Tony Kushner is an award-winning playwright and he’s written the screenplay for the upcoming film, “Lincoln.” IMDB bills it as a story where “America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.”
Kushner, however, is best known for winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Host Steve Potter talks Kushner about his career during his visit to St. Louis.
The only public-access glass art education organization in St. Louis is Third Degree Glass Factory. The organization is celebrating its tenth anniversary this weekend. Host Steve Potter talks with co-founders Jim McKelvey and Doug Auer.
Third Degree Glass Factory 10th Birthday Blowout Bash Friday, October 19, 2012 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd.
Every other year, senior citizens compete in the National Senior Olympics. In Age of Champions, director Christopher Rufo shares the story of five athletes including sprinters, jumpers, and swimmers.
Host Don Marsh talks with Rufo and Bill Cannon, an 82-year-old swimmer from the St. Louis area who has earned more than 2,000 medals at the Senior Olympics. Age of Champions is set to make its debut on PBS in 2013.
Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 11:38 am
On a recent afternoon at an estate sale outside Los Angeles, Lauren White found about 40 photos of the Rolling Stones taken during their American tour of 1965 — completely unclaimed in an unmarked box.
Flutes and fauns, dreams of the sea, Clair de Lune, and more. We're celebrating the 150 th of composer Claude Debussy. Claude Debussy composed in the time of the impressionist painters. His music can call to mind that dreamy state. A storm at sea. A faun at play. Moonlight on water.