Spotlight: Second Chance Ranch, GeoSLU & Baseball Heaven

    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 journalist Alan Maimon talks about his book “Twilight In Hazard,” visit the area’s first and only doggie retirement home, go behind the scenes of Jess T. Dugan’s photography exhibit at the St. Louis Art Museum, meet Vasit Sagan the faculty director of St. Louis University’s Geospatial Institute, explore the latest exhibits at the Foundry Art Centre, and discover a slice of baseball heaven in Columbia, IL.

    First Person One on One: Alan Maimon
    Alan Maimon talks about his new book “Twilight In Hazard,” exposing the challenges and sweeping changes in the troubled Appalachian region of eastern Kentucky.

    Second Chance Ranch is the area’s first old dog & cat sanctuary
    It’s the areas first old dog sanctuary that gives furry friends great lives. Julie Tristan takes us to a ranch run by volunteers who love senior dogs and cats.

    Currents 120: Jess T. Dugan at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    Photographer Jess T. Dugan’s latest body of work explores themes of identity, sexuality, relationships, and the human need for connection.

    St. Louis University Geospatial Institute with Faculty Director Vasit Sagan, Ph.D.
    Vasit Sagan sat down with HEC Media’s Dennis Riggs to discuss how his research lead to the development of the Saint Louis University Geospatial Institute. The Institute is addressing how it can support creating a pipeline of talent that will need to be recruited to support this booming industry.

    The Foundry Art Centre’s New Fall Exhibits
    The Foundry Art Centre hosts three exhibits by regional artists Laura Berman, Mandy Pedigo, and Alison Ouellette-Kirby and Noah Kirby through November 19, 2021.

    Columbia Saints Baseball Heaven
    The Kleinschmidt family has farmed for generations. But, smack dab between their cornfields in Columbia, IL, sits a piece of baseball heaven.

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