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Kitty Snacks Release Party Issue #3

The party will coincide with this year’s Oxford Conference for the Book, which is dedicated to Barry Hannah. In honor of Hannah, several of his books will be raffled off and John Oliver Hodges will be performing a musical rendition of Hannah’s novel, “Ray.” Jane Rule Burdine, Ward Long and John Oliver Hodges will have photographs on display. There will also be readings by featured authors, refreshments and a raffle for prizes including tickets to a show at The Lyric Oxford and records from Fat Possum Records. Admission to the party is $5 to drink and hang out, and $10 to also receive a copy of the magazine. There will also be books from several of the featured authors and limited edition prints by Jane Rule Burdine for sale. (February 26, 2010)

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    ‘Interaction’ Local Arts Sampler

    A sampler of Oxford’s visual and performing arts, featuring a performance by Oxford Ballet Company; three improv plays by LaffCo; a poetry reading by Danielle Sellers and Mark Adamec; visual arts exhibits by Oxford artists and interactive visual arts by Chandra Williams; music by The Sleeping Bulls, and from the Oxford Songwriters Association: Jon Michael McLeod, Anne Le Gall and Mark Van Boeing. Saturday, March 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Admission is $10. (February 26, 2010)

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      Troubadour Lounge

      Tuesday, March 2, at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center from 7-9 p.m. The March show will feature Donovan McCain House Band, Ben Yarbrough & Sarah Jacobs and Jesse Pinion. Tickets are $7 at the door. (February 26, 2010)

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        Lou Haney exhibit

        February-March 6 at the University Museum, exhibit featuring artist Lou Haney. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. For more information call 662-915-7073. (February 26, 2010)

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          ‘The New Millennium Art’

          An art exhibit featuring folk art by Bob Coleman will show in the Powerhouse auditorium, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to the public. (February 26, 2010)

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            Thacker Mountain Radio with Jimmy McDonough

            Jimmy McDonough will be on Thacker Mountain Radio reading his new book Tammy Wynette, broadcasted live from Off Square Books at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 11. In Tammy Wynette, bestselling biographer McDonough tells the story of the small-town girl who grew up to be the woman behind the microphone, whose meteoric rise led to a decades-long career full of tragedy and triumph. Through a high-profile marriage and divorce, her dreadful battle with addiction and illness, and the struggle to compete in a rapidly evolving Nashville, Tammy turned a brave smile toward the world and churned out masterful hit songs though her life resembled the most heartbreaking among them. (February 25, 2010)

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              Shirley Jones, A Night at the Oscars

              Tuesday, March 2, 8 p.m. Shirley Jones will perform some of her most memorable songs from the many movie musicals in which she starred over her career including “Music Man,” “Oklahoma” and “Carousel.” Performing with Ms. Jones is The Hollywood Concert Orchestra, an ensemble of America’s finest musicians which is rapidly becoming one of the premier ensembles in the world. (February 25, 2010)

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                STS9 with Big Gigantic

                STS9 returns to The Lyric with an 18+ show, Thursday, March 4 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on the day of show.

                 (February 25, 2010)

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                  Oxford Conference for the Book

                  The 17th Oxford Conference for the Book, set for March 4–6, will be dedicated to the late Barry Hannah, one of Mississippi’s most distinguished contemporary writers. The author of nine novels and four collections of short stories, and the recipient of the Award in Literature from the American Institute of Arts and Letters, Hannah was writer in residence and director of the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Mississippi. Conference sessions on Saturday will discuss his life and work. Confirmed speakers are William Dunlap and Noel Polk on a panel of “Survivors of Geronimo Rex”; fiction writers Tom Franklin and Amy Hempel; Daniel E. Williams, who taught the first course on Hannah’s work; and his former students Anne Rapp and Cynthia Shearer. (February 25, 2010)

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                    Wellness Naturally

                    The Sarah Isom Center for Women Spring 2010 Brown Bag Lecture Series presents this program by naturopath Ann Farrell, PhD, as part of the Isom Green Series, Monday at noon in the Faulkner Room in Archives & Special Collections, on the third floor of J.D. Williams Library. With an introduction by Dr. Mary Carruth, director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women. (February 25, 2010)

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