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Monday, November 24, 2014

Powerhouse Community Arts Center

NMRC clients volunteer all over town

OXFORD LIVING — Being a volunteer takes on special meaning for 20 North Mississippi Regional Center clients. As part of a program that began in 2005, the clients with a variety of developmental disabilities work at numerous volunteer stations throughout Oxford to help make an impact on the community. The volunteers are involved throughout 28 different organizations in the community. (March 12, 2010, Page 1B)

Piecemakers Quilt Group

The members of the Piecemakers Quilt Group will meet Saturday at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center on University Avenue. The Sew Fair and Friendly Quilters from New Albany will demonstrate how to use scraps too good to throw away. Members are urged to bring their camera and notepaper for taking notes.

Jane Thomas, club president, reminds all that the name tag contest is coming to an end soon so those interested in participating need to submit their entry to the guild by the April meeting. (March 9, 2010)

‘Interaction’ Arts Sampler

PHOTOS — The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council hosted a sampling of Oxford’s visual and performing arts Saturday at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. It featured a performance by Oxford Ballet Company; three improv plays by LaffCo; a poetry reading by Danielle Sellers and Mark Adamec; visual arts exhibits by Oxford artists and music by The Sleeping Bulls and the Oxford Songwriters Association. (March 8, 2010, Page 1A)

‘An Evening with Ace Atkins’


The Oxford Newcomers Club will host a special event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday —  “An Evening with Ace Atkins.” The noted author will speak to the club at the Powerhouse Arts Community Arts Center, located on University Avenue. Cost is $5 per person and includes a wine & cheese reception. All are welcome. For more information, contact David Dyke at 513-4023. (March 6, 2010)

‘Miss-I-Sippin’ Beer and Food Tasting

Thursday, March 25, 7-9 p.m., at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Fundraiser for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council features 16 beers paired with fine foods by Chef Craven. Sponsors include Papa John’s Pizza and Clark Beverage Group. Tickets are $30; YAC members and students, $20. (February 26, 2010)

Kitty Snacks Release Party Issue #3

The party will coincide with this year’s Oxford Conference for the Book, which is dedicated to Barry Hannah. In honor of Hannah, several of his books will be raffled off and John Oliver Hodges will be performing a musical rendition of Hannah’s novel, “Ray.” Jane Rule Burdine, Ward Long and John Oliver Hodges will have photographs on display. There will also be readings by featured authors, refreshments and a raffle for prizes including tickets to a show at The Lyric Oxford and records from Fat Possum Records. Admission to the party is $5 to drink and hang out, and $10 to also receive a copy of the magazine. There will also be books from several of the featured authors and limited edition prints by Jane Rule Burdine for sale. (February 26, 2010)

‘Interaction’ Local Arts Sampler

A sampler of Oxford’s visual and performing arts, featuring a performance by Oxford Ballet Company; three improv plays by LaffCo; a poetry reading by Danielle Sellers and Mark Adamec; visual arts exhibits by Oxford artists and interactive visual arts by Chandra Williams; music by The Sleeping Bulls, and from the Oxford Songwriters Association: Jon Michael McLeod, Anne Le Gall and Mark Van Boeing. Saturday, March 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Admission is $10. (February 26, 2010)

Troubadour Lounge

Tuesday, March 2, at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center from 7-9 p.m. The March show will feature Donovan McCain House Band, Ben Yarbrough & Sarah Jacobs and Jesse Pinion. Tickets are $7 at the door. (February 26, 2010)

‘The New Millennium Art’

An art exhibit featuring folk art by Bob Coleman will show in the Powerhouse auditorium, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to the public. (February 26, 2010)

Documentary theatre piece ‘SEVEN’ debuts at Powerhouse

OXFORD TOWN – “A woven tapestry of stories” from seven strong women from different countries who chose to take a stand comes to the Powerhouse beginning Friday. The play wraps up on Sunday with a 2 p.m. performance. (February 25, 2010, Page 5)

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