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Arts

Fall Into Art gets Columbia into the giving spirit

Funds will be raised through a silent auction in which each artist can donate one piece of artwork. At 2 p.m. Sunday, each artist will call the highest bidder to pick up their item and write their check to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don't continue to subsidize developers in Columbia

Anti-Prop 2 groups representing developers are trying to convince voters that the lion’s share of the cost of new roads for new developments should continue to be heavily subsidized by taxpayers.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reduce taxpayer cost for new development

Let's use existing taxpayer dollars for road maintenance and snow removal on existing roads. Vote yes on Prop 2

New mobile app Otocast revamps Columbia's public art experience

Audio commentary, photos and navigation are all included on the mobile tour that takes users across the city's artistic landscape.

Tigers on the Prowl help charities raise money

Buy a tiger and help a Missouri charity was the theme of Tigers on the Prowl auction.

FROM READERS: Artrageous Fridays are Artrageously personal

Kate Gunn, the executive director for Argrageous Fridays, explains why she is passionate about local art. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 10-12.

Grant funds MU, Lee Elementary Science ARTreach program

A National Science Foundation grant will fund the Science ARTreach program between MU and Lee Elementary.

 

Pastor, artist, poet explore life's journey through collaborative book

First strangers, then friends and now co-authors, three Columbia residents have released a book that explores life's journey through a metaphor of a house with six doors.

True/False adds three MU sites, one downtown as venues

Bush and Keller Auditoriums, Rhynsburger Theatre and the Odd Fellows Lodge were added to the list of 2015 True/False Film Fest venues.

'Cooper's Landing' piece selected as city's annual commemorative poster

The poster depicts local musicians, wooden soldiers and cyclists along the river port. It was chosen from a pool of 87 entries by a jury of five people from Columbia's culture and arts community.

FROM READERS: EcoArtFest helps showcase, preserve local arts

Vanessa Leitza, the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy's event planner and coordinator, answers questions about the free event. It's one of two major fundraisers the conservancy holds annually to fund its recording and archiving projects.

ArtTalk: Growing spiritually free through art

Artist learned to be keenly aware of the critics in her head

 

Tigers on the Prowl artists paint for a cause

Twelve unique tigers painted by mid-Missouri artists were unveiled Friday at Columbia Mall.  People can vote for their favorite tiger by donating to the tiger's charity online until Oct. 3.

After Camp Citizen Jane, young talents continue making films

Camp Citizen Jane ended Thursday, but the participants and instructors continue their filmmaking.

 

Missouri Symphony Society dedicates Missouri Theatre's stage and auditorium

Missouri Theatre's stage and auditorium were dedicated to instrumental members of the Missouri Symphony Society on Saturday.

 

Artists say goodbye to 56th annual Art in the Park

The 56th annual Art in the Park ended Sunday afternoon at Stephens Lake Park.

UPDATE: Artists from near and far show work at Art in the Park

Yoram Gal, from Israel, and Jenny McGee, from Missouri, were two of the more than 100 artists who showed their work at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday.

UPDATE: Art in the Park to feature solar-powered PA

Volunteer Tom O'Connor is trying to make the annual festival a little more environmentally friendly. The event begins Saturday.

Summerfest to kick off with Edward Sharpe

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is the first show for this summer's Ninth Street Summerfest. At least 2,000 people were expected at Wednesday night's concert. Country artist Randy Houser will perform later in June.

FROM READERS: A letter to young thieves, from the owner of ARTlandish Gallery

Many people wanted Lisa Bartlett, the owner of ARTlandish Gallery, to prosecute after art and charity money were stolen from her store. Instead, she wrote this compassionate letter in response to the theft.

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