Around CoMo

Oct. 07, 2020

Postponement of Roots N Blues Festival causes difficulties for local businesses

The festival’s postponement has caused financial issues as well as missed outreach opportunities for local businesses who had planned to be vendors.

Sep. 03, 2020

Ways to celebrate a socially-distant long weekend

A few ways to spend the upcoming long weekend while also keeping yourself and the people around you safe.

May. 27, 2020

Pride festivals consider new health and safety precautions due to COVID-19

While some pride festivals remain optimistic about holding their events later this year, many festival goers are hesitant to attend large events.

May. 20, 2020

How students are documenting their experience with COVID-19

Students are using social media to keep up-to-date with their friends and document their COVID-19 experience.

Apr. 23, 2020

Local bands and venues adapt to changes due to COVID-19

Live music may be gone for a while, but local bands and venues are adapting and finding new avenues for support.

Mar. 12, 2020

Carrie Elliott’s ‘Animal Vision’ debuts at True/False Film Fest

Elliott created a display of animal eyes located in Alley A last weekend for True/False.

Mar. 12, 2020

'Shorts: Blanc' at True/False exposes viewers to new cultural traditions

The five shorts offered perspective on cultural traditions, religion and daily life of unheard communities in the international dialogue.

Mar. 12, 2020

‘Dope is Death’ frames acupuncture as a tool in the fight for social justice

Mia Donovan’s film ‘Dope is Death' traces the connection between the emergence of acupuncture and the social issues plaguing minorities, focusing on New York City in the 1970s.

Mar. 12, 2020

Angela Catalano’s art installation ‘A System of Hiding Things’ debuts at True/False Film Fest

Catalano’s installation allows for active viewer participation and many unique interpretations.

Mar. 12, 2020

Tonina brings enticing indie R&B stylings to True/False Film Fest’s Saturday night lineup

The St. Louis-based artist performed Saturday night at Eastside Tavern.

Mar. 07, 2020

Inside look to how True/False Film Fest affects downtown businesses

As Columbia’s annual True/False Film Fest begins, local businesses downtown await the challenges and benefits that come with it.

Mar. 07, 2020

Sunny War performed in Columbia at True/False

Singer-songwriter Sunny War traveled from California to Columbia to perform at True/False.

Mar. 03, 2020

Neither/Nor film series brings history, local pride to True/False

The Neither/Nor subcategory of True/False continues the tradition of honoring directors that broadened nonfiction filmmaking throughout history, this year with a local twist.

Mar. 03, 2020

Cara Louise comes to Columbia to perform at True/False

Innovative singer-songwriter Cara Louise will perform at Cafe Berlin to kick off True/False.

Feb. 26, 2020

Africa Fest 2020 brought African culture to the people of Columbia

The event showed the community of Columbia African culture and pride by displaying traditional and modern music and dance.

Feb. 18, 2020

Local band Post Sex Nachos gains following in the Columbia music scene

The four-piece indie rock band attracts fans with their onstage banter and energetic shows.

Feb. 18, 2020

Columbia Farmers Market continues to bring fresh food to Columbia’s tables through winter months

Under the shelter of its new pavilion, CFM t continues to make fresh, healthy and local food available to the community even as the cold weather drags on.

Feb. 11, 2020

Local hotspots to visit for Galentine’s Day

These local spots offer fun ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day this year.

Dec. 03, 2019

Level Up your skills at Columbia Mall

Columbia Mall opens new family entertainment business Level Up Entertainment. It features an indoor ropes course, laser tag and an arcade among other attractions.

Dec. 03, 2019

The Center Project fights to support the local LGBTQ community

The nonprofit holds support groups and special events for queer mid-Missourians.