OXFORD TOWN – On June 11 at 5 p.m., UM professor and Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford will visit Off Square Books to sign copies of his latest work, “Canada.” Page 5 in Oxford Town No. 982 has a review of Ford’s “Canada” by new Oxford Town writer and intern Kayleigh Skinner. (June 7, 2012, Page 5)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: The popular, free event, Summer Sunset Series, returns to The Grove Stage this Sunday (June 3) at 7 p.m. featuring Michael Worthy & Friends; Akron, Ohio, native, Joseph Arthur rolls into Oxford for a show at Proud Larry’s Saturday, June 2; Oxford Town Sports Columnist Steven Godfrey examines the Rebel baseball team’s NCAA Tournament schedule and their chances this weekend; and the Los Angeles-based funk/soul band Orgone is set for a smokin’ hot show at Proud Larry’s on Friday, June 1. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (May 31, 2012)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires (on the OT cover this week) roll into Oxford for a free show at Proud Larry’s tonight (May 17); Zoogma played and rocked out at the 2012 MIM Beale Street Music Festival and Melanie Addington has post coverage of their amazing set on the banks of the Mississippi River; Hill Country Harmonica returns to Foxfire Ranch for 3 days of blues harp instruction and jam; Fiddler’s Loft in Water Valley wraps up its 2012 season tonight at Fiddlin’ Rooster Farm; Theatre Oxford’s 10 Minute Play winners for 2012 are announced at the Powerhouse; and the May edition of YAC’s Oxford Art Crawl is set for Tuesday, May 22. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (May 17, 2012)
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE — Approaching William Faulkner’s works can be daunting for first-timers. As Oxford prepares to remember the 50th anniversary of Faulkner’s death, scholars and fans offer their suggestions for where to begin.
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COMPLETE STORY — Fifty years after the death of Williams Faulkner, the Oxford writer’s work continues to be popularity. The Modern Library is reissuing six of his books this year and Hollywood is showing renewed interest in transferring his work from the page to the screen.
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: Memphis musician Megan Reilly (on the Oxford Town cover this week) is set for a show at Two Stick Sushi Bar this Saturday (May 12) featuring Ian Hunter’s lead guitarist James Mastro; Water Valley’s premier acoustic music venue, Fiddler’s Loft, continues tonight (May 10) featuring performances by “Chick” French and The Hargroves with Iowa state champion fiddler Jennie Jane Huntrods; Jims Dees remembers the late rock ‘n’ roll legend Levon Helm; and Author Thomas McNamee is set for a book signing for his new biography “The Man Who Changed The Way We Eat; Craig Claiborne And The American Food Renaissance” at Off Square Books on Wednesday, May 16. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (May 10, 2012)
Join us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Oxford’s most famous citizen. (more…) (May 4, 2012)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: John T. Edge (on the OT cover this week) will be at Square Books on Tuesday, May 8 for a discussion and signing of his new cookbook, “The New Truck Food Cookbook;” Southside Gallery unveils its May exhibit featuring Coulter Fussell and Spence Kellum; Meagan Tubb & Shady People return to Proud Larry’s tonight (May 3) at Proud Larry’s; Taylorpalooza (hosted by YAC) returns to the Plein Air neighborhood in Taylor this Saturday (May 5) at 5 p.m.; Mid-Town Farmers’ Market begins its 2012 season in the Mid-Town Shopping Center parking lot this Saturday from 7-11 a.m.; Fiddler’s Loft in Water Valley continues tonight (May 3) at 7; and the Oxford Civic Chorus ends its 2012 season at North Oxford Baptist Church on Monday, May 7. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (May 3, 2012)
OXFORD TOWN – Author/chef John T. Edge (gracing the Oxford Town cover this week) will be signing at Off Square Books Tuesday, May 8, at 5 p.m. Edge is making the visit to discuss and sign his new cookbook, “The New Truck Food Cookbook.” Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 977) has details about the event. (May 3, 2012, Page 9)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: Hang on folks, this issue is packed with great events all over the L-O-U community: Gavin DeGraw (on the OT cover) will play a free concert in The Grove on Friday, April 20; Ole Miss Opera Theatre begins a series of performances beginning April 19 at Meek Hall on the UM campus; The Pride of the South Marching Band will hold an important fundraising concert at the Ford Center on April 24; Ole Miss Theatre presents “Showstoppers” beginning April 25 at Fulton Chapel on campus; Thacker Mountain Radio welcomes author Ron Rash, The Sparks Family Band and Bronwynne Brent tonight (April 19) at Off Square Books; Fiddler’s Loft in Water Valley gears up for another night of acoustic music featuring Love Cannon and Jake Fussell; and The Mississippians Jazz Ensemble will perform a free concert in Nutt Auditorium tonight (April 19). CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (April 19, 2012)