Around CoMo

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.

Dec. 04, 2018

New yoga events popping up around Columbia

Appealing to all ages and all levels, yoga is becoming a fun way to get involved in Columbia businesses while getting in a workout.

Dec. 02, 2018

Breakout CoMo opens new escape room

Breakout CoMo gives insight into the process of creating and opening new escape rooms.

Nov. 22, 2018

High school bands pair up with anti-gun violence club

Hickman High School clubs Academy of Rock and Kewpie’s Demand Action come together to host a concert at Rose Music Hall to gain attention to issues of gun violence in schools.

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.