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A Howling Good Time

They’re not so big or so bad. Singing in the night with not-so-lone wolves.

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Reviews of Killer Joe, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Winter’s Tale, and others: April 19, 2012

Guest Host Mark Bretz joins Gerry Kowarsky for April 19th tour and reviews of the best of St. Louis Theater.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Operatic High Notes on the Hill, and Filmmakers with a Focus, May 2012

Visit to Craft Alliance, meet new Executive producer at the Muny Mike Isaacson, see where new plays get their start and a unique performance at Pulitizer foundation.

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Community & Culture

For The Birds

Really. For the birds. Tell your peeps

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Community & Culture

Missouri History Museum Civil War Exhibit

Part-1 examines “The Civil War in Missouri,” an exhibit at the Missouri History Museum that ends in March of 2013. There, we set the stage for war in America by examining the social and political climate in Missouri in the mid-1800’s.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Bring It On, Fiddler on the Roof, and others: April 4, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review Fiddler on the Roof at the Peabody OPera House along with Bring it On at the Fox plus much more from April 4th Two on the Aisle.

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Don and Alicia Cunningham, April 2012

Don Wolff visits Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries in St. Louis with interviews and performances from Don and Alicia Cunningham. Also visits Becky Thatcher for Jazz on the river.

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Lunches By The Numbers

Host Aaron Aaron Mermelstein visits Landshire Sandwiches of Caseyville Illinois and owner Joseph Trover.

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An Inside Look at the Civil War: Using Primary Sources to Increase Understanding – Morning Program

Learning what it was like to participate in the struggle of the Civil War using primary sources

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Sister Madonna Buder

Saint Louis native Sister Madonna Buder still runs triathlons in her 80s

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Reviews of Comedy of Errors, Invisible Hand, Glass Menagerie, and others: March 22, 2012

March 22nd reviews from St. Louis theater by Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky includes Shakespeare at the St. Louis Rep and many more theater productions from Kirkwood to New Jewish Theater.

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An Inside Look at the Civil War: Using Primary Sources to Increase Understanding – Afternoon Program

Fighting in the Civil War—what was it like to participate in that struggle? What can we learn about the War by reading from artifacts used during it and hearing from people and seeing places that experienced it? Take an inside look at the Civil War using primary sources. 1 pm

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Reviews of Glass Menagerie, Cry Baby, La Boheme, and others: March 8, 2012

Two on the Aisle reviews theater at the Peabody Opera House, New Line Theater and A Festival of Short Lesbian and Gay Plays, at That Uppity Theatre Co. & Vital VOICE Media.

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Macedonia: Lessons and Legends

A short film on the region, it’s history and the St. Louis connection.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Two On the Aisle Open

A biweekly look at St. Louis theatre hosted by veteran critics Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky. The program features reviews of local and touring productions, interviews with people active in the theatre, and a calendar of upcoming shows.

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A Treasure in Worthless Information

Host Aaron Mermelstein visits Trivia Nights to find a treasure of worthless information.

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Peabody Opera House & More, March 2012

Backstage at the newly renovated Peabody Opera House with host Paul Schankman, St. Louis Symphony, Ron Himes of the Black Rep and more State of the Arts

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Race, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Maids, and others: February 23, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review this weeks theater in St. Louis from West Side Story at the Fox to Shakespeare at the Black Rep and much more

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

Sacrifices and challenges of civil rights movement in Missouri.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Rhythm Guitar, February 2012

Viewers may be surprised to find out that the guitar can be used as a percussive instrument. Phil Dunlap and his guest, Rick Haydon, Professor of Music at SIU-E discuss this concept as well as the relationship of rhythm guitar to Big Band Music. Watch as Haydon demonstrates some of Freddy Green’s most famous guitar licks.

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Heart-Pumping Big Game Action

The thrill of…of…playing.  The agony of….um….playing.

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: Lessons from the Holocaust

Experience the Holocaust through the memories of Holocaust survivors.

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: Lessons from the Holocaust

Take your study of the Holocaust and World War II to individuals who survived both. Interact with Holocaust survivors from WWII. Learn what it was like to live in fear and danger both before and during the war and live with hope and opportunity after being liberated.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of A Steady Rain, Doubt: A Parable, Avenue Q, and others: January 26, 2012

January 26th St. Louis theater reviews from Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky. Join them for their opinions of the best of theater around St Louis

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Battledrum, Drummer Boys and Civil War

Metro Theater Company and historians from the Missouri Historical Society produce play, “Battledrum.”

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BusinessCommunity & Culture

The Straight Story-With Twists

The salty tale of a classic St. Louis snack.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Sunday in the Park with George, On Golden Pond, and others: January 12, 2012

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky theater reviews January 12, 2012 from Sondheim at the Rep to On Golden Pond at the Black Rep watch Two on the Aisle before you go.

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Community & Culture

Can We Talk????

Their small talk is REALLY small.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

“Best of the Year” Host Choice Reviews Revisited: December 29, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky’s favorite reveiws. Best of 2011 in St. Louis Theater.

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Of No Use Whatsoever

And they’re still here!  Isn’t that great?!?!?

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Howard Markel

interview with New York Times Bestselling author Howard Markel discusses history of and problems with cocaine use

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Last Night of Ballyhoo, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and others: December 15, 2011

Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review St.Louis theater for December 15, 2011including Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Peabody and much more

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Community & Culture

History in the First Person: The Legacy of Pearl Harbor

Hear from veterans of Pearl Harbor and others who remember the day

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Let’s Get Small(est)

It's not just the horses that are surprising, it's WHERE they are….

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Symphonic Healing, Classical Music Changes Lives, & Small World-Miniature Artists, December 2011

Art St. Louis and an interview by host Paul Schankman with Chandler Branch, obituary for Bob Cassily of City Museum, Stray Dog Theater and much more

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Rich Haydon Quartet, and Stanley Clarke, February 2012

Highlights of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jazz programs. Building Blocks of Jazz with Phil Dunlap and rhythm guitar in Jazz. Interview with Stanley Clarke

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ArtsCommunity & Culture

Reviews of Godspell, Black Nativity, Same Time Next Year, and others: December 1, 2011

From Webster Univ Conservatory to the Black Rep, Bob Wilcox and Gerry Kowarsky review the best of St. Louis theater for Decmber 1, 2011

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