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23rd Annual St. Louis Tap Festival features Tops in Tap

ST. LOUIS, MO. – Master teachers and performers of the American art of tap dance culminate the 23rd Annual St. Louis Tap Festival with ALL THAT TAP XXIII August 2ndat 7 p.m. at the Edison Theatre (6445 Forsyth Blvd).  This acclaimed show features tap stars of movies, Broadway and television in a sophisticated mix of favorite artists and new faces, […]

Arts

St. Louis Tap Fest

Robert Reed’s St. Louis Tap Fest brings in dance pros like Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Donald O’Connor, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards & Logan Miller as mentors.

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Science & Technology

Benefits of Fidgeting: Toe-Tapping to Better Health

A fidgeting study at the University of Missouri shows that fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction caused by hours of sitting.

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ArtsHistoryMusic

The Bugler Bill Hershey

Bill Hershey is a certified, highly skilled Taps Bugler at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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Books

Candid, Personal and Hilarious: One on One with Judy Blume

Her well-known characters Fudge and Margaret helped us through adolescence; now the incomparable Judy Blume is writing for us as adults.

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Science & Technology

Magnetic Therapy Provides Hope in the Fight Against Severe Depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation uses powerful magnets to stimulate brain cells as a noninvasive option for people suffering from severe depression

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Science & Technology

New Way to Clean Cancer-Causing Chromium From Drinking Water

A Washington University engineer has found a new way to clean chromium from tap water using electricity.

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The Science Behind Sewer Systems

Thousands and thousands of gallons of water and waste travel through your city’s sewer system every day. Have you ever wondered what it takes to design, engineer and maintain that system? What it takes to make sure your city’s wastewater meets environmental standards? You’ll find out here as we investigate the science behind sewer systems.

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Spotlight

Spotlight: Memorial Day 2021

In this week’s episode learn the history of Jefferson Barracks, learn about “Taps” from a professional bugler, catch the part two of our conversation with the retiring director of the St. Louis Art Museum, learn about one of the most underrated battles of the American Revolution that took place in St. Louis, explore large metal origami sculptures at Missouri Botanical Gardens, don’t miss Buzz Spector at the St. Louis Art Museum, and enjoy a beautiful rendition of “American the Beautiful” performed by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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Science & Technology

Exercise in a Pill May One Day Help with Obesity and Diabetes

Saint Louis University scientists are developing ‘exercise in a pill’.

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