The latest production for Scene One Theatre is the drama “ Flowers for Algernon.”
The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.
Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. No other details were provided.
Fifty years ago, Albert Podell embarked on a motor journey around the world as co-leader of the Trans World Record Expedition, which he detailed in a book — still in print — titled “Who Needs a Road?”
The 5th annual Jefferson City Community Symphonic Band Memorial Day concert will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church, 327 Capitol Ave.
Strummin' & pickin' & singing
Not every concert requires you to pack in your own lawn chairs and lodging. But if you’re willing to cart the extra gear, you could set up camp at some of the richest musical experiences to be had in Middle America.
Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.
Two of the most heavily used day-hiking routes in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming are closed for the time being because of weather damage and maintenance.
Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.
"Who run the world? GIRLS!" sing those irrepressible Barden University Bellas, channeling Beyonce, in "Pitch Perfect 2." And yes, they sure do run the world.
"A Good Killing" (Touchstone), by Allison Leotta
"A Good Killing," Allison Leotta's new legal thriller, has sex-crimes prosecutor Anna Curtis heading home to defend her sister, who has been arrested in the death of a high school coach.
"Irrationally Yours" (HarperCollins), by Dan Ariely
In his compilation of articles from his Wall Street Journal column, "Ask Ariely," Dan Ariely wraps in a clever bow all the questions we've ever wanted answered concerning the behavioral intricacies that dictate the decisions we make.
There's a lot to like about Disney's "Tomorrowland." It's got George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, robots and explosions, a positive message, and it puts the fate of the future in the hands of two smart young girls.
"Robert B. Parker's Kickback" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Ace Atkins
When a teenager's innocent social media prank turns into a punishing trip behind bars, the Boston private eye Spenser begins a probe that stretches from freezing, blustery New England all the way to a sunny Florida marina.
The eighth annual For The People Pow Wow will be held at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday.