Doctor by Day, Cabaret Singer by Night

By day, he is a mild-mannered, well respected St. Louis pediatrician.
But by night, he’s a cabaret star! Paul Schankman introduces us to the a doctor who believes you don’t have to be an M.D. to be a healer. We’ve got a front row seat as he tells audiences about his fascinating life story in song and story.

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.

Doctor by Day, Cabaret Singer by Night

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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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St. Louis' Jewish Santa

One of St. Louis's oldest and largest holiday toy giveaways is run by a Santa Claus who is Jewish. And she has been doing it for almost 50 years.

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Schankman's St. Louis: Free Portraits for K-9 Cops!

Paul Schankman shows us a remarkably talented local artist who is doing something equally remarkable: Creating free portraits of police dogs for their partners.

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It's Not a Square Dance: It's a Contra Dance!

Contra Dancing: It's a little like square dancing and a little like line dancing. Paul Schankman shows us where you can do it every weekend in St. Louis.

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Concrete Thinking: The House of the Future?

Students from Washington University in St. Louis are building a prototype all-concrete house for the Solar Decathlon competition in Denver. But why concrete?

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