The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
After an extended period of renovation, a jewel on the Mississippi University for Women campus will soon be bustling again with student and community life and lilting strains of music.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Association and Columbus Arts Council are collaborating to make beautiful music together. On Thursday, Oct. 25, the 60-piece Starkville-based symphony orchestra will perform in Columbus for the first time.
The dynamic design duo of Mississippians Catherine Strange and John David Williams have joined forces to produce two new books -- "One Vase 52 Different Ways" and "Beautiful Weddings" -- in the popular Fearless Entertaining series.
It's almost time for Halloween, so why not try some homemade potions concocted in your very own cauldron without a witch in sight?
Nobody wants to hear about your trip, so I shall not tell you about mine. I would, however, like to touch on one aspect of it for the reason you will see.
Main Street Macon will present a free screening of the Blues Music Award-nominated documentary, "Down in the Woods," Oct. 25. The film, released in 2007, journeys into the world of Noxubee County's renowned bluesman Willie Earl King, a backwoods juke joint musician who lived and breathed the blues every moment of his life until his passing in 2009.
Two of the most exciting activities in the fall are cheering on our favorite team and gardening. As temperatures begin to drop and rains become more frequent, some of us get excited about working in the garden again.
When the weather takes on the crisp mantle of autumn, our taste buds turn to fall's favorite foods. Chili often tops the list.
Have you seen the size of caramel apples lately?
Ross Whitwam can't resist a pile of rubble. With stones, bits of brick and chunks of concrete, the Mississippi University for Women biology professor proves that one man's debris is another man's medium.
Every gardener dreams of an "easy" garden, especially in the hot, humid South, where coaxing perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs into their full glory is often a challenge.
Even though pansies, viola and dianthus are showing up in garden centers, don't be too quick to pull up your summer-flowering annuals. The recent Fall Flower and Garden Fest in Crystal Springs gave visitors a glimpse of what summer annuals can do for the fall landscape.
The American Civil War takes centerstage at the Hazard Lectures Series on consecutive Mondays, Oct. 22 and Oct. 29, in Columbus.
Even while she was a practicing registered dietitian, Claire Spradling felt she had the makings of a novel. When the West Point resident made the transition from nutrition to fiction, she was finally able to devote the necessary time and literary blood, sweat and tears to bring the story to the page.
"Intersections of Gender and Place," which features artwork by four Southern women artists, is open in the Eugenia Summer Gallery on the campus of Mississippi University for Women. The community is invited to a reception Friday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For elderly, homebound or immobile patients, access to medical care can be challenging. A new, innovative service, founded by a Mississippi University for Women assistant professor of nursing, is bringing health care into the home.
Junior Auxiliary of Starkville invites cooks to enter their best chili in the first annual Chilifest in downtown Starkville Oct. 19.