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Oxford Film Festival announces Virtual Art House

With the entertainment world at a standstill due to COVID-19, many artists are bringing entertainment to people’s living rooms. The Oxford Film Festival is the ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival rescheduled for August

Amidst a flurry of springtime events cancelling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one staple event has announced a rescheduled date. Visit Oxford announced on Monday ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s art community providing escape with “Stay @ Home Fest”

This week was supposed to be one of the biggest on Oxford’s art community’s calendar, but COVID-19 pulled the plug. On Wednesday, the 17th Annual ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

25th Annual Double Decker Arts Festival postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

One of the biggest spring events in Oxford, Mississippi and the Southeast will not be taking place next month. Visit Oxford announced Wednesday that the ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Malco Theatres closing due to COVID-19 pandemic

With the growing number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, and the growing number of cities mandating a 24-hour-a-day quarantine, many businesses are closing up, including ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford eateries taking coronavirus precautions: who’s open and who’s drive-thru only?

With the threat of coronavirus outbreak and the CDC recommending against the gatherings of 50 or more people, many local eateries are taking their own ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 Oxford Film Festival postponed

The next domino to fall regarding local events in Oxford happened on Thursday afternoon. Organizers for the Oxford Film Festival announced the 2020 edition has ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

PROFILE: Rick Mize’s passion is keeping local radio alive

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the PROFILES 2020 publication. Rick Mize has several accolades to his name, including a Country Music Association award, ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival prepared for potential of coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 Oxford Film Festival is less than two weeks away, and will still go on as planned amidst the worldwide coronavirus threat. To date, ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Jazz ensemble Skrontch to play at Ole Miss

Composer and clarinetist Byron Asher is bringing his jazz ensemble Skrontch to the University of Mississippi this week. The group will play at Nutt Auditorium ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Ben Napier is ready to leave his “legacy” at Ole Miss with McCormick’s

The Inn at Ole Miss is getting a hometown feel this spring. When the hotel located on the University of Mississippi’s campus announced last December ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Witness to History: Once expelled, Donald Cole welcomed Oxford back with open arms

Editor’s Note: Read this story and more in the 2020 edition of PROFILE, a special publication of Oxford Newsmedia – available on newsstands today. University ... Read more

8 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Mississippi Presenters’ Network Unveils Arts Go Dark campaign

Next week all of Mississippi will go dark, artistically speaking. Arts organizations across the state are joining with the Mississippi Presenters’ Network to launch the ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Fest announces new special screenings, special events

The Oxford Film Festival announced their 2020 lineup in January but have bolstered the 17th annual event with the addition of some additional events and ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Taste of Oxford set to hit milestone in 13th year

The 13th year is anticipated to be a lucky one for the St. Jude Taste of Oxford fundraising event. Oxford’s annual food and cocktail party, ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Spring Run organizers discuss changes to 2020 routes

With safety in mind and the growing number of participants on a year-to-year basis, the annual Double Decker Spring Run decided to make some alterations. ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

King sisters to host script reading of “Our Josephine”

A feature film adaptation of Oxford’s Katherine and Margaret King’s book “Our Josephine” is in development, and the King sisters are set to host a ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Righteous Brothers bringing that “Loving Feeling” to Ford Center

When Bobby Hatfield died in 2003, Bill Medley had zero thoughts of resurrecting the Righteous Brothers without his longtime partner – that was until Medley ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Empty Bowls event preparing for large crowd in 17th year

After running out of bowls quickly last year, organizers for Empty Bowls are prepared for a potentially large crowd. The 17th annual event will be ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Regents elementary drama program providing “life skills through stage skills”

Drama departments are commonplace in middle schools and high schools across the country, but in Oxford, there is one school that introduces the stage to ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Caregiver Appreciation Night set for Monday

Since 1984, Jo Ann O’Quinn has hosted a support group for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other related disorders and on Monday they are holding ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2019 Best of Oxford Ballot

Best of Oxford, our city’s longest-running popularity poll, is back. Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars, shops, services and people in the survey below. You ... Read more

9 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

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