Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oxford Woman Writes, Directs First Play

By Alyssa Schnugg Staff writer alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com When Oxford native Chasity Nicole sets her mind to something, she gets it done. The actress, singer and now playwright, wrote a...

Holly Springs Hosts the 19th Annual Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration This Weekend

The 19th annual Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration, one of the Southeast's biggest nature festivals, is being held this weekend in Holly Springs at...

Oxford Teacher’s Sensory Path Video Goes Viral

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Bramlett Elementary School teacher Holly Clay never thought she would receive back-to-back phone calls and emails from foreign countries about something...

Allen Boyer: A Review of “Patchwork” by Bobbie Ann Mason

Editor’s Note: Bobbie Ann Mason will read and sign copies of her book “Patchwork” on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at 5 p.m., at Off-Square...

UM Museum Gears Up for Busy Fall Programming

The University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses is ready for another semester of events and activities for children and adults of all ages....

UM Modern Languages Dept. Presents 4th Annual Hispanic Heritage Film Series

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi recently announced the fourth annual Hispanic Heritage Series of films this fall semester as...

Local Calligraphy Teacher Delivers One-of-a-Kind Art Experience to Students

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Beth Hunt's grandmother encouraged her to take up tennis or golf during her childhood because it's "something you can do all...

Allen Boyer: “The Other Mississippi: A State in Conflict With Itself,” by David Sansing

*Editor’s Note: Dr. David Sansing will read and sign copies of “The Other Mississippi” on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at 5 p.m., at Off-Square...

Former Ole Miss Professor Bill Ferris’ Artwork Featured in Washington Post

Bill Ferris, who ran the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, is profiled in a Washington Post multi-media feature, “Stories of the Segregated...

Mempho Music Festival Offering BOGO Tickets for Students, Teachers

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Though the official end of the southeastern music festival season came to an end with Sloss Music Festival in Birmingham in...

Artist’s Corner: UM Grad Jamie Aelavanthara Returns for Museum Exhibit

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com Growing up in Poplarville, Mississippi, Jamie Aelavanthara did not realize her surroundings of wildlife would lead her down a path...

Allen Boyer: “Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia” By Steven Stoll

*A previous version of this review was published in the Phi Beta Kappa Key Reporter. On official maps, the mountains and poverty of Appalachia stretch...

Sports Betting Now a Reality in Tunica Casinos

As of noon this past Friday, Tunica casinos officially launched their Sportsbook addition, eliminating the Vegas "chokehold" over sports bettors in the US. This...

Ford Center Opens its 2018-2019 Season with Robert Frost: This Verse Business

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com The Gertrude C. Ford Center begins its 2018-2019 season with the show Robert Frost: This Verse Business on Thursday, Aug. 30,...

Oxford Sculpture Exhibit Leaves Confines of Museum Walls

By Alyssa Schnugg Staff writer alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Sculptor George Tobolowsky has had his metal sculptures displayed at dozens of museums around the world and a part of several...