'Tis the season -- the season for taking covers off the grills, for organizing cooking tools, maybe even buying a new chef's apron ... the season for enjoying a deep whiff of an excellent cut of beef sizzling above the heat.
When the film "Legally Blonde" hit theaters around the country in 2001, audiences may not have envisioned it would someday end up on Broadway. But the story of a seemingly ditzy blonde, her sorority sisters, an errant boyfriend and Harvard Law School morphed into a musical that makes its way to the Heritage Academy stage in Columbus April 26-28.
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.
When Columbus Community Theatre audiences last saw the "Casserole Patrol" gang, the once eligible widower in their midst was off to marry his new bride -- and single women "of a certain maturity" in fictional "Possum Town" had resorted to duct-taping their rivals to chairs to gain a headstart to the next bachelor.
Life is filled with second chances. Criminals reform. Rock stars make comebacks. Sinners repent. And, after love is lost, broken hearts mend, usually to love again.
With spring in the air and our landscapes waking up from their long winter's nap, Mississippi gardeners jump into the many chores needed to get gardens off to the right start.
"What's in a name?" Shakespeare once posed. But it is a writer of a much later era whose plays, screenplays and short story names inspired a quilting challenge within the Possum Town Quilters guild. For the quilters, the name was everything.
From Maurice Sendak's classic, "In the Night Kitchen," through the Harry Potter series, and all kinds of titles in between, children and teen literature has become a hot topic.
Parents for Public Schools, a national organization founded and headquartered in Jackson, is offering a Parent Engagement Program (PEP) this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders from the Golden Triangle and Northeast Mississippi area.
Lowndes County area women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week.
Arts in Education grants totaling $4,430 from the Starkville Area Arts Council were awarded to teachers to fund arts related projects.
When Shaye Rawson daydreamed about her son Tristan's April 13th wedding day, she no doubt envisioned several happy scenarios. They probably didn't include applying green fondant "grass" and "yard line" white piping to the groom's cake at 2:30 a.m., 15 and a half hours before the ceremony.
2. Local vampire film to debut in Columbus ENTERTAINMENT
4. Art Walk Downtown returns to Columbus Thursday ENTERTAINMENT
5. Final prep underway for free open-air play at MSU ENTERTAINMENT