Tiger’s Comeback with Alvin A. Reid

Tiger’s Comeback with Alvin A. Reid

A Special St. Louis American Sports Break with TV personality and St. Louis American columnist Alvin A. Reid, Reid takes a revetting look at how Tiger Woods’ game went from top to bottom, then to top again and why.


Breakthrough Premiere Interview with DeVon Franklin and Roxann Dawson

Breakthrough Premiere Interview with DeVon Franklin and Roxann Dawson

Imagine receiving a phone call that thrusts your heart from your chest into your throat. You sprint to your car and rush to the hospital, where you see your loved one laying in a bed – cold, without a pulse and no sign of life. What will you do next?

Joyce Smith had to answer this question in 2015, after her then 14-year-old son John Smith fell through the ice of Lake St. Louis while playing with his friends. For 45 minutes, John’s heart did not beat. Moments after arriving in the room, Joyce prayed and asked God to bring her son back. Her prayers were answered.

This isn’t a fairytale. Nor fiction. It is real life. A true story. And it happened in the St. Louis region.

March Madness or Match-Up Madness?

March Madness or Match-Up Madness?

Is NCAA Basketball’s “March Madness” really match-up madness? Ishmael and Mel consider the pro and cons of its “One-loss and done” structure, the decline of the U-Conn women’s basketball dynasty, and give props to the NCAA 2019 Champions, Bayor and University of Virginia!

Spring Clean & Prepare Your Family for Emergencies

Spring Clean & Prepare Your Family for Emergencies

Tay, the Emergency Preparedness Program Manager of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, sheds light on how to make the proper plans, put together an Emergency Kit for 3 days of survival, and get information, in case of a disaster. To obtain Emergency Preparedness checklists and additional information, please call 314-615-1623 or log on to https://ift.tt/2kb5uY7

Happy Birthday Terrence Blanchard (3-13-19)!

Happy Birthday Terrence Blanchard (3-13-19)!

Don’t miss this video excerpt of a St. Louis American interview with Terrence Blanchard, the Academy Award-nominated composer of the BlacKkKlansman score. Blanchard discusses the painful family secret Charles Blow reveals in his memoir, “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” and the process of composing an opera based on Blow’s book.

The opera “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” commissioned by the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, will have its world-premiere in St. Louis on June 15, 2019.

This Sunday, March 17th, Mr. Blanchard will participate in a panel and workshop entitled, “Music and Words: Composing Across Genres” with St. Louis-based musician Lamar Harris at the Missouri History Museum from 3pm-4:30pm.

Monday, March 18th, 7pm-8:30pm, Blanchard will be featured on the panel, “Representation and Responsibility: Equity In the Music Industry” at Jazz St. Louis.

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