halloween

Arts and Culture
12:02 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: "The Pipe"

Curls of smoke rise from a pipe.
Credit Photo by Keith Williamson, via Flickr.

Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. 

In this episode, we bring you a chilling Halloween tale called "The Pipe," published anonymously. 

The story revolves around a mysterious pipe, a gift from one collector to another. 

That gift arrived with a note -- and so begins our show: 

The players:

  • Pugh: Terry Yates
  • Tress: Joe Bogue
  • Brasher: Byron Scott
  • Bob: Brad Buchanan
  • Narrator: Darren Hellwege

Production

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Arts and Culture
12:17 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Clark Lane residents campaign for sidewalks on Halloween

Kate Shannon rallies on Oct 31. for sidewalks to be built on Clark Lane. She says pedestrians are in constant danger of being hit by cars without them.
Credit Sam Richmond / KBIA News

A group of Clark Lane residents spent their Halloween rallying on sidewalks near Woodland Springs holding signs asking for drivers to honk for sidewalks to be built on both sides of Clark Lane.

The residents said they disagree with City Council’s current plan to build asphalt extensions on Clark Road instead.

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Arts and Culture
8:20 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Tiger Night of Fun offers supervised trick-or-treating

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To promote both fun and safety, organizations throughout Columbia have been offering special Halloween events. The Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation hosts the “Tiger Night of Fun” -- an alternative event held at Hearnes Center Field House, where children of young families can be in a safe, supervised environment.

Spokesperson Janel Twehous said the department first offered its Halloween event 18 years ago when there were fears of tainted candy. Twehous said the department wanted to offer a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating.

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Arts and Culture
5:04 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

TELL US: What's one Halloween costume you'll never forget?

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The tradition of dressing up in costumes for Halloween dates back to an ancient Celtic festival where the Celts wore animal heads and skins. When Halloween made its way to America in the 1800s, people took after this tradition and began dressing in costumes and going house to house asking for candy, according to the History Channel.

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Arts and Culture
4:34 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Halloween Hits the District Early

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Halloween got an early start in downtown Columbia.

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