Alex Innecco has been music director at Missouri United Methodist Church for a decade. He is returning to Brazil to be near family and start a youth orchestra.
The TRYPS Children's Theater performance of "Hairspray" is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Representatives of 21 downtown businesses signed a petition saying Summerfest activities draw customers away from competing businesses. They ask that the street closure only be allowed on certain days.
The season's first Ninth Street Summerfest concert will feature the classic reggae band and two other groups. The show starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The J.W. “Blind” Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival was held at Jesse Auditorium on the MU Campus Sunday and Monday. Featured ragtime pianist and composer Reginald Robinson talks about how he got started playing ragtime music.
J. Brett Grill created a 7-foot sculpture of former President Gerald Ford and traveled to Washington, D.C., to unveil it at the White House earlier this month.
The painting was originally expected to sell for around $1.2 million.
A painting of a 1951 flood by Thomas Hart Benton is heading to auction Thursday at Sotheby's.
Two performances of "Jersey Boys" scheduled for Sunday were canceled. Performances are set to resume Tuesday.
A proposed $350,000 budget and a design plan that follows the same exterior style as the original Maplewood Barn will be discussed.
Two of Nancy White's plays — “Still As Rain” and “Severed Strings” — were selected and performed last month.
Mary Kettlewell finds the thrill of singing and performing irresistible.
The Stephens Summer Theatre Institute will present four free shows beginning May 20. All shows will be open to the public.
The project is an extension of a mural at the Columbia Academy of Music. Both the panels and the music are related to the Blues in the Schools program.
"America: Now and Here" begins its inaugural three-week run Friday in Kansas City before heading to Detroit and Chicago.
City Lights, the Rock Bridge High School show choir, competed at the national level Saturday. It did not advance to the final round.
The mural was designed by Artlandish Gallery owner Lisa Bartlett and integrated Columbia students' illustrations from the Blues in the Schools program. It was painted on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music.
Until 1957, General Hospital No. 2 operated as a black-only hospital and General Hospital No. 1 served whites. Kevin Willmott captured the story in his upcoming documentary, "From Separate to Equal: The Creation of Truman Medical Centers."
Aeolus String Quartet and the Akropolis Reed Quintet won the Plowman Chamber Music Competition in Columbia last weekend.
The society surpassed its goal of $100,000 and will be able to perform at the Hot Summer Nights Music Festival.