History in the First Person: Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues (Afternoon Program)

In 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put …

History in the First Person: Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues (Morning Program)

In 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put …

Asked and Answered

Asked and Answered is an innovative interactive program designed to put your students in charge of what they want to learn about important topics and what they want to help other students learn about those …

Ray Bradbury: One on One with Sam Weller

When Chicago-based writer Sam Weller met his literary hero Ray Bradbury in 2000, it was friendship at first sight. As Bradbury's official biographer, he has since published four books connected to the iconic author, who …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Producing the Play

What’s the process for taking a new play and creating a stage production from scratch? What are the responsibilities of the designers, actors, stage manager, playwright, and director? Find out as you hear …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Issues and Themes

Explore important issues and themes of belonging, self-awareness and group identity raised in Laurie Brooks’ compelling new play for young people, “Afflicted: Daughters of Salem,” that explores the untold story of the Salem girls as …

Let’s Talk Trash

We met and interacted with students from across the country that are making a difference with their environmental projects designed to reduce, reuse or recycle the trash created in their communities. We spoke with …

HEC-TV’s State of the Arts at The Wildey Theatre, July 2014

Swing dance, the musical group SHEL, St. Louis Magazine Fashion Editor Helene Sayad and Fête Founder/Creator Sarah Faragalla are just some of the artists featured in this State of the Arts, on location at The …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Metalwork

Go inside the artist’s studio and learn from metals artist Hunter Creel, artist-in-residence at Craft Alliance in St. Louis, MO. Follow his process as he creates a new piece during the program and answers …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Ceramics

Learn from ceramics artist Ruth Reese, artist-in-residence at Craft Alliance in St. Louis, MO. Follow her process as she creates a new piece during the program and answers questions about how the design was …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Very Last Green Thing

Journey to a classroom in the year 2413 where a group of students is raised and taught by an android. On a rare field trip “outside,” a shy and obedient child named Amy unexpectedly …

History in the First Person-Stories of the Civil Rights Movement – Morning Program

For many years, Sister Mary Antona Ebo has been hailed for her contributions to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The Franciscan Sister of Mary, who was among those who went to Selma, Ala., …

An Inside Look at a TV Show: Behind the Scenes of HEC-TV Live! – Morning Program

Want to know what it's like to put on a live TV show? Want a behind the scenes look at the equipment and technology? Want to ask questions of producers, camera people, directors, sound and …

An Inside Look at a TV Show: Behind the Scenes of HEC-TV Live! – Afternoon Program

Want to know what it's like to put on a live TV show? Want a behind the scenes look at the equipment and technology? Want to ask questions of producers, camera people, directors, sound and …

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Battledrum, Drummer Boys and Civil War

How do you take the world of Civil War drummer boys and create a compelling and meaningful stage production that is also historically accurate? Meet the directors, designers, and actors from Metro Theater Company and …

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month: Sustaining Culture, Sustaining Environment – Morning Program

Interact with members of Native American tribes to explore the unique aspects of their cultures. The audience will learn how they are sustaining their culture through song, dance, pow wows and oral history and how …

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