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Table Talk offers insight to Welty symposium: 'Crime and Passion in a Gothic South'

Posted 9/22/2012 in Entertainment

The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library and Mississippi University for Women join forces on Wednesday, Sept. 26, to preview MUW's upcoming Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium. The theme of the 2012 symposium, "'River the Color of Blood': Crime and Passion in a Gothic South," is inspired by Welty's novella "The Robber Bridegroom."

Greek chicken, tomato and green bean sauté

Posted 9/19/2012 in Food

The flavors are Greek; the cooking method is Chinese. The fusion results in a dish that is full of flavor. It's a good way to use up late-season green beans, which can be a little tough.

 

Dinner in 20 minutes: smoked trout salad with beets and almonds

Posted 9/19/2012 in Food

It would be hard to compose a more elegant, colorful and texturally interesting salad in such a short amount of time. You'll probably have smoked trout left over, which can be coarsely chopped along with fresh horseradish and a few swipes of lemon zest on a Microplane grater, then stirred into sour cream or creme fraiche.

 

CD release in Montgomery has local link

Posted 9/15/2012 in Entertainment

A CD release in Montgomery, Ala., Saturday boasted a local connection. Montgomery musician Terry Faust launched his CD, "The Grave Tender," produced by Allen Delk of Allen Delk Management in Columbus.

Wednesday Table Talk explores South's wealth of creativity

Posted 9/15/2012 in Entertainment

University of Mississippi Professor of Southern Studies Charles Reagan Wilson is the upcoming speaker at Wednesday's Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Table Talk. Dr. Wilson will explore the prolific creativity of Southern writers, artists and musicians.

 

Out and about for the week of September 16, 2012

Posted 9/15/2012 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment and events in the region. Support all your community has to offer, but when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Concerts are evening performances, unless otherwise noted. Be aware, some concert venues add substantial fees to ticket prices.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of September 16, 2012

Posted 9/15/2012 in Entertainment

 

CAC announces ambitious 'Celebrate Mississippi' season

Posted 9/15/2012 in Entertainment

As far as the Columbus Arts Council is concerned, the visual and performing arts rock. And soar, and rhyme, and tell stories, cure the blues, stir the senses and even send a thrilling chill down the spine. The CAC hopes to do that, and more, with one of its most active fall and winter seasons yet.

 

Being beautiful: Keep skating, if only in your heart

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columns

The holidays are upon us, well, almost, and the splendor of the season begins for me at this time each year as it has since I was a child. The skating pond is a magical piece of Department 56, and as you might know by now, I am an avid collector of all things that fill my heart with the magic of Christmas.

 

{Nourish} Avoiding the grocery store = accidental pizza perfection

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columns

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. This is very true in the {Nourish} test kitchen.

Southern gardening: Ornamental peppers make a hot splash in landscapes

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columns

You may have heard me talk over the last couple of years about my interest in using ornamental peppers in Mississippi landscapes. That's because I am a true "chili head."

 

Local DAR chapters urge observance of Constitution Week

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

The words are familiar. "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union ... "

 

Oktibbeha Heritage Museum to hold Scanning Day

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

In an effort to help citizens preserve historically significant documents and photos, the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum is partnering with Mississippi State University to hold a Scanning Day Thursday, Sept. 20, at the museum.

 

Library grant will bring 'Civil War 150' programs

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library has received a grant to host programs and speakers in 2013 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

 

 

Military notes: Yeates graduates

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Military notes: Henderson graduates

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Birth: Liam David Both

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Birth: Emileigh Grace Bartley

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Vet School sponsors art contest for children

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

Lights, camera, action! The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine is inviting children to submit artwork that showcases animals on the "silver screen."

 

 

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