In this week’s episode dive into the history of St. Louis theater, learn about Missouri’s first know female artist through a book and an exhibit, discover what one University of Missouri study has found about the correlation between COVID-19 related pneumonia and dementia, find out more about the Regional Arts Commission’s big grants announcement that took place earlier this summer, hear the story behind the bandstand in Forest Park as well as other hidden gems you may not know about in the park.
Early Theater in Saint Louis
A discussion with people from the Missouri History Museum about Noah Ludlow and how he started the first theater in Saint Louis. Watch “The Best Of Us: 100 Season of Muny Magic.”
More than Ordinary: Early St. Louis Artist Anna Maria von Phul
“More than Ordinary: Early St. Louis Artist Anna Maria von Phul” celebrates the life and catalog of Missouri’s first known female artist.
Painting Creole St. Louis: Artist Anna Maria von Phul at the Missouri History Museum
The Missouri History Museum is currently showing an exhibit honoring Missouri’s first known female artist Anna Maria von Phul.
University of Missouri Study Shows COVID-19 Pneumonia Increases Risk of Dementia
While developing dementia after pneumonia is rare, the odds are 30% higher among patients with pneumonia associated with COVID-19 compared to other pneumonias.
The Regional Arts Commission is back with funding for local artists!
After nearly two years, the Regional Arts Commission is back with funding for local arts and arts programs. Watch “The Work of Art: The Regional Arts Commission.”
The Bandstand in Forest Park
The Nathan Frank Bandstand in Forest Park was build the same year the park itself was established. It was closed in the early 1900s but was rebuilt in 1924.
Schankman’s St. Louis: A New Way to Enjoy Forest Park
A book of walking tours of Forest Park helps visitors to the park discover some of its hidden gems.