Arts & Entertainment

OFF Announces 2020 Fest Date Change, Now Accepting Entries

Call for entries is open for the 2020 Oxford Film Festival that will now take place March 18-22.  The 17th edition of the popular regional...

“The Past Is Never” Honored with Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters 2019 Award...

By Allen Boyer for Hottytoddy.com allen.d.boyer@gmail.com The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters has honored “The Past Is Never,” by Tiffany Quay Tyson, with its 2019 award...

UM Professor Aimee Nezhukumatathil Honored by Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters For Poetry

By Allen Boyer for Hottytoddy.com allen.d.boyer@gmail.com The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters has honored “Oceanic,” a collection of poems by Aimee Nezhukumatathil of Oxford, with its...

Event List: Oxford Pride Celebrates Fourth Year this Week

Over the past five years, individuals and organizations on campus and in Oxford have worked hard to build momentum and organized affirming and fun...

The Cakery is Oxford’s Go-To for Unique Cake Requests

By Karen Ngyuen and Daphne Young Hottytoddy.com interns The Cakery—located at 1944 University Ave—widely known for its creatively detailed cakes, is Oxford’s go-to for unique cake...

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition Slated for June

Tupelo Elvis Festival hosts its thirteenth Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist (UETA) Competition this year June 7 and 8 in the BancorpSouth Arena. This year’s UETA...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Accused: A Biography of Jacob Thompson,” by Steve Cockerham

April is the month when Robert E. Lee’s men stacked their arms at Appomattox, and when lilacs bloomed in the dooryards of Washington. It...

Video: Double Decker Bus Rides Offer the Full Oxford Experience

By Patrick Chacone Journalism Student The big red buses are a Double Decker and Oxford staple. NewsWatch Reporter Patrick Chacone took a ride to experience the...

Double Decker Food Vendors Offer Tasty Choices

By Paris Payne Journalism Student Dozens of food vendors from Lafayette County got a chance to impress visitors from around the country with a little taste...

Double Decker Opens with Alt-Rocker Lilly Hiatt

Story by Briana Florez and Jacob Duke bfflorez@go.olemiss.edu, jaduke1@go.olemiss.edu Music is a big part of Oxford’s beloved Double Decker Arts Festival. The first performances of...