As the candles are blown out for composer Samuel Adler’s 80th birthday this month, he will be celebrating the landmark in the same fashion in which he has lived his entire life: by dedicating his time and energy to the composition of American music and the education of music students.
On Monday, Adler will visit MU at the invitation of the Esterhazy Quartet, a string ensemble that will perform four of his compositions in honor of the occasion. On Tuesday, Adler will give a free master class, open to the public, that will feature the work of MU student composers.
Abandoned houses aren’t beautiful to most people. To Kent Durk, they’re what he lives for each weekend.
Stephens dance and film students will be performing the jazz dance piece "New Amazonians: Part 1" on March 7-9 and 14-15 .
When Jeff Ferguson moved from Colorado a year and a half ago, he loaded the trailer with so much wood for his woodturning addiction that he had to leave behind his barbecue.
Note: This event, scheduled for Thursday night, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions.
Ragtag is officially moving and should be open in its new location by the end of the this week.
An art exhibition at MU’s George Caleb Bingham Gallery lets viewers see how the artists view their worlds.
The Missouri State Historical Society is hoping that a $600,000 legislative proposal will be approved, giving it the chance to expand and exhibit more of its treasures.
Maybe you’ve seen him around town, screaming his poetry in the streets or drawing by the curb. As an artist, the man known as Grant Blackwell wants to catch the public’s eye.
Chamber music series assembles a strong set of musicians
Desiring music to be more than simply an outlet of expression, the Straws have created a musical world for their children with the intention of building self-discipline into their character.
A revised proposal for artwork to be included in the renovation of City Hall is available online for viewing and comment.
With the flick of his baton, Alex Innecco connects with vocal and instrumental performers across Columbia
Stage crews are responsible for the massive preparation and setup before the curtain is raised on a performance at Jesse Auditorium.
Harry Morrison has built a legacy around helping singing voices sound easy. At 80, he is still teaching voice and directing a church choir.
MU curator thinks the bust of a famous dancer has staying power.
Zach Young could be considered a “sports guy,” and as a dancer of the Missouri Contemporary Ballet, athleticism pays off.
Almost 70 years later, Superman is set for a homecoming of sorts — not to Smallville but through writer B. Clay Moore, who makes his home in Kansas City. Moore, 36, is part of a small but productive cadre of comic book writers and artists who are building on each other’s creativity and putting Kansas City on the national map of comic book creators.
The play, with its all female cast, features a tale of a 19th-century female explorer and touches on both feminist and political themes.