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The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library was designated a Literary Landmark by United for Libraries for its connection to late local author Larry Brown during the summer. The library will hold a reception for the dedication of the landmark on Monday at 5:30 p.m. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A, 14A)
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin make their Oxford debut Sunday (Nov. 10) with their 7 p.m. performance at the Ford Center, which is being billed as “an acoustic evening” with the two singer-songwriters. (more…) (November 7, 2013, Page 6, 7, 8)
Best-selling author and story-teller extraordinaire Pat Conroy is coming full circle in so many ways these days, including his visit to Oxford and Ole Miss on Friday (Nov. 1) when he will be speaking at Fulton Chapel on the Ole Miss campus as part of a promotional tour for his latest book, “The Death of Santini: A Story of a Father and His Son.” (more…) (October 31, 2013, Page 6, 7)
“Saturday Night Live” alumna Laraine Newman and writer Jack Pendarvis will discuss the role of gender in humor in a panel entitled “A Guy and a Gal Walk into a Panel: What’s so Funny about Gender” on Tuesday (Oct. 29) at 6 p.m. in the Overby Center Auditorium on the University of Mississippi campus. (more…) (October 24, 2013, Page 6, 7)
The wait for beer aficionados wanting to raise their pints to Yalobusha Brewing Company is over, as the Water Valley-based brewery will hold a launch party for its River Ale at Proud Larry’s today (Oct. 17) starting at 4 (more…) (October 17, 2013, Page 6, 7)
Michael Feldman will bring his own brand of humor and entertainment to the Gertrude C. Ford Center on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. with a live radio broadcast of his show, ‘Whad’Ya Know?” (more…) (September 26, 2013, Page 5, 6)
The Lafayette County Literacy Council announced the six winners of its BookArt Contest recently. (September 17, 2013, Page 1, 2)