STL TV LIVE host, Ivy Hartman, sits down with the one and only Philip Hitchcock, Artist and Owner of PHD Gallery located in the famous Cherokee Arts District, to talk about his latest project, Dark Impressions… Lifecasting/Bodycasting. The exhibit features life-size figures that merge fantasy and reality to create powerful sculptural forms. These hyper-realistic forms, which are created from multiple castings of live models, are layered and embellished with accoutrements. This is definitely a one-of-a kind exhibit that you won’t want to miss! Check it out now through February 23rd. Then there’s The Art of Lifecasting, a 5-hour workshop on Lifecasting techniques coming up Saturday, February 16th, and the Waterworld exhibit by Michelle Hamilton and Ed Freeman can be viewed from March 9th through May 18th. More information can be found at http://www.phdstl.com
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There’s so much beautiful photography around St. Louis. Ivy visits with St. Louis Artists’ Guild Director, Kathryn Nahorski, to find out about some of the new exhibits. The Artists’ Guild is a not-for-profit arts organization that works to bring art to various diverse segments of our community. They are presenting Photo Op, a group exhibition of photography which includes 65 selected pieces by 42 artists. Now through March 17th, you’ll definitely want to check out the solo exhibition by Printmaker Lauren Cardenas (fall 2012 Printmaking Artist-in-Residence), and the exhibition of work by Photographer Janna Anonuevo Langholz. Then, there’s the Young Artists’ Showcase 2013, Opening Party, Collectors Choice XII – May 3th, and the Selection Party, Collectors Choice XII on May 19th. Learn more at http://www.stlouisartistsguild.org
It might be cold now, but spring will be here before you know it and you want to be ready! That’s just one reason the recent 13th Annual Midwest Bicycle Expo and Swap Meet is so exciting. Steve Schmidt, of Trailnet.org, drops by the studio to talk about the fun event. It’s always a great opportunity to catch a sneak peak of next season’s bicycle goodies, or search for that hard-to-find bike part or get a terrific deal on 2012 inventory soon to be unloaded. And Vendors from all over the country attend to buy, sell, and swap for the best deals anywhere! The organization always offers a list of events going on in St. Louis from bike rides locally and far out ventures. There’s no time like the present to start experiencing St. Louis on two wheels. There’s more information at http://www.trailnet.org/events/2013Bikeexpo
Laura Andert is a baker, decorator, and owner of Laulie Cakes. She started her business years ago in her very own Kitchen while being a stay at home mom. Then without any professional training, she opened her first cupcake and cake store in Saint Peters in August of 2011. Her passion to create amazing confections to suit every taste and event is well known. She drops by the show to teach hosts Sarah and Rob the art of putting icing on cupcakes.
The gang also spends time with Author of the new book The Inverted Forest, John Dalton. Written about the strong passions running beneath the surface of camp life, The Inverted Forest, is filled with yearning, desire, hope, and unexpected devotion. This remarkable novel confirms why John Dalton is rising as a major American novelist. His new book can be purchased at Barnes & Noble.
Hosts, Rob Desir & Sarah Bernard , sit down with Career Development Coach, Monica Sauls, whose career spans fifteen years in all facets of corporate career development, talent development, change management, and continuous learning. She shares some helpful tips towards developing a successful career plan with viewers.
You’ve heard about going GREEN, right? Well, one local man is doing all he can to help make St. Louis a GREENER place to live. Executive Director of StlouisGreen.com and major Green Guy, Craig Jung, stops by the studio to talk about the history of StlouisGreen.com, their mission and inspiration, and their many Annual Green events. Find out about the Holiday Light Recycling Drive, which brings over 300 businesses and non-profits, 5 media outlets, and 15 volunteers together each year to help recycle your lights and extension cords. To date, 84,000 pounds of holiday lights have been recycled.
Have the holidays turned you into a couch potato and you need to get out of that slump? On this show, STL LIVE host, Ivy Hartman, is joined by Missouri Botanical Garden Public Information Officer, Holly Berthold, who gives some great advice on how to get you off that couch and into doing something creative! She talks about some of the organizations special events, artist’s appearances, and about some of their interesting classes.
Too many animals are found in poor condition and without homes. Janelle Higgins chats with Kathleen Dudley, Director of VIP RSQ, about her rescue organization and the show, Project V.I.P. (Very Important Pets). Project VIP is designed to reach a broad audience with the intent to both educate people on a wide range of pet topics, as well as, entertain them with local attractions and inspiring stories. The two discuss tips for dogs for winter survival. Hopefully by educating viewers on proper pet ownership, fewer pets will end up being discarded and sadly, euthanized.
Who says you have to stay indoors just because it’s cold outside? Held every year in mid-January, it’s time for one of the city’s most exciting winter events: the eighth annual Delmar Loop Ice Carnival.
It all kicks off with the Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel on Friday night, then celebrate winter in the Loop with live ice carving demonstrations, frozen buns runs, and much more the whole next day. There’s even an Ice Cube Give Away complete with prizes. STL LIVE host, Janelle Higgins, spends time with The Loop Special Business District Director of Marketing, Jessica Bueler, and Moonrise Hotel Director of Catering, Sarah Francis, to get all the details.