Beth-El is one of the oldest temples west of the Mississippi River that still holds services at its original site. But its congregation is so small that it has never been able to afford to hire a rabbi, instead choosing to have lay leaders take turns stepping up to the dais.
A Jewish congregation manages to keep its synagogue running in the absence of a full-time rabbi.
When visiting his 16-month-old son, a young parent gets to see, for the first time, his child walk.
Scalpers flood the Internet with tickets for Elton John’s upcoming concert, but bidders are not yet willing to pay the elevated prices.
New regulations are designed to ensure products do not contain contaminants or impurities, and that packages are accurately labeled.
The independently financed film takes a look at the Mountain Meadows Massacre as the 150th anniversary approaches.
With continuing advances in medicine, breakthroughs like medicinal patches are being widely accepted for their convenience and practicality. Along with their growing popularity, however, there have been reports of serious side effects such as blood cots and even death.
Parkour combines the agility of gymnastics with outdoor settings to create a sport that encourages those who practice it to be efficient and quick. A short film clip from a group of friends who practice parkour in Columbia will be shown at the next True/False Film Festival.
Having missed their scheduled appearance at the True/False Film Festival, the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars will perform at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival
Although it has a new name and a new manager, J.R. Barton’s Southern Kitchen and BBQ still relies on good comfort food and a family’s barbecue knowledge to bring in customers.
Boone Junction is a historical village that showcases the history of Boone County. The Historical Society is adding buildings to the village.
After returning from a two week trip, Columbia’s popular bluegrass band shares their cultural experiences.
Rocheport artist Wayne Leal, whose work is featured in the Perlow-Stevens Gallery 2007 Summer Exhibit, finds his inspiration in the textures that surround him.
Several supporters of midwifery filed an appeal with the Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday in the latest blow in the fight to legalize the practice in the state.
COLUMBIA — A Southwest Columbia woman has contracted West Nile virus. This is the second human case found in Columbia this year.
Have you ever wondered what a Master Gardener really is? Is it just an expert gardener? How would you like to be one yourself?
Artist Frank Stack created the winning poster for 2007 Columbia Festival of the Arts.
When it comes to zipping around town, two wheels are better than four if you ask the founding members of the Scooter Sirens, Columbia’s only motor scooter club.
Four local youth bands, Graffiti Out Loud, Thunderclap Douglas and the 8-Track Groove, Headlights to Sunset, and The Blumes, met at Sixth and Cherry streets to play in the third annual Back to School Garage Band Bash.
The Nintendo Wii is a hot commodity for video gamers right now, but its appeal may be broader than you think.