Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate of the United States, is one of the headliners at the inaugural Missouri Literary Festival, October 2-4 at Hammons Field and the Creamery Arts Center. KSMU's Randy Stewart talked with Collins by phone a few weeks ago.
Best-selling novelist Richard Paul Evans of "Christmas Box" fame is just one of the numerous authors and poets appearing at the inaugural Missouri Literary Festival, Oct.2-4 at Hammons Field and the Creamery Arts Center. KSMU's Randy Stewart spoke with him by phone recently.
If you've ever wondered where all the "new" rocks in your garden come from, Bob Pavlowsky has your answer. Pavlowsky is a professor of geography, geology and planning and explains how "new" rocks appear each year.
Best-selling novelist Richard PauL Evans of "Christmas Box" fame is just one of the numerous authors and poets appearing at the inaugural Missouri Literary Festival, Oct.2-4 at Hammons Field and the Creamery Arts Center. KSMU's Randy Stewart spoke with him by phone recently.
The Skinny Improv presents "The Mystery Hour--Two Cards Short of Being Buzzworthy," Friday Sept. 4th at 10:15pm at the Skinny Improv Comedy Theater, 301 Park Central East. It's the Skinny Improv's own live late-night talk show... only it's not on TV! What do you get when you cross the most successful freestyle motorcrosser in history, Cowboy Kenny Bartram, and Yakov Smirnov? You get the next Mystery Hour! With that lineup of guests they feel this is the biggest show they've ever done. Also on the show: musical guest J.W. Grisbee, plus comedy bits. Tickets are available online at www.theskinnyimprov.com.
It’s been called the “Greatest Generation": those men and women who lived through the second World War, and who went on to form the backbone of America’s character. Now, six veterans from that war are returning to the same soil where they fought 65 years ago, and a handful of local college kids will be going with them. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore has details.
This school year marks the centennial celebration for Drury University’s School of Religion. KSMU’s Katie Easley has a preview of the departments’ annual Convocation Series, which has been specially designed this year to celebrate the department’s heritage.
The recent rainfall in Springfield could be affecting your house and your health. September is National Indoor Toxic Mold month and KSMU’s Katie Easley spoke with some experts about the dangers of mold growing in your home.
Come celebrate the Landers Theatre's 100th Anniversary and the 75th Anniversary of Springfield Little Theatre during a one-night-only performance starring Lucas Grabeel, Kim Crosby, and many other familiar Landers faces. The date is Friday Sept.18 at 7:30pm; doors open at 6:00pm for a pre-show reception. Tickets are $50 per person, and gifts of $500 or more will be recognized on a Centennial Contributors plaque, and receive two tickets to the party. The season opens on September 25th with Mel Brooks' The Producers. Tickets are available now--call the Landers box office at 869-1334 ext.4, or order tickets at www.springfieldlittletheatre.org.
Acclaimed innovator, entertainer, and guitarist Les Paul died Thursday from complications of severe pneumonia in White Plains, New York. KSMU’s Adam Murphy sat down with a local expert on Les Paul guitars and the history behind the legendary guitarist.
Not many people would think of putting used household items in their hair, but one local college student is recycling common household junk to create a new fashion trend. KSMU’s Kristian Kriner reports.