Archive for the ‘Sneak Peek’ Category

A delectable debut: Introducing ArchFare

HEC & TEDxGatewayArch are taking you on an exploration of the best of our St. Louis food, ideas and innovation! By Amanda Honigfort, ArchFare Executive Producer As you may know, HEC is proud of our partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. We’ve been their official media sponsor for three fantastic events now, and we’re ready to take our... See More.

Off Mic: Denny Regan

By: Denny Regan, President and CEO of the Muny  Someone once offered an analogy for The Muny. “The Muny,” she said, “is like a mighty ship, streaming through the ocean. Crews are hired on, and crews leave, each in their turn keeping the ship afloat, then moving on; and the ship just keeps on its... See More.

HEC Partners with TEDXGatewayArch To Bring Big Ideas to St. Louis

HEC-TV is proud to announce a new partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. When TEDxGatewayArch’s 2016 speakers take to the stage at their December 10th flagship event, The Higher Education Channel will be in attendance as the official media sponsor and kick off a multi-year partnership that will include television programing, community involvement and more. The TEDxGatewayArch Bounce... See More.

St. Louis Theater Circle Awards announces 2015 nominees

The St. Louis Theater Circle released its 2015 award nominees on Friday and HEC-TV has your exclusive look. The productions leading the nominations were Stages St. Louis’ production of “Anything Goes,” with nine nominations, and Stray Dog Theatre’s “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” with seven nominations. The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis led all companies... See More.

The Oscar Race is On!

By: Sandra Olmsted When Chris Rook takes the stage on Feb. 28, how many of the nominated films will you have seen and what will be your chances of winning the obligatory “predict the Oscars” game? Although hundreds of films were in official competition for the Academy’s 18 categories for feature films, seeing the films... See More.

Gallery and performance openings in STL this weekend

(Jan. 14) — This weekend is full of new gallery exhibitions and performance openings in St. Louis. Here are a few: (Click here to visit our events page.) The Contemporary Art Museum: (Click here to see a full video preview.) “Lisa Yuskavage: The Brood” presents twenty-five years of the New York-based artist’s work, espousing her bold vision... See More.

Maryville Talks Books with Judy Blume, author of “In the Unlikely Event”

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by unexpected... See More.

World Premiere of HEC-TV's Kids Rock Cancer

For a few magical moments, kids undergoing the pain and emotional challenge of cancer treatment have a chance to step away from their daily routine and instantly transform, from patient to rock star. These young musicians write and record original songs in the unlikeliest of places: their own hospital room. The musical interludes are... See More.

Internationally renowned dancers to join COCA artistic team

Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd Retire from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Lead COCA Dance Program as Co-Artistic Directors of Dance ST. LOUIS — On January 9, 2015, COCA-Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis announced Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd, currently principal dancers with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will join the organization as... See More.

HEC-TV is Your Ticket to the Ferring Jazz Bistro Grand Opening

ST. LOUIS, MO — Some of the greatest jazz acts will perform at the Jazz St. Louis Harold and Dorothy Center for Jazz grand opening Thursday and Friday night, including Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Wynton Marsalis and HEC-TV has your ticket! The musicians will perform at the center’s 220-seat capacity Ferring Jazz Bistro, formerly Jazz... See More.

Prince Louis visits St. Louis Saturday, exclusive interview with HEC-TV

ST. LOUIS – When Prince Louis de Bourbon walks into a room with his wife, Maria Margarita Vargas Santaella, both immediately capture the attention of the audience. Their thick French-Spanish accents are accompanied by warm smiles and outstretched hands, ready for a handshake or a slap on the back. “Where is your crown? Where are... See More.

The perks of being productive

I can’t lie. This morning was frustrating. My morning routine was just that…a routine. I woke up on time (early, actually). Had my coffee, brushed my teeth and was out the door. So, why was I 15 minutes late to work? I can’t be late! I’m the new girl! When I noticed I was going... See More.

How do they do it? The science behind Olympic ski jumping

I have always watched the Olympics in amazement, awe-struck by the pure talent and skill the athletes boast on a continuous basis. The hard work and determination they put into their sport is beyond impressive and the reward of literally being the best at what you do must be the best feeling. I am a... See More.

What’s New November

What’s New in September

Summer may be unofficially over, but HEC-TV has an all-new lineup of programs debuting in September! As St. Louis’ Contemporary Art Museum celebrates its 10th anniversary year, we thought it was the perfect time to spotlight the museum’s talented and dedicated Director, Lisa Melandri. HEC-TV’s exclusive interview with Melandri will give you an in-depth insight... See More.

HEC-TV and KTVI Fox Channel 2 Present: The Science Behind Weather Forecasting

HEC-TV is thrilled to partner with KTVI Fox 2 to present a very special HEC-TV Live! program on April 4 about the science behind weather forecasting. During the live show, students will have the opportunity to to interact with St. Louis’ KTVI FOX2 METEOROLOGIST CHRIS HIGGINS to take a tour of his weather studio and find out what... See More.


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