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Step back in time in Cape Girardeau

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Step back in time and hear of days of old at The Red House Interpretive Center.  You will learn how the 1800s trading post was ran and the way things like pieces of eight and twisted braids of tobacco were used on the old frontier.  The Red House Interpretive Center commemorates the life of Cape Girardeau’s founder Louis Lorimier as well as Lewis and Clark’s visit to the community on November 23, 1803.  The Red House includes a number of exhibits and interpretive panels highlighting Lewis and Clark’s visit, Fren

This week we hear new music from Nightmares on Wax. That’s the moniker of DJ and electronic music producer George Evelyn. Nightmares on Wax was among the very first artists to be signed to the massively influential electronic label Warp Records and Shape the Future is his 8th album.

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On this edition of Going Public, we talk with writer/director Nick Murphy and Jen Berti with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. Jen tells us about a 90s Trivia Night the chamber is hosting on Friday, May 18, to help support the movie "All Nite Skate." Murphy is the writer and director of the film and he tells us more about the movie and the story behind it.

90s Trivia Night Event

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Construction is slated to begin this summer on a new skate park in Cape Girardeau.

Brock Davis, Division Manager for the Parks and Recreation Department, says the skateboard community has a large presence in the city.

“Of course, anybody who has business in Cape knows that skateboarders like to skate up and down the sidewalks,” says Davis.

The park was approved by the city council last month, and will be located on East Rodney Drive, across the street from Arena Park.

Southeast Missouri State University

Big screen classics are taking the stage at the River Campus this summer.

"The 39 Steps" was adapted from the novel and the Hitchcock film, but you can see it at the River Campus as part of this year’s Summer Arts Festival. Unfamiliar with this one? We’ll let director Kenn Stilson give you all details on this serious spy story played mainly for laughs. 

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