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This interview will be on St. Louis on the Air at noon Thursday. This story will be updated after the show. You can listen live.

On Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh will discuss some of the ways in which local community members are deepening St. Louisans' understanding of contemporary issues through artistic endeavor.

Joining him for the discussion in studio will be Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, director of Sheldon Art Galleries; Miriam Ruiz, a visual artist who is also school and community programs manager for the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; and Colin McLaughlin, a musical director and script writer for Bread & Roses Missouri.

The conversation will also include the perspectives of two local third graders whose photographs are now on view at the Sheldon as part of the exhibit “St. Louis Through the Lens of a Child: Photographs by Students of Forsyth School.”

Sharing America editor Holly Edgell and reporter Ashley Lisenby talk with Don Marsh on St. Louis on the Air on March 14, 2018.
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St. Louis Public Radio is taking the lead in a new public radio initiative called Sharing America.

Funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Sharing America includes reporters at public radio stations in four cities and an editor based in St. Louis.

The collaboration covers the intersection of race, identity and culture. Holly Edgell, the editor of Sharing America, along with reporter Ashley Lisenby were guests Wednesday on St. Louis on the Air.