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Art, music benefit students in the Delta

Members of the Oxford and Ole Miss community enjoyed eye-catching art, ear-pleasing live music and heart-warming generosity at the inaugural Sunflower County Freedom Project benefit Wednesday at Frank and Marlee’s. The proceeds from the event will support of the efforts of the Freedom Project, a program designed to improve the lives of those who live in the Delta. (March 5, 2010, Page 3A)

Double Decker: Prepare to party

The Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau has released its full music lineup for the 15th annual Double Decker Arts Festival on April 24. Along with headliners Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, music acts will include: the Felice Brothers, Jimbo Mathus, Mayhem String Band, Those Darlin’s, Young Buffalo, Captain Midnight, Group Fantasma, Cornmeal, Wiley and the Checkmates, My Name is John Michael, A.A. Bondy, American Aquarium and Machine Gun Kelley & the G-Men. For more details on music, food, art and other plans, visit the festival’s newly redesigned web site(February 26, 2010, Page 1A)

Freedom Project Benefit

The Sunflower County Freedom Project, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to educational excellence and leadership development among disadvantaged youth in the Mississippi Delta, will host a benefit for the Freedom Project on Wednesday at Frank and Marlee’s. An art sale will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., and bands will begin at 9. Performers included John Causey, Young Buffalo, Junk Culture, and Fussell and Hollister. There is no cover charge, but donations, big or small, are recommended. All proceeds will benefit the Freedom Project. (February 24, 2010)

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