Star & Micey make their first return to an Oxford stage since playing at April’s Double Decker Arts and Music Festival with a performance at Proud Larry’s on Saturday night. To read more on the Memphis-based band, as well as all the other arts and entertainment events happening in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section.
Mississippi: The Dance Company will salute the Magnolia State when it presents the dance concert “Home-Grown” at the Ford Center Studio Theatre later this month. To read more on the performance, as well as the rest of the arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (November 15, 2012, Page 6, 7)
Singer-songrwriter Gabriel Kelley will open for Reckless Kelly on Saturday night at The Lyric. To read more on Kelley and the rest of the arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 6, 7)
Author Stephanie McAfee, a UM graduate and Mississippi native, will be at Off Square Books (Thacker Mountain Radio) at 6 Thursday, Nov. 1, to discuss, read from and sign her latest work, “Happily Ever Madder: Misadventures of a Mad Fat Girl.” To read more on McAfee and the rest of the arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (November 1, 2012, Page 6,7)
Some of Oxford’s most historical figures will rise and walk the grounds of St. Peter’s Cemetery on Friday night to take part in the fourth Spirits of Oxford tour. To read more on the tour, as well as all the other arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (October 25, 2012, Page 6A, 7A, 8A)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: The late artist Estelle Faulkner will have 19 pieces of her work displayed at the University Museum through October and a reception is planned for July 24 at the museum; Beaver Nelson is set for a show at Proud Larry’s on July 19; Adventure author Neal Moore is having a book launch party this Friday (July 13) at the Powerhouse for his new book “Down the Mississippi: A Modern Day Huck on America’s River Road;” UM’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture is hosting an 80s music night at Barnard Observatory and The Blind Pig on Saturday, July 14; the late Adam Yauch’s final documentary “Shut Up and Play the Hits” is set for the Lyric Theater on July 18; and freelance photographer Mike Stanton shares a few of his photos from the wildly successful Hill Country Picnic last weekend in Marshall County. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (July 12, 2012)
OXFORD TOWN – The late Adam Yauch’s (pictured here) distribution company, Oscilloscope Laboratories, will have a one-night only screening nationwide of “Shut Up and Play the Hits,” on Wednesday, July 18, with the Lyric Theater set as one of the screening locations. Page 3 in Oxford Town No. 987 has more information about the ultra-cool documentary headed to the Lyric Theater next week. (July 12, 2012, Page 3)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: Still on a major roll for the summer season, Oxford and Lafayette County continue to host tons of art and entertainment events – most of which are family-friendly. America’s favorite real life mentalist, The Amazing Kreskin, is set to play two shows at the Lyric Theater on Friday, June 15; Taylor resident Dent May just released his sophomore effort titled “Do Things” and OT contributor Mitch Morgan shares his thoughts about the new album calling it his “summer soundtrack”; Your favorite group of the mid- late-90s – Candlebox – has reunited and are set to open for Daughtry at the Snowden Grove Amphitheater in Southaven on Wednesday, June 20; Gina Sexton and Maybelle’s Lovers will play the Summer Sunset Series this Sunday in The Grove as well as Movies in the Park on Friday at Avent Park; and the Oxford Shakespeare Festival kicks off this weekend on the Ole Miss Campus with a production of “All’s Well That Ends Well” at the Ford Center on campus. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF FORMAT. (June 14, 2012)
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.