College Musician Wants to Thrill Audience with ‘Authentic’ Experience

By McKinley Booth Hottytoddy.com intern lmbooth@go.olemiss.edu On the evening of Feb. 22, 2018, everything changed for Memphis native Bedon Lancaster. What seemed like a typical night for...

Local Artist Pens Philosophical, Abstract Emotions Onto Canvas

By Dylan Smith Hottytoddy.com intern dtsmith@go.olemiss.edu For small-town artists, practice makes perfect and consistency is key to building a brand. Jake Brown, a local artist, tries to...

Child Missing Military Dad Prompts King Twins to Pen ‘Christmas Wish’

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com http://https://www.facebook.com/TraeEdwardsAndFriends/videos/1348799825301579/ A conversation with a young child while Christmas shopping several years ago led Margaret and Katherine “Kat” King to tell their...

Music, Accounting Worlds Often Collide for Well-Respected Professor

By Allison Pruitt Hottytoddy.com intern akpruitt@go.olemiss.edu The term selfless is often times thrown around, but when it comes to Lou Burney and her involvement and passion for...

Special Screening Set for “IT’S TIME” Documenting Chucky Mullins

The Oxford Film Society recently announced a special screening and fundraising event at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts —located on...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Treason on Trial: The United States v. Jefferson Davis” by...

Novelists are not the only writers who deal in black humor. Sometimes it falls to historians, or legal historians, to write with verve and...

Midtown Men Bring Holiday Cheer, Oldies to the Ford Center

By Ashton Logan Hottytoddy.com intern ablogan1@go.olemiss.edu As the first guitar chord hums and the Midtown Men start to sing in harmony, the audience is instantly taken back...

Ford Center Director Ensures Community Entertainment Needs Are Met

By Kate McDonald and Alli Pruitt Hottytoddy.com interns kfmcdona@go.olemiss.edu; akpruitt@go.olemiss.edu The Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts doesn’t just stay within its foundation, it collaborates...

OFF to Hold Screening of 2019 Drama “Peanut Butter Falcon”

The Oxford Film Festival will begin the holidays with a screening of "Peanut Butter Falcon" Dec. 28 at the Powerhouse. Special guest Susan McPhail...

Double Decker Arts Festival Announces 2020 Official Poster Artist

The Double Decker Arts Festival committee has chosen local artist Hannah McCormick as the official poster artist for the 25th Annual Festival. Local artists were...

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Announces Year-End Party, Winter Broadcast Schedule

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has announced its 2019-2020 winter broadcast schedule as well as details for its upcoming holiday-membership party. The party will...

Critical Thinking, Detective Work Engages Players at America’s Escape Game

By Samantha Spurling and Jordan Doerr Hottytoddy.com interns saspurli@go.olemiss.edu; jtdoerr@go.olemiss.edu America's Escape Game encourages the Oxford community to escape from the realities of homework, responsibilities and jobs...

New Edition of “William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection” Now Available

A new edition of "William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection" by the late Jack Cofield will make its debut Nov. 22 at Off-Square Books. Oxford...

“Thinking of Home: Falkner House and Rowan Oak” Debuts on MPB Tonight

"Thinking of Home: Falkner House and Rowan Oak," a 25-minute documentary on Faulkner family life in Oxford directed by Deborah Freeland and produced by...

Overby Center Presents: A Film Screening of “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America”

Joy Elaine Davenport, director and editor of the documentary Fannie Lou Hamer’s America, will be featured at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and...