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10 things to do in St. Louis this weekend

Things are about to get holi-crazy in St. Louis! Take time to enjoy yourself this weekend and check out some of the events going on around town before the holiday shenanigans hit the fan. Want only holiday events? Click here! Want weekend events to come straight to your inbox every Thursday? Click here! Click here... See More.

The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival announces award winners

The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), which kicked off on Nov. 2, concluded on Nov. 12. Total attendance was just shy of 25,000: 24,743. SLIFF screened 372 films: 82 narrative features, 63 documentary features, and 227 shorts. The fest also featured 13 special-event programs, including four free master classes. This year’s... See More.

Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree or sip hot cocoa by the fire, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah,... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis’ Startup Scene

By Amanda Honigfort, Special Projects and Programs Producer What do you think when asked what and who St. Louis is? Do you by any chance think tech and startup hub? If so, let’s solidify that idea. If not, keep reading and see if I can change your mind. Where to begin? Well, there was that... See More.

Halloween Jokes for Trick-or-Treating

Q: What do ghosts eat for supper? A: Spooketi Q: What do you do when 50 zombies surround your house? A: Hope it’s Halloween!! Q: What is the most important subject a witch learns in school? A: Spelling. Q: Why didn’t the skeleton want to go to school? A: His heart wasn’t in it. Q:... See More.

St. Louis universities are ranked among the best colleges and universities in the country

Several St. Louis universities are ranked among the best colleges and universities in the country, according to research firm WalletHub. Saint Louis University, Webster University, Lindenwood University and Washington University all appear in the ranking. WUSTL came in at No. 29 behind MIT, Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford and No. 4 in the Midwest Region rankings.... See More.

International Photography Hall Honors 2017 Inductees, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kenny Rogers Nov. 17

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) recently announced its 2017 class of Photography Hall of Fame inductees, and first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and will honor them at its 2017 Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 17 at .ZACK in the Grand Center Arts District. The IPHF annually awards and inducts notable... See More.

28 things do in St. Louis this fall

A few things are true about fall in St. Louis: the trees along the Mississippi and Missouri River bluffs settling into autumn gives Upstate New York a run for its money, and there is never a dull week or weekend when it comes to fall and Halloween events in St. Louis. Here are a few... See More.

Open Mic with Mich Hancock, TEDx

Click here to win VIP tickets to TEDxGatewayArch’s Ripple Effect: http://wshe.es/RiSlqSJq Are you a TED-Head? Not sure? Well, according to Chris Anderson, the Executive Director of TED, “As of 2015, TED Talks are viewed some 100 million times every month – 1.2 billion times a year.” In other words, there are a ton of TED-Heads.... See More.

How one Ferguson-Florissant teacher is teaching kindness

By Kristy Houle, Educational Opportunities Coordinator The world of education moves by quickly, so how do we inspire a culture of kindness before it passes us by? Studies have shown that students in kind, positive learning environments do better on tests, learn more (at a faster rate), and are just generally much, much happier. But... See More.

4 St. Louis-area school districts compete to fill superintendent positions

By CAMILLE PHILLIPS , St. Louis Public Radio There’s a competition afoot among St. Louis-area school districts that are trying to find the best person to fill open superintendent positions. But it’s not an unusual situation, especially because the area has so many districts, Missouri School Board Association associate executive director Mike Parnell said. Leaders of the... See More.

HEC-TV Wins 6 Emmy Awards, 7 NATOA Awards, Pinnacle Award

HEC-TV is proud to announce 6 Mid-America Emmy awards for 2017, as well as Gold and Silver Circle inductees! We couldn’t have achieved this great accomplishment without the help from our community partners, organizations, and people. A huge thank you! And the winners are… A New Nature Suzanne Vanderhoef, Peter Foggy Constitution Day 2016: The... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis’s Arts & Culture Scene

By: Amanda Honigfort, Special Programs Producer Saint Louis – Arts & Culture capital? Maybe not a popular sentiment, but there is more than enough happening in this city to keep anyone busy. At HEC, as the region’s foremost producer of arts, education and cultural content, we keep our eyes on the fantastic happenings in every... See More.

Where to buy eclipse glasses in St. Louis

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the St. Louis region will experience its first total solar eclipse in over 400 years. As the moon’s shadow passes over the earth, only a relatively narrow pathway across the nation will have the opportunity to view this once-in-a-lifetime event. Archangels Gift Shop 3461 Hampton Ave St Louis MO 63139... See More.

TEDx Gateway Arch Speakers Announced for Ripple Effect

Once again, HEC-TV is proud to be partnering with TEDxGatewayArch as the official media sponsor of their October 27th flagship event. When TEDxGatewayArch’s 2017 speakers take to the stage at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) campus, The Higher Education Channel will be in attendance and capture the... See More.

HEC-TV Nominated for 24 Emmy Awards

HEC-TV is proud to announce 24 Mid-America Emmy nominations for 2017! We couldn’t have achieved this great accomplishment without the help from our community partners, organizations, and people. A huge thank you! And the nominees are… The Art of Stained Glass Kathy Bratkowski, Peter Foggy A New Nature Suzanne Vanderhoef, Peter Foggy Drink Wine, Help... See More.

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