October 7, 2007
Wanda and Pat Simonson of Seneca, Neb., take advantage of their visit to Columbia to shop for bargains at the Ice Chalet Antique Mall's moving sale on Saturday.
Tamon Sawayanagi, 66, the director of the Imada Puppet Troupe from Iida City, Japan, shows off the puppet’s armor.
An intricately carved puppet head and a samisen wait to be used in the traditional Japanese puppetry demonstration in Jesse Wrench Auditorium on Friday.
Dan East calls for his border collie, Maggie, to jump on the car seat before he heads down to the judging station at the 33rd Annual Olde Wheels Collector Car Club Show at the Flatbranch area Sunday. East bought this Model A Ford in Lawerence, Kan., in May.
People walking around the Flatbranch area reflect in the headlight of a vintage automobile at the car club show Sunday.
Plastic replicas of drive-in diner food rest on the car window of a 1957 Chevrolet at the car show Sunday. The two-door Chevy, owned by Larry and Michelle Ishamael, features a custom interior.
After Sofia Ayala decided to tranfer from Alabama, where she was the No. 2 singles player, she said Missouri and coach Blake Starkey impressed her.
MU sophomore linebacker Sean Weatherspoon led the Tigers nine tackles.
A researcher and administrator by day as the director of the Bond Life Sciences Center, Jack Schultz is also a music enthusiast who has been known to carry a guitar into the wild.
Highlights from Saturday's 41-6 win over Nebraska.
October 6, 2007
Elton John, left, receives a portfolio gift backstage from MU's Pictures of the Year International Director Rick Shaw prior to his Friday evening performance at Mizzou Arena. David Rees, the school's photojournalism sequence chair, joined Shaw for the welcome.
Tamon Sawayanagi, 66 and director of the Imada Puppet Troupe from Iida City, Japan, demonstrates how a puppet works on Friday. It takes a total of three people to animate a puppet in the traditional Japanese art form, while a tayu, or a narrator, tells the story and gives voices to the characters. The performance is usually accompanied by a musician playing a samisen, a Japanese version of the mandolin, which provides sound effects and helps set the mood. The troupe performed at MU Friday.
Canaan Joyner, 8, tries his hand at animating a traditional Japanese warrior puppet on Friday, October 5, 2007. "Moving the eyes was the best part," said Joyner, "it's real exciting and interesting."
Tamon Sawayanagi, right, 66, Yukihiko Kinoshita, center, 38, and Ryuzo Matsuo, left, 58, of the Imada Puppet Troupe from Iida City, Japan, animate a warrior puppet at Jesse Wrench Auditorium Friday. The troupe demonstrated traditional Japanese puppetry with help from Dr. Martin Holman, the coordinator of Japanese studies at MU. It takes a total of three people to animate one traditional Japanese puppet.
An intricately carved puppet head and a samisen wait to be used in the traditional Japanese puppetry demonstration Friday at MU's Jesse Wrench Auditorium. A samisen is a three stringed Japanese instrument, used accompany and set the mood at traditional puppet shows.
The Imada Puppet Troupe from Iiba City, Japan, shows off a few of its artistic moves in Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union on Friday.
October 5, 2007
Aerobics instructor Vicki Pinkel leads a choreographed routine in her "Pinkel's Ladies" class on Sept. 26 at Columbia's Activity and Recreation Center. She makes her high-energy class inviting and fun by choreographing dance routines to popular oldies, country and show tunes.