Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

SFA Symposium: The Future of Southern Culture and Cuisine

By Xander NorrisJournalism student hottytoddynews@gmail.com The Southern Foodways Alliance has decided to host this year's annual Fall Symposium virtuallyThe...

An Interview with Violinist and Former UM Drum Major Jiwon Lee

https://youtu.be/_lDGofzxdBM HottyToddy contributor Anna Kate Doiron and Carleigh Holt sat down for a conversation with Ole Miss...

MAC Grant to Benefit Oxford Fiber Arts Fest

Yocona International Folk Festival of Oxford has been awarded a $4,300 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission that will be used to hold the upcoming annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival.

UM Museum Offers Free Family Activities, Virtual Exhibits

https://youtu.be/p4p9fkBQkTQ Although the UM Museum is limited with how many visitors it can allow inside, it still...

Column: Hotty Toddy Hand Crafted

By Dalton Robinson Contributor hottytoddynews@gmail.com Being a successful business owner and student brings along...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945,” by Ian W. Toll

Published among the commemorations of V-J Day, seventy-five years after the Second World War ended with the surrender of Japan, “Twilight of the Gods” is the third volume in Ian Toll’s sweeping history of the Pacific War, following “Pacific Crucible” and “The Conquering Tide.”

New Grisham Writer-in-Residence Sets Up Shop in Oxford

New Orleans native Maurice Carlos Ruffin has been chosen as the John and Renée Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi for 2020-21.

UM Professor Lands in Nashville Film Festival with ‘Son of Sun’

"Son of Sun," which Short described as a "passion project," is about a struggling musician named Alex who discovers his own passion project: to track down and rerecord an obscure song written by the father of a dear friend.

WOWE Market to Showcase Oxford’s Black Businesses, Owners

The WOWE Fall Showcase Market will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Old Armory Pavilion.

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.”

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.

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.

Must Read

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.”

Square Magazine Showcases the Latest Trends in Oxford

Square Magazine launched its new website on October 7th as a part of its efforts to rebrand and expand this digital publication.

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.

Column: Hotty Toddy Hand Crafted

By Dalton Robinson Contributor hottytoddynews@gmail.com Being a successful business owner and student brings along...