Spotlight: Cowboys, Art and Trucks

    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 we learn about the true origins of the cowboy, hear from author Alex George, learn about a driverless technology pilot program possibly coming to St. Louis and much more.

    The Legacy of the Black Cowboy
    The Southeastern Rodeo Association is committed to keeping the black cowboy and history of how the black cowboy tamed the old west, alive. Learn more about the Southeastern Rodeo Association

    Stories I Want to Tell with Novelist Alex George
    Novelist, attorney and bookshop owner Alex George talks about the joys and challenges of writing “The Paris Hours,” and offers some reading recommendations.

    MoDOT Tests Driverless Trucks for Slow Moving Work Zones to Protect Workers as Crashes Rise
    MoDOT’s St. Louis District, experiencing a high rate of work zone crashes, applied for a federal grant to extend a driverless pilot program to St. Louis.

    Pro-Arte St. Louis
    Pro Arte St. Louis is an early music chamber orchestra. Their
    music was composed for the early church and is rarely heard outside of their performances.

    Artist Tim Kent; Going to the Dogs!
    Paul Schankman visits with artist Tim Kent, who came to painting late in life, but has quickly become known for his unusual acrylic collage portraits of dogs. Learn more about Tim Kent.

    HEC Media is excited to put our high-quality, award-winning work on display every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11. Tune in, set your DVRs, and stream all of our content free any time on hecmedia.org.

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