Children develop awareness and creativity as they first experiment with art. Rock Bridge Elementary art teacher Kathy Dwyer said she wants to share art with children. “When we start something new, it’s, ‘I can’t.’ I love getting them to the, ‘I can.’”
Handel’s “Messiah” is being performed on Thursday. Here’s some of the story behind the famous oratorio.
MU junior Katie Krawczak takes ten years of bass-playing experience to the University Philharmonic and Choral Union’s joint performance of “The Messiah.”
The significance of male circumcision differs for each of the world's three largest religions.
“Lake of Fire” is receiving publicity both for its graphic images and its attempt to document the views of those on both sides of the abortion divide.
A new study of more than 170,000 women with the disease could change the face of breast cancer education and treatment.
Sara Chant, an MU philosophy professor, talks about her job and Alexander the Great, one of her five Great Danes.
While late spring freezes zapped much of Missouri’s wine grapes, the ongoing drought drove thirsty critters to finish off much of what remained. Some local growers are putting up fences to keep the grazing deer at bay.
Chris Wyatt, a 38-year-old seminary student, created the fastest growing site on the Web, according to comScore. GodTube.com, a Christian version of YouTube, drew more than 4 million unique visitors during October.
WASHINGTON — The black outline of a leaf in the corner of a 1962 lithograph is a touchstone for the career of Robert Rauschenberg, the contemporary master who, at 82, continues to make art despite partial paralysis from a series of strokes in 2002 and 2003.
At the intersection of Providence and Broadway, Claire Garden holds a sign above her head that says: “This Time Don’t Buy the Lies.” It’s less than 50 degrees outside, and the wind is chilling. But she and a dozen other Columbia residents are out soliciting honks for peace.
Two brothers are brought together despite a difference of opinion on motorcycles.
Starting today, the Missourian presents a snapshot of the lives of people who do the jobs most of us would rather not. Taking a cue from the Discovery Channel show “Dirty Jobs,” this five-day series highlights women and men in mid-Missouri who don’t mind getting their hands dirty to earn a few greenbacks.
MO HealthNet, a federal Medicaid program, allows low-income patients with various chronic illnesses to access health care coaches.
Rex Bandy, who has been an artist for over 70 years, hopes to recapture the slowly fading beauty of the world through art.
Columbia now has two youth orchestras that offer performance opportunities.
Belief in Brief: Imprecatory prayer called against leaders of Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Southern Baptist pastor encourages the wrathful prayer after being accused of endorsing Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee.
Local storytellers have been working together for years to hone their craft. One group focuses on ghost stories, and Halloween is their season to shine.
Three artists pursuing graduate degrees at MU share the inspiration and stories behind their art.