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Living St. Louis

Jim Widner

Video duration: 9:56Video has closed captioning.

Living St. Louis producer Ruth Ezell profiles Jim Widner, Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The southwest Missouri native is a former member of the Stan Kenton Orchestra and reintroduced summer jazz camps for students first made popular by the late big band leader.

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Living St. Louis

Laumeier Art Fair Photo Montage

Images from the 2016 art fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park.

1:36

Laumeier Art Fair Photo Montage

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Living St. Louis

Loop Trolley

A look at progress on the Loop Trolley & the challenges ahead.

5:30

Loop Trolley

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Living St. Louis

Thom Lewis Obituary

Thom Lewis was one of St. Louis most recognizable TV pitch men in the 1960s & early 1970s.

3:05

Thom Lewis Obituary

3:05

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Living St. Louis

Dance Hall Bands

Producer Ruth Ezell explains the history of Missouri’s rural dance halls.

9:15

Dance Hall Bands

9:15

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