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Arts

Exhibit highlights forgotten places, features work by 13 MU students

The "Revealing Place" art exhibit, on display Sept. 2 to 26, showcases people and places that are hidden from the mainstream view. The traveling exhibit includes photos from 36 photographers, including 13 MU students.

State Historical Society of Missouri to commemorate Border War edict

An event at the State Historical Society of Missouri will explore a moment in the Missouri-Kansas Border War.

PHOTO GALLERY: Woodcarvers practice craft at Columbia Senior Center

Participants' experiences and skills vary from three-month beginners to almost 40-year veterans.

Stephens College professors produce anti-bullying film

Steph Borklund and Kate Berneking Kogut hope people will connect to the characters in "I Am One" and identify with them.

Artrageous hosts guerrilla art event, featuring local artists

Local artists install temporary displays downtown that help bring art out of the gallery and into the street.

ArtTalk: Sharing the fun of MU Summer Repertory Theatre

Reader Matt Ingram writes about participating in Summer Repertory Theatre at MU, which this year includes "Anything Goes" and "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure."

Drummer Phylshawn Johnson teaches what she knows: rhythm

Phylshawn Johnson is in four bands, and she is the drummer for three of them. She started playing music when she was 6 years old. She said it's "cool to see" her students learn and progress.

Effort begins to move UMKC Conservatory to downtown Kansas City

A $20 million challenge grant will help the University of Missouri-Kansas City move its Conservancy of Music and Dance to a new arts campus. Supporters must raise $70 million more.

St. Louis Art Museum debuts $160 million expansion

The new building includes new classrooms, flooring and updated galleries in the main and south buildings.

Missouri Contemporary Ballet presents modern take on 'Alice in Wonderland'

The Missouri Contemporary Ballet is rolling out a modern adaptation of the classic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," complete with new choreography, live music and student dancers.

Art in the Park could be delayed if storms persist

The opening of Art in the Park on Saturday could be postponed because of storms.

ArtTalk: Like beer? Like art? Arts & Drafts event is Thursday

Sarah Dresser of the Office of Cultural Affairs tells us about a craft beer tasting and gallery crawl that will take place this week.

Perlow-Stevens curator plans to become owner of downtown gallery

Joel Sager, curator of Perlow-Stevens Gallery, announced that he intends to become owner and director. He said he wants to run the gallery like the original owners did but also wants to bring his own curatorial style.

Stephens College's Alex Clayton ready to take next step in dance career

Before applying for college, Alex Clayton had only four months of dance training in his pocket. Now, he is about to graduate from the Stephens College dance department and take the next step toward his dream.

ArtTalk: School of Metaphysics hosts dream-inspired art show

Walter Hrycaj, director of the School of Metaphysics, shares information about an art show that will take place April 26 to 28 at the School of Metaphysics.

International Slow Art Day encourages museum visitors to slow down

On Saturday, museum-goers will be encouraged to slow down at the third annual Slow Art Day at the Museum of Art and Archeology. The event is being held from noon until 2 p.m.

Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner to speak at MU

The first part of Kushner's "Angels in America" will be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights this week and next week at the Rhynsburger Theatre. A free reading of the second part of the play is scheduled for Sunday afternoon.

Musicians debate use of beta blockers for stage fright

The traditional treatment is a quick swig of alcohol, but that has obvious risks. Today, the possibilities include Valium, hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, meditation and the class of drugs known as beta blockers.

True/False organizer, MU grad win directing award at South by Southwest

Directors David Wilson and AJ Schnack were recognized for their documentary about Branson, "We Always Lie to Strangers."

Fundraiser concert will be held to benefit Missouri Fine Arts Academy

A concert featuring Hickman High School's Music Society will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church to benefit the Missouri Fine Arts Academy in Springfield.

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