Spotlight: Finding the American Dream, Swim Coach Paves the Way and the Study of Itch here in STL

    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 a retiring female swim coach that has touched many lives, experience the works of Buzz Spector at the St. Louis Art Museum, travel with journalist Bill Clevlen to discover where some famous Americans found their dreams, learn studies being done here is STL to help with chronic itching, visit a local bed a breakfast with a unique mission, and enjoy the a performance by the late Herb Drury.

    Swim Coach Paves the Way
    This piece profiles longtime swim coach Terry Freerks who has influenced hundreds of young people in and out of the pool.

    “Buzz Spector: Alterations” at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    “Buzz Spector: Alterations” at the Saint Louis Art Museum celebrates the artist’s work from the 1970s to present day. Learn more here.

    Finding the American Dream
    Travel journalist Bill Clevlen takes readers on a tour of famous Americans showing their humble beginnings and how they changed history, based on his travels.

    Causes of Itchy Skin Gain Understanding with Possible Remedies at One-of-a-Kind Center for Research
    The Center for the Study of Itch & Sensory Disorders at Washington University regularly has studies underway, concluding or about to get started.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: What Can You See at the See More Inn?
    The See More Inn is a local bed and breakfast in Waterloo, Illinois, getting a lot of attention because its staff members are all developmentally disabled. Learn more here.

    Performance by Herb Drury
    From I Love Jazz in 2010.

    Things to do in St. Louis

    • 1. Buzz Spector: Alterations. Read More
    • 2. Mummies of the World The Exhibition. Read More
    • 3. Collective Impact – Artwork for Equity. Read More
    • 4. Stories of Resistance at CAM. Read More
    • 5. 26th Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival. Read More
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