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Citizen Jane Suggests: The Beguiled

Film Fest partners with Ragtag Cinema to host monthly movie. By Donna Kozloskie Far away from Columbia, along the banks of the French Riviera, the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival recently concluded. As usual, there was red carpet magic, jury gossip, and — most importantly — an incredible celebration of international cinema. A […]

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Day-Tripping: Rocheport, the Perfect Summer Getaway

By Michelle King Nestled along the Missouri River about 20 minutes outside of Columbia is the quaint and quiet town of Rocheport. While life in Columbia can feel fast paced, Rocheport provides visitors the opportunity to wind down with wine and beautiful views of the Missouri landscape. In just a 20-minute drive, Rocheport offers guests […]

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A Conversation with Fashion Designer Zandra Rhodes

By Allie Moorman The Jeannene Booher Lecture Series was announced at the beginning of Stephens College’s 2016 school year. Jeannene, a celebrated Stephens alumna and former partner and designer for Maggie London, had given the school a million-dollar gift to bring in fashion industry professionals and provide students with real world connections and advice. The […]

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A Visit to Blue Shepherd Farm

By Emma Shivler I recently had the pleasure of visiting Blue Shepherd Farm in Rocheport, Missouri, just minutes outside of Columbia. This farm hosts an interesting mix of flora and fauna. They have “u-pick” berry bushes (both blueberries and strawberries), as well as a small herd of black Welsh mountain sheep. The berries are delicious […]

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Strong Woman: Jane Williams

Local nonprofit creator expresses her passion and purpose. photo by Anthony Jinson Jane Williams, co-founder and program director of Love INC, lost her vision in 2012 after struggling with eye issues since birth. She talked with COMO Living about how fulfilling her calling continues to change her life. DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN ONE WORD. Fascinated. This […]

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