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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Norm Easterbrook

UM to host first folio exhibit

The Ford Center at the University of Mississippi will host an exhibit of a rare collection of William Shakespeare’s plays. The exhibit, “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” will be in Oxford for one month in 2016. (February 26, 2015, Page 1A)

Don’t miss what Ford Center offers

Have you been to a Ford Center event before? Have you looked at this year’s schedule, already underway? Our View urges you to take in a show or two at the venue that this community is blessed to have. (September 12, 2014, Page 4A)

Vienna Boys Choir set for Ford Center Friday, March 2

OXFORD TOWN – The ultimate polished ensemble of children’s voices – the Vienna Boys Choir (on the OT cover this week) – is set to perform this Friday (March 2) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi. Turn to Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 968) for complete details. (March 1, 2012, Page 5)

Gingerbread displays a sweet Christmas treat

Free holiday exhibit at the Gertrude Ford Center at Ole Miss makes features eight edible gingerbread — or chocolate — homes or villages. There’s no cost to see the exhibit but organizers ask visitors to bring canned food to be given to The Pantry. Santa will be available for photos from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. (December 9, 2011, Page 1A)

Ford Center rings in the holiday season

OXFORD TOWN – “Sounds of the Season” rolls in and warms Oxford on Dec. 11 at the Ford Center as the Emmy Award-winning actress, Doris Roberts (pictured on the OT cover this week), and the reigning Miss America, Teresa Scanlan (pictured here), collaborate with the Tupelo Symphony Orchestra and others to ring in the holiday season. The Sunday afternoon shows begins at 3. Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details. (December 8, 2011, Page 9)

Beatles fans unite at Ford Center tonight

OXFORD TOWN – Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN, the ultimate Beatle tribute band, has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome and will deliver a live performance at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts tonight (Thursday, Oct. 27) at 7. Page 8 in Oxford Town issue #950 has full details. (October 27, 2011, Page 8)

Fly a kite for fun and peace

To celebrate world peace, a kite flying event will be held on Sunday at Pat Lamar Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Children’s activities include kite building. (October 7, 2011, Page 3A)

Summer Sunset Series returns to The Grove

OXFORD TOWN – Grab your kids, cooler and the biggest blanket you can find because Oxford’s favorite Sunday evening wind-down, the Summer Sunset Series in the Grove, begins its season this Sunday (June 5) on the Grove Stage  featuring Michael Worthy (pictured) and Friends with help from the Oxford Civic Chorus. Page 8 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has details about this week’s performance and the popular series that continues through the end of June. (June 2, 2011, Page 8)

Letters to the Editor

Danielle Grose writes to commend the faculty, staff and students at Lafayette Elementary School for their Tornado Action Plan and how they carried it out Wednesday, while Joanne Wilkinson writes to talk about the wonderful Aluminum Show that capped an excellent season of programming at the Ford Center. (April 28, 2011, Page 4)

Acclaimed Jazz Trio to perform at Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN – Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play, a renowned trio of jazz artists, is slated to perform at the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on April 12. Page 11 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has full details of the upcoming show next Tuesday night at the Ford Center. (April 7, 2011, Page 11)

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