Kevin Spencer calls on his skills as a professional magician to offer an unexpected type of healing. He brought his "Healing of Magic" program to MU on Wednesday, teaching occupational therapy students and alumni magic tricks that he customized for use in physical rehabilitation.
The recent Grammy Award-winning group will perform at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Wednesday, and two of it members are participating in a panel discussion at MU today. The orchestra has been performing since 1965.
A petition campaign calling on Barack Obama to appoint a secretary of arts has collected more than 233,600 online signatures.
Director Beth Leonard is pleased with student set designer Michaela Stein's creation for Stephens College's production of "Anastasia."
Two volunteer music groups in Columbia perform Sunday in preparation for a spring tour of Austria.
The Columbia Entertainment Company's presentation of "La Cage aux Folles" opens tonight. The cast of about 20 had just more than a month to rehearse.
A musical revue in Boonville this Valentine's Day weekend features songs about all kinds of love — and there's dessert.
The nationally-acclaimed watercolorist, who now lives in Columbia and turns 91 this year, will be showcased at the Main Gallery of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Orr Street Studios introduces a new format for its Tuesday night discussion series "Seeing Visions." The series that previously featured films has been transformed into an forum for artists to discuss their work with community members.
With a showy sensibility, "Lord of the Dance" engages people with a taste for Celtic music, dancing and traditions.
Kevin Costner and his band Modern West played to a sold out crowd at the Blue Note on Monday night.
"Song of the Middle River" tells the story of a woman named Celia, who was a slave on a plantation in New Bloomfield. The play is hosted by the State Historical Society as part of the Missouri History in Performance Theater.
For decades, Stephens College has admitted a handful of men to its undergraduate programs as "male apprentices." Faculty in the college's key programs of theater and dance believe including men provides a more realistic performance environment for the women. The men feel both the privilege and the responsibility that come with being a "Stephens man." They also feel the oddity of it.
The 1950s drama, showing at The Corner Playhouse, explores how one man can throw a small town into disarray.
A Rocheport artist, born and raised in Osaka, Japan, brings her ceramics to Orr Street Studios, with work that fuses Japanese and American cultures.
The city of Columbia continues its tradition of Artrageous Fridays, starting Friday.
It's not just a record label: IndyGround is the center of Columbia's hip-hop universe and an incubator for new artists.
It has always given voice to strong emotions. Turned to positive goals, it can be a tool for change in a community, one scholar-activist says.
Hip-hop has an image problem. But the people in Columbia who believe in it as an art form won't let the bad publicity get in the way of the music, which they say has an important place in the community.