Saturday, November 25, 2017

Arts & Entertainment

Thacker 564 soft opening

Facebook Users Raving About New Restaurant, Thacker 564

Within just two weeks of its soft opening, Thacker 564, the new restaurant co-owned by Oxford chef and restaurateur Michelle Rounsaville and chef Trey...

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour to Host Season Finale Thursday at The Lyric

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour performs its final show of the year this Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Oxford (1006 Van...
Mary Ann Connell sign

Downtown Clarksdale Sign Features a Smiling Mary Ann Connell

Oxford attorney Mary Ann Connell, author of “An Unforeseen Life,” probably didn’t foresee that her visage would be displayed on a banner in downtown...

Larry Wells Walks in Novelist Alistair MacLeod’s Footsteps on Cape Breton

With his little dog Blossom at his side, Gil Macleod, a native of Cape Breton Island who is related to novelist Alistair Macleod, is...

UM Alum Jim Autry and Son Return to Oxford to Promote Book on Virtues

University of Mississippi alumnus Jim Autry and his son, Rick Autry, visited Square Books in Oxford last week to promote their new children's book,...

“Lion” Pride: Disney’s Spectacular “Lion King” Celebrates 20 Years on Broadway

“The Lion King,” the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that created a new definition for spectacle in its eye-popping production, has reached a new plateau—not...

Fabulous Doo Vays to Perform at Tallahatchie Gourmet Thursday

Angele Mueller’s New Orleans-style restaurant will be hosting the Doo Vays on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. The band will perform at...

Dwayne Ingraham Shares How South Helped Him Win “Best Baker in America” (With Video)

When Oxford chef Dwayne Ingraham brought home the title of "Best Baker in America" earlier this month and won $25,000 in the Food Network...

Overby Center Offers a Critical Look at the Justice System

James Forman Jr., the author of a new book arguing that law enforcement initiatives by black officials have had devastating consequences for black communities,...

OFF Screens “Blood Country,” a Western Film Set in Mississippi (Watch Trailer Here)

A western-style film set in Mississippi will be the focus of a special Oxford Film Festival (OFF) screening next week at the Powerhouse. OFF will...