Thursday, September 24, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Expands Into Memphis, Chattanooga

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will start its fall 2020 season with more listeners than ever.

YAC Looking for Creative in Residence to Head Up New Program

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council will introduce a new program this fall aimed at giving small art-based businesses a chance to grow -- and is also looking for just the right person to kick it off.

Oxford Film Festival Donates $8.8K to Chucky Mullins Endowment

The Oxford Film Festival announced will be donating $8,825 to the University of Mississippi Foundation’s Roy Lee Chucky Mullins Endowment to benefit student athletes at the school.

Oxford Artists Spruce Up Local Bus Shelters

The city of Oxford has partnered with local artists for a new pop-up public art project entitled “The Shelter Show.”

Allen Boyer: Review of “The Rising Place” by David Armstrong

The first half of “The Rising Place,” by Mississippi author David Armstrong, is...

Allen Boyer: Review of “The Mirror & the Light” by Hilary Mantel

“The Mirror & the Light,” by Hilary Mantel, concludes a brilliant trilogy of historical novels that revolve around Henry VIII’s most cunning and loyal minister. It covers the period from May 19, 1536 to July 28, 1540, opening with Anne Boleyn’s execution and ending on the morning when Thomas Cromwell goes to the headsman’s block himself.

Allen Boyer: Review of “The Mirror & the Light” by Hilary Mantel

“The Mirror & the Light,” by Hilary Mantel, concludes a brilliant trilogy of historical novels that revolve around Henry VIII’s most cunning and loyal...

Malco Oxford Commons Theater to Open Sept. 3

Movies will once again be shown on the silver screen in Oxford with the reopening of Oxford Commons Cinema Grill in two weeks.

Malco Oxford Commons Theater to Open Sept. 3

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Movies will once again be shown on the silver screen in Oxford with the reopening of Oxford Commons Cinema Grill in...

Allen Boyer: Review of ‘Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War’

A superb book of military history – the first of a trilogy on how the Second World War raged across the...

Allen Boyer: Review of ‘Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War’

A superb book of military history – the first of a trilogy on how the Second World War raged across the Pacific – “Tower...

Oxford Artist Takes Permit Denial to Federal Court

The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi along with local attorneys recently represented an Oxford filmmaker and artist John Rash in court recently when he was denied a permit by Lafayette County to project art onto the Courthouse.

Allen Boyer: Review of “Race of Aces,” by John Bruning

In November 1942, at an airstrip in New Guinea, Fifth Air Force commander George Kenney offered a case of Scotch to...

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Oxford Artists Spruce Up Local Bus Shelters

The city of Oxford has partnered with local artists for a new pop-up public art project entitled “The Shelter Show.”

Lawrence Wells: Willie Morris and The Ole Miss Magazine

This is an excerpt from Lawrence Well's new book "In Faulkner's Shadow: A Memoir" (University Press of Mississippi, Fall 2020), available for purchase as of September 15, 2020.

Allen Boyer: Review of “In Faulkner’s Shadow: A Memoir,” by Lawrence Wells

This Friday, September 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. Central Time on Zoom, Square Books is hosting Larry Wells in conversation with Bill Dunlap to discuss “In Faulkner’s Shadow.”

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Expands Into Memphis, Chattanooga

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will start its fall 2020 season with more listeners than ever.