Arts & Entertainment

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...

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...

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....

Thacker Features Member of the ’80s Rock Group, The Go-Go’s

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will conclude its spring season this week with a special appearance by Kathy Valentine, bassist for the rock group,...

UM Entrepreneurs Brighten Oxford with Neon Ditch Stickers

By Natalie Knox and Olivia Schwab Hottytoddy.com interns neknox@go.olemiss.edu, orschwab@go.olemiss.edu With so much happening in every nook and cranny of a college campus, it is often difficult...

Double Decker Arts Festival Rescheduled for Aug. 14 & 15

The Double Decker Arts Festival has been rescheduled for Aug. 14-15 with Rainbow Kitten Surprise remaining the headlining act for Saturday night. It will be...

Kaleb Garrett Brings Unique Talents, Sound to Thacker Mountain

By Jeff Roberson Hottytoddy.com contributor robersonjeff0630@gmail.com Like good musicians do, Kaleb Garrett got caught up in the music surrounding him during his youth. In northern Georgia where...

Shark Bite Update: Two Hungry Law Students in Search of Oxford’s Best Burger

By Wes Brown and Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Over the past year, we have reviewed the food at a variety of restaurants to answer the following...

New UM Choral Leader Emphasizes the Role of Student Musicians

By Lauren Davis Hottytoddy.com intern lcdavis1@go.olemiss.edu When Elizabeth Hearn first started teaching at Ole Miss last fall, she had no idea the strong impact she could make...