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Hear Marvelous Musicians  

This Saturday, Feb., 12, at 7 p.m., enjoy The Juliani Ensemble, an energetic trio of musicians who have played together for almost 20 years and are a performing partner at the Chicago Cultural Center.  The Juliani Ensemble has delighted Chicago audiences with inventive, energetic chamber music concerts since its inception in 1999. As a performing […]

Romance Is In The Air …

… and on the airwaves! For the fifth Year, Y107’s Morning Show will be holding a wedding — LIVE — on Valentine’s Day. But because it’s year No. 5, the station’s going even BIGGER! This year, they’re marrying not just one lucky couple, but five!   They’ve teamed with Buchroeder’s Jewelers and thanks to the generous […]

Are You Nursing Some Falsehoods?

The State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) is hosting free virtual events exploring Black Health and Wellness, the Black History Month theme announced by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) for 2022.  On Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m., Wilma Calvert, UMSL associate professor of nursing, and AJ Medlock, SHSMO […]

Take A Poll (Or A Pole …)

The Blue Note wants you to take a poll. Uh, a pole, actually. On Saturday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m., come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Muse Pole Fitness! The pole looks deceptively easy, but in reality, it requires quite a bit of upper body strength and finesse. It’s a great workout disguised as something else. […]

Hoop! There It Is

If you heart basketball, you’ve got two Tiger Men’s SEC home games coming up at Mizzou Arena! The team has faced some definite disappointments, as well as some stunners, this season. And it ain’t over yet. On Saturday, Feb.12, at 7:30 p.m., the Tigers take on Ole Miss. Truman won’t be troubled by any circling […]

See What All The Noise Is About

The amazing and unique show coming to Jesse Auditorium to perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, and Wednesday, Feb. 16, has no need to drum up publicity — “STOMP” is already famous and has been thrilling audiences all over the world since its creation in summer 1991 in Brighton, U.K. It was the result […]

Eat Your Heart Out …

For Valentine’s Day, Cherry Street Cellar will be serving their its regular menu but adding some luxury items including caviar, lobster and oysters, of course. Owners husband-and-wife team Daniel and Ali Ratcliffe Bauer will also feature some special champagne pours by the glass, including some limited and hard to find selections.  The Bauers took over […]

A Big Deal

One of CoMo’s favorite barbecue joints has a second location to celebrate. Big Daddy’s BBQ is open for its first day today at its second smokehouse spot at 1802 Paris Road. Lloyd and Fontella Henry opened the original Big Daddy’s BBQ in 2017. The couple previously owned Lloyd’s Rib House, a barbecue restaurant downtown in […]

Enjoy Syrian Suppers Soon

Fans of Mediterranean fare were sorry to see International Cafe downtown close earlier this year. But diners need not despair — there’s a new Syrian eatery coming. The Syrian Kitchen will be located at 600 Business Loop 70 W. The owner is Syrian refugee Ahmad Alkadah, who has been in Columbia since 2016. According to […]


You may have noticed that Main Squeeze has been closed for a refresh/remodel. If you missed the posting on the eatery’s website about the changes that are coming, here are details: The restaurant, our Best of Columbia Gold Winner in the Best Vegan/Vegetarian restaurant category in 2021, will no longer offer made-to-order meals. Instead, it […]

Gluten-Free Goodness

Trying to eat gluten-free, wheat-free, peanut and tree nut-free, or shellfish and fish-free? Check out Range Free on Orr Street, if you haven’t yet. It’s an allergen-friendly bakery and café serving up all kinds of “free” foods. You can even special order a gluten-free cake for a special occasion. According to a report, the […]

“Fit” This Into Your Schedule

Become a Hero of Hope by taking part in Fitness for a Cure on Saturday, Feb. 26, from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Crossing. For the 11th year, Wilson’s Fitness is teaming up with the American Cancer Society for this fun fitness fundraiser.  The suggested donation is $15. There will be food, a […]

Sick Kids Need Our Help

It’s time for Zimmer Communications’ annual Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon. You can donate today or tomorrow and make a difference in the lives of children being treated at MU Children’s Hospital. Zimmer Communications first partnered with MU Health Care’s Children’s Hospital 16 years ago and put on its first-ever two-day Radiothon to raise money for […]

Agg-onizing? Hope Not.

Let’s see if our Mizzou Men’s b-ball team can drive the lane and follow the lead of the women’s team to take down the Aggies this Saturday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. After enduring some tough losses recently, the Tigers could use some fan support. If you’re a hoops fan, shoot for attending the game […]

Calling All Loud Luxury Fans!

The  BACARDĺ Party Tour is coming to CoMo for a post-game celebration of the Tigers vs. Aggies basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 9 p.m.-midnight at the FieldHouse. The Columbia stop marks the eighth event of the nine-city tour and first stop of 2022.  Fans can expect the world’s most-awarded rum brand to provide […]

Don’t Rag. Ragtag!

Shovel, salt, repeat. Columbia set a record yesterday for highest daily snowfall. You can complain, but it’s more fun to see a movie! Check out what’s playing at Ragtag Cinema. One of the featured movies is the Winner of the Golden Bear at the 2021 Berlin International Film Festival. “Bad Luck Banging or Loony Sex […]

Pony Up  

Love is in the air and The Ponies are back for First Friday at Talking Horse! This Friday, Feb. 4, from 7-9 p.m., saddle up for fun. The improv group from Talking Horse Productions promises to provide some much-needed comic relief as we dig out from Snowmageddon 2022 and approach Valentine’s Day. Join host Colleen […]

CoMo Chords

Come out and enjoy one of CoMo’s best-loved bands on Friday, Feb. 4! They may not be the biggest — they’re a duo — but the mark they’re making on the music scene is huge. The fabulous Burney Sisters will be at The Blue Note on Friday, Feb. 4  in an 8 p.m. show, along […]

Hometown History

Don’t miss your chance to see a fascinating special exhibit at the Boone County History and Culture Center, called Columbia 1821-2021: The Birth and Evolution of College Town USA.  This bicentennial exhibit explores the founding of Columbia as well as the ways our people, landscape and priorities have changed over two centuries. Prior to its […]

How’s Your Vino Vocab?

The wine world has a language all its own. Are you an oenophile with a file of facts in your brain? offers wine quizzes throughout the year and recently compiled a list of the hardest questions from its 2021 quizzes. The correct answer to the questions about the renowned Champagne house is Krug. Try […]