Spotlight: The Muny, Space and Sculpture

    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 see a special performance by the Muny, also hear from a man that helped dress the Muny for over fifty years, learn about an upcoming Mars mission, and meet an artist who has worked with George and Barbara Bush.

    Special Performance by the Muny
    Originally aired as part of the Arts United STL Event.

    The Man Who Dressed the Muny
    Pete Messineo spent 63 years working at the Muny — most of it as the theater’s longest-serving head of wardrobe, creating an average of 350 costumes per show. Learn more about the history of the Muny by watching HEC’s exclusive documentary The Best of Us: 100 Seasons of Muny Magic.

    Countdown to Mars: Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover’s Link to St. Louis
    Raymond E. Arvidson, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, plays a significant role in the Mars 2020 mission.

    Amazing Apollo Stories with Charles Fishman
    410,000 people worked on the Apollo missions. Author Charles Fishman talks about their incredible, often unbelievable, stories.

    Happening Now: St. Louis Artists’ Guild Reopens with Clearly Human IV
    Clearly Human IV is a juried exhibition at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild featuring art that explores what it means to be human. Through August 1st, 2020 for more information visit www.stlouisartistsguild.org.

    Local Sculptor Remembers George H.W. Bush
    St. Louis sculptor Don Wiegand reminisces about creating a work of art for the George and Barbara Bush that involved making a model of their hands in plaster.

    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 hecmedia.org.

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