Art & Culture

Meet Frances Herdlinger

Painting of young MU chemist now on exhibit. In 1927, a petite, lively redhead entered…

A Celebration of Intellect

An extrovert’s guide to the Unbound Book Festival. Every year I have a blast volunteering…

Things We Love: Mix & Measure

Add some pizazz to your cooking experience with these fun tools and gadgets. Clockwise from…

Shelf Life: The Disappearance of Coltrane

An excerpt from “The Bad Break.” The sun was rising as I drove home from…

Columbia’s Hidden Gem

The Montminy Gallery plans spring exhibits. Have you ever heard of the Montminy Gallery? Many…

Shelf Life: Embracing Option B

Building resilience in times of loss. “Option B” is a modern take on grief and…

Shopping Local Antique Malls

Winter offers stocked booths and empty aisles. We’re very fortunate to have three large and…

Citizen Jane Suggests: Faces Places

French film from last year’s fest makes its way to Ragtag. One of the stand…

Memories of Home

How the words of author Wendall Berry carry me back. The 10-hour drive felt like…

December at the Galleries

Exhibits feature the work of women master artists. The long struggle for women in the…

A Girlfriend Getaway

A girl’s weekend in Columbia can be a great way to unwind, relax, and bond…

Overcoming Oversights

The ugly truth about day-of planning. As an event planner, the term “day-of” is nails…