Not Your Grandma’s Roller Derby!

Roller Derby in St. Louis is bigger and better than ever! The sport began to wane in the 1970s, but in the 2000s, St. Louis established itself as one of the leading Roller Derby cities in the world, with highly competitive and decorated teams. Paul Schankman shows us why it is not to same sport as it used to be, and how it has been so successful in a city full of other sports teams.

Paul Schankman uses his three decades of award-winning reporting experience in St. Louis to ferret out stories you won’t see anywhere else, celebrating the spirit of our city, its unique personalities and culture, all told in his distinctive style.

Not Your Grandma’s Roller Derby!

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The Art Of Shopping; Using Sculpture to Save a Mall

Paul Schankman goes mall walking with sculptor Don Wiegand, who has moved his studio into Chesterfield Mall, creating a museum of his work and local history.

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Hamilton: Students Get Their Shot

When the national tour of the musical Hamilton came to St. Louis, local students performed their own theatrical tributes to the life of Alexander Hamilton.

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Not Your Grandma's Roller Derby!

Roller Derby is back on track! And St. Louis is one of the best derby cities in the world. Find out when the revival began and why it is popular again.

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Schankman's St. Louis: St. Louis Based Documentary Getting Critical Acclaim

Paul Schankman provides a look at the making of a critically acclaimed documentary shot in St. Louis that is considered one of the best documentaries of 2017.

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Randy's Rescue Ranch

Randy Grim, famous for saving feral dogs through Stray Rescue of St. Louis, has now started a ranch where large animals can find shelter and new homes.

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