Columbia is... CLEVER

Clever (klev´er) adj. clev·er·er, clev·er·est
Nimble with the hands or body; dexterous.
Sunday, February 6, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:34 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

“The smart, innovative, artsy, eclectic, clever, savvy, vibrant, too-dynamic-to-fit-into-a-short-tagline city.”

With this slogan, Columbia’s latest tourism campaign prompted a lot of discussion when it made its debut last year. In this series of photo essays, Missourian photographers look at how the city lives out these

characteristics every day.

Next week: SAVVY


Ray Zavitz, a hairstylist at the Yummy hair salon downtown, fashions a style for Heidi Miller’s locks.


Clock-fixing is one of the services Larry Bryant of Bryant’s Campus Jewelry offers for customers.


Magician Mario Manzini demonstrates a card trick. As a magician and escape artist, Manzini lives in Columbia and performs shows nationwide.

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