Spotlight: Dinosaurs, Tattoos & Smoothies

    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 the Tyrannosaurs family at the Saint Louis Science Center, dive into a novel about poverty, survival and hope in an American city, step into the fun and quirky new Gallery at the District in Chesterfield, discover the bonds created through tattoo artistry, hear the story behind St. Louis based Karuna Whole Plant Wellness Drinks, explore the pages of a book, from Reedy Press, featuring photos of old St. Louis firehouses.

    Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family at the Saint Louis Science Center
    This is the world’s first exhibition showcasing the newly revised tyrannosaur family tree, currently on show at the St. Louis Science Center.

    Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City, A Conversation with Andrea Elliott
    The story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty, and racism.

    The Gallery at the District
    The Gallery is a new modern and inviting art gallery and showroom located in The District in Chesterfield, MO.

    Tattoo Artistry
    Laura Bonfanti is an artist, tattooer, and the owner of Cousin Paul’s Tattoo Co. Laura details her experience tattooing and the bonds she’s formed with clients.

    Immigrant blends East and West with St. Louis-based Smoothie company
    Angela Zeng blends her childhood experience with herbal remedies in China with her scientific education in the U.S. as she developed a new beverage line.

    A new Look at the City’s Old Firehouses
    A new book featuring photos of old St. Louis firehouses has been released. St. Louis Firehouses, from Reedy Press, contains lots of historical information too.

    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