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St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

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    • 4.7 • 73 Ratings

St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

    CEO Of Brand-New Greater St. Louis Inc. Has Big Plans For The Region

    CEO Of Brand-New Greater St. Louis Inc. Has Big Plans For The Region

    In January, the St. Louis Regional Chamber, AllianceSTL, Civic Progress, Downtown STL, Inc. and Arch to Park will officially become Greater St. Louis Inc. The new organization's new CEO, Jason Hall, explains how organizers pulled off a rare merger in this fractured town — and the changes he hopes will accompany it.

    • 21 min
    After Page’s COVID-19 Restrictions, Missouri Lawmakers Take Aim At Local Mandates

    After Page’s COVID-19 Restrictions, Missouri Lawmakers Take Aim At Local Mandates

    Missouri state Sen. Andrew Koenig of West St. Louis County discusses legislation he's introducing to curtail local governments' ability to enact COVID-19 restrictions. This comes amid some GOP outcry over St. Louis County Executive Sam Page's indoor dining curbs.

    • 12 min
    Kahlil Robert Irving’s ‘At Dusk’ Exhibit Ruminates On Physical, Digital Time

    Kahlil Robert Irving’s ‘At Dusk’ Exhibit Ruminates On Physical, Digital Time

    A 2020 Great Rivers Biennial Arts Award recipient, Kahlil Robert Irving joins host Sarah Fenske to delve further into his exhibit theme at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis and his career growth as an artist.

    • 17 min
    Park Use Soars In St. Louis As Pandemic Drags On

    Park Use Soars In St. Louis As Pandemic Drags On

    Neighborhood parks and other green spaces and trails continue to be among the liveliest places in the region as the COVID-19 crisis continues. Great Rivers Greenway's Emma Klues and Tower Grove Park's Bill Reininger offer their insights on the increased interest in the outdoors, even as we head into winter, and we hear from listeners as well.

    • 26 min
    Exploring ‘Iconic Restaurants Of St. Louis’ With Ann Lemons Pollack

    Exploring ‘Iconic Restaurants Of St. Louis’ With Ann Lemons Pollack

    Ann Lemons Pollack's new book, “Iconic Restaurants of St. Louis,” tells the story of 41 places that stood the test of time, from long-shuttered standbys to places still going strong after more than a century. The author discusses what she learned, and her own personal journey to becoming an adventurous eater.

    • 22 min
    Novelist Eric Von Schrader’s Debut Depicts A Parallel St. Louis

    Novelist Eric Von Schrader’s Debut Depicts A Parallel St. Louis

    St. Louis native Eric von Schrader has penned his first novel. It imagines a St. Louis full of gleaming buildings, international tourists and glowing bricks — yet the city remains grounded in real life with characters living and working in real St. Louis places. This conversation initially aired in September.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Rexxx H. ,

Great Show!

Always interesting topics and Sarah is a great interviewer.

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St Louis on the Air is my new favorite podcast

I am a new listener and I wanted to send a quick note that this podcast is my preferred source for coverage of topics in the local area that are of interest to me. I particularly enjoy the wide variation in subjects covered, the nuanced high production value and the hosts enthusiasm regardless of topic. Great work on all fronts.

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The Only Podcast that Matters!

Genuinely, this is my favorite podcast. The variety of content and the depth to which topics are explored is top notch! I commend the folks that put this together each episode, well done!!
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