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Spotlight: Prison Performing Arts, Brain Tumor Center & The Muny

In this week’s episode learn about a program helping prisoners by teaching them about performing arts, discover a center helping develop new therapies to improve the lives of brain tumor patients, step into a unique art exhibit where you are invited to play golf, hear about a new unique type of urgent care that helps with behavioral health, say farewell to the Muny’s President Reagan, enjoy a special social distanced performance from The Muny.

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Spotlight: Bookstores, Butterflies & Pokey LaFarge

In this week’s episode learn why breaking the rules is a good idea (@STLCoLibrary), discover all of the ways local bookstores got creative during COVID (@LeftBankBooks.STL, @novelneighbor & @EyeSeeMe), meet @CulturalFestivals artist @Cheryl Mackey Smith, go inside the circus themed event at the butterfly house @butterflyhousestl, learn how much @Keep Live Alive Saint Louis was able to make through their video special, and get to know St. Louis star @Pokey LaFarge.

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Spotlight: Greater St. Louis Inc., Missouri Botanical Gardens & Jazz

In this week’s episode meet Valerie Patton the chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for Greater St. Louis Inc., discover a St. Louis-based Geneoscopy and their at-home colorectal cancer screening tests, meet a man that changed the nature of St. Louis, learn why Henry Shaw was inspired to start the Botanical Garden, hear from the newly appointed director of the St. Louis Art Museum, and go behind the scenes of the jazz profession with Terell Stafford and Tim Warfield.

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Spotlight: Our Founding Fathers

In this week’s episode the St. Louis Symphony dedicates a song to the crew & families of the USS St. Louis, hear from author David O. Stewart about the political rise of George Washington, uncover a secret plot to kill George Washington with author Brad Meltzer, find out about what Benjamin Franklin was like as a young man from author Nick Bunker, learn the story behind a broadside copy of the Declaration of Independence housed here in St. Louis, discover Eliza Hamilton’s role as a founding mother from authors Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie and have a blast at cannon school.

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Spotlight: Beep Baseball, Heart Patients & Swim On

In this week’s episode meet some of the players of Beep baseball’s Gateway Archers, hear from author Marie Mutsuki Mockett about her new book “American Harvest, God, Country and Farming in the Heartland,” learn how tragedy transformed into a school helping his learn to swim, explore at new exhibit showcasing contemporary works by LGBTQIA+ artists at STLAG, discover a perk created by the pandemic for some heart patients, hear about how Washington University art students persevered through difficult times, and find out why Gussie Busch’s image is still being polished.

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Spotlight: Bees, Architecture & Murals

In this week’s episode explore the city’s rich architectural heritage at the St. Louis Public Library, learn why confused bees are struggling with pollination, discover why many Americans are stuck between going broke or dying, marvel at the inspiration mural created for Urban Harvest by a father-daughter duo, learn more about the mission of Greater St. Louis Inc from CEO Jason Hall, explore Mummies of the World at the St. Louis Science Center, and travel back to The 40’s with The Big Muddy Dance Company.

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Spotlight: Elliot Ackerman, Allergies & Ghost Kitchens

In this week’s episode hear a fictional but cautionary tale about the next world war, explore With Breath by artist Kevin Koa, go behind the scenes of a local ghost kitchen, learn what doctors at Washington University are discovering about antihistamines and why they don’t always work, visit the studio of St. Louis Art Fair glass artist Sam Stang, and get up an dance with Dawn Weber.

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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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Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Mummies of the World The Exhibition. Read More
  • 2. Stories of Resistance at CAM. Read More
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