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State of the Arts

National Blues Museum Grand Opening in St. Louis, MO

Blues Music will be forever immortalized in the National Blues Museum, which is now open in St. Louis, MO. Blues Royalty, Mr. Bobby Rush gives HEC-TV an exclusive one-on-one walk down memory lane in front of his place of honor in the National Blues Museum. Enjoy the ribbon-cutting festivities led by Normandy High School’s marching band, brief performance clips from the region’s top blues artists. . Meet local blues greats, Marquise Knox and Renee Smith as we check out the high-tech interactive features and learn about the rich history of Blues music and its impact on today’s modern culture.

The new episode of State of the Arts takes you behind the scenes at the National Blues Museum for an exclusive one on one interview with legendary musician Bobby Rush, examines how visual artists celebrate the Blues, gives you an inside look at the art of winemaking and parts the curtain on the choreography of Robert Moses...and more.

National Blues Museum Grand Opening in St. Louis, MO

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