The Maneater

Jun. 06, 2020

A large chandelier hangs in the auditorium of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Monday. The restoration of the building, built in 1928, took 10 months to complete.

A 56-foot-long overhanging sculpture greets visitors in the lobby of the recently re-opened Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Monday. The artwork is dedicated to and bears the lists the names of hundreds of contributors who donated money to the restoration of the theater.

Unless you live under an indie-rock, you’ve heard a little about DFA. Enter Hercules and Love Affair, the latest group to strengthen the record label’s hardy grip on modern dance music.

A new Weezer album? Say it ain’t so! The nerd-rock foursome’s sixth album brings with it a regular (Pinker)ton of musical genres.

Hickman High School student Alex Hoffman scans the obstacles at Columbia Skate Park on Sunday as other skaters take a breather. Small Time Skates is coordinating several summer events at the park including the 1031 Skates Turn Up The Hell summer tour on June 19.

Twelve-year-old Zach Williams performs an ollie over steps on Sunday at the Columbia Skate Park. The park, located near Small Time Skates, is a popular venue for boarders and bladers.

Small Time Skates manager and co-owner Shane Stander opens the shop Tuesday. Stander, who has been skating for more than 20 years, is hosting a skateboarding camp for children this summer.

Skating shoes made by etnies, DC and Vans are displayed under a Small Time Skates skateboard deck inside the shop on Tuesday. The store sponsors several budding local skaters, offering them discounts and free products.

A wall of skateboard decks and skating magazines decorates the interior of Small Time Skates Tuesday. The shop, located at 1206 Business Loop 70 W., opened in August 2006.

Second Ward Councilman Chris Janku and City Manager Bill Watkins listen to testimony against the approval of the Silver Oak Senior Living O-P Development Plan during Monday’s meeting in City Hall. The measure was tabled until the June 16 council meeting.

Shopper Daniel Dodson and his 18-month-old daughter Skylla browse items for sale on Saturday at the Tiger Treasures Rummage Sale at Faurot Field. The sale benefited the United Way.

University Bookstore employee Mike Jelinek helps junior Jasmine Rangel find textbooks Tuesday in University Bookstore. Missouri legislators passed a bill requiring textbook manufacturers to disclose prices to faculty members before they order books for classes.

Jefferson City residents Betty and Steve Markway enter The Blue Note on Tuesday for a Democratic primary watch party hosted by Obama for America. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., clinched the Democratic nomination for President Tuesday.

Hickman High School student Alex Hoffman catches some air on Sunday at Columbia Skate Park.

Due to a record enrollment of freshmen, the Department of Residential Life will house students in Campus Lodge and Campus View apartment complexes for the 2008-2009 academic year. The leased areas in the apartments will be called Mizzou Quads and Tiger Diggs, respectively.

'Mario Kart Wii' makes us want to throw a lightning bolt at its obnoxious baby characters, but it earns a star for its online mode.

Eight-year-old Tyler Hayes examines a skull in the ‘Fine Tune Body Shop’ on Thursday at the YouZeum. The exhibit teaches visitors about how their bodies move and work.

YouZeum volunteer worker Rhonda Schoenleber, at right, demonstrates a breathing experiment for second graders from West Boulevard Elementary School on Thursday at the YouZeum.

Nine-year-old Jordan Wright practices CPR on a mannequin in the E.R. exhibit in the YouZeum. The exhibit also features a retired Boone County ambulance for visitors to explore.

Nine-year-old Madison Maupin, from West Boulevard Elementary School, tries out the YouNewz exhibit at the YouZeum on Thursday. The YouZeum is located at the intersection of Sixth Street and Cherry Street.