Public radio listeners are familiar with weekly Friday segments from StoryCorps in which family members and close friends talk with one another, sharing memorable stories.
And as we head into the holiday season and families begin to gather, we’re reminded of opportunities to take full advantage of documenting and preserving family histories and stories.
The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 season in a concert Friday night in Powell Hall, but the young musicians and their leaders have been hard at work for months.
During the summer, Jessica Ingraham was named as the Youth Orchestra Manager.
The Progress of Love is a collaborative project between the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, the Menil Collection in Houston, and the Centre for Contemporary Art in Lagos, Nigeria.
Host Steve Potter talked with Kristina Van Dyke, the Director of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and the curator of the exhibition, as well as British-Nigerian artist Zina Saro-Wiwa.
The exhibition features contemporary art work, including photography and multimedia installations, by African and Western artists.
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