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CAIR Missouri’s 3rd Annual American Muslim Art Exhibition

The Sheldon hosts CAIR Missouri’s 3rd Annual American Muslim Art Exhibition on April 20th, 2019.

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Culture

Systemic changes in racial bias addressed at Missouri History Museum through short film ‘Other People’

Aisha Sultan’s short film, “Other People”, was screened at the Missouri History Museum Thursday evening, and was followed by a panel discussion, in association with the St. Louis Press Club.

CultureHistory

Hero: Thaddeus Adolphus Watson, 100 year-old WWII Veteran

This is the inspirational story of a true American Hero and the last surviving WWII soldier of the U.S. Army 351st Artillery Unit, Thaddeus Adolphus Watson.

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BusinessCulture

Nigerian Immigrant Uses Business Community Resources to Launch Wakava Drink Brand

A Nigerian immigrant in St. Louis is making full use of offerings from the St. Louis innovation community to bring his beverage business, Wakava, to life.

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BusinessCulture

St. Louis: A Restaurant Lover’s Destination

St. Louis continues to emerge as a destination for food lovers and restaurant tourists. National website Yelp lists it as the number 2 foodie spot in America.

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Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Time to Gussy Up Gussie

Local Sculptor Don Wiegand has restored the luster to his bronze bust of Gussie Busch at Busch Stadium, thanks to a little help from Gussie’s grandson.

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ArtsCommunityCultureHappening Now

Vertical gardens cooling St. Louis

This fall, the Sheldon will be adding an enormous hanging garden to their western exterior wall for the entire community to enjoy.

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36 hours in St. Louis revisited

The New York Times had some great recommendations on what to do and where to visit if you’re only in town for 36 hours. We wanted to give you some visual elements to the story, so you can have a look for yourself.

Culture

Shaken Not Slurred: The Non-Alcoholic Movement in St. Louis

St. Louis is at the forefront of a beer movement, but this one doesn’t include alcohol. See how bars and a unique brewing company are gaining people’s attention

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CommunityCulture

Take a walk in one of St. Louis’ gorgeous parks for National Take a Walk in the Park Day

National Take a Walk in the Park day is March 30. Here are some of the best places around St. Louis to go take a walk.

ArtsBusinessCulture

Supporting Women-Owned Business in St. Louis

Through classes, networking events, and pop-up shops, the Women’s Creative seeks to increase the number of women-owned businesses that succeed past five years.

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Culture

Civil Rights Icon: Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals

Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals, shares her story as a “Little Rock Nine” student being the first to attend the all-white Central High School.

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Culture

Vacancy Collaborative Working to Solve Vacancy Problem in St. Louis City

There are over 25,000 vacant properties and plots of land in the city of St. Louis. Learn about the initiative that is working to tackle this vacancy issue.

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Culture

Plowsharing Crafts: Making a Difference around the World

Plowsharing Crafts in the University City Loop is part of a growing Fair Trade Movement to connect tradespeople in developing countries to markets in the U.S.

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Culture

A Little Bit of STEM with the Little Bit Foundation

The Little Bit Foundation provides coats, backpacks and other personal necessities to students. Now it’s reaching out to them through STEM learning, as well.

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CultureEducation

Using Money and Education to Bring More Women into Chess

The St. Louis Chess Club is using high money prizes at the top level and educational outreach to students, trying to bring more girls and women to the game.

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CultureScience & Technology

St. Louis Archdiocese’s Rural Parish Clinic Offers Free Healthcare to the Uninsured

The St. Louis Archdiocese has established a mobile medical unit to provide comprehensive healthcare to people in some of the poorest counties in the country.

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Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Hotel Saint Louis Brings New Ideas to a Famous Old Building

In St. Louis, the old Union Trust Building is now Hotel Saint Louis. In this episode of Schankman’s St. Louis,
we offer an armchair tour of this unique hotel.

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CultureScience & Technology

500 Women Scientists Look to Overcome Gender Inequity in Science, Technology, and Engineering Fields

The 500 Women Scientist group looks to inspire young girls, providing mentors and role models in STEM categories as they fight gender inequity in the sciences.

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A&E ‘Keeps Art Happening’ with St. Louis Arts Awards

Monday evening was an evening of artful celebration in St. Louis through the Arts and Education Council’s (A&E) Arts Awards.

