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Spotlight: Presidents of The International Institute & The Muny Set to Retire, Healthy Hip Hop & Sunflower Rubber

In this week’s episode dance along with Healthy Hip Hop, meet the woman who has been at the helm of the International Institute for the past 42 years, discover the unique way St. Louis is using sunflowers, hear from author Jill McCorkle about her novel Hieroglyphics, enjoy a performance of Easy Winners by SLSO, and enjoy stories of The Muny from their own “President Reagan.”

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Spotlight: Art, Anti-Aging & Giving Back

In this week’s episode see where Art Meets Vintage in St. Charles; learn how the Missouri Botanical Gardens is moving a 20 foot tall, 2300 pound blue blown glass chandelier; hear from a therapist about seeing a therapist; discover how Washington University is working to make people younger; explore the work of Keith Haring at the World Chess Hall of Fame; give back by eating out with GiftAMeal; and enjoy St. Louis Blues performed by SLSO musicians.

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Spotlight: Hats, Space & The Hill

In this week’s episode meet St. Louis’s Hat Man, learn how Saint Louis University students are reaching for the stars, explore the current exhibits at The Sheldon Art Galleries’, see The Hill from a new perspective, discover a unique volunteer program reaching out to grieving families, and enjoy Amazing Grace performed by members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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Spotlight: Celebrates the Holidays

In this week’s episode Spotlight celebrates the holidays with the Bach Society of Saint Louis’ annual Christmas Concert, the Missouri Garden Glow, fun festivities at the National Museum of Transportation, a Jewish Santa Claus, and a performance of Little Drummer Boy featuring the Normandy High School drum line. We also talk to a St. Louis children’s book author and learn more about important COVID vaccine trails being done here in St. Louis.

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Spotlight: Owls, Santa & Holiday Fun

In this week’s episode go on an owl prowl in Forest Park; take a stroll, Charles Dickens style, through the Central West End; meet an assistant special prosecutor from the Watergate trial; experience the Zoo Wild Lights; learn St. Louis’ role in important COVID vaccine trials; find out how Santa was invented in St. Louis; and enjoy Tis the Season performed by legendary St. Louis Blues National Anthem singer Charles Glenn.

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Spotlight: December 5th Fund, 200 Year of German Art & Holiday Traditions

In this week’s episode discover a not-for-profit giving families dealing with cancer one great day; go behind the scenes of Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park; learn how German art, history and politics come together at the St. Louis Art Museum; find out more about Washington University’s COVID research; meet Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Bragg; and enjoy a lively version of White Christmas from The 442s 2019 Holiday Spectacular.

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Spotlight: Football, Tech Toys & Telephones

In this week’s episode discover Peacock Alley at the Fabulous Fox, create your own video games using Bloxels, explore the culture of football with Reid Forgrave, visit the current exhibits at the Bruno David Gallery, take a private tour of St. Louis’ telephone museum, and enjoy Ave Maria performed by the Town and Country Symphony Orchestra.

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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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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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