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Movie Review: Allen's latest is a meditation on meaning and murder

As in so many Woody Allen films, even if some parts don't gel, others do. If "Irrational Man" falls short of late-career home runs like "Midnight in Paris" and "Blue Jasmine," it also feels more fully realized than last year's visually gorgeous but otherwise uneven period piece, "Magic in the Moonlight."

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Scene One Theatre introduces ‘Da’

The Irish play by Hugh Leonard set in Dalkey, County Dublin is the current production for Jefferson City's Scene One Theatre.

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‘Winnie the Pooh’ makes its way to Stained Glass Theatre

The poetry of A.A. Milne comes to life in the musical “Winnie the Pooh,” the current production for Stained Glass Theatre in Jefferson City.

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‘The Rosie Project’ engages readers with humor-infused romance

Don Tillman is a brilliant genetics professor. He’s also very socially challenged, but he’s decided it’s time to find a life partner. His previous efforts have been unsuccessful, but this time he’s going to approach the problem using his strengths—his extremely rational brain and science.

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Swim Week's bikinis swarm Miami Beach

As if there were a shortage of bikinis at Miami Beach, Swim Week is in full swing and invading the city's bustling streets with next year's hottest swimwear must-haves.

Team appears to fall short on largest chain reaction machine

A team at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit appears to have fallen short of building the world's largest chain reaction machine.

Deposition: Cosby paid women to keep affairs secret

Bill Cosby, in sworn testimony a decade ago, said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, suggested he was skilled at understanding nonverbal cues for sexual consent and called one of his accusers a liar.

CEO leaving American Jazz Museum

The American Jazz Museum in Kansas City has announced the departure of the museum's chief executive.

Book Review: From Holocaust survivor to Medal of Honor recipient

"Single Handed" (Berkley), by Daniel M. Cohen

After surviving the Holocaust and a year in a notorious Nazi concentration camp, Tibor Rubin fought as a U.S. Army infantryman in Korea, displaying the kind of raw courage associated with Hollywood war movies and going on to spend more than two years as a prisoner of war.

Blue Sunday brings music, food to Memorial Park

The MO Blues Association presents its annual Blue Sunday event from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Memorial Park Memorial Park pavilion.

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Movie Review: Schumer, Hader shine in bawdy 'Trainwreck'

Thank goodness for Amy Schumer, the paradigm-busting, enfant terrible who's there to snap us out of our malaise with one rowdy gal: Amy.

Broadcast’s best on sidelines in Emmy nominations

A broadcast network is still the best place for a television event to get notice. That holds no sway with Emmy voters, though.

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‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

The elaborate fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently untouched by backlash over a female character’s rape scene.

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Lake of the Ozarks competes in ‘Best Recreational Lake’ category

Votes can be cast through Monday in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Lake of the Ozarks is one of the most popular and visited lakes in the Midwest. Now the area’s enthusiasts have a chance to name it one of the best recreational lakes in the nation.

Boating and floating returns at this weekend's AquaPalooza

AquaPalooza, billed as the Lake of the Ozark's largest family-friendly boating and floating event, returns to Dog Days Bar and Grill at the Lake on Saturday, July 18.

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