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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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Spotlight: Celebrating Women, Pain-Free Disease Testing & Muny U

In this week’s episode learn the stories behind an art exhibit created to celebrate immigrant women, explore Beyond the Ballot at Missouri History Museum along with an interview from author Katie Moon about the supplemental book, hear the story behind St. Louis based Karuna Whole Plant Wellness Drinks, discover a nearly-pain free way to test for diseases, and learn how The Muny is bringing theater professionals into the classroom virtually with Muny U.

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Spotlight: To Selfie or Not to Selfie, Katy Trail Beautification, Walking Forest Park

In this week’s episode learn how one Washington University study finds that you may want to avoid taking pictures, explore an audio map of St. Louis, hear from Masuma Ahuja author of “Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices, learn how the Katy Trail is being made even more beautiful with the help of Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, explore artwork by 44 local students at Art Saint Louis, discover some of Forest Parks hidden gems through a book by Reedy Press, and enjoy some gypsy jazz from Dizzy Atmosphere.

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Spotlight: Live From the Sheldon, Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials & Real-World Business for Students

In this week’s episode step into author Anna North’s alternate old west, learn how local students are learning real-world business virtually, dive into the latest exhibit at the World Chess Hall of Fame about chess prodigies, watch our Emmy Award-winning story about the art of airplane propellers, learn about pediatric COVID vaccine trials taking place in St. Louis, and enjoy world-class music from you couch with Live From the Sheldon.

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Spotlight: Missouri Teacher of the Year, BioSTL Prepares for Next Pandemic & St. Louis in Watercolor

In this week’s episode meet Missouri’s teacher of the year and learn his remarkable story, hear from author Tom Vanderbilt about his quest to learn five new life skills in the course of one year, discover how BioStL is positioning St. Louis to become a global leader when the next pandemic hits, explore Mombie Magic at the Houska Gallery, get the scoop on Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery, and enjoy St. Louis in Watercolor.

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