Spotlight: Telescopes, Silver Linings & Blue Strawberry

    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 learn how you can explore the night sky through a program at the St. Louis County Library, experience two exhibits at the St. Louis Art Museum, meet an inspiring young woman and her service dog, learn about an old photography technique from a young photographer, and step into a new cabaret lounge with a unique name.

    Telescopes for the Community
    A program at the St. Louis County Library allows the community to check out telescopes to explore the night sky.

    The Saint Louis Art Museum Updates its Oceanic Art Exhibit
    Nichole Bridges from the Saint Louis Art Museum speaks about its re-imagined Oceanic art and Aboriginal art exhibits.

    Ancient Nubia Comes to the Saint Louis Art Museum
    The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts an exhibition on Ancient Nubia, a collection from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Closing August 22nd. Visit for more info.

    Longterm illness inspires new children’s book about a service dog and finding the silver linings!
    Sarah Kathryn’s experience with longterm illness inspired her to write a story about “pawsitivity” through adversity. Julie Tristan tells us about a service dog & her person who spreads sunshine everywhere they go!

    Meet the Artist: Paige Whitcomb
    Paige Whitcomb is an artist living and working in the Ozarks of Southwest Missouri. Paige creates photos using the traditional method of wet collodion photography with an authentic 19th century studio camera.

    Blue Strawberry
    St. Louis’ new home for cabaret performances is going strong after being forced to close for a few months because of the pandemic, which also led to a broadening of the types of artists who are now appearing on its Central West End stage.

    HEC Media is excited to put our high-quality, award-winning work on display every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11. Tune in, set your DVRs, and stream all of our content free any time on