Joanne and Mark Wilkinson write about the recent performance of the Mockingbird Early Music Ensemble and to urge residents to attend their December concern, while Dr. Ben Burnett writes to remind everyone during National School Bus Safety Week that we need to watch out for buses and children. (October 24, 2013, Page 4)
It’s time once again, Editor Don Whitten writes, for the annual birthday party for the United States of America. Whitten takes a look at the upcoming holiday break, the activities and the people we should be thanking for the freedom we enjoy today. (July 3, 2013, Page 4)
An hour-long string concert held at the Paris-Yates Chapel on the University of Mississippi campus Monday featured music students from both Oxford Middle and Oxford High schools. (October 7, 2011, Page 1B)
University of Mississippi gears up for Saturday’s gradation ceremonies, with 19,000 chairs being set up in the Grove and in various places around the campus. (May 13, 2011, Page 1B)
The Oxford Middle School choirs, including the Mixed Chorus, Cantabilé and sixth-grade Singers, will present a free fall concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in Paris Yates Chapel on the Ole Miss Campus. Damein D. Wash is the director and Joseph Garrison will be the accompanist. (November 5, 2010)
The Mockingbird Early Music Ensemble will open it’s season this year with “Golden Oldies.” The free concert will feature favorite tunes of the 15th and 16th centuries in exciting and beautiful arrangements for historical instruments such as recorder and viola da gamba. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, at Paris-Yates Chapel on the campus of the University of Mississippi. For information, visit www.mockingbirdensemble.org. (August 31, 2010)
Holiday events set for Sunday include:
An Interdenominational Service at Paris-Yates Chapel at 3 p.m.
At 4, Grove Children’s activities begin and refreshments will be available. Live Bands will also perform in the Grove.
At 6, the Independence Day Ceremony begins in the Grove.
From 6:30 to nightfall, live bands in the Grove and a fireworks presentation will take place over Oxford-University Stadium Swayze Field. (July 2, 2010)
OXFORD TOWN – Oxford’s Fourth of July celebration on the Ole Miss campus always promises a jam-packed day of family-friendly events and this year is no exception. Page 8 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town gives you a breakdown of events so that you and your family can weigh your options and plan your assault on the town as we celebrate our independence together. (June 30, 2010, Page 8)
The Mockingbird Early Music Ensemble presents “A Celebration of Spring in Music and Poetry” at 8 p.m. March 22 at Paris-Yates Chapel at the University of Mississippi. Celebrate the arrival of Spring, the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, and the Bahá’í New Year with music and poems about Spring and love. Admission is free. (March 15, 2010)