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Wayne Andrews

Oxford ‘crawls’ to art

OXFORD TOWN – The Oxford Art Crawl begins its 2012 season this Tuesday (Jan. 24). The ongoing event will be held the fourth Tuesday of each month from January through October, lasting from 7-9 p.m. The “crawl” events are free and offer tours of the rotating exhibits at Oxford’s art spaces with small receptions held at each stop. Turn to Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has information about the rotating art event set to return next Tuesday. (January 19, 2012, Page 9)

Oxford Fiber Arts Festival returns

OXFORD TOWN – Oxford’s second Fiber Arts Festival is set to re-launch this weekend at the Powerhouse touting activities fro the whole family. The event is hosted by Knit1 Oxford and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. Page 12 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has details about the wildly popular, family event set to begin this Friday (Jan. 20). (January 19, 2012, Page 12)

Fiber Arts Festival set; workshop registration open

The second annual Fiber Arts Festival is set for Jan. 20-22 but registration for the popular workshops are now open. Sign up at Knit1 Oxford. (December 29, 2011, Page 1)

Report reveals where money goes

The Secretary of State’s Office recently released its annual Charity Report which shows how much of a charity’s revenue goes toward the stated purpose and how much goes to administrative and fundraising costs. (December 14, 2011, Page 1)

County restores YAC funding

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved 3 to 2 giving $15,000 to the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council during their regular meeting Monday. Last month, YAC was denied the funding, however Supervisor Robert Blackmon changed his vote Monday, granting YAC the funds. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)

Art for Everyone raises $3,500

The Art For Everyone Fair held at the Powerhouse on Tuesday raised $3,500 for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Endowment and J.E. Pitts Memorial Fund. (October 19, 2011, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

Barbara J. Smith writes to thank the individuals and groups who volunteered and those who held events for making the past month a special one for the local food Pantry, while Carol Dorsey writes to thank Wayne Andrews and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council for making Oxford such an agreeable destination. (October 14, 2011, Page 4A)

Kites fill sky over park

The  skies over Pat Lamar Park were a bit more colorful Sunday with dozens of kites being flown by those attending the first One Sky One World international day of kite flying sponsored by YAC and Oxford Park Commission. (October 10, 2011, Page 1A)

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)

Censorship, not controversial art, is in bad taste

The business of using ideology to deny people and programs much-needed money is, local columnist Deidra Jackson writes, getting old. Jackson brings the issue from the national stage with FEMA to locally with the Board of Supervisors pulling funding for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. (October 6, 2011, Page 4)

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