Show Me Summer

Show Me Summer: Ste. Genevieve Celebrates 300 Years of French Heritage

Jun 16, 2016
Marissanne Lewis-Thompson/KRCU

Known for its historic vertical log homes, Ste. Genevieve is a cross-cultural melting pot steeped in French and German roots.  And this year the community’s French heritage has hit a milestone. In a continuation of our series “Show Me Summer,” KRCU’s Marissanne Lewis-Thompson and Lindsey Grojean joined in on the fun as Ste. Genevieve celebrated 300 years of its French Heritage for this audio postcard.


Show Me Summer: First Friday with the Arts Draws Community to Eclectic "Art Crawl" Downtown

Jun 8, 2016
Marissanne Lewis-Thompson/KRCU

In the first of our series Show Me Summer we head to downtown Cape Girardeau. From the iconic Mississippi River Tales Mural on the floodwalls to the various art galleries and vintage shops, the community's downtown is loaded in diverse culture and history.  For years local art galleries have come together to bring the community and art lovers alike "First Friday with the Arts." It's an eclectic art crawl dedicated to the booming arts culture in downtown Cape Girardeau.