The event also features music and other forms of art.
Organizers for the True/False Film Festival decided to plan ticket pickup similar to a Southwest Airlines flight. Early birds got the "A" spots in the line to buy tickets.
Coverage of the 2009 True/False Film Festival starts today and continues through the weekend. The festival's theme this year is the life and death of journalism.
"Flyin' West," the latest offering at the Rhynsburger Theatre at MU, tells a historically powerful story about four women seeking a new life in an African-American town in Kansas.
Stephens College student director Rachel Ellersieck enjoys working with the actors of "Moonlight and Valentino," a sentiment with which they seem to agree. The production opens this week.
This year’s poster for the True/False Film Festival shows a tattered rowboat tied to balloons as if about to take flight — or crash into the ground.
Students from Hickman, Rock Bridge and Douglass high schools spent their Friday night on stage singing, rapping, dancing and reading poetry.
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.