Spotlight: Owls, Santa & Holiday Fun

    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 go on an owl prowl in Forest Park; take a stroll, Charles Dickens style, through the Central West End; meet an assistant special prosecutor from the Watergate trial; experience the Zoo Wild Lights; learn St. Louis’ role in important COVID vaccine trials; find out how Santa was invented in St. Louis; and enjoy Tis the Season performed by legendary St. Louis Blues National Anthem singer Charles Glenn.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: Let’s Go on an Owl Prowl!
    Would you like to go on an owl prowl in Forest Park— for free? For more information about owl prowls, go to

    A Walking Xmas Carol
    “A Walking Xmas Carol” is a 21-stop, musical and window-display reimagining of the classic tale by Charles Dickens. Learn more here.

    A Criminal President and the Search for Justice in The Watergate Girl, a Memoir by Jill Wine-Banks
    Jill Wine-Banks’ memoir The Watergate Girl is the story of her time investigating crimes that led to the resignation of Richard M. Nixon.

    The Saint Louis Zoo Goes Wild for the Holidays
    The “U.S. Bank Wild Lights” celebration offers Saint Louis an opportunity to enjoy Winter holidays at the zoo. Reserve your spot here.

    St. Louis Plays Role in Success of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates
    Pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer reported their mRNA vaccines are 95% effective in clinical trials. Learn St. Louis’ role in the trials of these vaccines.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: Did You Know Santa Claus Was Invented in St. Louis
    Not many people know it, but Santa as we know him today was invented in the 1930s by an advertising agency in St. Louis working for Coca-Cola.

    This Christmas Performed by Charles Glenn
    Legendary St. Louis Blues National Anthem singer Charles Glenn sings all of your holiday favorites in Tis Season. Watch the full concert here.

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