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Arts and Culture

Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Festival recap

The Candy Factory will be selling caramel pecan apples at The Roots 'N Blues N' BBQ Festival.
Emily Kaiser

Fall’s unofficially begun and that means festivals galore here in Columbia. This show is dedicated to two of them.

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Arts and Culture
4:25 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Roots N’ Blues’ Economic Impact on Local Businesses

Columbia’s fourth annual Roots N’ Blues N’ BBQ festival hits the streets of downtown this weekend. Festival officals expect to bring in 75,000 people to listen to the blues and eat barbecue from vendors from all across the country. But how much impact does the festival have on local businesses?

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Off the Clock: June 3, 2011

Art in the Park
Columbia Art League

This week we take a look at a new spin on an old sport, the debut of a new alcohol policy in Jefferson City and a weekend long art show in Columbia.

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Off the Clock: April 15, 2011

Columbia Author Lise Saffran talks about her new book, and life, art and love on San Juan Island.

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Off the Clock: January 28, 2011

Author Ibtisam Barakat

Words Travel: Author Ibtisam Barakat talks about her latest project, a children’s story for the Arab world, and beyond.

Ibtisam Barakat is a Palestinian writer who lives in Columbia Missouri and participates in many international writing and arts programs.

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Arts and Culture
4:32 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Blind Boone Statue Unveiled

Harry Weber’s sculpture of J.W. “Blind” Boone was revealed at a reception for the J.W. “Blind” Boone Heritage foundation.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

More than 50 people gathered at MU’s Reynolds Alumni Center Monday night to witness the unveiling of a sculpture of Blind Boone to go in the J.W. “Blind” Boone House in downtown Columbia.

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Arts and Culture
12:00 am
Tue April 6, 2010

Maplewood Barn Community Theater Destroyed By Fire

The remains of the Maplewood Barn Theater.

Columbia firefighters hosed down the remains of the Maplewood Barn Theater as members of the theater company looked on Monday night.

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