Saturday, September 26, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

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...

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 the first fighter...

Quinn Colson Series by Oxford Author Ace Atkins Will Be Brought to Life on HBO

Leaving his one-dimensional form, Quinn Colson will soon come to life on the television screens of homes all over the world.

Quinn Colson Series by Oxford Author Ace Atkins Will Be Brought to Life on HBO

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com While living on his farm in Paris, Mississippi 10 years ago, author Ace Atkins created the character Quinn Colson, whose story...

Bring in August With Free, Live Music From Tunes Around Town and the Sunset Concert Series

This weekend the sounds of live music will be heard both on and off the downtown Square with the first Tunes Around Town event kicking off on Saturday and the popular Sunset Concert Series beginning on Sunday.

Bring in August With Free, Live Music From Tunes Around Town and the Sunset Concert Series

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com This weekend the sounds of live music will be heard both on and off the downtown Square with the first Tunes...

UM Music Professor Sings in Operation Bach

After gathering each summer for years to perform works by Bach and other great composers at the Carmel Bach Festival, a...

UM Music Professor Sings in Operation Bach

After gathering each summer for years to perform works by Bach and other great composers at the Carmel Bach Festival, a group of musicians...

UM Oboist Finds Additional Success as Sought-after Reed-Maker

When Austin Smith whittled wood as a child, little did he know that it would turn into a passion that would...

OFF Offers More Movies for All Via Virtual Film Fest, Drive-Ins

The Oxford Film Festival’s 13th and 14th Weekly Virtual Film Fest, Virtual Art House and OFF to the DRIVE-IN films include more award-winners from the film festival circuit, an Academy Award-nominated acting performance, a new film from an Oscar-winning director, and more.

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.”

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.