Sunday, September 20, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

Storytellers Tell Tall Tales in Short Order

Unchained is taco soup for the storytelling soul By Wayne Andrews, Director, Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, yacdirector@gmail.com Photos by Mike Stanton, mikstanton@gmail.com Generally it is considered polite for...

Loud and Proud at Larrys’ This Weekend

Three nights to delight the ear and soul By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com Besides the usual ice-cold beer, salty fries, and good friends one...

University Museum Presents Self-Taught Art

Exhibition seeks to interpret 'Independent Expression' works without marginalizing as 'folk' art By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com The University of Mississippi Museum will be...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Ford Center, Feb. 7

Lavish musical production of Disney classic invites Oxford to be its guest The romantic Broadway musical for all generations, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the...

Brunet Performs at End of All Music, Jan. 17

New Orleans-born artist's unusual career leads her to North Lamar Thursday Oxford's vinyl record haven The End of All Music will host a live performance...

Puckett to Sign ‘Eat Drink Delta’ Jan. 22

Book measures Delta journey in meals, not miles By Tad Wilkes tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com Author Susan Puckett will sign copies of Eat Drink Delta (University of Georgia Press) at...

Aloha From the Ford Center

Elvis tribute recreates iconic 1973 concert The television broadcast of Elvis Presley’s “Aloha from Hawaii” concert of 1973 was the biggest entertainment special of its...

‘Oxford Unchained’ Jan. 15 at Powerhouse

Raconteurs ramble into town with unscripted tales By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com The Unchained Tour—an 11-show, nine-bus journey of storytelling and music—pulls into the...

The Outlaw Biker Rides Again

Tyler Keith returns for encore of rock-infused stage play By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com Photos by Mike Stanton, mikstanton@gmail.com The show was such a rollicking...

Oxford Film Fest Fast Approaching

Celluloid celebration of festival's 10th anniversary scheduled for February 21-24 By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddyarchive.com Well before the Double Decker Arts Festival brings live...

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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.

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Expands Into Memphis, Chattanooga

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

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.”