Spotlight: Hats, Space & The Hill

    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 St. Louis’s Hat Man, learn how Saint Louis University students are reaching for the stars, explore the current exhibits at The Sheldon Art Galleries’, see The Hill from a new perspective, discover a unique volunteer program reaching out to grieving families, and enjoy Amazing Grace performed by members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

    The Unique Hats of St. Louis’ Hat Man
    Tom Lange ‘The Hat Man’ has made a variety of unique hats with different themes like St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, Budweiser Clydesdales and MardiGras and others.

    SLU’s Space Lab is Building Spacecraft for Low Earth Orbit Mission-Testing AI for Space Exploration
    SLU’s Space Systems Research Laboratory (SSRL) is building a network of satellites and ground systems to test artificial intelligence for space exploration.

    The Sheldon Art Galleries’ Fall 2020 Exhibits
    The Sheldon Galleries is currently showing 7 exhibits featuring the works of St. Louis based artists.

    First Person One on One: “The Hill”
    A conversation with LynneMarie Alexander, author of “The Hill,” a new coffee table book with personal accounts and photos of the famous St. Louis neighborhood.

    We Remember: A Loving Gesture
    We Remember is a unique program by volunteers with Friends of Wings which supports the programs of BJC hospice. It’s a remembrance for those left behind.

    Amazing Grace
    This performance was part of SLSO’s Songs of America. To learn more visit

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