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Get kids in the kitchen with easy-to-make cool treats

Posted 7/14/2010 in Food

Sometimes kids just need a little inspiration to try something in the kitchen. Sultry summertime offers a great opportunity to tempt them to make some simple, fun and yes, even healthy, snacks. The time together with mom or dad -- or grandparents -- can be a memory-builder, too.

 

'Before and After the Storm' exhibit shows contrasts

Posted 7/12/2010 in Entertainment

An exhibition of artwork by Columbus resident Virginia Lloyd Eselin, titled "Before and After the Storm: A Retrospective/A New Beginning," is open at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus.

 

Rock 'n' Roller Derby

Posted 7/10/2010 in Entertainment

Get ready, Golden Triangle; Tri City Derby Dolls introduce roller derby.

 

Bob Raymond: A Fourth to remember

Posted 7/10/2010 in Columns

 

 

David Creel: From Jimmy Choos to jail time

Posted 7/10/2010 in Columns

I will be the first to admit that she was a far cry from Haley Mills in the adored Disney classic, but Lindsay Lohan did steal a few hearts in the remake of "The Parent Trap" movie a few years ago.

 

 

Adele Elliott: Present tense

Posted 7/10/2010 in Columns

Strangely, my personal time gives the illusion that it is expanding. Unfortunately, I am not using this gift in a constructive way.

 

 

Deadline nears for Cotton District poster contest

Posted 7/10/2010 in Entertainment

The deadline to turn in submissions for the 2011 Cotton District Arts Festival Poster Competition is fast approaching.

 

 

Columbus library to host exhibit of Welty photos

Posted 7/10/2010 in Entertainment

"Welty," an exhibit featuring photographs by Eudora Welty, opens Monday at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N. It will be up through Aug. 30.

 

 

Pam Tebow, mom of Heisman winner, to appear in Starkville

Posted 7/10/2010 in Entertainment

Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center has announced that Pam Tebow, mother of Heisman Trophy winner and Denver Broncos draft pick Tim Tebow, will be the keynote speaker at a fundraising banquet Sept. 16 in Starkville.

 

 

Ask Rufus: Connecting art and local history

Posted 7/10/2010 in Columns

It is amazing how people and places are so interconnected. Recently I was discussing Salvator Rosa, a father of the romantic and picturesque art movement, with a friend. A few days later the subject of early French exploration of the Tombigbee River Valley arose.

 

 

Shannon Bardwell: Photograph phobia

Posted 7/10/2010 in Columns

I think the last time I took a cute picture I was wishing for my two front teeth.

 

 

Shelton receives Arts Commission fellowship

Posted 7/7/2010 in Entertainment

Big Joe Shelton of Columbus has been awarded a $4,400 Fellowship grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission.

 

 

Annual Faulkner conference set for July 18-22

Posted 7/4/2010 in Entertainment

Several William Faulkner novels and short stories were made into poignant feature films, but, unknown to many, the Nobel Prize-winning author also wrote screenplays for Hollywood.

 

 

Adele Elliott: Lukewarm war

Posted 7/4/2010 in Columns

Every decade has its iconic images. When thinking of the 1920s, flappers come to mind. The '30s evoke long, gloomy lines snaking out of soup kitchens. Each period has a descriptive name, as well: "The Roaring Twenties" or "The Depression."

 

 

Tennessee Williams Tribute will include 'Stella Shouting Contest'

Posted 7/4/2010 in Entertainment

A bit of New Orleans will arrive in Columbus Sept. 10, when the Tennessee Williams Tribute welcomes a Stella Shouting Contest as part of its week-long festivities in the city of the playwright and poet's birth in 1911.

 

 

Shannon Bardwell: "How does your garden grow ... "

Posted 7/4/2010 in Columns

The square foot garden is coming along fine. I ate the five strawberries, 15 beans and one squash produced thus far; Sam said he'd stick with Cheerios. Something got to the lettuce before I did, but if zinnias and leafy cosmos were edible the Bardwells would have a cornucopia accented with one humongous sunflower.

 

 

Bob Raymond: In town and out

Posted 7/4/2010 in Columns

 

Small hands have big hearts for local servicemen

Posted 7/4/2010 in Entertainment

Children attending Vacation Bible School at the Piney Grove United Methodist Church in Steens June 21-25 learned an important lesson the surest way -- by doing.

 

David Creel: Paint the town red

Posted 7/4/2010 in Columns

Mrs. Crisler said it best when I complimented her on her bright red trench coat: "Honey, the older the barn, the brighter the paint!"

 

 

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