone Terre, MO as NASA Astronauts and Space Royalty welcomed the Grand Opening of the Space Museum’s Grissom Center in Bonne Terre, MO.

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History In Focus at The Missouri History Museum’s New Two-Part Exhibit

By Amanda Honigfort On Saturday, August 3rd, the Missouri History Museum will open a new, two-part exhibit that blends national, international and local history. Pulitzer Prize Photographs, a traveling exhibit from the closing Newseum in Washington D.C features the Pulitzer Prize winning photographs from the last several decades presented in context and displayed alongside In […]

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As We Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA is Preparing to Return to the Moon

On the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA and commercial partners are on track to return to the moon in 2024.

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The Vinyl Boom and the Celebration of Record Store Day

Record store day began as a lifeline for local record shops, but it has evolved into a cultural dynamo which is breathing new life into vinyl albums.

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Period Poverty Prevalent In St. Louis, Study Finds

On International Women’s Day, over 100 women, and a few men gathered at the YWCA to learn about the impact period poverty has on families, society and low-income women trying to climb out of economic strife. The event was hosted by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis.

“Our mission is focused on economic independence to women and girls, and having access to period supplies effects girl’s attendance at school, it affects women going to work, if women are making choices about buying period supplies or buying food for their families, that’s a key to economic security and we wanted to shine a light on that,” said Lisa Picker, the executive director of the Women’s Foundation who hosted the event.