Arts and Culture

Off the Clock
5:47 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

A portable library

Inside Bookmobile, Jr. Otter Bowman helps a young client.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week: we visit a bookmobile that's just for kids and talk to a singer from Madagascar with a Missouri connection.

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Arts and Culture
5:27 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Fill your stockings restorative justice program continues its donations

Working on stockings to donate to food banks across mid-Missouri.

The Missouri Quilt Guild and the Missouri Department of Corrections joined forces for the second year of the “Fill Your Stockings” Restorative Justice program.

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Maplewood Barn
12:00 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: The Wondersmith

An anti-Christmas story featuring a wicked toymaker, a wicked witch, endangered lovers and a monkey.

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.

Off the Clock
5:26 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Inside the derby

Como Convixen team members get ready for their final game of the season.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week’s show covers everything you wanted to know about roller derby but where afraid to ask.

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Maplewood Barn
12:00 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: The Boor

A dashing-but-penniless nobleman turns the head of a grieving widow, despite her servant’s best efforts.

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.

The Two-Way
8:00 am
Thu December 8, 2011

Top News Memes Of 2011: Pepper Spray Cop, Bin Laden, Steve Jobs

Spraying the Declaration of Independence (John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence").
jockohomo.tumblr.com

Originally published on Thu December 8, 2011 8:02 am

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Word: Missouri
6:16 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Hannibal: living in the shadow of Twain

A view of Hannibal on a sleepy fall day, as seen from Cardiff Hill.
KBIA / Davis Dunavin

Last week marked the 176th birthday of the man who many feel defined American literature. Since his 1910 death, the city of Hannibal in northeastern Missouri has become a mecca for those who appreciate Mark Twain's work - one of the few places in the world that center on literary tourism. But it's still a city - and a small town in Missouri, at that. As part of Word Missouri, a series examining Missouri's literary heritage, KBIA's Davis Dunavin went to Hannibal to explore how aficionados, experts, tourists and residents live in the shadow of Twain.

Intersection
4:57 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

'Twilight', controversy and the Gothic literary tradition

Panelists discussed some of the controversial themes in the latest 'Twilight' installation.

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Word Missouri
2:49 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Twain's Hannibal in sound and pictures

It's well-known that Twain wrote extensively about the real people and places he found growing up in Hannibal, and many of Tom Sawyer's experiences were his experiences. As a companion piece to the Word Missouri feature Hannibal: living in the shadow of Twain, I traveled to three places that make appearances in his books to see how they've changed in the nearly two centuries since Twain's boyhood here. Click for photos and sound from each place. (Mark Twain re-enactor Jim Waddell provides Twain's voice.)

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Off the Clock
4:33 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Garage art

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts parking garage.
Laura Spencer KCUR

We head west this week where public art can be found in places you’d least expect it.

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Arts and Culture
10:24 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Columbia living windows boosts ecnomy

The District hosts its annual Living Windows festival Friday night in Columbia.

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StoryCorps
9:07 am
Fri December 2, 2011

A Victim Treats His Mugger Right

Originally published on Thu March 27, 2008 11:01 pm

Julio Diaz has a daily routine. Every night, the 31-year-old social worker ends his hour-long subway commute to the Bronx one stop early, just so he can eat at his favorite diner.

But one night last month, as Diaz stepped off the No. 6 train and onto a nearly empty platform, his evening took an unexpected turn.

He was walking toward the stairs when a teenage boy approached and pulled out a knife.

"He wants my money, so I just gave him my wallet and told him, 'Here you go,'" Diaz says.

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Maplewood Barn
12:00 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Two Tales of Terror

An iron works and a hot house can still send chills up your spine.

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.

Arts and Culture
6:21 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

True/False Film Festival Receives Grant from "The Academy"

www.truefalse.org

The True/False Film Fest is receiving a 20-thousand dollar grant for this year’s 2012 festival.

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Off the Clock
10:15 am
Fri November 25, 2011

New music revisited

Patrick David Clark
Photo courtsey of Mizzou New Music Initiative

This week we talk about music. New music to be exact. And if you think new music means recently released albums, keep listening as we revisit a conversation I had with Patrick David Clark, who was a resident composer at the Mizzou New Music Festival this summer. And hang on till the end of the show for a Sonic ID from one of Columbia’s more memorable citizens.

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