Art & Culture

Shelf Life: A Mother’s Heart

Kate Bartel Kromann’s legacy lives on through Little Free Libraries. When Kate Bartel Kromann became…

Giving Back: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Brandy Schrag develops a love for cooking fresh food thanks to her Opportunity Garden. Feeding…

Artist Profile: Joe Marshall

Local craftsman celebrates Mid-Missouri’s wilderness with mid-century modern furniture. “When they need something unique made,…

Destinations: Discovering Historic St. Charles

Main Street offers a full-sensory winter experience. As the temperature plummets into the 30s, I…

Shelf Life: “The Catcher in the Rye” & Me

Finding inspiration from a beloved classic. “The Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, is…

Down to a Fine Art

The Columbia Art League celebrates 60 years. In 1983, the Columbia Art League building on…

Shelf Life: Getting Lost in the Library

Every reader needs a good book. I don’t get lost in a good book very…

Curating Columbia’s Galleries

Local galleries choose artwork that embodies their particular aesthetic. Bluestem is a quintessential gallery: white…

Exploring Rocheport

The historic river town offers antique shopping, galleries, and more. The historic Missouri River town…

Shelf Life: The Magic Power of Friendship

Finding inspiration from an unlikely hero. “The Secret Life of Sloan the Sloth” is the…

Summer Reads

Shelf Life: Sizzlin’ Books of Summer

Waste away an afternoon with these titles of mystery, romance, and intrigue. Here’s our top…

Meet Frances Herdlinger

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