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Events

Wine & Food Festival
September 29, 2014 6:30 pm

TYPE: Festival
MINIMUM AGE: 21 and older
COST: $95, farm-to-table dinner; $75, Wine, Dine and Design dinners; $35, Seeing Red: A Blind Wine Tasting; $25, Sip and Shop
LOCATION: Downtown Columbia
CONTACT INFORMATION: 573-442-1430

Journey Through Our Beautiful World
September 30, 2014 6:00 pm

Mini Law School for the Public
October 1, 2014 6:00 pm

Tips for Deer Season
October 2, 2014 6:30 pm

Ben Rector
October 2, 2014 7:00 pm

News & Insight

Van Hawxby dispenses a row of proprietary coffee-inspired shots with a steady hand. Photo by Mark Kauzlarich

Columbia’s new craft distiller DogMaster Distillery serves up business

Joining the national craft distillery trend, DogMaster Distillery, located just north of downtown, is bringing handcrafted whiskey and vodka to Columbia.

Kayla Kauffman says her youngest biological son rarely spoke when the couple moved to Coyote Hill. But she says his speech improved rapidly after he interacted with so many children. Photos by Neeta Satam/Missourian

Missouri’s foster care numbers on the rise

Kayla and Michael Kauffman currently foster three children. They believe that it is important for children to have the love and support of a family. Learn more about how Missouri is helping grow in foster care and what makes the program important.

Three things more dangerous than Ebola

Yes, there is a case of Ebola in the United States. No, you shouldn't freak out.

Feminist Frenzy: V to Shining V Day

New organization aims to shine light on women's health issues

Pokey LaFarge pauses Central Time for a trip to the past

The Midwest singer makes a stop in CoMo for the final leg of his tour, suspenders and banjos et al.

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Food & Drink

Photo courtesy of Pinckney Bend Distillery

Three Missouri-made craft distillery products you have to try

The next time you visit the liquor store, leave the Jack Daniels on the shelf, and try one of these Missouri-made craft distillery products instead.

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A conversation with Sage Izadi-Moghadam

The SandWitch boasts the best sliced bread since sliced bread.

Food you missed at Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ

What was the best opening act for any of the performances at Roots 'N' Blues this year? Food. And lots of it.

Ninth Street knockout: How will the upcoming Moe’s stand up?

Moe's Southwestern Grill is set to open under the Loft's by the end of the year. Take a look at how it stacks up against current restaurants on 9th Street.

Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ Festival FAQ

Need to know where to park? Want to know when your favorite band is playing? Dying to chow down on BBQ? We've answered all your most burning questions about Roots 'N' Blues.

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Music

Foster the People

Foster the People gears up for a psychedelic Summerfest

Indie-rock champion Foster the People will take over Ninth Street.

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Ten best TV theme songs

These tunes will have you singing out loud, always.

Q&A: Ben Rector talks new music, inspiration and appreciating the little things

The Nashville-based musician will serenade The Blue Note on Thursday, Oct. 2.

Bidding adieu to Roots ‘N’ Blues

The music festival came to a close, leaving crowds to sing the blues

Trampled by Turtles closes out Roots ‘N’ Blues with bluegrassy vibes

These Minnesota boys hit the Roots 'N' Blues stage to top off the weekend of homegrown food and tunes in true Trampled style.

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Movie Reviews

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The Equalizer

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The Boxtrolls

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Frank

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The One I Love

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Eat This

The Velvet Cupcake’s hummingbird flavor mixes pineapple, pecan and cinnamon in a gluten-free concoction. Photo by KYLEE GREGG

Eat This: The Velvet Cupcake’s Gluten-free Cupcakes

The confectionery shop in the Tiger Hotel now bakes its unusual recipes with gluten-free flour

Salcheto Winery, located in Montepulciano, Italy makes their Rosato with only grapes, eliminating extra sulfates and other additives.

From roses to reds

An exploration of wine

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