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Pop Up Oxford Spring Edition begins this week

With sporting events filling up the calendar and the absence of the Double Decker Arts Festival for a second straight spring, Visit Oxford decided to ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves Isom Place to become event venue

Isom Place, one of Oxford’s oldest homes, will soon be able to host weddings and other events. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission approved ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

“Greetings from Oxford” mural to be completed this month

Oxford’s second mural will be completed later this month, featuring iconic scenes from Oxford as well as references to cultural and historical imagery. The artwork, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival names 2021 winners

The Oxford Film Festival concluded its first in-person event in two years on Sunday with their traditional awards ceremony. Unlike the previous 17 years, where ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

The Pantry names L.A. Davis 2020 Volunteer of the Year

Last year was a trying time for The Pantry of Oxford and Lafayette County, but L.A. Davis was a constant presence who made sure residents ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival set for in-person return this week

For the first time in two years, the Oxford Film Festival will be screening movies for live audience.  Next week, OFF returns with an in-person ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

FROM THE KITCHEN TO THE FRONT PORCH: Remembering Angelo Mistilis

Angelo Mistilis would sit on the front porch of his house on North 14th Street and talk to anyone who came by, but now, that ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19

For a second straight year, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place. The decision was announced by Visit Oxford on Tuesday, following the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Supermarket Sweep: Regents School of Oxford holds fundraiser to benefit Interfaith Compassion Ministries

Trey Tatum scouted Larson’s CashSaver on Friday, but when running around the grocery store on Saturday, he still felt a little bit of panic. For ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Community Market asks City for help in increased rent

The organizers of Oxford Community Market are getting help from the City of Oxford to help with financial relief due to an increase in rent ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for 2021

Coming off a year where the Oxford Film Festival pivoted to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are planning to offer a ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 Double Decker Arts Festival status in limbo

The Double Decker Arts Festival did not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the status for the 2021 event is currently unknown. ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Local artist selected for South Lamar roundabout art project

The roundabout at the South Lamar and Belk Boulevard intersection is getting an upgrade. Oxford artist Earl Dismuke’s bid to construct an art installation on the ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford to turn on Canopy of Lights a week early

The City of Oxford is getting into the holiday spirit a little earlier in 2020. During a video posted on the city’s official Facebook page, ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour expanding into Tennessee for Fall season

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is expanding its footprint across the airwaves this fall. The live Oxford-based music and literature show announced it will now ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival donates nearly $9,000 to Chucky Mullins Endowment

Despite not being able to hold the planned charity gala in connect with the world premiere of the Chucky Mullins film “It’s Time,” the Oxford ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford and local artists present Shelter Show 2020

Local artists and the City of Oxford are coming together to bring some brightness to Oxford University Transit bus shelters throughout the city. On Tuesday, ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Fest receives grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

The Oxford Film Festival recently wrapped up their 2020 event, which pivoted to the virtual world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but are already making ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces lineup for final two weeks of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s transition to a virtual event in 2020 is quickly coming to a close next month. Organizers announced lineups for the final ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for hybrid event in 2021

The Oxford Film Festival learned to adapt this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is planning to keep some of those changes for ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival doubling up with Water Valley drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is providing double the fun with its summer drive-in experience, starting this week. After offering its OFF to the Drive-In event ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival postponed to Spring 2021

For the first time since 1993, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place on the Downtown Square this year. The Oxford Tourism Council ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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