Spotlight: Turtles, Media & Educate.Today

    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 find out more about the events that happened post 9/11, experience the art of Elias Sime, learn about turtle ambassadors, discover how Educate.Today can help you with virtual learning, meet internationally acclaimed choreographer Nejla Yatkin, and take a trip down media lane.

    9/12: The Epic Battle of the Ground Zero Responders
    9/11 happened 18 years ago and it’s still killing Ground Zero responders today.”9/12″ co-authors explain why it took a 9 year legal battle for them to get help.

    Elias Sime Crafts a New Narrative with Reclaimed Technology at SLAM
    Currents 118 at the Saint Louis Art Museum showcases Ethiopian artist Elias Sime’s large-scale modular works and sculptures. To learn more visit

    St. Louis Zoo: One Health & Turtle Ambassadors
    St. Louis ZooDirector of the Institute for Conservation Medicine discusses the link between the environment, animals, humans and things like COVID-19. Learn more about the box turtle project.

    Has your dining room become the classroom? Educate.Today is here to help.
    Educate.Today provides free online resources for teachers, parents, and students. With content based on teaching standards and made by educators themselves is a reliable source for homebound learning. With resources that span a wide variety subject matters there is something for everyone. Visit Educate.Today.

    Choreographer Nejla Y. Yatkin Shares her Artistic Approach to Choreography
    Internationally acclaimed choreographer Nejla Yatkin shares her artistic approach of fusing imagery and movement to evoke the human spirit through choreography.

    Schankman’s St. Louis: A Trip Down Media Lane
    Paul Schankman gives us a video tour of the St. Louis Media History Foundation. To take a tour of the physical collection, email

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