Spotlight: On Display at SLAM, Cancer Therapy & Baseball

    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 step inside two exhibits at the St. Louis Art Museum that you won’t want to miss, hear co-authors and restaurant owners talk about how a cookbook turned into a story on relationships and overcoming racial biases, learn how a local biotech company hopes to revolutionize cancer immunotherapy treatments, revisit the past through the documentary “The Color of Change” which recounts the history of baseball segregation with baseball great Buck O’Neil, and discover a unique Busch Stadium pre-opening day tradition you may not know about.

    Paintings on Stone at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    The Saint Louis Art Museum is currently showing Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530–1800.

    Impressionism and Beyond at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    This new exhibit at the Saint Louis Art Museum explores the impressionist artwork of western Europe from the 1850s through 1930s.

    Black, White, and The Grey: A Conversation with Mashama Bailey and John O. Morisano
    In writing “Black, White, and The Grey,” successful restaurant partners had to confront their own racial biases – their book & relationship ultimately benefited.

    Novel Cancer Drug by St. Louis Startup Is Designed to Uniquely Destroy Tumors Throughout Body
    Immunophotonics announced it has raised $21.4 million dollars to advance clinical trials of its cancer treatment.

    The Color of Change
    The documentary “The Color of Change” recounts the history of baseball segregation through first hand experience and looks at the significant contributions that African-American players have made to the major leagues.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: Time to Gussy Up Gussie
    Local Sculptor Don Wiegand has restored the luster to his bronze bust of Gussie Busch at Busch Stadium, thanks to a little help from Gussie’s grandson.