Michael Williams still has a long way to go but, like the glow of the Emerald City, a light is shining in the distance. The independent filmmaker of Shendopen Productions in West Point completed principal photography Jan. 12 on his first feature-length film, "OzLand."
Tuesday is a notable day for Deborah Johnson, and for the community she calls home. The Columbus author's second novel, "The Secret of Magic," will be released by publisher Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam's Sons. The launch will be celebrated with a book signing and reception at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St. in downtown Columbus, from 4 to 6 p.m.
From the coach who inspired the movie "Remember the Titans" to an Olympian swimmer, the Gordy Honors College Forum Series at Mississippi University for Women will present a spring of outstanding public lectures, film and undergraduate research.
As Mississippi University for Women plans its first study abroad experience in Ireland this summer, the MUW 2014 International Series will focus on Ireland and feature Irish party dance lessons and speakers on Irish history and literature.
Bouquets, corsages and floral arrangements are linked firmly with church weddings, but landscape plants can promote a romantic atmosphere at outdoor nuptials, too.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Committee of West Point announced plans for a Jan. 20 celebration.
The Golden Triangle Celts of Mississippi will host a Scottish Gathering and Highland Games Saturday, March 29, starting at 8:30 a.m., and on Sunday, March 30, starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Starkville Sportsplex at 405 Lynn Lane.
Tuesday was officially "Humanitarian Day," an under-recognized and under-publicized event. On this day, we are encouraged to do something nice for a stranger. The catch is that your kindness must be anonymous, if possible.
Long the province of the purebred, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors.