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Immerse yourself in nature and art >> Entertainment mariwinn
A garden party was hosted by Joplin Regional Artists Coalition (JRAC) board member April Davis-Brunner and her husband Larry at their property, Historical Cox Springs. They had purchased the 17-acre ...more

Rock group Fern reunites >> Entertainment staff
The independent American rock band Fern has just released "Control," a new music video. Found here, it is the first official release of new music from the founding members of Fern since 2001. ...more

To know Orbit is to know love >> Entertainment mariwinn
Guests at a concert with Bettine Clemen gather around Peter Longley as he signs copies of Orbit, Life with My People. The event recently was held at the Library Center in Springfield. It's not ...more

#Twerking >> Entertainment lynn-c
How what is #trending influences pop culture and creates something new by Carla J. Hanna The lap dance and striptease once lived in the windowless night club in the shady part of town. Today, ...more

What's art in New York City >> Entertainment mariwinn
No, I didn't think I'd be hooked into rubbing a guy's hairy chest so that the wish whispered in his ear would come true, but a seemingly innocent young girl led me past some rather suggestive photos ...more

Heirloom seed ethusiasts gather in Missouri >> Entertainment mariwinn
Clyde Majerus of Grovespring, Missouri explains his spring/fall garden planter to a couple of garden enthusiasts at the 12th annual Spring Planting Festival held at Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds in ...more

Joplin Humane Society attracts full house for 2012 >> Entertainment mariwinn
Carthage artist Lowell Davis signs one of two lithographs of his work that were auctioned off at the Joplin Humane Society's 2012 benefit. The 10th Annual Fur Ball, the benefit for the Joplin ...more

Zumbaing the night away >> Entertainment mariwinn
Judy Killion, a volunteer at Watered Gardens, confers with workers who were making lanyards, a product of the Worth Shop that was sold along with jewelry at the 2nd annual Watered Gardens ...more

St. Patty's Day brought out the green >> Entertainment mariwinn
St. Patrick, portrayed by Kevin Provins, a member of the Dream Theatre Company took to the streets of downtown Joplin yesterday (March 17, 2012) to add flavor to the festivities of Way Beyond Events, ...more

88.7/KXMS radio to add pop music >> Entertainment s-smith
JOPLIN - Beginning Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, 88.7/KXMS Fine Arts Radio International, a cultural resources and community service of Missouri Southern State University, will present something new and ...more

Michel Petrucciani - >> Entertainment staff
For our readers who like Jazz. ...more

Yakov Smirnoff brings laughter to Joplin >> Entertainment mariwinn
by Mari Winn Taylor Those residents that accepted tickets for "Stand Up for Joplin," a free show organized by comedian Yakov Smirnoff, pictured at left, but didn't use them made a big mistake. ...more

Mardi Gras New Orleans' style comes to Joplin >> Entertainment mariwinn
A group of musicians from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, came to Joplin to show the locals how to have a good time. The band SugaFUNK performed last night at JB's Piano Bar, 112 S. Main St., as part of ...more

Sweet Dreams showcases cars, trucks and bikes >> Entertainment mariwinn
Car and bike buffs mill around the 25th Annual Sweet Dreams Car and Bike Show held in Joplin. The Sweet Dreams Car and Bike Show is back at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Joplin for the 25th ...more

Spiva comes alive with the work of Linda Mitchell >> Entertainment mariwinn
Atlanta artist Linda Mitchell points out the type of fabric she chose for her stuffed animal version of Louis XIV. Mitchell created regal clothing for this long-eared character whom she calls a ...more

Blue Fiddle introduces themselves to Joplin >> Entertainment mariwinn
The acoustic trio Blue Fiddle entertains with their own blend of music influenced by Celtic and American traditions. "If the tree falls in the forest and nobody is around to hear it" is an old ...more

Moxie Cinema goes non-profit >> Entertainment staff
Springfield will retain its only independent movie theater - Moxie Cinema - through the creation of the non-profit Downtown Springfield Community Cinema Fund administered by a volunteer board ...more

Audition is scheduled for 4-states idol event >> Entertainment cgarver
The "4-states Idol Event" for the benefit of Ascent Recovery Residences will take place with a final round on September 24, 2010, at the Joplin Memorial Hall, 8th & Joplin. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ...more

Joplin wishes Bach a belated happy birthday >> Entertainment mariwinn
Meredith Williams, at right, a long-time member of the music department at Ozark Christian College in Joplin sports a wig to talk about Johann Sebastian Bach at a birthday celebration honoring the ...more

Great Big Sea swells local performing arts center >> Entertainment mariwinn
The musical group Great Big Sea gathers to open the second half of their performance in Joplin recently. Great Big Sea surged like the ocean from which they take their name when they performed ...more

Winning images from PhotoSpiva 2009 >> Entertainment mariwinn
The "big box" store was the subject exploited by photographer Keith Yahrling of Philadelphia, PA. His photos took first place honors in PhotoSpiva 2009. PhotoSpiva 2009, the 33rd annual ...more

Bobby Norfolk becomes Jesse B. Semple once more >> Entertainment mariwinn
The many gestures of storyteller Bobby Norfolk entertained the latest Coffee Talk audience at the Joplin Public Library. Some critics believed that the verses of Langston Hughes, unquestionably ...more

Locals provide audience for TV production >> Entertainment mariwinn
Greene HD Productions brought its latest project to the Coleman Theatre on Route 66 in downtown Miami, OK recently. A shout went out to Coleman supporters to help fill their auditorium on October ...more

MADD is incensed over Grand Theft Auto IV >> Entertainment staff
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has a bone to pick with Rockstar Games, and the manufacturers of Grand Theft Auto IV. They are calling upon the Entertainment Software Ratings Board to reclassify ...more

Joplin gets Freaky >> Entertainment staff
Joplin's WMBH, 1560 on the AM radio dial, will be the first "mainland" station to carry the internationally syndicated radio show, "Freaky Friday and Friends" beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, ...more

MLT's opener is hit at Coleman Theatre >> Entertainment mariwinn
Theatergoers mill around the marquee of the Coleman Theatre in downtown Miami, OK. A 'will call' booth was set up outside to distribute reserved tickets. Members of the Miami Little Theatre ...more

Director kills off Bush in Death of a President >> Entertainment admin2
President George Bush is gunned down by a sniper after a public address at a hotel, in a new docudrama soon to be aired on British telly that the, the entertainment guide of the ...more

Cowboy poetry and good cookin' are crowd-pleasers >> Entertainment mariwinn
Don Collop of Mexico, MO, poet and chuck wagon cook, sets down a cast-iron kettle with vittles that he heated outside for guests who came to support the scholarship fund raiser of the Missouri ...more

Joplin woman is Fear Factor contestant >> Entertainment mariwinn
Supporters of Mandy Chester had to be nothing less than excited when the vivacious blonde from Joplin solidly outdid her opponents in the first two rounds of the February 4, 2003 airing of Fear ...more

Females swoon over Aaron Buerge >> Entertainment ashley
(L-R), Sarah McConnell, Joplin firefighter Terry Steen from Station 1, Al Duffy and Aaron Buerge stand in front of the Coors display at Ramey's Price Cutter in Webb City, MO. To many girls ranging ...more






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