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Subjects of 'The Hunting Ground' discuss campus sexual assault after screening

About 400 people attended a screening of the new documentary Thursday night at the Missouri Theatre. It was followed by a panel discussion featuring two of the film's subjects and two advocates for sexual assault prevention.

The True/False effect: As it grows, so does visitor demand for food, lodging

The True/False Film Fest has stimulated Columbia's downtown businesses with its rapid growth.

Barefoot one-man band serenades True/False crowds on Ninth Street

Joseph Edwards treated True/False crowds with guitar melodies and rhythmic percussion Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Ninth and Locust streets.

'The Central Park Five' led director Sarah Burns to filmmaking

Burns, the daughter of Ken Burns, was in Columbia on Wednesday night to screen the documentary about five teenage boys and the case of a female jogger who was raped and assaulted in 1989 in Central Park. 

African Children's Choir performs at First Baptist Church

Eighteen Ugandan children performed a blend of African and American songs and dances on Wednesday night at the First Baptist Church.

FROM READERS: Rock Bridge student honors aunt in art

Margie Crosby's award-winning artwork was inspired by her aunt who had Lou Gehrig's disease.

Third Goal Film Festival showcases volunteers' experiences, international issues

The Third Goal Film Festival screened five documentaries in an effort to advance Peace Corps’ Third Goal: "Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans."

Art for Autism exhibit to feature children's creations

The Art for Autism program provides children with autism and other developmental challenges an opportunity to learn from local artists and create their own work. The exhibition opens Tuesday at the PS Gallery downtown and will last through March 15.

True/False Film Fest co-hosts art exhibit with Columbia gallery

The exhibit at Imago Gallery and Cultural Center is called "The Long Now." A percentage of the proceeds from sales will be donated to the True Life Fund.

Columbia artist Kerry Hirth paints the music she hears

Kerry Hirth has synesthesia, a neurological condition in which one sensory experience will stimulate another sense. Hirth sees music in terms of color and uses that experience to create art.

Stephens senior dances toward the real world

Senior Alexus Collins started dance when she was 6 years old. Collins, who says dancing defines who she is, plans to continue performing even after graduating from Stephens College in May.

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: 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

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.

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.

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