Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis’

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.

HEC-TV winner of 5 telly awards

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.

HEC-TV represents U.S. as leader of media in learning

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.

Spotlight On St. Louis: The Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum

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.

Metro East turns down school funding tax increase; 2 St. Louis County bonding measures approved

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.

On Transgression

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.

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.

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.

Who To Watch: Samuel Achilefu, PhD

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.

SLAM upcoming exhibition explores Edgar Degas’ fascination with the hat makers of Paris

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’ Long History of Invention

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.

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, or... See More.

Free performances mark the holidays at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Winter Celebrations

Celebrate the season at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Dec. 9-11 at Winter Celebrations, a festival of free performances and art activities inspired by traditions from around the world. The festival kicks off on Friday evening (Dec. 9) with music performances in the museum and the Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden, which will... See More.

KRANZBERG ARTS FOUNDATION TO RENOVATE AND OPERATE HISTORIC GRANDEL THEATRE IN GRAND CENTER ARTS DISTRICT

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation continues its mission to invest in the infrastructure and systems needed to support local artists and community arts organizations with its latest endeavor, renovating and expanding programming at the historic Grandel Theatre, located at 3610 Grandel Square in the heart of the Grand Center Arts District. Once complete, the Foundation will... See More.

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