MU administrators announced last May that as part of a $22 million building renovation project, both the Museum of Art and Archeology and the Museum of Anthropology would temporarily move locations. Currently the museums reside on MU’s campus, but next spring they will be moved to the old Ellis Fischel building located near Business Loop 70. Since the announcement was made there have been some tensions regarding whether or not it will all be a good move for the two museums.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes back MARGARET TOLLERTON, who has news for folks affected by Alzheimer's, courtesy of Missouri Cures. Also, the Missouri Symphony Society is holding their annual Fourth of July concert tomorrow night! KIRK TREVOR joins us with more.
Thousands of Missourians across the state are challenging themselves to log 100 miles of outdoor activity before the year ends. Columbia Parks and Recreation officials held a dedication ceremony for the Greenbriar Trail connector yesterday evening.
For Parks and Recreation Director Mike Griggs, safety for residents was the biggest concern. The new connector trail links about 1,500 homes in the Green Meadows area to the Columbia trail system that were previously without access.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes back GINGER MEYER, Central Missouri Dietetic Association, who talks about two events for kids at the Daniel Boone Regional Library - the first happening July 13. Also, ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI and EMILY ADAMS are back to invite kids, ages 10-14, that are interested in all aspects of theater to join a one-week summer camp at Greenhouse Theatre Project.
Guest vocalist Gavin Hope will join the Missouri Symphony Orchestra July 13. Hope's take on the songs of Michael Jackson is one concert that MOSS expects will draw new and younger Columbians to see live classical performance.
Do you like live music performances? Classical music connoisseurs know when and where local performances happen. But what about our fellow Mid-Missourians who don’t go to the symphony? What’s keeping them away?
Today Paul Pepper talks to AMY BUTLER, Tiger Academy of Gymnastics, about several upcoming fundraisers to help the academy move from its current home in the Tiger Performance Complex. Also, ROBERT WELLS, Salvation Army, stops by to talk about the Thrift Stores - the "life blood" for those in need in Central Missouri.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes back LIZ SCHMIDT, who shares the latest rundown of events put on by the League of Women Voters. The first event is coming up at the Daniel Boone Regional Library. Also, STACEY MILLER, Genetic Counselor with Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, talks about genetic testing and if it's right for you.