Bonus Episode: Leonard Slatkin On Building A Better Pipeline For Conductors
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin lays out possible solutions to the lack of native-born music directors in American orchestras and the lack of a thoughtful career path for talented assistant conductors.
The Cherokee Street Statue Is Gone, And Its Sculptor Is Fine With That
Artist Bill Christman never considered his Cherokee Street statue, installed in 1985, among his best work. He explains why — and shares its design process and why he’s not upset about the sculpture’s removal.
Laclede's Landing Concert Series Brings New Life To St. Louis Riverfront
A new concert series is now up and running in what may seem like an unlikely place: Laclede’s Landing. It hasn’t come without complications. Drew Jameson of Jamo Presents discusses what the concert series has to offer and how it’s part of a larger effort to revive downtown St. Louis.
How STL Juntos Helped Latinos Lead Missouri In Vaccinations
The Latino community is leading Missouri in vaccination rates — thanks to a local volunteer group connecting local Spanish speakers with both resources to navigate the pandemic and health professionals.
Bonus: Nikki Glaser Is Getting Ready For What Comes After Comedy
Comedian Nikki Glaser recently started taking voice lessons. In this bonus podcast episode, she explains how she has a new job in mind.