Around CoMo

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.

Feb. 19, 2019

Columbia said ‘thank u, next’ to Valentine’s Day at The Blue Note

A local music venue markets the dance toward singles and friends during Valentine’s Day week.

Feb. 19, 2019

Günter Hans celebrates a chilly Galentine's day with Waffle Bar

This local gastropub strives to bring European cuisine to Columbia.

Feb. 13, 2019

Missouri River Relief hosts ninth annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Local festivalgoers were ready to support Missouri River Relief while educating themselves on environmental issues, either close to home or around the world.

Feb. 06, 2019

Chinese New Year Showcase celebrates the Year of The Pig

Columbia Public Schools students mark the new year with Chinese culture and art.

Jan. 29, 2019

Local choirs come together to support enrichment of young women of color

Various local choirs performed a wide range of gospel tunes to spread unity through the Columbia community.

Jan. 29, 2019

“Lysistrata” kicks off Guerl-rilla Theatre’s first season

All-girl group Guerl-rilla Theatre performed ancient Greek play “Lysistrata,” a comedy about a war-inspired sex strike.

Dec. 13, 2018

Downtown Columbia’s Living Windows Festival spreads holiday cheer throughout community

The festival spanned throughout the entirety of downtown Columbia and participants spanned from kids to store owners to volunteers. It was a festival that united the district to kickstart the holiday season.

Dec. 13, 2018

Students foster pets through Central Missouri Humane Society

Central Missouri Humane Society offers both students and pets opportunities through its fostering program.