MU will be performing a translation of Federico Garcia Lorca's work "The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife." The translator of the work talks about the growing racial gap in the theater community and the highs and lows of her play writing career.
Six weeks after taking on a job as chief executive officer of the Missouri Theatre, R. Eric Staley talks about changes he has made and the building's future.
Costumes from past Warehouse Theatre productions were sold at a rummage sale Saturday to raise money for the Warehouse Theatre and the Playhouse Costume Shop.
MU is performing two Edward Albee plays. Although both were written roughly 50 years ago, director David Crespy thinks they're still relevant.
Stephens College will hold its 2nd Annual Citizen Jane Film Festival this weekend. The festival will have submitted films from women and film making workshops.
The MU Law School's Historical and Theatrical Trial Society will stage a fictional trial of 19th century abolitionist John Brown for the murders of five pro-slavery men in Pottawatomie Creek, Kan., in 1856.
Homer and Mary McCollum carve and paint old-fashioned wooden toys to sell and show at folk festivals in mid-Missouri.
"The Grass Harp," a musical based on a novella by Truman Capote, will be playing at the Rhynsburger Theatre beginning Wednesday night. The musical's previous failures have not stopped its production at MU.
"Ladies at the Alamo" opens the 2009-2010 season of the Stephens College Theatre Department. The play follows five Texas women and their struggle for control over a community theater.
Add9, an MU a cappella group, has been invited to audition for a nationally televised talent show.
The Columbia Entertainment Company’s 31st season starts Thursday night with "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown." From a variety of backgrounds, CEC members are promising an evening with Schulz’s classic characters.
Grant Elementary School celebrated its new eco-friendly classroom and promoted sustainability through a documentary.
Jennifer Perlow, owner of Perlow-Stevens Gallery, judged the Open Division of the Fine Arts Competition at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.
In a career that spanned more than 60 years and some 150 works, Merce Cunningham wiped out storytelling in dance and such unwritten rules as having dancers usually face the audience. Karen Grundy, artistic and executive director for the Missouri Contemporary Ballet in Columbia, said Cunningham created his own style of dance.
MU's Basic 3-D Design class created a menagerie of animal sculptures, which have been placed at the corner of Hitt Street and University Avenue.
Seven artists have been confirmed for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival in September, and at least 23 more performers are yet to be announced.
Photos of movie-goers at early showings of the latest Harry Potter movie.
The museum's exhibit, "Pre-Columbian Textile Art: Design that Speaks Today," will be on display through Aug. 2 featuring Peruvian weaving.