Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis’
Celebrate literature and literary arts at the first annual BookFest St. Louis, proudly presented by the Central West End, Left Bank Books and the Left Bank Books Foundation. BookFest St. Louis will host a diverse mix of locally and internationally renowned writers, with appearances by award-winning authors including Sherman Alexie, Ann Leckie, George Hodgman, Charlie... See More.
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.
Two Opera Theatre of Saint Louis designers received Tony Awards last night for their work on Broadway. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, and Jane Greenwood, renowned costume designer, were both recognized for their outstanding work in their respective fields. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, was awarded the Tony for Best Lighting... See More.
Off Mic with Daniel L. Rust, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Transportation & Logistics at the University of Wisconsin-Superior School of Business and Economics
For many years I drove past St. Louis-Lambert International Airport on my daily commute to the University of Missouri-St. Louis where I served as a faculty member. The soaring arches of Terminal 1, the expansive runways, and the buildings along the north side of the airport property sparked my interest. What was the story behind... See More.
The Telly Awards has named HEC-TV as five times Bronze winner in the 38th Annual Telly Awards! With more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, receiving a Telly Award is a tremendous honor, as HEC-TV competed against huge media outlets like Disney and Lifetime. “The Telly Awards has a mission to... See More.
We are proud to announce, that out of 26 countries, hundreds of entries, and a rigorous judging process, HEC-TV is highly commended for the 2017 Medea Awards for Explore! Flying. Only one other educational organization from the United States was mentioned. The Medea Awards celebrate excellence in the use of media in learning. Eighty-six educators... See More.
Did you know that our greater St. Louis region has our own air and space museum? Well, just across the river in Cahokia, IL we do, thanks to a few former McDonnell Douglas staffers who wanted to showcase St. Louis’ rich aviation history. The museum was initially located at Creve Coeur Airport before a disastrous... See More.
By ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO School districts across the St. Louis region sought more money from taxpayers in Tuesday’s election. Also, there were three seats up for grabs for the St. Louis Public Schools’ elected school board., though the state still has oversight. Here’s the breakdown of what passed and what didn’t: Metro East voters... See More.
By: Joe Kohlburn Emerging Technologies Librarian at Jefferson College, arts organizer with Critical Mass for the Arts St. Louis Addoley Dzegede’s show “Fare Well” was a Viking funeral for Fort Gondo, beloved local alt-space. On the evening of January 7, Dzegede’s talk began with her residency in Iceland. She described fashioning nets from seaweed,... See More.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This month we’re watching Samuel Achilefu, PhD, a scientist and inventor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Achilefu and his lab are featured in this month’s episode of Innovations for his innovative work using light to activate drugs and the immune system. The approach may be a safer and more effective way... See More.
ST. LOUIS — Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917) was enthralled with another aspect of life in the French capital—high-fashion hats and the women who created them. The artist, invariably well-dressed and behatted himself, “was not afraid to go into ecstasies in front of the milliners’ shops,”... See More.
St. Louis is no stranger to invention. The ice cream cone, toasted ravioli, provel cheese, gooey butter cake – we’ve heard of the city’s most famous food inventions. But St. Louis, and the state we reside in, can claim many more – iced tea and 7up were both invented in St. Louis – as well... See More.
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