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Extended Interview With Dawn Wells

On April 29, notable Stephens College alumna Dawn Wells stopped by her alma mater to talk about her famous role with current students. Over coffee, the television icon discussed Mary Ann, Stephens and 50 years of “Gilligan’s Island.”…

Take A Bow Wow

Thousands of actors have graced the stage of the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre over the past 52 years and many of them came with Broadway credentials, but none had the pedigree of Dusty and Nigel, two experienced pros who were trained at the…

And Lift Off

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACY SINES It takes about 15 minutes to inflate a hot air balloon. After it is fully filled by an oversized fan, riders climb over the side of the basket and into a cozy cabin. The pilot blasts the propane-fueled…

Grit and Glitz

When the tour buses and camera crews of the television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” rolled up in Joplin last month, an estimated 10,000 volunteers from across the country poured in to help. They worked day and night to build seven…

Phone Home

Control Your TV From Your Phone// // // // // // // Life just gets easier and easier. Forty years ago, the remote control was another person in the room you could tell to change the TV channel. Of course,

100 Homecomings

The University of Missouri is celebrating 100 years of Homecoming! With a tradition stretching back to 1911, Mizzou’s Homecoming is one of the oldest, biggest and most famous Homecoming events in the nation. A look back on Mizzou’s…

Eats And Art

Tellers in Columbia, MO// // // // // // // “The spot was open and it was a little bit of the right space at the right time,” Rust says.The two opened Tellers Gallery and Bar in May 1998. Since then,

Stages of LIfe

One day, your cute, lovable child will become a teenager and begin asking you to drop them off a block away from the movie theater, but there may be a way to stay better connected. Several Columbia families have beaten the odds and are…

CoMo Date Night Ideas

Ah, May. It’s that time of the year when everything is abloom, the evening breezes are gentle, and the constellations twinkle overhead in the night sky. Combine this lovely season with the most romantic things to do in Columbia, and you’ve…