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 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.
Batter’s Up: The Players of Beep Baseball
Meet some of the players of the Gateway Archers, who play Beep Baseball, a sport designed for people who are blind or have low sight.
First Person One on One with Marie Mutsuki Mockett
Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett discusses her new, non-fiction book, “American Harvest, God, Country and Farming in the Heartland,” with host Paul Schankman.
Swim On Foundation: Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Drowning
There’s no doubt families will want to be outdoors this summer and that often includes barbecues and other gatherings near water. During the Covid pandemic, families installed and purchased a record number of pools. But those gatherings can also be dangerous for young children. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children ages 1 to 4. That’s why members of a local family are on a mission of swim education and safety.
It Was All Very Queer at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild
The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s new exhibit showcases contemporary works by LGBTQIA+ artists exploring identity, social norms, and inclusivity within their art.
Heart Procedure Has Successful Same-Day Discharge at Mercy During Pandemic Freeing Up Hospital Beds
St. Louis’ first same-day discharge TAVR patient is back to the outdoor activities he enjoys, saying he feels stronger and healthier.
2020 and 2021 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibitions at Kemper Art Museum
The Sam Fox School’s 2020 and 2021 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibitions are currently on show at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.
Schankman’s St. Louis: Time to Gussy Up Gussie
Local Sculptor Don Wiegand has restored the luster to his bronze bust of Gussie Busch at Busch Stadium, thanks to a little help from Gussie’s grandson.
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