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

    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 discover the story behind Treasure & Tarnish at Craft Alliance, hear from author Andrew Steele on how to slow the process of aging, 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’s history, explore the wide variety of exhibits at the Sheldon, and swing with Miss Jubilee at the Casa Loma Ballroom.

    Treasure & Tarnish at Craft Alliance
    For roughly a century Heinrich Schliemann was known as “the father of archeology,” but a career of fabrications and falsehoods left his once sterling reputation tarnished. In “Treasure & Tarnish: Heinrich Schliemann & The Age Of Heroes,” the newest art exhibit at Craft Alliance, Malaika Tolford and Abigail Lowe use Schliemann’s life and work to explore the power of myth in the pursuit of truth.

    First Person One on One: Andrew Steele
    Aging—not cancer, not heart disease—is the world’s leading cause of death. But that could change as author Andrew Steele explains in his new book, “Ageless.”

    Love Bugs? Missouri Botanical Garden Offers Cockroach Dedications
    The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House in St. Louis is working to change people’s perception of cockroaches one Cameo video dedication at a time.

    Building Major Neuroscience Research Hub in St. Louis on Washington University Medical Campus
    A new state-of-the-art research building will bring together over 100 research teams focused on solving the many mysteries of the brain and nervous system.

    The Sheldon Art Galleries’ New Spring 2021 Exhibits
    The Sheldon Galleries are currently showcasing multiple new solo exhibits by artists in the St. Louis region. Featured are a collection of landscape paintings by Wallace Herndon Smith, the prints and sculptural work of Guen Montomery, dynamic cityscape collages by Stefanie Jacobson Kirkland, sculptural paintings by Tim Hahn, and the photography of James R. Southard. Also on show are various pieces by students from St. Louis Community College’s Meramec campus and a collection of stunning instruments from the Far East and Oceania.

    Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers Perform at the Casa Loma Ballroom, September 2014
    Swing with Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers at the historic Casa Loma Ballroom.

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