January 26, 2022

See A Thought-provoking Play

In need of some comic relief? Check out “The Bald Soprano,” a play in the theater of the absurd genre at the Warehouse Theatre running Feb. 3-6.  Presented by the Stephens College Theatre Department, “The Bald Soprano” was the first play written by Romanian-French playwright Eugène Ionesco. It premiered in 1950 in Paris. Like many […]

Book A Date

On Thursday, Jan. 27, from 4-5 p.m., MU Libraries will present a book talk via Zoom with Benjamin Moore, author of The Names of John Gergen, Immigrant Identities in Early Twentieth-Century St. Louis.         Rescued from the dumpster of a boarded-up house, the yellowing scraps of a young migrant’s schoolwork gave Moore the jumping-off […]

Nothing “Syrup”-titious About This! 

On Saturday, Jan. 29, treat yourself to a stack of ‘cakes at the 70th annual Pancake & Sausage Day, presented by Cosmopolitan International Columbia Luncheon & Breakfast Clubs. The drive-thru event will be held from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jerry Sigmund Cosmopolitan Center. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the […]

Get Growing!

The Discovery Garden Club and the Columbia Public Library will be hosting a Winter Garden Forum via Zoom on Sunday, Jan. 30, from 1:30-3:30 pm. Get inspiration for a new gardening season from two experts. Kelly McGowan, field specialist in horticulture with MU Extension, will talk about growing lavender in Missouri. Matthew Dolan, with the […]

The Little Engineer That Could

Considering a career in engineering? Don’t miss the spring Mizzou Engineering Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 3, from noon-4 p.m. at MizzouRec.   Whether you’re interested in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering, pre-register on Handshake to explore jobs, internships and co-ops with participating companies and organizations.  Participating sponsors include Emery Sapp & Sons, Holloway, Honeywell, […]

Nothin’ But Net

The Mizzou Men’s cagers have been burnin’ up the court lately! After that really rough one-point loss to Auburn, the Tigers will be more than ready to reload for their next home game against the Florida Gators Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. Catch all the SEC action in person!

Get Off Your Aspen! 

Don’t just sit at home. Head to the Fieldhouse tonight anytime after 7 p.m. for the third annual ’80s in Aspen Party! It’s so cold it might as well be Colorado, so make the most of it. Suit up in your ski gear and join the rest of the neon nation for what’s sure to […]

Don’t Wait! Donate! 

The Red Cross blood supply is at its lowest level in more than 10 years. But you can help. Visit Columbia Mall on Friday, Jan. 28, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., during the American Red Cross Blood Drive being held there.   The latest COVID-19 surge and severe winter weather present further risks to the […]

Grab A Winter Warmer

The weather couldn’t be better for a Chocolate Fest, and Günter Hans is having one Jan. 28-29, starting at 4 p.m. each afternoon. Come cozy up with a mug of boozy hot chocolate and your friends in the Barrel Room at Günter Hans. Choose Günter Hans’ Double Chocolate Ghirardelli base with Irish Cream liquor to […]

Laugh It Off

Lessen your stress with a good laugh at Pints & Punchlines, Thursday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m., at Rose Music Hall.  You know the old saying, “Laughter’s the best medicine?” Well data is mounting that it’s true. According to the Mayo Clinic, a hearty ha ha has great short-term effects. When you start to laugh, […]