|Kenny Rogers joins Branson Landing's festivities >> Entertainment|| mariwinn|
|Santa and the cast of The Toy Shoppe gather around Kenny Rogers and his family. Helping to cut the ribbon are Kenny's two twin sons, Jordan and Justin and Chloe Channell, a star in the show. In the ...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|
|Comedy revs up in the Ozarks >> Entertainment|| staff|
|Opening night for Cash's White River Hoedown, Mountain View's oldest country music and comedy show, will take place on Saturday, April 4, 2009. Featured will be Branson comedian Paul Harris. ...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 thisislondon.co.uk, the entertainment guide of the ...more|
|Joplin Little Theatre launches a new website >> Entertainment|| mariwinn|
The Joplin Little Theatre has a new interactive website, according to an announcement by Tony Flint, JLT board second vice president. The address may be found in our "Links" section.
On a recent ...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|