Guests 138. Mike Behle, Director of Paul Artspace & Terry Suhre, Director of Gallery 210 discuss the history of both local institutions and how they work together to introduce artists to St. Louis and St. Louis artists to the world.
Guest Maryanne Simmons, Master Printmaker at Wildwood Press, talks about the history of large scale printing in St. Louis and how she collaborates with other artists to make new works that draw on the strengths of both.
Nancy speaks with Cynthia Cosby and Gerald Brooks from the African Heritage Association of St. Louis about the Africa Arts Festival to be held in Forest Park on Memorial Day Weekend. They also discuss the November 10th concert by the Soweto Gospel Choir coming to the Touhill Performing Arts Center.
Guest Cliff Froehlich, Executive Director of Cinema St. Louis, shares information about the upcoming St. Louis International Film Festival and the incredible amounts of work it takes to plan and organize an event of this size.
Guest Jan Albus, CEO of Variety, the Children's Charity, stops in to share information about the upcoming Children's Theatre production of The Little Mermaid. Just one of the many opportunities they provide for children the world over.
Guest Jim Dolan, Producer of the Gaslight Cabaret Festival, stops by to share the history of the event and discuss the many great acts scheduled to appear at this year's upcoming festival.
Nancy talks with Alissa Duel (Co-Chair of Sababa) and Andrew Rehfeld (President and CEO of The Jewish Federation of St. Louis) about Sababa, the Jewish Arts and Culture Festival being held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 11am until 6pm at Washington University.
Guest Sarah Melinger, Director of Development at the Gateway Arch National Park, talks about the history of the monument, its recent renovation of the grounds and museum, and future plans to engage the monument with the wider community.
Nancy talks with Jeff Lea, Public Relations Manager St. Louis Lambert International Airport, about the various arts programs at the airport and about the Art of Travel: Northern Lights, a benefit event on October 4th.
Guest Edward Coffield, the newest Artistic Director of the New Jewish Theatre, stops by to talk this year's upcoming shows and shares insight on the work that goes into choosing plays for upcoming seasons.
Nancy Kranzberg talks with Phillip Barnes, the Artistic Director of the St. Louis Chamber Chorus, about the organization and the upcoming season, which has as it's theme "States of Being".
Guest Erin Prange, Executive Director of The Big Muddy Dance Company, shares news about their new studio space and the exciting opportunities and programs that are upcoming.
Guest Lauren Ross, Executive Director of the Laumeier Sculpture Park, stops in to introduce herself to St. Louis and talk about what drew her here and why she's excited to become a part this great local institution.
Guest Bob DeBoo, Musician and Educator, stops by to talk about playing bass, the state of St. Louis jazz, and Grand Center.
Nancy Kranzberg talks with Chris Hansen about the work of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and the goings on in The Grand Center Arts District.
Guest Mark Witzling, Executive Director of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, stops by to talk about the many great programs that Craft Alliance offers as well as discussing his own work as an artist.
Guest Peter Palermo, Director of the Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center for the Arts at McKendree University, shares info about the origin of "The Hett" and details some upcoming programming highlights.
Guest Tom Ridgely, Executive Producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, stops in to tell us what the festival is all about. SPOILER ALERT: It's more than just Shakespeare in the Park!
Guest Prince Wells, Jazz Trumpeter & Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, discusses his background, teaching, music, and the difficulty of playing trumpet.
Guest Nezka Pfeiffer, Museum Curator at the Stephen & Peter Sachs Museum at the Missouri Botanical Garden, stops in to discuss details of the restoration of one of the oldest buildings in the city and how they returned it to its former glory.
Guest Robert Bullivant, Owner of Bullivant Gallery, stops in to share details of his current exhibition "27 Forever" and discuss the numerous fine art printing services his gallery provides.
Guest Matt Kerns, Executive Director of St. Lou Fringe Festival, gives us a history of Fringe Fests in general and a breakdown of highlights and features for this year's upcoming local incarnation.
Guest David Steward II, CEO of Lion Forge Comics, talks about his company's role in brining diversity to the world of comics, entertainment, and beyond.
Guest Duane Reed, Owner & Director of Duane Reed Art Gallery, stops by to talk about current and upcoming exhibits as well as what goes into being a gallerist.
Guest Jessica Hentoff, Artistic/Executive Director at Circus Harmony, stops by to share exciting news about the Peace Through Pyramids program.