Art & Culture

Art Is Healing

It seems unbelievable now, but a life of creative passions was not always something artist…

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Preserving Missouri’s Folk Arts

As Missourians celebrate the state’s bicentennial, they’re enjoying a time to celebrate their heritage. Helping…

Singing for Social Justice

In addition to being a full-time jazz vocalist, songwriter, pianist, and music teacher, Audra Sergel…

The Art of the Chase

When Ed Hanson lost his dog, naturally he was filled with worry and concern. However,…

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CPS Inspires Creativity

When it came to local schoolchildren’s contribution to CoMo 200, Columbia’s official bicentennial celebration, CPS…

1-2-3, what do you see?

Are there harmonicas?Yes, there are three.  A kaleidoscope behind timerunning out! One unicorn with magic…

Music in Hummingbirdhouse

In most people’s lives, music is a vital thread that sweeps the soul and mind…

Maria Trevor with her harp Columbia Missouri

For the Love of the Harp

How Maria Trevor brought her love of the harp to Columbia, Missouri, is a love…

Renewing History

Henna artist Siham Nour brings an ancient tradition to Columbia.

Forging a Path to Healing

Whether it’s transgenerational, individual, or collective, trauma has impacted all of us.  Trauma manifests itself…

Principled and Purposed

Author, self-described border-crossing scholar, and motivator Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas exemplifies the saying, “Anything is possible.”…

Curating Creativity

There’s something about stillness that breeds creativity.  At least, that was the case for me…