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Deborah Purnell

The Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN – The Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 980 has complete details about the legendary orchestra and its return to Oxford this Sunday after church. (May 24, 2012, Page 7)

Vienna Boys Choir set for Ford Center Friday, March 2

OXFORD TOWN – The ultimate polished ensemble of children’s voices – the Vienna Boys Choir (on the OT cover this week) – is set to perform this Friday (March 2) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi. Turn to Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 968) for complete details. (March 1, 2012, Page 5)

‘I’m Not Dead Yet’

OXFORD TOWN – Monty Python’s “Spamalot” comes to the University of Mississippi, complete with dancing knights, a killer rabbit and flatulent Frenchmen, for one night only (Saturday, Feb. 25). The production lands at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts for a 7 p.m. show. Turn to Page 8 in Oxford Town No. 967 for full details about the re-make which was “lovingly ripped off” from the 1974 classic film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” (February 23, 2012, Page 7)

Ford Center rings in the holiday season

OXFORD TOWN – “Sounds of the Season” rolls in and warms Oxford on Dec. 11 at the Ford Center as the Emmy Award-winning actress, Doris Roberts (pictured on the OT cover this week), and the reigning Miss America, Teresa Scanlan (pictured here), collaborate with the Tupelo Symphony Orchestra and others to ring in the holiday season. The Sunday afternoon shows begins at 3. Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details. (December 8, 2011, Page 9)

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)

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