Marilu Knode (Laumeier Sculpture Park) and Meredith...07/07/14
This week, Nancy talks with Marilu Knode, Director of Laumeier Sculpture Park, and Meredith McKinley of Via Partnership. They discuss Sculpture City Saint Louis 2014 (a collaboration between Laumeier and Via, among others) and Mound City (Laumeier's...
Adam Crane, St. Louis Symphony
Adam Crane, VP of External Affairs at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, tells Nancy about what's coming up at SLSO this season, including conductor David Robertson's tenth anniversary season, and their collaboration with Circus Flora called A Winter...
Jack Lane, Stages St. Louis.mp3
Jack Lane, executive producer of Stages St. Louis, tells Nancy about the shows of Stages' Summer and Fall season.You can currently see They're Playing Our Songand Sleeping Beauty through June 29, and Always... Patsy Cline (pictured) through Labor Day.
John Hoover, St. Louis Mercantile Library
John Hoover, Director of the St. Louis Mercantile Library, talks with Nancy about the history of mercantile libraries, and the SLML's diverse array of collections and events. On June 26, the Mercantile Library will be hosting "The Chouteau Narrative:...
Carrie Houk, Casting Director
Carrie Houk, head of Carrie Houk Casting, tells Nancy about her journey through acting and casting in film and theater, and the new show that she's producing. "Stairs to the Roof" is Tennessee Williams play that has only been produced once before, and...
Rose Terranova, Broadway Fantasies
Rose Terranova chats with Nancy about Thanks for the Memory, presented by the Broadway Fantasies Charitable Fund. Thanks for the Memory is a musical revue featuring music from a dozen fan favorite broadway shows, predominantly featuring performers...
Shannon and Bradley Bailey and Larry List, World Chess Hall of Fame
Shannon Bailey, chief curator of the World Chess Hall of Fame, returns to discuss two new exhibitions. Cage & Kaino: Pieces and Performances (open until 9/21) is curated by Larry List, an independent curator based in New York, and Strategy by Design:...
Ellen Curlee, International Photography Hall of Fame Museum
Ellen Curlee, Board Member of the International Photography Hall of Fame, discusses IPHF's efforts to promote and preserve the art of photography in Saint Louis. Through June 8, the IPHF will be hosting Decisive Moments: 20th Century Street...
Julia Flood, Metro Theater Company
Julia Flood, Artistic Director of the Metro Theater Company, discusses how ambitious productions such as their recent "Unsorted" have made the MTC one of the first children's theater companies to be taken seriously.
Susan "Spitfire" Lively, Poet
Susan "Spitfire" Lively is a poet, spoken word artist, writer, educator, emcee, and more. In this episode, she shares a piece called "Phoenix" about surviving domestic violence. She also discuss the programs in Saint Louis she has been helping to run,...
Jill Ahlberg Yohe, St. Louis Art Museum
Jill Ahlberg Yohe, Assistant Curator of Native American Art at the St. Louis Art Museum, discusses new and upcoming exhibitions. SLAM's Native American galleries have gained nationwide recognition with such displays as the Danforth Gallery's Great...
Randi Whitaker, Poet
St. Louis poet Randi Whitaker presents two of her poems-- one that speaks out against the marginalization of Native American culture, and one that discusses issues surrounding modern African American identity. Randi and Nancy also discuss the new wave...
Lola Van Ella, Burlesque Artist, Van Ella Studios
This week Nancy talks to Lola Van Ella, burlesque artist and founder of Van Ella Studios. Nancy and Lola discuss burlesque's origins dating back to Shakespearean and Victorian eras, and the current neo-burlesque movement that has taken shape as the...
Shannon Bailey, Chief Curator, World Chess Hall of Fame
Nancy talks with Shannon Bailey, Chief Curator of the World Chess Hall of Fame, about the intersections between chess, fashion, and the arts. The WCHoF's current exhibition, "A Queen Within: Archetypes, Fashion and Chess" runs until April 18.
Em Piro, Executive Director, St. Lou Fringe
This week, Nancy talks to Em Piro of St. Lou Fringe about this summer's Fringe Festival and the first annual Five Fifths event, celebrating independent arts in Saint Louis. Nancy and Em also discuss fringe festivals' Scottish origins, circus theater,...
Dana Turkovic, Chief Curator, Laumeier Sculpture Park
Chief Curator at Laumeier, Dana Turkovic, discusses new happenings and groundbreakings at the sculpture park. From education programs to Mound City, a new exhibition coming up this summer, Laumeier has something for everyone in the St. Louis region....
Petruta Lipan, Director of Museums and Galleries, SLU
Petruta Lipan, Director of Museums and Galleries at Saint Louis University, discusses the Sinquefield exhibition, on display at SLU until February 2nd. The Sinquefield exhibition features works of American scene painting by Thomas Hart Benton, Joe...
Dr. Jeffrey Bonner, Dana Brown President and CEO, St. Louis Zoo
Dr. Bonner discusses exhibits and programs at the St. Louis Zoo. Immersion exhibits, such as the Polar Bear area, allow visitors to get up close and observe these fantastic animals underwater. Dr. Bonner also talks about conservation and research...
Daniel McGrath, Director, Duet
Duet is an exhibition series and curatorial endeavor devoted to meaningful pairings between an artist from St. Louis and a carefully chosen complimentary artist from another city, offering up both a comparison and contrast of the cultural landscape...
Meredith Malone, Kemper Art Museum, Rashid Johnson Exhibit
Meredith Malone discusses Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, the first major solo museum exhibition to survey the career of this Chicago-born, New York-based artist. Using photography, painting, sculpture, and video, Johnson challenges entrenched...
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