Classical Music Festival and an Art Show

Enjoy a classical music festival and art show on Aug. 25-28 at Thespian Hall at 522 Main Street in Boonville. Artistic Director David Halen, the Concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony, has arranged for classically trained artists from around this region as well as nationally recognized solo artists to perform.


Hermann Wine and Jazz Festival 2022

Enjoy the sound of jazz from four bands and two vocalists this Saturday as the music returns to Hermann, MO for their annual Hermann Wine and Jazz Festival. The event will be fundraising for Hermann Music Boosters to support the local school's music program.


New exhibit depicts ‘Trouble and Resilience in the American South’

The complex issues of race and class in small town America are forefront in the exhibit of Otis N. Pruitt photographs on display at the Missouri State Historical Society in Columbia, Mo. Those issues are intimately tied to Missouri’s history,


Live music shakes up Gateway Arch National Park

The Blues at the Arch Festival pays tribute to St. Louis' storied blues history and showcases the talents of national and local entertainers in the North Gateway of Gateway Arch National Park, near the Eads Bridge and Laclede’s Landing.


Cinema St. Louis presents: 14th Annual French Film Festival

The 14th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival takes place from August 5-7, 12-14, and 19-21 at Webster University in Webster Groves.


‘Samarpan’ celebrates 75 years of Indian independence

Historical events showcased in the dance drama Samarpan will be depicted in five languages by more than 120 artists from India, the United States, and Canada. The world premiere of Samarpan is Saturday, August 13, at Touhill Performing Arts Center.


Cinema St. Louis Presents Annual Filmmakers Showcase

Screenings for the 22nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase are set for July 15-17 and 22-24.


The Artist’s Residence: Thomas Hart Benton

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources acquired the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site site in 1977, two years after the death of the Neosho-born artist.


Blackout poetry: The Battle of the Backyard

Missouri Life magazine readers will recognized the image below, but the new spin—a blackout poem based on the article "The Battle of the Backyard," by Missouri Life columnist Ron Marr—gives the article unique perspective.


When Hollywood Came to Arrow Rock

Fifty years ago this summer, a major Hollywood film company arrived in mid-Missouri for a nine-week shooting schedule to film a widescreen musical adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic 1876 book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.