AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Raven Wolf shares "spiritual jazz" on Ninth Street [Slideshow]

Street performer Raven Wolf regularly plays jazz outside the Lakota Coffee Co. in downtown Columbia. He shares his upcoming projects and the experiences that led him to share his music.


Brian Kratzer is director of photography for the Columbia Missourian.

MAP: Intersection improvements for Providence and Green Meadows [Graphic]

Improvements at the intersection of Providence Road and East Green Meadows Road are designed to make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists. Three concrete islands will be added to give each of the corners a median for pedestrians and cyclists and divert right-turning traffic. Lanes will be widened slightly for this change. Also, a separate, paved bike path begins at Outer Road and East Green Meadows.

Tweets of the week [Graphic]

What's in a number [Graphic]

Tigers players recall how they chose their jersey numbers

The Blitz [Graphic]

Cookin' With Blaine [Graphic]

Blaine Gabbert has a passion for cooking but what goes into the MU quarterback's cuisine?

Getting physical with Aldon Smith [Photo]

Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith has crafted his body into football's version of the Vitruvian Man — a Leonardo da Vinci drawing showing the human body's ideal proportions. With a 7-foot-2 wingspan, the ability to bench press 350 pounds and the ability to jump 40 inches from a standstill, Smith is an ideal athlete.

Rock Bridge golfer Mikayla Baker [Photo]

Rock Bridge sophomore golfer Mikayla Baker

Rock Bridge golfer Catherine Howser [Photo]

Rock Bridge freshman golfer Catherine Howser

Rock Bridge golfer Anna Howser [Photo]

Rock Bridge junior golfer Anna Howser

Rock Bridge golfer Amanda Baker [Photo]

Rock Bridge freshman golfer Amanda Baker

Rock Bridge softball player Caroline Sicht vs. Hickman [Photo]

Rock Bridge senior Caroline Sicht makes contact batting against Hickman on Thursday night at MU's University Field.

Rock Bridge softball pitcher Lauren Fuller vs. Hickman [Photo]

Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller threw a complete game shutout Thursday against Hickman.

Rock Bridge vs. Hickman softball game [Photo]

Rock Bridge and Hickman softball players lineup to congratulate each other after the Bruins' 3-0 victory Thursday night at MU's University Field.

Lifelong Extension supporter honored [Photo]

Frank Graham, right, puts his arm around his wife, Olive Graham, while giving a speech during an event honoring his life and service on Thursday at the Boone County Extension Office. Graham, a lifelong supporter of 4-H and MU Extension, donated the land where the office was built in 1984.

San Diego quiz [Graphic]

How much do you know about San Diego and San Diego State?

Drive-through Goodwill opening [Photo]

Customers wait for the grand opening of the Goodwill store Thursday morning at 1405 Grindstone Pkwy in Columbia.

MU soccer player Alysha Bonnick practices against the guys [Photo]

Missouri women's soccer player Alysha Bonnick tries to get the ball past Dave Menne, a member of the MU men's soccer club, in a women's practice on Thursday.

"How can a school eat cake?" [Photo]

Miles Lough, 7, a student at the Stephens College Children's School stares at a table of cake during the 85th anniversary celebration for the school on Thursday. The school ordered three cakes for the end of the day celebration with the students. "How can a school eat cake?" asked Lough.