Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Arts & Entertainment

Culture at Crosstown: Global Café speaks to Memphis through the language of food

By Anna Caroline BarkerJournalism Crosstown Concourse, near Cleveland Street in Memphis, is a hub for just about everyone. Whether you’re an art fanatic, a...

UM Pianist Maeve Brophy highlights work of little known Black and female classical composers

By Xander NorrisJournalism MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  Maeve Brophy,  a UM collaborative pianist and performer, spent eight years at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music at...

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with David Wells

The latest interview in the Ole Miss Retirees features David Wells. The organization’s mission is to enable all of the university’s faculty and staff retirees to...

Allen Boyer: “Knit Club,” by Carolyn Drake

Carolyn Drake, a noted photographer who has made a connection with Water Valley, has published “Knit Club,” a collection of photos featuring images from...

Pandemic Provides Possibilities for Mentorship in the Arts

Amid shifting plans resulting from the ongoing global pandemic, professors in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Mississippi found new...

Allen Boyer: ‘The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America,’ by Nicholas Buccola

Nicholas Buccola has written a marvelous, intense dual biography of two American writers who engaged forcefully during the racial turbulence of the 1960s.

Allen Boyer: ‘Starting from Scratch: Walker Evans,’ by Svetlana Alpers

Svetlana Alpers, a distinguished scholar of European painting, has, turns her formidable attention to a reader of Flaubert and Baudelaire, a student of Eugène Atget’s French street scenes, and a bon-homme who spoke with a Parisian accent: Walker Evans.

Local Artist Turns Big Love of Oxford Into Tiny Treasures

Artist Lee Harper has recreated old Oxford in her new book, “Tiny Oxford,” which is filled with photographs of miniature replications of places that may be gone now, but still remain in the memories of many Oxonians.

Princess Diana’s Fashion Legacy Lives On In Oxford

By Abi-Leigh DossContributor The fourth season of The Crown has hurled the late Princess Diana into the fashion spotlight once again.  This season of the...

Holiday Events Going on Now in Oxford

Plenty of good, holiday fun continues this week with events happening around Oxford and Lafayette County that provide safe ways to celebrate the season.

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