Artful Communicators

Rita Orr has a winsome and whimsical series of silkscreens featuring ladies wearing hats, including Lap of Luxury above, and another colorful series of buildings she has seen, such as bungalows, cozy homes, and others.


Joseph Orr Creates Landscapes of Serenity

Joseph Orr is one of Missouri’s premier artists with a national reputation as an acrylic landscape painter. Showing in galleries and special shows around the country, his landscapes seem to deliver beauty, peace, and serenity to the beholder.


Rollin’ Down the River

One man's road trip along the Missouri River turned into a wonderful book.


The Ozark Mountain Daredevils Are Still Shining

Springfield’s good old boys got to sing and sing and sing.


Soulard Mardi Gras Celebrates 38 Years of Beads, Beer, and Bon Temps

There’s no need to head all the way down the Mississippi River to New Orleans when you can hit one of the nation’s largest Mardi Gras celebrations right here in the Show-Me State.


William Least Heat-Moon’s Debut Novel Takes a Spiritual Journey

The writing is lively and rewards the thoughtful, deliberate reader. Approach this book with an open mind, a genuine sense of curiosity, and perhaps a compass, and you will be rewarded.