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Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts

It’s pronounced “Eye-Gor”

OXFORD TOWN – “Young Frankenstein,” the stage musical, hits the Oxford Town cover this week and the main stage at the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. Page 9 in this week’s issue of OT has complete information about the hilarious remake of the Mel Brooks classic movie coming to Ole Miss. (October 13, 2011, Page 9)

Grammy winning ensemble Chanticleer set for Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN  – The Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer is coming to the University of Mississippi on Saturday, Oct. 8 with its “Love Story” program. For complete details of the much anticipated show headed to the Ford Center featuring soprano and Ole Miss alum Gregory Peebles, turn to Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (October 6, 2011, Page 9)

Prattyush Banerjee and Prithwiraj Bhattacharjee to perform at Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN – Indian classical music is set for the Ford Center as Prattyush Banerjee (pictured on the OT cover this week) and Prithwiraj Bhattacharjee perform in concert on Sunday, July 17. Pages 8 in this week’s issue of has full details about the concert which will give us all the rare opportunity to experience eclectic, classical music from India as Banerjee and Bhattacharjee take the stage at 4. (July 14, 2011)

The Oxford Art Crawl returns in a big way

OXFORD TOWN – Back by popular demand, the Oxford Art Crawl returns as a regular summer event and everyone’s invited. Featured stops on Tuesday, June 28, will include Gallery 130, the Powerhouse, the University Museum and several other venues. Page 5 in this week’s edition of Oxford Town has full details about the event the Oxford just couldn’t get enough of. (June 23, 2011, Page 5)

Musical highlights young actors

Children involved with the Youth Music Theatre Workshop will perform “The Sword and the Stone,” prelude production to this year’s “Camelot” during the Oxford Shakespeare Festival.

 (June 17, 2011, Page 1B)

The Oxford Shakespeare Festival Continues

OXFORD TOWN  – The 2011 Oxford Shakespeare Festival continues this Saturday (June 18) with a performance of “Henry IV, Part I” at the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Page 5 in this issue of Oxford Town breaks down the week’s Shakespearian activities being held on the Ole Miss Campus as the festival rolls on through mid-July. (June 16, 2011, Page 5)

The annual Oxford Shakespeare Festival kicks off June 11

OXFORD TOWN – The 2011 Oxford Shakespeare Festival kicks off this weekend with William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The play opens at 8 p.m. Saturday (June 11) at Meek Hall Auditorium on the Ole Miss campus. Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details of this and other Shakespeare plays and workshops held in conjunction with the annual festival that lasts into July. (June 9, 2011, Page 7)

Pride of the South rises at Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN – A benefit concert for the Pride of the South Marching Band featuring the UM Wind Ensemble and guest drummer Larry Gooch (pictured) is scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, at the Gertrude C. Ford Center. Music is set to begin at 7:30 and admission is free. A reception to meet the student performers will be held for the general public after the concert. Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has more information about the popular annual concert coming to the Ford Center benefitting the hardest working band in the SEC. (April 28, 2011, Page 9)

“The Aluminum Show” set for Ford Center April 19

OXFORD TOWN – “The Aluminum Show,” a new performance combining movement, dance and visual theater unique to the stage is slated for the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, April 19. Page 13 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has information about the Ford Center’s season finale featuring the unique dance troupe from Israel. (April 14, 2011, Page 13)

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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