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Columbia shows, exhibits complement True/False Film Fest

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 9:40 p.m. CST; updated 9:40 a.m. CST, Thursday, March 1, 2012

COLUMBIA — If you find yourself with time between films this weekend, or you want to be part of the downtown revelry in other ways, you've come to the right place. We have compiled a list of weekend events for you to browse.

All events are around downtown and MU. Some are related to the festival, and some are other events we thought festival-goers might enjoy.

If you know of something going on that you'd like us to add, please email Submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com.

 Thursday

Walk the World: Shoes from Six Continents

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Museum of Anthropology, 100 Swallow Hall

Description: This exhibit features traditional footwear from Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and the Americas and includes Chinese lotus shoes made for binding feet. Entrance to the exhibit is free.

Black Women in Art and the Stories They Tell

Time: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Museum of Art History and Archaeology, Barton Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Pickard Hall, Ninth Street

Description: This exhibit features art by and of black women that portrays their experiences and stories. Entrance into the exhibit is free.

The Cultural Politics of Tourism in Chinatown: Narratives of Chinese Diaspora 

Time: noon to 12:50 p.m.

Location: Room S-203, Memorial Student Union,  518 Hitt St.

Description: This seminar will feature a discussion on the United State's relations with other countries and regions of the world. Tables are available for participants who want to bring their lunches. Entrance is free.

Educating for a 'Christian America': Religion and the Texas Social Studies Controversy

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Location: Memorial Student Union, Room N-201/202, 518 Hitt St.

Description: Mark Chancey,an associate professor with the Department of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University, will discuss the controversial move by the Texas State Board of Education in 2010 to approve new standards for the state's social studies curriculum. Entrance is free.

"Monsieur Baptist: The Con Man"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rhynsburger Theatre , Room 129, Fine Arts Building

Description: In a comedic play adapted from Moliére's "Tartuffe," a religious con-man infiltrates a wealthy household until his romantic interest in the lady of the house are revealed. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 dollars for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Thursday Night Showcase

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Cafe Berlin, 220 N. Tenth St.

Description: Performances by Cindy Woolf, Bramble and Les Trois Coups.

Greg Warren Comedy Show

Time: 9:15 p.m.

Location: Deja Vu Comedy Club, 405 Cherry St.

Description: Comedian and MU alumnus Greg Warren will be performing. Tickets are $8. Call 443-3216 to reserve tickets.

Mojo's Showcase

Time: Doors open at 9 p.m. Show starts at 10 p.m.

Location: Mojo's, 1013 Park Ave.

Description: Bass Drum of Death will be performing with Jerusalem and the Starbaskets and Ming Donkey. Tickets are free for Super Circle and Silver Circle pass holders, $5 for other pass holders and $8 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

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Friday

Walk the World: Shoes from Six Continents

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Museum of Anthropology, 100 Swallow Hall

Description: This exhibit features traditional footwear from Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and the Americas and includes Chinese lotus shoes made for binding feet. Entrance to the exhibit is free.

Black Women in Art and the Stories They Tell

Time: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: MU Museum of Art History and Archaeology, Barton Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, 1 Pickard Hall

Description: This exhibit features art by and of black women that portrays their experiences and stories. Entrance into the exhibit is free.

March March Parade

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Boone County Courthouse Square, 705 E. Walnut St.

Description: This wacky parade marks the beginning of True/False weekend. Anyone can participate for free, and everyone is encouraged to come in a costume of your choice.

Reality Bites

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Missouri Theatre lobby, 203 S. Ninth St.

Description: Local restaurants will be providing a variety of appetizers for guests to sample.

Screening of "Mostly Martha"

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Pickard Hall, Room 106, South Ninth Street

Description: This award-winning German romantic comedy tells the story of a workaholic chef who experiences changes in her personal and professional life and is forced to adjust. Admission is free.

"Monsieur Baptist: The Con Man"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rhynsburger Theatre , Room 129, Fine Arts Building

Description: In a comedic play adapted from Moliére's "Tartuffe," a religious con-man infiltrates a wealthy household until his romantic interest in the lady of the house are revealed. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 dollars for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Greg Warren Comedy Show

Time: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Location: Deja Vu Comedy Club, 405 Cherry St.

