Arts & Entertainment

Ocean Springs Makes ‘America’s Happiest Seaside Towns’ list by Coastal Living Magazine

A charming beach, fishing pier and views of the beautiful Gulf Islands – Ocean Springs, Mississippi has it all, and that’s why readers of...

Q&A With Double Decker Poster Artist Thomas Grosskopf

Abbeville painter's design to be unveiled in February By Tad Wilkes, Nightlife & Lifestyles Editor tad.wilkes@hottytoddy.com Anticipation grows in the early part of each year as folks...

Oxford’s Art-er Limit Fringe Fest Begins Thursday, to Feature Various Acts

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council presents its annual “Art-er Limits Fringe Fest” beginning this Thursday, August 6th, kicking off at 6 p.m. with an “Iron...

Oxford Charger Band Sets Two New High School Records During State Marching Championship

The Oxford Charger Band set two new high school records recently at the State Marching Championship. The event was held at Pearl High School and...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Rampage” by James M. Scott

In every way, this book is provoking – saddening and savage. In February 1945, as Japanese troops fought to the death in the city...

#1 NYT Bestseller 'The Day the Crayons Quit' on Parade in Oxford

The Lafayette County Literacy Council is partnering with area schools to bring the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Day The Crayons Quit, to...

Fantastic Fantasia Coming to Ford Center March 5

As University of Mississippi electrical engineering student Michael Simeon continues to rise on the popular “American Idol” competition show, former winner Fantasia Barrino is...
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TJ Knows Best; Local Photographer Shoots Oxford

Local funnyman, ex-UM professor, semi-coherent columnist, beloved Oxonian, wildlife enthusiast and pretty dang good photographer TJ Ray submitted a folder to HottyToddy.com filled to...

Get Tilted & Pickled With Fennelly, Franklin, and Currence

Three local authors will be feted at the Powerhouse on October 1. "It should be great," says Tom Franklin. "Barbecued whole hog, free cocktails, live...

Ford Center Brings LOU Community Together for Holiday Season

The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts is hosting a series of community events, including a holiday concert, storytime readings featuring special...