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Wayne Andrews

Annual Summer Sunset Series returns to The Grove this Sunday evening

OXFORD TOWN – A local favorite, Michael Worthy (pictured here) & Friends, kicks off one of the L-O-U community’s favorite summertime events, the Summer Sunset Series, this Sunday evening at the Grove Stage beginning at 7. Turn to Page 12 in Oxford Town No. 981 for more information about the cool, free annual Sunday music series that begins this Sunday screaming for you and your entire family to attend.. (May 31, 2012, Page 12)

InterACTions returns to the Powerhouse for third year

OXFORD TOWN – InterACTions, Oxford’s third annual arts sampler, will boast its dance (Hinge pictured here), music, art and theatre communities this Saturday (March 31) and everyone is invited to the free event. Turn to Page 3 in Oxford Town No. 972 to learn more about the popular community arts event sponsored by YAC. (March 29, 2012, Page 3)

Local artists turn old chairs into works of art

The Best Seat in the House art show and auction features 22 chairs donated to the arts council and refurbished by local artists. The art show will be held on March 5-27 at the Powerhouse. Several of the chairs are located around the Square. Can you find them? (March 2, 2012, Page 1B)

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)

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