Arts & Entertainment

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...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Fortunate Son: The Story of Baby Boy Francis,” by Brooks...

Fifteen years ago, Paul Brooks Eason fielded a telephone call out of the blue. Reared in Tupelo, practicing law in Jackson, he had long...

Family of Square Books Stores Continue to Bolster Oxford’s Economy

By Makayla Steede Journalism Student mgsteede@go.olemiss.edu In a time where many bookstores are losing readers to online booksellers, Square Books continues to thrive in Oxford. On Sept. 14,...

Celebration of Life for Oxford Icon Ron “Ronzo” Shapiro Tonight at The Powerhouse

By Kristopher Storey Hottytoddy.com intern kostorey@go.olemiss.edu The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council will hold a celebration of life for the late Ron “Ronzo” Shapiro tonight at The Powerhouse. An icon...

UM Theatre Designer Uses Lights to Evoke the Set’s Emotion

By Abby Vandiver Journalism student For UM theatre designer and instructor Yi-Tai Chung, lighting is the spirit of the stage, a language that demands fluency and...
Andi Bedsworth quilt

Local Artist Given $500 Grant by MS Arts Commission

Artist Andi Sherrill Bedsworth of Oxford has been awarded a $500 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the nearly...