From the monthly archives: November 2011

Lovers of fresh produce and delicious, organic fruits and veggies will be pleased to hear that the Columbia Farmers Market won’t be fazed by cold weather. This Saturday, Nov. 19, will be the last day of the season for the outdoor Farmers Market, but fortunately, it’s moving indoors.

Beginning Dec. 3, patrons of [...]

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The very notion of marriage and motherhood in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1, is “troubling” and might alienate its fan base, many of whom identified with its more conservative stand on sex in the earlier story lines, researchers say.

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This week in gaming: flying raccoon suits and final revelations. Check out Vox‘s top picks for new releases.

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Global Journalism Doc Forum at Ragtag

November 16, 2011 10:30 am by

Tonight at 6:30 Ragtag has a screening of Better This World presented by True/False and the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism. The award winning film has played at a number of festivals including SXSW.

The film cuts right to the heart of the war on terrorism [...]

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It’s never quite Christmas time in Columbia until the Choral Union, MU University Singers and University Philharmonic get together for the annual performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Therefore, the 2011 Christmas season officially begins at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 17.

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Inspired by stories of “men with wings” and “butterflies” protecting parents and their children from the destructive fury of the storm, artist Tricia Courtney creates angels from debris to help victims of the May 22 tornado heal and find closure.

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Artist Brandy Tieman is being featured in Living Canvas‘ first art show from November until February. The art show is located inside Living Canvas on Broadway.

Tieman’s art is a classic portrait concept, which she reworks using different textures and color to tell a complete story. This self-taught artist has been involved [...]

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Do you remember Derrick Washington? You know, the former tailback for the MU Tigers who was accused of deviant sexual assault last year?

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Chilly weather may be rolling in with a vengeance, but it’s nothing a nice jacket and hat can’t fix. Stay warm and look cool with these picks.

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Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 is National Pizza with Everything (Except Anchovies) Day, and what better way to celebrate this joyous day by checking out CoMo’s pizza places…

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It happens almost every Friday and Saturday night. Classes end for the day and the flood gates open with outpouring text messages. “What are you doing for dinner?” “Going out tonight? Let’s grab drinks!” If you’re like me, you might have some difficulty getting out of the routine weekend shenanigans and trying out [...]

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November’s biggest game week is upon us. Whether you’re suiting up for war or preparing for dragon slaying, there’s no shortage of things to do.

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See This: Cave at Mojo’s

November 11, 2011 1:26 am by

Chicago-based krautrockers Cave play Mojo’s tonight but it won’t be the band’s first time in Columbia. Drummer Rex McMurry and guitarist Cooper Crain originally played in Warhammer 48k, a mainstay in the Columbia underground scene back in 2005.

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This Friday is Veterans Day. Established in 1926 after World War I, Veterans Day is a time to reflect on and honor American soldiers’ service.

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For about two weeks now, the cafe along Tenth street has been serving up dinner on the weekends. From 5-10pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Cafe Berlin will dish out some of its famed breakfast dishes, burritos and omelets.

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Say it ain’t Joe

November 10, 2011 2:32 pm by

Joe Paterno was fired as Penn State football coach. After the board of trustees announced the decision, students took to the streets in support of their coach. But we should not forget the real victims here.

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Giving back to veterans

November 10, 2011 9:00 am by

Are you looking for a way to give back to our troops this Veterans Day? Read below to find out how.

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Last Mizzou Comic Standing

November 10, 2011 8:00 am by

Tonight, Nov. 10, MU students will compete Last Comic Standing style to see who’s the funniest on campus. The event takes place at the Shack and begins at 7 p.m. and is free. Feel free to simply spectate or compete for the prize of Last Comic Standing at Mizzou.

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Movie Review: Pruitt-Igoe Myth

November 9, 2011 10:14 pm by

Pruitt-Igoe was as an architectural icon to St. Louis residents, but after an incredible amount of archival research was completed, Chad Freidrichs, director of Pruitt-Igoe Myth, soon found out it was much more than modern urban housing — a pool of residents’ deeply personal and emotional memories.

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Cranberry Crawl 5K/10K

November 9, 2011 10:11 pm by

Lace up your running shoes and join Tryathletics as it races for a cause this Saturday. The 8th Annual Cranberry Crawl 5K/10K will take place on Nov. 12 at 8 a.m. to raise money for the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.

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