Spotlight: Celebrates the Holidays

    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 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.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: Bach is Back!
    The Bach Society of Saint Louis is performing its beloved annual Christmas Concert virtually this year. The video is by HEC Media. For more info visit

    Missouri Botanical Garden Glow
    Celebrate the season with over one million dazzling lights at the Garden Glow. The display runs through January 2nd.

    Exploring Dale Chihuly’s World of Glass
    Jan Greenberg, co-author of 14 award-winning children’s books, discusses her research and interviews with innovative artist Dale Chihuly for her latest title.

    The National Museum of Transportation’s 2020 Holiday Season
    Every year the National Museum of Transportation features holiday fun for the whole family to enjoy including model trains and visits from Santa Claus.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Trials at St. Louis Institutions Now Include Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Vaccine
    WashU & SLU investigate another promising COVID-19 vaccine, as the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial is underway in St. Louis.

    St. Louis’ Jewish Santa
    One of St. Louis’s oldest and largest holiday toy giveaways is run by a Santa Claus who is Jewish. And she has been doing it for almost 50 years.

    Little Drummer Boy from The 2019 442s Holiday Spectacular
    Featuring the Normandy High School drum line. Enjoy the full concert here.

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