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State of the Arts

Variety Children’s Theatre

Young people with all levels of abilities get the chance to sing, dance and act in a Broadway style production thanks to Variety Children’s Theatre. With a little imagination and ingenuity, disabilities disappear as as these inspirational actors take the stage.

State of the Arts features the work of the top artists, writers and performers in the Midwest region. This episode features the work of glass artist Sam Stang, singer Terry Barber, an inside look at the expansion of Laumeier Sculpture Park and a heartwarming story about how Variety Children’s theatre is helping disabled kids shine.

Variety Children’s Theatre

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Olivia Bosaw

Webster University Freshman Vocal Performance Major Olivia Bosaw is spotlighted.

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Meet St. Louis Singer-songwriter, Bloom

Meet St. Louis singer-songwriter, Bloom. Born Kalyn Lia McNeil, the now self-named artist has evolved saying, "Bloom is symbolic of me becoming who I am."

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Letter to Memphis

Meet Letter to Memphis.

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Stained Glass Art

Stained glass art inspires prayer, thought and meditation. Meet a group of artisans who see their art as being inspired by a higher power.

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Julie Piekarski Probst: Muny Dancer to Mousketeer

Mousketeer and former TV sitcom actress Julie Piekarski Probst hopes to dance her way back to prime time T.V. Victoria Babu profiles the St. Louis native.

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