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The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) in partnership with the Springfield-Branson National Airport proudly presents “The Big Show” at the Sky Gallery. The exhibition runs now through Monday, August 13, 2012.

Participating artists were selected from the SRAC online Artist Registry by the SRAC Visual Arts Committee. All work is over 40...


On May 23 the airport holds its tri-annual disaster drill. Media are invited to attend. The drill should be particularly visual this year.

Normally these drills work like this: firefighters and medical crews respond to a reported plane crash. When they get to the scene they find plane parts strewn about, and actors with mock injuries. There is no smoldering fuselage, no fire. When it comes to realism, the exercise falls short.

This year realism gets a boost: there’s going to be...