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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Producing the Play

Learn how to produce a play from the professionals at Metro Theater Company as they stage their production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Issues and Themes

Middle and high school students will explore themes of belonging, self-awareness, and group identity through the production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Turning Emotion Into Motion: Team 2.0, January 2015

Team 2.0 turn emotion into motion with dance and hip-hop for local youth.

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Community & Culture

Orion: The First Step into Deep Space

We joined the Challenger Learning Center St. Louis to be a part of history as Orion, NASA’s new spacecraft designed to take humans into deep space, was scheduled for its first test flight.

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Community & Culture

Social Media and Current Events: Impacts and Implications

What are the impacts and implications of social media? What can we do to be informed consumers of what we see posted? Join us October 22 and give your students the unique opportunity to be part of the conversation on this important and timely topic.

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Community & Culture

Black Women and the Politics of Urban Decline in Postwar St. Louis

Keona Ervin, University of Missouri-Columbia, details her current research on the struggle for racial and economic equality in the urban Midwest during the early 20th century.

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Community & Culture

St. Louis and the Importance of the Border South during the Postwar Civil Rights Movement

Clarence Lang, an Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies at The University of Kansas, details the birth and growth of the civil rights and black political movements in St. Louis during a key 40-year period, from 1936-75. That period in the city, he says, coincides with the national rise in clout of working-class African-Americans, who the professor argues were the real muscle in expanding minority rights.

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Community & Culture

Afternoon Roundtable: The Future of the Metropolis: Remembering St. Louis in the Present and Beyond

How St. Louis played a critical role in different eras, and in recent research, has reshaped our understanding of the city’s significance today.

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Community & Culture

Against All the Odds: A Documentary On The Rise and Precipitous Fall of East St. Louis, Illinois, September 2014

White flight, high unemployment and a high crime rate, along with political corruption, have left East St. Louis, Illinois struggling to overcome enormous obstacles. But a spirit of hope pervades this community along with a determination to make their community a decent place to live and work.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of Suessical, Sweeney Todd, La Traviata, and others: July 24, 2014

Reviews of Suessical, Little Women, Sweeney Todd, La Traviata, The Addams Family, Hamlet, LaBute Festival I, Over the River etc., and Scutter Murphy’s Wake.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess and Tarzan: July 10, 2014

Reviews of “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” and “Tarzan” at the Muny, and an inteview with Zulimar Lopez Hernandez, soprano, and Tim Ocel, director, of Union Avenue Opera’s “La Traviata.”

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BusinessCommunity & Culture

RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

Known as St. Louis’ fastest growing tech startup, college students across the country are downloading the RoverTown app for student discounts.

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Community & Culture

A Tribute to Rich McDonnell and the MAXJAZZ label, Featuring the MAXJAZZ All Stars, Bob DeBoo, July 2014

Hear MAXJAZZ Record All-stars – Carla Cook, Terell Stafford, Tim Warfield ,Bruce Barth – as they perform in a tribute for the label’s founder, Rich McDonnell.

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Community & Culture

Morel-ity Play

When it comes to finding mushrooms, the hunt is almost as important as the capture…almost.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Henry IV, Henry V, The Magic Flute, and others: May 15, 2014

Reviews of Henry IV, The Homecoming, Henry V, Prayer for the Gun Bug, The Magic Flute, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Memorial Day…Every Day

It’s all about names and faces, faces and names.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of Wizard of Oz, Bachelorette, The Nerd, and others: May 15, 2014

Reviews of The Wizard of Oz; Old Jews Telling Jokes; Bachelorette; One-Hour Twilight Zone: Live!; The Nerd; 9 to 5; and The House of Blue Leaves.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Mother Road

…more than just old Route 66.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of Windmill Baby, Medea, Make Hamlet, and others: May 1, 2014

Reviews of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Make Hamlet, Windmill Baby, Medea, The Unexpected Guest, Leading Ladies, Into the Woods, & Twelfth Night.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of Rx, Cabaret, Once, Falling, Unsorted, and others: April 17, 2014

The Trials of Brother Jero; Rx; Cabaret; Laughter on the 23rd Floor; Once; Victor/Victoria; Falling; You Can’t Take It with You; A Path Far from Here; Unsorted.

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Community & Culture

Pucker People!

What? You’ve NEVER had a peppermint pickle???? Peach pickle? Here’s pickles aplenty….

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BusinessCommunity & Culture

Explore! Living Green

Celebrate the Earth and learn what you can do to live green. Explore easy projects you can do at home, school or work to increase recycling, reduce your energy use, and do a better job of living green.

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Community & Culture

Reviews of Noises Off, Romeo and Juliet, Ghost, and others: April 3, 2014

Reviews of Noises Off, Romeo and Juliet, The Price, Ghost The Musical, Betrayal, Briefs (Short LBGT Plays), Reckless, and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Making a Pitch

The American shrine to America’s biggest back yard game is right in our back yard.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Anthony Gomes: Blues Evolution

Canadian born Blues artist Anthony Gomes shares his love for Blues with HEC TV. The Blues originated in African-American communities of the “Deep South” at the end of 19th century, but Gomes talks about the evolutionary process of the Blues, it’s newfound musicians and audience.

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Community & CultureHEC Films

Mission to Educate

A very special local documentary of the history and pioneering moments of the Catholic education system in St. Louis.

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BusinessCommunity & CultureHEC Films

St. Louis: Immigration Destination, Then and Now

Journey back, with this exclusive HEC-TV documentary, to the middle of the 19th Century when St. Louis became “The Gateway to the West.” Learn why St. Louis was and continues to be a popular immigration destination.

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BusinessCommunity & CultureHEC Films

Full Circle: St. Louis Recycles

Full Circle, St. Louis Recycles introduces viewers to the basics of recycling, and takes a look at some of the most innovative and resourceful recycling that is taking place in St Louis.

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BusinessCommunity & CultureHEC Films

The Pacific Ring Initiative: Local Solutions for National Problems

The Pacific Ring Initiative is ground zero for an important study that may change the way regions approach, learn, plan and prepare for their future.

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Community & Culture

Highlights from the 7th Annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival

These documentaries, from filmmakers around the world, demonstrate the broad range of political and cultural interests of African peoples around the world.

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: Living Under Jim Crow Laws

Take your study of the Civil Rights Movement to people who participated in the struggle. Hear from individuals who experienced segregation first hand while living under Jim Crow Laws.

Learn how the Civil Rights Movement made a difference in their life and your life.

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Toe-Tappin’ Fiddlin’….Missouri Style

They can’t put their fingers on what it is, but they know it when they hear it.  It’s “Missouri fiddlin'” and it’s not like any other.  Take THAT, Tennessee!

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Best MD in Town (Mender of Dolls)

Of all the hospitals in town, this one may be the sweetest…

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Community & Culture

Watching the Eagle Watchers… Watch Eagles

They’ve been coming here for years…they’re impressive to watch.

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: Building the Mercury Capsule – Afternoon Program

Take your study of science, engineering and history to the pioneers of America’s space race. Interact with engineers who designed and built the Mercury capsule and the space systems that made it work.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

What A Dump(e)!!!

Sixteenth century England has thrived in St. Louis for forty years….

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BusinessCommunity & Culture

Land of the Free, Home of the Save

Give us credit for charging into St. Louis. All you have to pay is attention.

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BusinessCommunity & Culture

Flag This Page!!!

In St. James, you should probably flag it twice.

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Community & Culture

Fruit of the Vine

The stands that “seem like they’ve been there forever” opened again…down the highway in wine country.

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