Spotlight: Downtown, Doors & Vaccines

    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 Author Alma Katsu talking about her new historical fiction novel about the Titanic, learn how the doors of North St. Louis are being transformed into works of art, discover how a Washington University archaeologist is shedding new light on indigenous tribal culture, hear about COVID vaccine trials being done in St. Louis, meet St. Louis Art Fair artists Gregg Rasmusson and James Pearce, and learn about a locally published book that traces the history of Downtown St. Louis.

    A ghostly story of love, mystery, humanity and horror
    The Titanic’s demise is both tragic and chilling. Now Author Alma Katsu blends spellbinding history with a haunting story of love, revenge, mystery and horror.

    The Doors of North St. Louis
    Local artists are coming together in the neighborhood of Old North St. Louis to paint residents’ and businesses’ doors to help neighbors isolated by COVID-19.

    Rewriting History: Wash U Archaeologist Sheds New Light on Indigenous Tribal Culture
    The Muscogee Nation is one of five tribes with legal claim to parts of Oklahoma. A Washington Univ. researcher has new insights on their way of life.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Trials at SLU and WashU Recruit St. Louis Area Residents
    St. Louis area residents have the opportunity to be selected as participants for different COVID-19 vaccine trials.

    Meet The Artist: Gregg Rasmusson
    Gregg Rasmusson is a potter. He will be presenting at the Saint Louis Art Fair. Find out more about his work at To meet more artists visit

    Meet the Artist: James Pearce
    James Pearce is a woodworker who finds traditional tools and methods of work the most satisfying to refine the curves and shapes that are prevalent in his work. See James at the Saint Louis Art Fair, or go to for more information. To meet more artists visit

    Schankman’s St. Louis: A New Look at Old Downtown St. Louis
    A locally published book traces the history of Downtown St. Louis using rarely seen illustrations and photographs to tell the story.

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