Happening Now

The Billboard Project: hopeful messages spread around St. Louis

The billboard project is a collaboration by The Luminary x STLMade featuring commissions popping up around the region.

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CultureHistoryLeaders Legends

In Her Own Words: Civil Rights Activist Frankie Freeman

Frankie Muse Freeman spent her life fighting discrimination and helped to establish many civil rights policies.

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Arts

Schankman’s St. Louis: Opera Theatre Gets Back To Nature

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is adapting to Covid-19 by moving its new season to an outdoor stage next to the theatre, with fewer seats but high quality shows.

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Science & Technology

Producing Natural Rubber from Sunflowers for Alternative Rubber Crops in the United States

St. Louis-based biotechnology company is developing sunflower as a production system for natural rubber used in defense and civilian aviation.

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Happening Now

Self Reflections at The Foundry Art Centre

The new exhibit at the Foundry Art Centre asked artists from around the world to reflect on themselves and create self portraits.

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Happening Now

Remnants at Art Saint Louis

Remnants is the newest exhibit at Art Saint Louis. This all media exhibition features works that are comprised of remnants of other materials or past works.

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BooksVirtual Events

Jennifer Robson explores love, loss and survival in WW2 Italy in “Our Darkest Night”

In Jennifer Robson’s “Our Darkest Night,” a young Jewish woman in WW2 Italy agrees to pose as a Christian farmer’s wife to survive the Holocaust.

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Spotlight

Spotlight: Two Civil Rights Icons, the Pink Cast Study & Opera Theatre Gets Back to Nature

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 hear from Civil Rights icons Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals and Frankie Muse Freeman, discover hopeful messages being spread around St. Louis, learn about what a ‘pink cast study’ reveals about the brain, enjoy the art of John Garrett at Duane Reed Gallery, and learn how Opera Theatre plans to get back to nature in 2021.

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CultureEducation

Mikey Wren, A Young Entrepreneur and Inspiration

At just 12 years old, Mikey Wren is a best-selling author and youngest vending machine owner in the country.

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Books

One on One with Crime Writer Ace Atkins

Prolific author Robert B. Parker died in 2010 but his iconic Boston private eye, Spenser, lives on in his popular detective series by crime writer, Ace Atkins.

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Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Daily Blue Room Show. Read More
  • 2. Erin Bode. Read More
  • 3. John Pizzarelli: A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole. Read More
  • 4. The Great Guitars – Featuring Martin Taylor, Frank Vignola and John Jorgenson. Read More
  • 5. Dean Christopher – Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime: A Tribute to Dean Martin. Read More
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