Spotlight: A Look at St. Louis History and Art United STL

    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 we take a look back at boats, trains, the river and a bridge along with the Arts United STL event.

    Treasures from the Goldenrod Showboat
    Many people assumed when the Goldenrod Showboat caught fire in 2017, it was lost forever. But many of the showboat’s most historic items were saved and stored.

    Missouri Life: Chain of Rocks Bridge
    Andrew Wanko talks about the Chain of Rocks bridge and it’s connection to Route 66. This story is brought to you in partnership with Missouri Life TV.

    Great River City; How the Mississippi Shaped St. Louis
    Author Andrew Wanko discusses his new book featuring hundreds of rarely seen images of the Mississippi River and how it has shaped life in St. Louis.

    Fred Harvey and The Harvey Girls
    Mary Spiller is one of just a few Harvey Girls still alive to recall her time working at one of St. Louis Union Station’s legendary Fred Harvey restaurants.

    Going Renegade: Renegade Tours of St. Louis
    Renegade Tours explores a different side of St. Louis with fresh, original, off-beat tours.

    Arts United STL Preview (Part Two)
    A preview of the benefit for the Artist Relief Fund. Local artists are coming to the rescue of other local artists hard hit economically by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Watch the livestream of “Arts United STL” at 7pm on Sunday May 31. Go to: or watch live on HEC-TV, Channel 989 on Spectrum, or Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse.

    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

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