ArtsCommunityCultureEducation

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announces major, new changes in 2019

Under Tom Ridgely’s second year tenure as Executive Producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, the Festival has announced exciting changes and productions for 2019.

Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Previewing the New St. Louis Aquarium

HEC gets a sneak peak at the progress being made on the new St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station, including the latest renderings and plans for a Ferris Wheel.

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Culture

27 Daily Habits Practiced by Successful People

Doing the same things day after day is fine, as long as your habits push you to be your most productive and healthy self.

CultureHistory

Schankman’s St. Louis: Treasures from the Goldenrod Showboat

Many people assumed when the Goldenrod Showboat caught fire in 2017, it was lost forever.
But many of the showboat’s most historic items were saved and stored.

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Culture

Feeding Families with Every Child’s Hope Food Drive

Rudy Hamilton has become the familiar face of food drives in St. Louis after he starting in 2017. Rudy has big plans to expand the drive in the years to come.

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Culture

Shop Small, Shop Local: A St.Louis Gift Guide

Consider shopping local for your holiday gifts.

ArtsCommunityCulture

Looking Back on a Successful 2018

Thanks For A Wonderful 2018 – It’s Going To Be Quite a 2019!

ArtsCulture

Schankman’s St. Louis; Meet the Rep’s New Artistic Director Hana Sharif

In June, the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will have its first new Artistic Director in more than 30 years.
Hana Sharif talks with HEC about her plans.

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Culture

Chris Bolyard of Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions Shows You How To Make A Pig Pen Sandwich

Chris Bolyard of Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions Shows You How To Make A Pig Pen Sandwich

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BusinessCulture

City Foundry STL Aims to Change the Culture of Midtown St. Louis

The City Foundry STL project is taking shape, trying to revive old architecture and become a social center for a booming area around Cortex in St. Louis.

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Culture

“A Moving Story;” A Schankman’s St. Louis Special Report

A local church and synagogue have moved into the same building in U. CIty. And now, they have decided to try sharing a bit of each other’s worlds.

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Giving Back by Eating Out with GiftAMeal

GiftAMeal is a mobile app that donates a meal’s worth of food to a local food bank every time someone takes a picture of their food at a member restaurant.

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CultureEducation

Retired McDonnell Aircraft Engineers Make a Difference: Build Space Museum’s Grissom Center

Iconic “Mercury Six” retired McDonnell Aircraft Engineers on a new mission making a Difference: Build Space Museum’s Grissom Center in Bonne Terre, MO.

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Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Green Burial

In this edition of Schankman’s St. Louis, Paul looks at an old tradition getting a new life in the business of deathcare. It’s called Green Burial.

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Culture

World Mental Health Day: Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Mood

By Jerome Sarris and Joe Firth When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our mental health. Even those who don’t have a mental health condition may still be looking for […]

Culture

Make a Difference Programing on HEC

Bringing Free Libraries to the Community: St. Louis Promise Zone The St. Louis Promise Zone has partnered with the St. Louis County Library to provide 50 community library boxes all around the Promise Zone in north St. Louis County. Their aim is to increase literacy and readership and strengthen education outcomes in high poverty communities. […]

CommunityCulture

Volunteer Opportunities for Make a Difference Day

Have you ever been at line at Starbucks and have the person in front of you pay for your order? It starts a chain-effect, called paying it forward, that will put a smile on your face for the rest of the day. Or has someone sincerely complimented you or helped you out in a situation […]

CultureScience & Technology

High Tech Meets Fresh Food

New technology is influencing almost everything, including the way we get food. A company has new technology that would connect farmers and buyers by app.

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ArtsCulture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Lee Harvey Oswald on Stage in Mama’s Boy

This episode of Schankman’s St. Louis features the midwest debut of Mama’s Boy, a play about the twisted family life of Lee Harvey Oswald before Nov. 22 1963.

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ArtsCulture

The Power of Story: Gitana Production’s “A New World”

A verbatim theatre play tells the compelling stories of refugee women who came to the U.S. to escape war and disasters in their home countries.

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Things to do in St. Louis

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  • 3. How We See Materiality and Color Opens at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Read More
  • 4. Art Saint Louis Winter Exhibition at Angad Arts Hotel. Read More
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