Around CoMo

Nov. 15, 2018

Citizen Jane’s ‘MIX TAPE’ brings solid block of short films

The “MIX TAPE” block of short films at Citizen Jane Film Festival offered a full range of emotions in stellar short films.

Nov. 13, 2018

Students choose from new, old options for off campus housing

Different types of housing bring their own unique benefits and challenges.

Nov. 07, 2018

‘When We Grow Up’ explores adult children navigating hard choices in life

Featuring a racially diverse cast and filmed by an all-women crew, this movie follows a flawed but well-meaning family after the death of a beloved dog.

Nov. 06, 2018

‘The Glass Castle’ author spoke about turning her childhood into a book

Best-selling author of “The Glass Castle,” Jeannette Walls, spoke to MU students about how she made the best of her crazy childhood and overcame her inner demons.

Nov. 06, 2018

‘Teaching from the Collections’ review: The elegance of 20th century fashion

Stephens’ fashion exhibition places three key designers in the spotlight.

Nov. 06, 2018

Citizen Jane incorporates fashion into festival with historical look at Sportswear

Lori Hall-Araujo and her team take on another year of the Fashion Archive exhibit, presented at the Citizen Jane Film Festival, to look back at sportswear fashion through the decades.

Nov. 05, 2018

‘Ladies with Lenses’ shorts capture human struggle

The collection of short films highlights the incredible work of female filmmakers on Vimeo.

Nov. 05, 2018

‘When Women Wrote Hollywood’ book signing celebrates early female screenwriters

The essay collection follows the lives and careers of historical female filmmakers.

Nov. 04, 2018

The Blue Note presents ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ on Halloween

The show was a representation of the crazy life we all live, just with more makeup, fishnets and musical numbers.

Oct. 29, 2018

MU graduate returns to Columbia to discuss debut novel, inspiration

Joanna Luloff speaks on her inspirations, her past and her future.

Oct. 29, 2018

Citizen Jane Film Festival returns to Columbia for another year of celebrating female filmmakers

Over the years, the internationally-known Citizen Jane Film Festival has strengthened the community of women in film.

Oct. 28, 2018

LANCO kicks off Hallelujah Nights Tour at Blue Note

Country band LANCO rocked the stage on Oct. 24, playing their whole debut album live for the first time.

Oct. 23, 2018

Review: ‘Remind Me Again What Happened’ exposes wrongs of the past

When love, doubt, affection, and anger threaten the bond of friendship in “Remind Me Again What Happened," three friends must return to their past before moving on to the future.

Oct. 18, 2018

Spirituality found through music, community for street musicians

A well-known act of bravery and musicianship brings local street musicians and the Columbia community together, making each musician’s performance rewarding.

Oct. 17, 2018

‘2018 Show Me Fashion Extravaganza’ showcases local talent in beauty, fashion

This year’s theme of ‘boss moves meet in the middle’ aimed to represent the strong and hard-working hair stylists, makeup artists, fashion designers and models of Columbia, Missouri.

Oct. 16, 2018

Lauv sells out first show at The Blue Note

Lauv performed his hit songs “I Like Me Better” and “Paris in the Rain” at The Blue Note on Oct. 14.

Oct. 16, 2018

MU Theatre’s ‘Songs For a New World’ uses power of song

MU Theater’s production of “Songs For a New World” explores how one moment can change the future through a collection of moving songs.

Oct. 15, 2018

Poppy: a hub for handmade artisans, art appreciators

Sales Associate Jami Powell: “The first thing a customer can expect when they walk in [to Poppy] is a little dose of fun. People walk in and within the first five feet will have a smile on their face.”

Oct. 08, 2018

Ragtag Cinema’s Passport Series brings international films to Columbia

The theater will spotlight a film from a different country for five weeks.

Oct. 05, 2018

Trombone Shorty blows crowd away at Roots N Blues N BBQ

The band Trombone Shorty showed off stellar musicianship and showmanship at this weekend’s festival.