Around CoMo

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.

Oct. 04, 2018

The Cactus Blossoms takes Roots N Blues by storm

Brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torry brought bluegrass nostalgia to Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival on Sept. 30.

Oct. 04, 2018

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats play as the final act of Roots N Blues N BBQ

Late Rock Legend Chuck Berry was honored in Missouri Roots Songbook and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats ended the 12th annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival

Oct. 04, 2018

Greensky Bluegrass displays talent at Roots N Blues N BBQ

Calmer than other groups, Greensky Bluegrass gave festival-goers a chance to relax after a long weekend.

Oct. 04, 2018

The Mighty Pines cap off the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival after-party on Saturday

St. Louis roots rock band The Mighty Pines capped off the night at the Roots N Blues N BBQ festival after-party, after performing earlier in the day.

Oct. 04, 2018

Columbia community enjoys Roots N Blues 5K Run, 10K Run, Half Marathon

Race participants and event organizers speak on the overall experience of the Roots N Blues 5K Run,10K Run & Half Marathon prior to, during and post race.

Oct. 01, 2018

Roots N Blues crowd outshines Son Volt’s stellar set

Despite onstage excitement, Roots N Blues’ audience was more engaging than the music show itself.

Oct. 01, 2018

Taj Mahal Trio leaves audience anything but blue

The blues trio’s Roots N Blues set added a sensual and lively flavor to the festival, unapologetically raunchy and fun for all who attended.