Host Steve Potter talks with David Lickley, the director of Born to be Wild, about the film on orphaned orangutans and elephants and the people who rescue them. Steve also talks with Bert Vescolani, the President and CEO of the Saint Louis Science Center, about the Wildlife Rescue Exhibition.
On Sunday, November 4, Jazz Unlimited will present part 4 of our series on frequently recorded jazz originals. The time period of the recordings spans 80 years from 1926 to 2006. Some of the music includes Benny Moten's "South," the Original Dixieland Jazz Band's "Tiger Rag," Duke Ellington's "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart," Billy Strayhorn's "Chelsea Bridge," Nat Adderley's "Work Song," and Miles Davis's "Milestones." Photos of some of the artists heard on this show can be found on the accompanying slide show. Some of the other artists heard on the show will be Horace Tapscott, Thel
As a border state during the Civil War, the state of Missouri was home to numerous battles and skirmishes. The state’s residents were divided, supporting both sides of the war.
Barbara Harbach is the composer of a new work called “A State Divided – Missouri Symphony for String Orchestra.” The piece has three movements and each represents a major chapter in the history of Missouri’s role in the Civil War.