UM English Professor Receives Fellowship to Support Queer Literary Festival

Beth Ann Fennelly, associate professor of English at the University of Mississippi and Mississippi's poet laureate, has been honored as a poets laureate fellow...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 10th Virtual Film Week

The Oxford Film Festival’s 10th Weekly Virtual Film Fest, Virtual Art House and OFF to the DRIVE IN films are highlighted by award winners...

Passion for Music, Education Fuels Lafayette Teacher’s Love for Students

By Lily Bruce Hottytoddy.com intern labruce@go.olemiss.edu Hannah Gadd Ardrey has brought an unmatchable amount of joy through music to the Oxford and Lafayette communities. Ardrey was named...

League of Women Voters, OFF to Screen ‘Win, Lose, or Draw Straws’

Election ties happen far more frequently than the public may think. But the absence of a single deciding vote can have far-reaching implications. Such is...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 9th Weekly Virtual Fest, DRIVE-IN Dates

The Oxford Film Festival’s 9th Weekly Virtual Film Fest, Virtual Art House and OFF to the DRIVE IN films will be highlighted by hard-hitting...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 8th Virtual Film Festival Week

Oxford Film Festival offers another robust lineup of films for the summer, with two family films at OFF to the DRIVE-IN with Julio Vincent...

YAC to Receive Funding to Support Creative Small Businesses

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $84 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second...

Oxford Film Fest Honors Best Films of 2020 in Virtual Awards Ceremony

The 2020 Oxford Film Festival celebrated the best of this year’s films and filmmakers with a virtual awards ceremony on Saturday, June 6. David Midell’s...

COVID-19 Prompts Some Businesses to Close as Oxford Comes Through Crisis

By Jeff Roberson Hotty Toddy Contributor robersonjeff0630@gmail.com The Oxford community continues to move toward some semblance of normalcy since many businesses closed their doors in March, most...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 7th Virtual Film Fest, Drive-In Movies

Oxford Film Festival continues to embrace and expand upon its role as the region’s film culture lifeline, by introducing the debut of its brand...

Roy Blount Jr. to Headline Fifth Annual Conference on The Front Porch

This year's fifth annual Conference on the Front Porch in Taylor will take place on Sept. 24 and 25 at The Mill at Plein...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 6th Virtual Film Festival Week

As the Oxford Film Festival looks to future innovations including teasing their plans to bring the drive-in movie experience to town with OFF to...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 5th Virtual Film Festival Week

The Oxford Film Festival’s 5th Weekly Virtual Film Fest showcases put documentaries front and center with Theodore Collatos, and Carolina Monnerat’s QUEEN OF LAPA,...

Oxford Film Festival Presents 4th Virtual Film Festival Week

The Oxford Film Festival’s 4th Weekly Virtual Film Fest showcases include Christopher Wesley Moore’s Mississippi-shot film with malevolent ghosts, "A Stranger Among the Living",...

Canceled Shows, Online Classes Create Tension for UM Theatre and Film Dept.

By Abbey Edmonson UM Journalism Student agedmons@go.olemiss.edu Tragedy struck the University of Mississippi’s Department of Theatre and Film in more ways than one during the spring semester....