Wednesday, January 17, 2018

“Meet My Mississippi”: Could This Be Our New State Poem?

I have a confession: I’m actually just a Wanna-Be Southerner. You see, my formative years were spent in Mississippi, beginning with the first grade...
J-MAN visits with Mr. Faulkner on the Square.

Oxford Artist J-MAN Pays Tribute to Andy Warhol in Upcoming Exhibition

Oxford-based artist J-MAN is a busybody. In addition to constantly producing new paintings, prints and other art pieces and being a family man, he...

Review: “The Afterlives” Bends Reality in Funny But Provocative Ways

Editor's note: Thomas Pierce will read from "The Afterlives" at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, at Off Square Books. “The Afterlives.” By Thomas Pierce. Riverhead...
Vish Bhatt in the kitchen

Video: How Snackbar’s Vishwesh Bhatt Learned to “Cook With Passion”

Holly Springs photographer Megan Wolfe uses still pictures and audio to tell the story of one of Oxford's premiere chefs - the incomparable Vishwesh...
Burt Reynolds in the Last Movie Star

Oxford Film Festival Boasts Largest Slate of Films in Event’s History

The Oxford Film Festival (OFF), to be held Feb. 7-11, unveiled the full schedule for its 15th anniversary edition today, boasting the most films...
Bruce Blackman and wife and daughter

“Moonlight Feels Right”: The Man Behind the Hit Song About an Ole Miss Girl

It’s a song that is too cool, calm, and catchy to be forgotten—the tale of a smooth-talking Southern boy wooing a girl from Ole...
Artist L.V. Hull

Blues Music is Key Focus of Clarksdale Film Festival

The 8th annual Clarksdale Film Festival returns on Friday-Saturday, January 26-27. And organizers said it's going to be “a real house party.”   "This is a...

The Inn at Ole Miss Rolls Out ‘Green Carpet’ for Landscaping Camp May 25-27

With little likelihood of frost, Memorial Day weekend is known as the best time to plant annuals. To get a jumpstart in 2018, home...

Coyote Blues Bar: Where Happy Hour Lasts Seven Hours

Happy hour just got a little bit happier - and a whole lot longer than an hour - thanks to the crew at Coyote...
Bruce Blackman and wife and daughter

“Moonlight Feels Right”: The Man Behind the Hit Song About an Ole Miss Girl

It’s a song that is too cool, calm, and catchy to be forgotten—the tale of a smooth-talking Southern boy wooing a girl from Ole...

Weekend at the Movies: Here’s What’s Showing Now at Malco (with Trailers)!

Wanting to know what new movies are playing at the local theaters this week? HottyToddy.com is proud to bring you a sneak preview from...

Thursday’s Top Tune Throwback: The Hollies “The Air That I Breathe”

This week, we're turning the dial back to 1974 to a song made famous by The Hollies and pre-recorded by Phil Everly. The Hollies enjoyed...
Barry Hannah photo

Mississippi Quote of the Day: Barry Hannah’s Review of Book Reviewers

In a New York Times review of Mississippi author Barry Hannah’s debut novel, “Geronimo Rex,” the novelist Jim Harrison called Hannah “one of those...

Princess Ball Extended to Three Nights, Jan. 29-31, at the Powerhouse

Chick-fil-A’s annual date night for dads and daughters just got tripled, as the Princess Ball moves from a one-night event to three nights in...

Ole Miss Bookstore Offers “Harry Potter Book Night” on Feb. 1

Young wizards, witches and Muggles can enjoy an evening of beastly games, snacks and contests at “Harry Potter Book Night: Fantastic Beasts,” to be...