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(Web Exclusive) Quailskin's first full-length album, Interfantastic, was released in August and features lyrics about life’s confusing journey over audio-processed sounds laced with singular drum beats. The music ultimately sounds like a melody of computerized clicks, taps and drums that are fit for the band’s live performances and a fan’s highway drive.
Tailgating got its start in the mid-1800s when spectators cooked fish over an open fire before college football games.
As the U.S. Postal Service, an organization closely connected to American history, tightens its purse strings in preparation for a potential financial collapse, Columbia’s post offices are operating with an optimistic outlook.
Third-graders from Lee Elementary School teamed up with Stephens College student Wynde Noel to work on a photographic storytelling project called "A Day In Their Eyes." The project’s primary outcome, a book of 40 third-graders’ storytelling images, will be available for purchase tomorrow during a book signing at Artrageous Friday in The District.
For New York Time’s bestselling author Chris Bohjalian, the extraordinary landing of Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, as well as his purchase of an eerie Victorian home, became the inspiration for The Night Strangers, which was released on Tuesday.
What's your favorite tailgating food?Vox asked tailgaters in Columbia what they like to chow down on when they're cheering for their team. Get your buns ready.
At 41, Tom Brinker no longer refers to triathlons as races; instead, he calls them events. He knows he’s not likely to win, but that’s not his goal anyway. Brinker, a cyclist for more than 30 years, keeps pedaling to stay healthy and to meet new people through the sport.
Artrageous Fridays aren’t just about the visuals. Friday night at 8 p.m., stop by Moon Belly Dance Studio’s live performance of Little Egypt.
It was a rainy day in 1959 when R.B. Price II invited the Columbia Art League to move its small sidewalk show into his bank’s lobby. Fifty-two years later, the Boone County Art Show has become an annual fall tradition that Columbians have come to anticipate as soon as there’s a chill in the air.
(Web Exclusive) Kandice Grossman, owner of Moon Belly Dance Studio, revives a lost art in her performance as dancer Little Egypt.The show begins at 8 p.m. Friday at her studio on 300 Saint James St.
MU has stacked the calendar for the Homecoming celebration. The events have already started, so check out our list to find the rest.
For Tigers fans, fall doesn’t officially begin until the tailgates do. It doesn’t matter if they’re jersey-clad tots piled into the back of the family van or post-grads living out-of-town and making a weekend trip back to CoMo for new memories with old friends. That’s game day.
There’s nothing quite like plunging your entire arm into a trash can filled with ice-cold water as you try to grab a beer. Scrape the bottom with your finger tips and try to ignore what other possible fluids are mixed in the water until you grasp that unopened can. Find a koozie and maybe a warming blanket, and your tailgate is ready to begin. Or, at least, that’s the tailgating I used to know.
Local chocolatier Alan “Patric” McClure released his PBJ OMG bar to local businesses and grocery stores on Tuesday through his company, Patric Chocolate. The bar is made from just a few simple ingredients: cacao, peanut butter, cocoa butter, cane sugar, and sea salt, but surprisingly, no jelly.
Walking into Absolute Vintage is like walking into a fashion time capsule. Watch our slideshow to see more retro outfits and hear owner Jennifer Johnson talk about how changes in fashion reflect changes in history.
Making music alone isn’t nearly as fun as making music with your very best friend. These musical pairs combine their skills to put out some rocking tunes.
Former teacher Peter Pisano will be visiting college campuses this fall, but not to teach classes. He and Brian Moen will be traveling the country on their first countrywide headlining tour as indie rock band Peter Wolf Crier. They are now signed to an indie record label and on a nationwide tour with a stop at Mojo’s this Tuesday.
In a duel between power chords and intricate guitar lines, We Came As Romans embodies the abrasive yet often contemplative spirit of “screamo,” a genre that blends the heavy metal influences of hardcore rock with the vulnerable lyrical intimacy of more emotional songs sometimes referred to as “emo.” The group will perform at The Blue Note on Friday, Oct. 7.
The members of Portugal. The Man are probably hoping they will not have to make any emergency calls when they come to Columbia on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Of course, none of them were expecting to call the Chicago Police Department after their van, containing $80,000 worth of equipment, was stolen at Lollapalooza in August.