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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)
Grammy Award-winning artist Nelly will perform in the Grove on the University of Mississippi campus on Friday night (April 4). Joining Nelly are special guests Travis Porter and Fly Panda. (more…) (April 3, 2014, Page 6, 7)
Author Holly George-Warren gives readers an inside look into Alex Chilton’s life with her newly released biography “A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man.” George-Warren will be in town next week to take part in the Music of the South Symposium, as well as Thacker Mountain Radio. (more…) (March 27, 2014, Page 5, 6, 7)
Movie versions of books often leave a lot out and a lot to be desired. An exception, Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks writes after watching a special screening earlier this week, might be the film version of the late Larry Brown’s novel, “Joe.” (March 21, 2014, Page 4A)
B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery owner Alexe van Beuren and chef Dixie Grimes have teamed together to create “The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival,” which hits shelves Tuesday. The duo will be at Off Square Books on Tuesday at 5 p.m. to read from, sign and discuss the cookbook. (more…) (March 13, 2014, Page 6, 7)
Legendary Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Jon Dee Graham, along with Mike June, will perform in a special concert at the former Masonic Hall meeting space above the B.T.C. Grocery in downtown Water Valley on Sunday (March 9). (more…) (March 6, 2014, Page 5)