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Spotlight: Fashion, Sisters & Art

In this week’s episode we dive into the history of the St. Louis garment district through a new book by Reedy Press, learn about an innovative knitwear factory in Grand Center and how the St. Louis Fashion Fund convinced them to move here, discover why artists are hitting the streets of Webster Groves, hear from author Sally Hepworth about her heartwarming sinister psychological thriller, explore Nncient Nubia at the St. Louis Art Museum and go behind the scenes of a new artist incubator hub The Gem.

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Spotlight: Memorial Day 2021

In this week’s episode learn the history of Jefferson Barracks, learn about “Taps” from a professional bugler, catch the part two of our conversation with the retiring director of the St. Louis Art Museum, learn about one of the most underrated battles of the American Revolution that took place in St. Louis, explore large metal origami sculptures at Missouri Botanical Gardens, don’t miss Buzz Spector at the St. Louis Art Museum, and enjoy a beautiful rendition of “American the Beautiful” performed by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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Spotlight: Brent Benjamin, Wayfinding & Nicole Perlroth

In this week’s episode hear from the St. Louis Art Museum Director who is retiring this year, wander through Wayfinding at the Pulitzer, get informed about an international Alzheimer’s clinical trial being led by Washington University School of Medicine, learn about a hidden gem discovered in the St. Louis Art Museum’s basement, author Nicole Perlroth explains how to protect yourself from hackers, and enjoy the musical stylings of John Pizzarelli.

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Spotlight: Jason Hall, Award-Winning Teachers & Thrivers

In this week’s episode meet the CEO of Greater St. Louis Inc., hear from two local teachers being recognized by the White House, explore art created by artists that are 70 year old and older, learn what Dr. Michele Borba believes will help children be successful, discover the craft of being a blacksmith and farrier, enjoy At Last performed by the late St. Louis singer Kim Massie.

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Spotlight: Fans, Roses & Flex Farms

In this week’s episode meet two artist from the Laumeier Virtual Art fair taking place this weekend, hear from the St. Louis super fan The Towel Man and from author Larry Olmsted about how being a sports fan is good for you heath, see roses that never wilt, learn about the hydroponic Food farm at Operation Food Search and what it means for the community, enjoy The 442s performing from the Sheldon stage.

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Spotlight: Storytelling Festival, Crossing the Line & Novel COVID-19 Therapy

In this week’s episode learn the story behind the St. Louis Storytelling Festival, hear from the first all-black squad to win the National Interscholastic Polo championship, discover a novel method of gene transfer as a COVID-19 antibody therapy developed in St. Louis, visit the Houska Gallery, meet the Cardboard King and enjoy a song by Marquise Knox recorded at the Sheldon.

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Spotlight: Treasure & Tarnish, Cockroach Dedications & Neuroscience Research Hub

In this week’s episode discover the story behind Treasure & Tarnish at Craft Alliance, hear from author Andrew Steele on how to slow the process of aging (St. Louis County Library), learn how the Missouri Botanical Garden is changing people’s perceptions of cockroaches, get an update about the largest building project in Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis’ history, explore the wide variety of exhibits at the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries, and swing with Miss Jubilee & The Yas Yas Boys at the Casa Loma Ballroom.

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Spotlight: Architecture, Beer & Photography

In this week’s episode explore history and architecture in St. Louis with artist Dana Levy at the St. Louis Art Museum, take a look inside the Campbell House Museum, learn about new evidence from Washington University School of medicine that suggests current COVID vaccines may be less effective against virus variants, go behind the scenes at Urban Chestnut, then go behind the lens with women photographers and the International Photography Hall of Fame, and learn about green burial at Bellefontaine Cemetery.

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Spotlight: Firehouses, Cartoons & Concerts

In this week’s episode explore the pages of a new book, from Reedy Press, featuring photos of old St. Louis firehouses; learn about studies being conducted that look at how flu and MMR vaccines may help protect children and adults from severe COVID cases; discover the history of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Weatherbird and St. Louis cartooning; learn how you can help support St. Louis’ concert scene and everyone that makes it possible, and enjoy a special performance from Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon.

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Spotlight: Teen Book Festival, Cortex & Stained Glass Art

In this week’s episode learn about the Teen Book Festival taking place April 8 – 18th; discover beautiful stained glass art created right here in St. Louis; meet the new leader of Cortex, Sam Fiorello; explore MADE art at Foundry Art Centre; hear a moving story about two congregations of different faiths sharing space; and enjoy Amazing Grace from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Songs of America series.

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Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Mummies of the World The Exhibition. Read More
  • 2. Stories of Resistance at CAM. Read More
  • 3. 26th Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival. Read More
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