Spotlight

Spotlight: Seeking Freedom, Robin Williams & The Center for Defense Medicine

In this week’s episode learn about slaves that fought for their own freedom 60 years before the Civil War, meet the artist commissioned to create a statue to honor the Freedom Suit trials, hear stories about Robin Williams from author Dave Itzkoff, explore the new exhibit at Gallery 210 on the campus of the University of Missouri St. Louis, discover the Center for Defense Medicine in St. Louis which supports defense-related innovation, and enjoy a song sang in appreciation of frontline healthcare workers performed by Christine Brewer.

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Spotlight: Women in Comics, Nasal Spray COVID Vaccine, and Remembering Kim Massie

In this week’s episode meet a cartoonist based in St. Louis, learn about an organization ensuring that kids have proper beds, dive into a new book “Atomic Love,” discover a new nasal spray vaccine against COVID in the works, meet the producers behind Lion Forge Animation, and remember songstress Kim Massie.

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Spotlight: Veterans Day Special

In this week’s episode we celebrate veterans. Learn how veterans are finding value in putting their experiences on paper, meet Tom Mohan a veteran that flew during the Battle of Guadalcanal, discover a Vietnam Memorial right here in Missouri, meet Adolphus Thaddeus Watson a WWII soldier of the 351st Artillery Unit, and learn how Songs 4 Soldiers help combat veterans with expenses through music.

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Spotlight: Voting, Catholic Education & The Symphony Returns

HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture. In this week’s episode learn about the history of the Catholic education system in St. Louis, explore the “Beyond the Ballot” exhibit at the Missouri History Museum, find out how bricks […]

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Spotlight: Arch Grants, Arts & Faith, and Halloween

n this week’s episode meet the woman behind Arch Grants; Halloween jokes? A classic St. Louis thing; see the new exhibit at the Foundry; learn about how Washington University medical students are helping COVID patients at home; discover the reason St. Louis statues are wearing masks; and the Arts and Faith annual concert goes virtual this year, get a little background about how they got started.

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Spotlight: Shared History, Saliva Test & Author Ann Cleeves

In this week’s episode visit a field of dreams in Columbia IL, learn how a Washington University lab is creating a COVID saliva test to be used on a massive scale, meet author Ann Cleeves, hear from artists on display at The Bruno David Gallery, and discover how black people and white people in outstate Missouri finds a shared history.

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Spotlight: Baseball, Mouseketeer & Music

In this week’s episode relive the magic of the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s, hear a harmonica band, meet a Mouseketeer from right here in St. Louis, take a look at monochrome art from East Asia, learn about a virtual reality strategy designed to enhance sports training, and enjoy the music of jazz vocalist Feyza Eren & her quartet.

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Spotlight: Turtles, Media & Educate.Today

In this week’s episode find out more about the events that happened post 9/11, experience the art of Elias Sime, learn about turtle ambassadors, discover how Educate.Today can help you with virtual learning, meet internationally acclaimed choreographer Nejla Yatkin, and take a trip down media lane.

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Spotlight: Symphony, Racehorses, and Landscapes

In this week’s episode celebrate the St. Louis Symphony and Powell Hall’s fifty plus year relationship, hear the inside story of women reshaping Congress, learn about new technology designed for racehorses, find out where you can see beautiful landscapes right here in St. Louis, discover a hat company that’s been around for over 100 years and enjoy a performance from musician Dawn Weber.

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Spotlight: WePower, President Eisenhower & Global Wildlife Surveillance

In this week’s episode meet visual artist Edo Rosenblith, learn about a group who is working to foster community power, hear from President Eisenhower’s granddaughter, see the newest exhibit at the Foundry Arts Centre that explores COVID, discover how scientists are working in the Amazon in the hopes of preventing another global pandemic, and find out just how successful the Arts United STL event was.

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Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Daily Blue Room Show. Read More
  • 2. Erin Bode. Read More
  • 3. John Pizzarelli: A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole. Read More
  • 4. The Great Guitars – Featuring Martin Taylor, Frank Vignola and John Jorgenson. Read More
  • 5. Dean Christopher – Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime: A Tribute to Dean Martin. Read More
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