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First of the Art Stroll series is May 8

Jefferson Citians will have a chance to explore their cultural side with the second annual Friday Arts Stroll series.

Battle of Brews to raise funds for 3 agencies

A Battle of the Brews has been scheduled for May 15 at Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds, with proceeds to benefit three Central Missouri organizations.

Evening at Amphitheater slated

Jefferson City Parks and Recreation is sponsoring an Evening at the Amphitheater at 6 p.m. May 15 at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park Amphitheater.

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From the Stacks: ‘The Carnival at Bray’ pairs 1990s grunge with adolescent disenchantment

The year is 1993, and Maggie Lynch’s life is about to flip upside-down.

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Perfecting the patio

Make the most of outdoor living this summer

Whether catching rays or sipping lemonade in the shade, Missouri’s spring and summer weather beckons its residents to spend time outside.

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Brewers tasked with turning sewage into suds

Some companies boast of making beer with spring water from majestic mountains.

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Digital Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time

HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.

Book Review: David Baldacci's latest thriller is engaging

"Memory Man" (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci

David Baldacci has written another thriller that will have readers engaged from the first page.

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Final Jefferson City Symphony show this season is Tuesday

The final concert of the 79th season for the Jefferson City Symphony will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mitchell Auditorium on the Lincoln University campus.

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JC Cantorum’s latest show will be director Glen Webb’s last

Jefferson City Cantorum presents “A Musical Journey” as its spring concert, which celebrates music from around the world.

Have you listened to the Liberte Ensemble?

Liberte Ensemble began as a select group of female vocalists started by the late Grayson Peters to compliment the men’s vocal group Monticello Singers.

Bud Light: Sorry for saying it removes ‘no’ from vocabulary

Bud Light should have kept the word “No” handy in this case.

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Movie Review: 'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdose

It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director's filmography that in between Joss Whedon's two "Avengers" films there reads "Much Ado About Nothing": a low-budget, black-and-white Shakespeare adaption sandwiched between two of the most gargantuan blockbusters ever made.

Book Review: A masterful new biography of artist Isamu Noguchi

"Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Hayden Herrera

Isamu Noguchi was a difficult man who made art easy to look at. In his life and work, he was riddled with contradictions. Humble and egotistical. Steadfast and temperamental. Listless and energetic. A loyal friend and faithless lover.

Disney told to rehire workers who refused soiled costumes

Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the “Festival of the Lion King” show after an arbitrator ruled Monday they were dismissed without just cause.


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