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St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.
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St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

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Episodes

St. Louis authors, We Stories use books to teach children diversity

7/17/2018
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Aja La’Starr Owens, Georgie Herz and Adelaide Lancaster discuss how they use children’s literature to create conversations with kids about race and gender.

Duration:00:21:08

From Missouri to California – A history of the Pony Express

7/17/2018
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Jim DeFelice discusses the history of the Pony Express and is the author of "West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express."

Duration:00:28:12

Wash U’s Marie Griffith sees shift occurring in some evangelical communities because of #ChurchToo

7/16/2018
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Shortly after #MeToo got going, a related hashtag also appeared on social media: #ChurchToo. It caught the attention of Marie Griffith, a faculty member at Washington University.

Duration:00:27:09

St. Louis serves as backdrop for ‘Parallel Chords’; film to screen this Friday

7/16/2018
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Catherine Dudley-Rose and Allyson Mace discuss the St. Louis-based film “Parallel Chords,” in advance of the screening at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Duration:00:22:26

St. Louis native Joe Johnston explores history, culture of Southern cooking

7/13/2018
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Joe Johnston discussed his new book, "Grits to Glory: How Southern Cookin' Got So Good" and upcoming appearances in Jefferson County.

Duration:00:30:36

‘Really something incredible’: Local guitarist recounts contest win, 30 Seconds to Mars performance

7/13/2018
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Local guitarist Jerod Broadbooks won a radio contest and the prize was performing onstage with 30 Seconds to Mars. He talked about the experience.

Duration:00:08:34

Behind the Headlines - Former Gov. Eric Greitens faces new legal woes

7/13/2018
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St. Louis Public Radio political reporter Jo Mannies talked about this week's news in which the former governor was accused of intentionally skirting election laws.

Duration:00:10:13

4 restaurants to try in July

7/12/2018
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Sauce Magazine’s Heather Hughes and Catherine Klene talk veg-friendly restaurants and new places on their radar this month.

Duration:00:14:06

Plant-based lifestyles grow on St. Louisans

7/12/2018
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Caryn Dugan and James Loomis discuss the benefits of a plant-based diet, leading up to the first plant-based nutrition summit held in St. Louis.

Duration:00:34:41

Cinema St. Louis' Chris Clark talks up the 2018 showcase

7/11/2018
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Chris Clark, artistic director for Cinema St. Louis, discusses several of the more than 100 films in the spotlight as part of Filmmakers Showcase.

Duration:00:09:07

A sneak peek at this year’s Filmmakers Showcase lineup, including ‘Gateway Sound’

7/11/2018
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Justin Fisher discusses his documentary about the evolving recording industry. It screens at 4 p.m. Saturday as part of the 2018 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Duration:00:24:37

Insight Theatre Company presents “The Importance of Being Earnest”

7/11/2018
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In advance of the debut of Insight Theatre Company’s “The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,” Ed Reggi and Tom Murray discuss the evergreen themes and diverse cast.

Duration:00:14:58

SIUE students spearhead archaeological dig on campus; ancient house found among remains

7/10/2018
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Julie Zimmermann, Kelly Sopek and Payne Gray discuss the anthropological findings of an ancient Mississippian-era house on the SIUE campus.

Duration:00:20:12

Hazard or opportunity for McCaskill? SCOTUS nomination could be either, says Wash U law professor

7/10/2018
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Washington University law professor Greg Magarian discussed the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the implications on Missouri politics.

Duration:00:29:55

Arts As Healing classes offer respite as cancer patients become ‘lost in what they’re creating'

7/9/2018
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Kathy McGee had just recently completed her cancer treatments when she visited Arts As Healing for the first time. She wasn’t exactly sure what she was getting into.

Duration:00:21:38

St. Louis-based author shares 100 unique road trip experiences

7/9/2018
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Bill Clevlen chats about his new book “100 Things to Do in America Before You Die.”

Duration:00:27:51

Union Avenue Opera sets sail, opens season with 'H.M.S. Pinafore'

7/6/2018
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Union Avenue Opera founder and artistic director Scott Schoonover discussed the company's season-opening production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore."

Duration:00:14:40

St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones and Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. discuss #ArchSoWhite

7/6/2018
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The St. Louis-area black leaders discussed the #ArchSoWhite controversy just before hosting an inclusive ribbon-cutting at the Gateway Arch grounds.

Duration:00:13:09

Space-themed pop culture takes center stage at St. Louis Science Center’s First Friday event

7/6/2018
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Margaret Weitekamp makes connections between reality and fiction in regards to two notable space-themed aspects of popular culture.

Duration:00:18:51

Pediatrician who uncovered Flint water issues details crisis, provides public health lessons

7/5/2018
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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha discusses what can be learned from the Flint water crisis.

Duration:00:49:58