Description: Comedian and MU alumnus Greg Warren will be performing. Tickets are $10. Call 443-3216 to reserve tickets.

Friday Night Showcase

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Cafe Berlin, 220 N. Tenth St.

Description: Pearl and the BeardToughcats and Malone will be performing.

Hackensaw Boys concert

Time: Doors open at 8:30 p.m./Show starts at 9:30 p.m.

Location: Mojo's, 1013 Park Ave.

Description: Hackensaw Boys will be performing with Lydia Loveless. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or at the door.

Campfire Stories

Time: 9:30 p.m.

Location: Odd Fellows Lodge, 920 E. Walnut St.

Description: Eight directors will be gathering in a "campfire" setting to discuss filmmaking and tell stories about scenes that got away.

@CTION! Party

Time: 10 p.m.

Location: Tonic, 122 S. Ninth St.

Description: This nightclub party will feature deejays who perform at legendary Fatback parties, which are held on a monthly basis in Washington, D.C., and feature funk and soul music.

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Saturday

Third Coast Breakfast Club

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Location: Ragtag, 10 Hitt St.

Description: The Third Coast International Audio Festival in Chicago will be presenting a number of audio stories for attendees to listen to.

Saturday Morning Science: Tissue regeneration - fact or fiction?

Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Bond Life Sciences Center, South College Avenue

Description: Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado will discuss the science of regeneration and the advances that have been made in the field. Bagels and doughnuts will be available before the talk. Entrance is free.

The Speculative Stroll

Time: 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Starts at the True/False Box Office, 1020 E. Broadway

Description: Timothy "Speed" Levitch, who has appeared in multiple films including "The Cruise," will be leading attendees in a tour of Columbia.

"Monsieur Baptist: The Con Man"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rhynsburger Theatre, Room 129, Fine Arts Building

Description: In a comedic play adapted from Moliére's "Tartuffe," a religious con-man infiltrates a wealthy household until his romantic interest in the lady of the house are revealed. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 dollars for the general public. They can be purchased at the door.

Greg Warren Comedy Show

Time: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Location: Deja Vu Comedy Club, 405 Cherry St.

Description: Comedian and MU alumnus Greg Warren will be performing. Tickets are $9. Call 443-3216 to reserve tickets.

Mojo's A-Go-Go

Time: 8:45 p.m.

Location: Mojo's, 1013 Park Ave.

Description: Believers, Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship?Dark Dark Darkand Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine will be performing. Tickets are $8 without a True/False pass and can be purchased online or at the door. One ticket will be discounted to $5 for True/False volunteer, simple and lux pass holders. Entry is free for True/False guest, Silver Circle, Super Circle, musician and All Access pass holders.

Saturday Night Showcase

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Cafe Berlin220 N. Tenth St.

Description: Run On SentenceNick Jaina and Busman's Holiday will be performing.

Gimme Truth!

Time: 9:30 p.m.

Location: The Blue Note, 17 N. Ninth St.

Description: In this 1960s-style game show, documentary filmmakers from around the world will compete as contestants and decide whether short films submitted by Missouri residents are real or fake. The event has gone NRT, but there will be a Q system in place for it (Please see the question "Can I still get tickets?" on our guide for an explanation of these terms.) Tickets will cost $10.

Comedy Throw Down: Columbia vs. Chicago

Time: 11 p.m.

Location: The Blue Note, 17 N. Ninth St.

Description: Comedians Dan Friesen, Derek Smith, Kevin Hogan, Josh Beckand Matt Riggs will be performing in the throw down. Tickets are available at the door for $5. True/False pass holders get in for free.

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Sunday

Women in the Arts Gallery Show

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Memorial Student Union, Room N-12, 518 Hitt St.

Description: This exhibition highlights the work of past, present and future female artists in Missouri. 

The Speculative Stroll

Time: 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Starts at the True/False Box Office, 1020 E. Broadway

Description: Timothy "Speed" Levitch, who has appeared in multiple films including "The Cruise," will be leading attendees in a tour of Columbia.

Closing Night Reception

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Location: Missouri Theatre, 203 S. Ninth St.

Description: If you have tickets to attend the closing night film, you're invited to attend this meal at the Missouri Theatre catered by Addison's.

If there is an event taking place between Wednesday and Sunday that you'd like to add to this list, please email us about it at Submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com.

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