Elisha Wells

Since 2003, the Wyatt Violin Shop has been selling stringed instruments from all over the world, teaching students in various instruments, restoring and renting instruments, and practicing the meticulous art of violin-making. more

May 13, 2016 3:10 PM Made in MO

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Building 2

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It’s important to take a moment to observe the great architecture that surrounds us, and in particular, here in Missouri. So journey across the state and explore fifty architectural treasures. more

Feb 12, 2016 12:59 PM Travel


Courtesy of the Vaile Victorian Society

The Vaile Mansion in Independence celebrates Christmas in style. more

Dec 2, 2015 10:19 AM Travel


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From the time of Washington’s inauguration, presidents entered office in debt to their supporters, and Harry Truman, the only Missourian to be elected president, was no exception. more

Sep 21, 2015 1:40 PM Life


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Ginger Rogers was born. more

Jul 16, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


Photo Credit: Kabir Bakie via Wikimedia Commons

The Lewis and Clark party enjoyed the first Independence Day celebration west of the Mississippi. more

Jul 4, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


Harry Katz

Explore the changing world of outdoor cinema, and take a trip to Missouri's final eleven drive-in movie theaters. more

Jun 26, 2015 2:38 PM Travel

Discover the best franks in the Show-Me State. more

Jun 12, 2015 5:23 PM Flavor

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A new exhibit at the Truman Library features rare artifacts and explores the final days of World War II, including Japan's and Germany's surrenders. more

May 13, 2015 10:43 AM Life


Jiaxi Lu

Leila's Hair Museum in Independence is one of the wackiest museums in Missouri. It's also the only hair museum of which we know. Take a look inside. more

Mar 4, 2014 9:45 AM Travel 1 Comments

Happy Presidents' Day!

Today is Presidents’ Day, the day we celebrate the men who have led our great country.This year we should, in particular, honor the Show-Me State president, Harry S. Truman; he was born in Missouri 130 years ago this year and grew up in Independence. more

Feb 17, 2014 12:00 AM MO!


Courtesy of University of Central Missouri

Gabriella Polony-Mountain started her Kansas City art career in the 1950s. Besides the art that furnishes her splendid Much of her commissioned art was completed decades ago. We have not personally investigated each one of these to see if they are st more

Jan 17, 2014 10:17 AM Blog


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The Jackson County Courthouse got a makeover, and there's a celebration on Saturday to commemorate the occasion. more

Sep 6, 2013 12:00 AM Travel

The Union's artist George Bingham and general Thomas Ewing butted heads with the Confederates and each other in Independence. more

Nov 9, 2012 5:00 AM Art

Paul Jackson Workshop


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