Gateway Pet Guardians rescue turn grade school into animal shelter

The Gateway Pet Guardians turned the former Miles Davis Elementary School into an animal rescue & Julie Tristan takes us inside this 54,000 sq. ft. building.


BooksCultureVirtual Events

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

HEC Media and the St. Louis County Library will celebrate Black History Month with special virtual author events throughout February.  All events will be premiered on Facebook and Keynote Address:Frankie Freeman Inspirational Address: Walter Mosley, “Blood Grove: An Easy Rawlins Mystery” Thursday, February 11, 7: 00 p.m. on Facebook.In conversation with suspense author Rachel Howzell […]


Metro Theater Company presents a virtual streaming production of ‘Jacked!’ by award-winning playwright Idris Goodwin

Metro Theater Company (MTC), St. Louis’s premiere professional theater for youth and families, continues its refreshed 2020-21 season with the virtual production of Jacked!


Washington University in St. Louis junior named 2021 Katherine Dunham Fellow

The Arts and Education Council has named Amaya Wallace the 2021 Katherine Dunham Fellow. Wallace is a junior studying sociology and African & African American studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the 11th individual to be named a Katherine Dunham Fellow. The inaugural recipient in 2011 was Antionette D. Carroll, a TED Fellow and founder […]


Mikey Wren, A Young Entrepreneur and Inspiration

At just 12 years old, Mikey Wren is a best-selling author and youngest vending machine owner in the country.



Anna Crosslin To Retire After a Career Dedicated to Immigrant Resettlement

Anna Crosslin, President and CEO of the International Institute, reflects on 42 years as a leader for the immigrant community in St. Louis.



Schankman’s St. Louis: Did You Know Santa Claus Was Invented in St. Louis

Not many people know it, but Santa as we know him today was invented in the 1930s by an advertising agency in St. Louis working for Coca-Cola.



Baby Chimpanzee Born at the St. Louis Zoo is an Important Addition to the Chimp Population

Endangered baby chimpanzee has been born at the St. Louis zoo. This is an important addition to the worldwide chimpanzee population.


ArtsCultureHappening Now

Winter Wonderland a St. Louis Family Tradition

Saint Louis County Parks presents Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park. For over 30 years this ever expanding holiday light display has wowed young and old alike.



The Freedom Suits Memorial Statue

Artist Preston Jackson was commissioned to create a memorial statue paying homage to slaves who used the courts to fight for their freedom pre-civil war.