State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

Emmy Award Winning HEC-TV program STATE OF THE ARTS takes you backstage and behind the scenes with the contemporary artists and performers who electify the vibrant arts scene in the St. Louis region. The newest episode provides a first look at the new expansion at the St. Louis Art Museum. Plus behind the scenes with Lady Gaga’s backup dancer Christina Grady, on stage with HotCity Theatre and On Site Theater, and one on one with acclaimed poet Ntozake Shange and more.

State of the Arts is St. Louis’ only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers, and performers who call St. Louis home.

State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

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State of the Arts at the Grandel Theatre

The just renovated Grandel is the featured location in this all new episode of State of the Arts.

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