Around CoMo

Apr. 30, 2019

Award-winning photojournalists have a day of conversations at Smith Forum

Picture of the Year international and College Photographer of the Year gathered its winners for a weekend in Columbia, Missouri.

Apr. 30, 2019

Holi festival gets colorful to celebrate spring season

The Southeast Asian Student Association organized the traditional Holi festival event where students enjoyed throwing colored powder and spraying water as an ode to the start of spring.

Apr. 24, 2019

George Saunders delivers Unbound keynote address on his life, work

The award-winning author spoke on his life, language and “Lincoln in the Bardo.”

Apr. 24, 2019

Empowerment Fest brings young voices to Cafe Berlin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Mizzou put together its second annual Empowerment Fest uniting different local artists at Cafe Berlin.

Apr. 17, 2019

Record Store Day satisfies some audiophiles’ addiction, leaves others craving for more

The annual event gave local record stores a set of limited edition vinyl and cassette releases.

Apr. 16, 2019

Stephens College annual student fashion show The Collections debuted Saturday

The show featured 102 garments total, ranging from bathing suits to children’s wear.

Apr. 16, 2019

The faces of FACE: serving families of Boone County

The Family Access Center of Excellence improves access to high quality social, emotional and behavioral health services for all youth and their families who live in Boone County.

Apr. 02, 2019

Dollar & A Dream Management promotes networking among young professionals

Dollar & A Dream Management event planning provides young black professionals in Columbia with opportunities to celebrate black culture by showcasing their talents and networking.

Mar. 19, 2019

Birds, Beef & Brews Bash boasts benefits of buying bird-friendly

The local birds conservation group began its year with an event featuring bird-friendly beef and local environmentalists.

Mar. 19, 2019

Missouri River Relief raises funds with art auction

The second “Big Muddy Art Auction” gathered local businesses, artists and community members who shared a love for art and the environment.

Mar. 12, 2019

Como Man Show brings booze, cars, charitable destruction

Local convention offered “the manliest event of the year.”

Mar. 03, 2019

Annual March March kicks off True/False Film Fest

The march took place Friday evening and celebrated the festival’s theme of “Stranger - Host.”

Mar. 01, 2019

‘Over the Rainbow’ offers new insight into Scientology

True/False Film Fest’s documentary “Over the Rainbow” showed more beyond the surface of the Church of Scientology

Feb. 26, 2019

Nonprofit Food Not Bombs fights hunger, waste, severe weather in Columbia

The organization goes to health food stores and farmers markets to collect food that would otherwise be thrown away, preventing waste.

Feb. 26, 2019

Here’s how True/False handles its environmental impact

True/False is getting more and more eco-friendly all around. From Camp True/False to film screening venues, understand what the fest is doing to help the environment.

Feb. 26, 2019

True/False operation team prepares mobility, auditory accommodations

The True/False team paired with the MU Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity to make the festival broadly accessible.

Feb. 26, 2019

True/False is a Columbia tradition with hometown roots

The festival occurs each year in February and keeps growing every year according to reports from the Missourian.

Feb. 26, 2019

‘Midnight Traveler’ receives True Life Fund

The fund is supported by the True/False team as well as The Crossing, a Columbia-based church.

Feb. 21, 2019

Behind “Objectified”: a Q&A with curator Alisa McCusker

The objectification of women and the nude are the main themes of the newest exhibition at MU’s Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Feb. 21, 2019

Spay-Ghetti Dinner encourages community to spay, neuter pets

No Kill Columbia’s Spay Neuter Project dished out pasta to raise awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering pets.