St. Louis Friday Roundup

International Children’s Film Festival at the Saint Louis Zoo  Feb. 18 & 25 Saint Louis Zoo  The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting the Big Eyes, Big Minds – International Children’s Film Festival. Each screening features a set of animal centric animated short films for kids, about kids, and occasionally even by kids. Festival Director... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis: The Eugene Field House

On the corner of Broadway and Cerre St. about a block from the southeast corner of Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis sits a house. It’s an old house – from the mid-1800s – that doesn’t draw much attention amongst the bars and Cardinals love doting the area, unless you know what you’re looking for.... See More.

How Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues

By Kristy Houle, Educational Opportunities Coordinator Blues music traces its roots to the spirituals, work songs, and chants of African-American culture, and many of its best-known and earliest artists were African-American. As such, both Blues and Jazz music played an important role in the Civil Rights movement, which hit its peak in the 1960s. The... See More.

So You Think You Know Joe Buck?

By Angie Weidinger, Host So, you think you know Joe Buck? The Fox Sports announcer who has called 19 World Series and five Super Bowls, was a St. Louis Cardinals baseball broadcaster before that, and the son of beloved Cardinals announcer Jack Buck? Well, Joe Buck would disagree with you. “People think they know me... See More.

Who To Watch: Roland Johnson

You’ve been able to hear Roland Johnson belting out his own take of Blues and Soul classics at regular gigs around town for years, but the singer has recently taken his music to another level with the release of his first album of original music. With Imagine This, co-written with local musicians Paul Niehaus IV... See More.

The Mediterranean Diet Could Help Kids With ADHD

The Mediterranean diet is often celebrated for its health effects on the brain, especially later in life. Doctors recommend it for preventing Alzheimer’s and protecting the brain from aging. Now, research suggests the diet could also be beneficial for the brains of much younger people. A study published Jan. 30 in the journal Pediatrics found that... See More.

28 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with these twenty-eight ideas, one for each day of February, that recognize the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans in the United States. 1. Share with students “I, Too, Sing America” by poet Langston Hughes and have a discussion about the poem’s vocabulary, rhythm, and meaning. 2. Bake sweet... See More.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am