The event raised money to end modern-day slave trading.
Before attending the festival this weekend, check the schedules, learn about the artists performing and read more about the event.
Writers will have 12 hours to write their plays, and the actors will have 12 hours to learn their scripts before the performances begin.
Brian Mauer wants to remind Columbia residents that despite the economic downturn and budget cuts that resulted in the closure of the Missouri Film Office in June, the local filmmaking community is still active, and will remain so.
MU and the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts are poised to enter into a three-year lease in which the university will use the theater for events Jesse Auditorium can't accommodate and other programs.
Nelly is teaming with Vatterott College to produce a new music recording school called Vatterott College Ex'treme Institute.
Local filmmaker's competitive bird-watching documentary featured on PBS.
"Return to the Forbidden Planet" is the final play in a summer series presented by the Maplewood Barn Community Theater. The play is being performed at the Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater.
The exhibit debuts Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Flat Branch Park. It features photos of Suncheon, South Korea, one of Columbia's sister cities.
Established by local architect Hurst John in 1971, Access Arts serves the goal of making art accessible to every person in the community.
Copies of the poster can be purchased for $15 at Deck the Walls in the Columbia Mall and the city's Office of Cultural Affairs. Proceeds from the poster sales will go to various arts agencies in town.
Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham was known mostly for his prints, but his lesser-known works were portraits focused on women and children. Twelve of these works are on display this summer in "Women, Children, and George Caleb Bingham," the exhibit at the State Historical Society of Missouri at MU.
If the seats at Jesse Auditorium feel a little more comfy this fall, it's because they're new. So are the paint and the carpet.
A collection of watercolors and black-ink paintings by Ran In-Ting is on display through mid-August at the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology.
Did you know worn-out coins were once recycled by putting a new design on them? Such coins, called overstrikes, are part of a collection at the MU Museum of Art and Archeology on fake, imitated and altered currency.
Tracy Montminy, an American abstract expressionist, was honored on the anniversary of her 100th birthday with an exhibit at the Boone County Historical Society.
The show will be July 20 at The Blue Note.
Albina Lewis sustained burns when a fire broke out at her apartment in February. Studio B Dance Center is holding a benefit Saturday to help with her medical expenses.
The writer-creator of "Gilligan's Island" and "The Brady Bunch" died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 94.
The group will perform a free concert Tuesday evening at First Baptist Church.