mark twain http://kbia.org en Parking poses problems for downtown Columbia housing complex proposal http://kbia.org/post/parking-poses-problems-downtown-columbia-housing-complex-proposal <p>Collegiate Housing Partners of St. Louis is seeking to build a 112-uniit housing complex near Mark Twain residence hall in downtown Columbia on Conley Ave. One issue standing in the way of the company’s plans is parking. The company wants to provide 115 parking spaces, but city code requires 300 spaces for a complex of this size.</p><p>Columbia Development Services Manager Pat Zenner said parking is an issue the city has yet to figure out.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 13:42:06 +0000 Michael Losch 33360 at http://kbia.org Parking poses problems for downtown Columbia housing complex proposal The McWilliams’ Adventures (Twian) http://kbia.org/post/mcwilliams%E2%80%99-adventures-twian <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">This is an inaugural show. &nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; ">It covers &nbsp;about t</span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">wo hilarious yarns by Missouri&#39;s favorite storyteller and also about the Ma and Pa Kettle of their time.</span></p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Darren Hellwege 6510 at http://kbia.org Twain's Hannibal in sound and pictures http://kbia.org/post/twains-hannibal-sound-and-pictures <p>It&#39;s well-known that Twain wrote extensively about the real people and places he found growing up in Hannibal, and many of Tom Sawyer&#39;s experiences were his experiences. As a companion piece to the Word Missouri feature&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/hannibal-living-shadow-twain-0">Hannibal: living in the shadow of Twain</a>, I traveled to three places that make appearances in his books to see how they&#39;ve changed in the nearly two centuries since Twain&#39;s boyhood here. Click for photos and sound from each place. Mon, 05 Dec 2011 20:49:29 +0000 Davis Dunavin 4778 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Sweet and Twenty http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-sweet-and-twenty <p>Love blossoms in an accidental meeting amidst the cherry orchard.</p><p>Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre<em>&nbsp;is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.</em></p><p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 06:00:00 +0000 Darren Hellwege 4527 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: The Stolen White Elephant http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-stolen-white-elephant <p>Only Twain could hide an elephant in plain sight while detectives seek it out.</p><p>Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre<em>&nbsp;is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.</em></p><p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:00:00 +0000 Darren Hellwege 4525 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: The McWilliams' Adventures http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-mcwilliams-adventures <p>The inaugural show. &nbsp;Two hillarious yarns by Missouri&#39;s favorite storyteller about the Ma and Pa Kettle of their time.</p><p>Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre<em>&nbsp;is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.</em></p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Darren Hellwege 4484 at http://kbia.org