For the latest in local arts-and-entertainment news, check out the current section of Oxford Town, The Oxford EAGLE's weekly entertainment guide. It's published every Thursday.
Guess who’s turning 10 this month? It’s the “baby” of the Square Books family, Square Books Jr. The popular children’s book store will be throwing a birthday party Saturday to celebrate with local readers and customers. (June 6, 2013, Page 8)
David Sedaris explores humanity with a humorous touch in his latest work, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.” The New York Times bestselling author will read from, sign and discuss the book at Off Square Books on Saturday (June 1). (more…) (May 30, 2013, Page 6, 7)
Bill Cheng will make his first trip to the Magnolia State and will read from, sign and discuss his debut novel “Southern Cross the Dog” at Off Square Books on Tuesday (May 21). (more…) (May 16, 2013, Page 6, 7)
The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Conference and workshops begin today and run through Sunday with room still available for locals. Publishers, such as Lee Gutkind, editor and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Journal, agents and writers will be on hand to lend their expertise. (more…) (May 2, 2013, Page 6, 7)
The Oak Ridge Boys will perform a bevy of hits, including country-pop chart-topper “Elvira,” as well as “Bobbie Sue” and “American Made” as part of their “40th Anniversary Concert” at the Gertrude C. Ford Center on Sunday. To read more on the concert, as well as all the other arts and entertainment activities taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (April 25, 2013, Page 5A)
The Found Footage Festival finally comes to Mississippi this Sunday with its first stop in Oxford. The event, a showcase of odd and hilarious found videos from host Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett of The Onion and Late Show with David Letterman, will present the films at 7:30 p.m. at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. To read more on the festival, as well as all the other arts and entertainment activities takine place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (April 18, 2013, Page 6, 7)