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A fundraiser for the 17 horses rescued in Yalobusha County during February will be held at Bozarts Gallery in Water Valley on Saturday. Water Valley native Kimberly Boyd Vickrey, a professor of design and photography at Arkansas State University and a fine art equine photographer, photographed the horses about three weeks after the rescue. Framed artwork, small matted prints and books of the Yalobusha rescues will be exhibited and on sale at the gallery. Vickrey will give a talk about the horses and her work at 6 p.m., followed by a reception at 7. All proceeds from the event will go specifically to the care and training of these 17 Yalobusha rescued horses. Bozarts is located at 403 N. Main St. (more…) (June 5, 2014, Page 5)
An opening reception for recent work by Oxonian Bradley Gordon will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday at Yalo Studio in Water Valley. Gordon’s paintings, which will be on display through June, show the wildlife of the South, but with an unusual technique and vivid colors unlike the common paintings of southern animals. (more…) (May 29, 2014, Page 5)
Work by local artist Lydia Lewis Myers is on display now at The Frame Up-Basement Gallery. An opening reception for the exhibit, which includes close to 20 abstract pieces, is planned for Friday (May 16). (more…) (May 15, 2014, Page 6, 7)
Lauded as “one of America’s finest young chamber groups” by Strad Magazine, the Claremont Trio will perform Saturday (May 3) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. (more…) (May 1, 2014, Page 6, 7)
New York Times best-selling author and Mississippian Greg Iles will return to Oxford on Wednesday (April 30) to read from, sign and discuss “Natchez Burning,” the Penn Cage series and other subjects at Off Square Book (more…) (April 24, 2014, Page 5)
Texas artist Tim Kerr’s exhibit, “Tim Kerr: In Progress,” will be on display starting Friday (Arpil 11) at Yalo Studio in Water Valley. An opening reception is planned for Friday night from 6-9 at the gallery. (more…) (April 10, 2014, Page 6, 7, 8)
Here’s a list of the artists, including biographical information and video, who are scheduled to play at the 2014 Double Decker Arts Festival in Oxford on April 25-26. A special broadcast of Thacker Mountain Radio featuring Rosco Bandana and The Bo-Keys is set for 7 p.m. on the Square. (more…) (April 3, 2014)