A classical and ragtime composer and pianist, John William "Blind" Boone is one of Columbia's most well-known historical figures.
Pianist John Davis will be performing a concert at MU on Saturday to benefit the restoration of 19th Century ragtime composer and pianist J.W. "Blind" Boone's Columbia home.
MU's Museum of Art and Archaeology was recently chosen by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to be the recipient of more than 150 "working" photographs from its collection
Rock Bridge High School art students and other Columbia artists create artwork that deconstructs political experiences or beliefs. Some of the work will be featured in a show called "Politically Speaking," which will begin in January at the Columbia Art League.
The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Columbia Farmers Market are hosting the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival On Tour at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Sunday. The sixth annual national festival is making a tour stop in Columbia for the first time.
The Columbia Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold their 19th annual event this weekend.
Young musicians from Missouri, Kansas and Illinois will converge on Columbia next February and March to participate in two concerto competitions.
Scott Cairns found he wanted to actually become a Christian, rather than just think of himself as one: "I decided that I wanted to be better, so I thought I would go to people who had sort of found a way to do that, to turn their lives into something more whole." Those people are Orthodox Christian monks.
The sixth annual festival will once again showcase independent films.
Dance choreographer Prerana Patel and her friends are making final preparations for their Mizzou Masti performance at India Night on Saturday. They and other student groups from MU's South Asian Students Association participate each year at India Nite, hosted by the Cultural Association of India in Columbia since 1992.
The Orchestra will feature a tribute to Scott Joplin, who is known as the "King of Ragtime."
The Show-Me Change: A Concert for Obama will kick off Wednesday night at the Missouri Theatre. The musicians say that politics and music have been historically intertwined.
The driving idea behind "Women with Wings" is to empower women by incorporating their experiences into creative expression.
About 115 women, for the most part strangers, met for "Women with Wings," a nonprofit art project. For seven sessions between Oct. 10 and 13, participants shared their life experiences with one another.
"Women tend to weave their lives together, and so part of what we are doing here is weaving our stories together," said artist Lorri Acott-Fowler, co-organizer of the project. "Then, when we use clay, we will leave those marks together that tell our stories."
The Columbia Art League celebrated its move to inside the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Thursday. Art league officials enjoy how the new location allows the community to see the art.
A former Columbia resident is coming back to perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major as part of the Missouri United Methodist Church's concert series.
The "Life and Literature Performance Series," a series made up of original and adapted works written and performed by MU students and a Grammy-nominated storyteller, will run for three evenings at MU.
Performance of "The Giver" offers chances for creativity in scenery, lighting, costumes and dance.
Chris Vance and other artists whose works are sold at Poppy will be at an artist reception at the store Friday.
Hertzfeldt hits the road with a 16-city tour to show off a collection of his animated films, including his latest film, "I Am So Proud of You." He will introduce his work in person to several art house theaters across the country, including Columbia's Ragtag Cinema on Wednesday.
Theatre 1360 at MU teaches students basic techniques in applying stage makeup, the kind that is dramatic and meant to look better from a distance.