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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Better days ahead for Mississippi Coliseum?

Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at the history of the “state” coliseum in Jackson — the Mississippi Coliseum — and the possibility of a noticeable renovation of the half-century old facility that’s hosted countless events and some big names through the years. (March 5, 2014, Page 4)

Duwayne Burnside blazes into Rooster’s Blues House

OXFORD TOWN – R.L. Burnside’s legacy is secure and carried out in a big way with his son, Duwayne, carrying the torch. Check out Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town for more information on the Hill Country blues phenom as he heads to Oxford via Rooster’s Blues House on Friday, Nov. 19. And, be sure to check out Oxford Town’s “Around Town” calendar on Page 4 for all of the music, art and entertainment listings across Lafayette County for the upcoming weekend into next week. (November 18, 2010, Page 7)

Book offers another way to experience the blues

Think the “blues” can only be experienced through songs and music? Think again – and read Editor Don Whitten’s review of “Delta Blues,” an anthology of blues stories set in and around the Mississippi Delta. Whitten mentions stories by the likes of John Grisham, James Lee Burke, Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly, and Alice Jackson. (March 26, 2010, Page 4A)

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