The Mississippi Theatre Association (MTA) will sponsor a one and a half day workshop and professional development opportunity for teachers, community theater leaders and volunteers on Oct. 5-6 in Columbus at Mississippi University for Women.
It must have been quite a night, in late 1868, when Marcellus Hatch wagered his lovely Columbus home in a poker game. While there is no documented evidence to prove the story, legend has it that Hatch and Richard E. Moore had been gambling into the wee hours, when Hatch put up the house against Moore's Prairie plantation.
One huge misconception about weight loss that just drives me crazy is that eating healthy is too expensive. Umm, think again!
From the opening track of "Camilla," Caroline Herring's sixth and latest commercial album, the Canton native proves why she's considered one of the most literate and insightful singer/songwriters recording today.
The natural world and the painted canvas meet when Ralph Null and Debbie Jenkins, both of Columbus, are featured artists in "Collaboration," the Columbus Arts Council's October gallery exhibit in the Rosenzweig Arts Center.
The 2012 Welty Gala at Mississippi University for Women will welcome CBS News Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts as the keynote speaker.
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.
It's raining men, hallelujah, it's raining men. Well, maybe not, but at least this season men are paying more attention to a beauty routine all their own.
For more than 30 years, those interested in home horticulture have been found at two events in early October that showcase landscapes and gardens.
In honor of Family History Month this October, the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library invites the public to "Discover Your Roots."
Patrons of the Front Door-Back Door restaurant have reasons to celebrate. First, far from closing Sept. 8 as had been originally announced, the doors of "the Door" -- one of downtown Columbus' most popular eateries since 1996 -- remain open. And second, even as departing owner and chef Sarah Labensky turns over the keys to new proprietors Jim Lewis and Steve McLemore, she has released a much-anticipated cookbook.
Dads love grilling. Dads love burgers. Trouble is, good burgers don't always love Dad back.
For those of you who haven't kept up with Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer-actor has had a whole lifestyle thing going on.
Last week our daughter, Sarah, flew into Columbus with our granddaughter for a visit. One afternoon I found myself reading "The Glass Slipper" and "Sleeping Beauty" out of the book "Grandma's Old, Old Fairy Tales" to my granddaughter. Karen, Sarah and cousin Ashley were there and commented that the stories were not exactly like the Disney movies.
"There's a funny story about that ... " Blewett Thomas said more than once during a recent afternoon of reminiscing about his old friend, Big Joe Williams. There would be. Stories, that is. Gleaned from 1975, when a younger Blewett drove from Columbus to Crawford to seek out one of the few living purveyors of old country and delta blues, to 1982, when Williams died.
Once, there was a time when most people had a bit of anonymity. Personal lives were just that -- personal. It did not matter if you were rich and famous or an ordinary sort. Romantic affairs were kept secret, asides "off the record" were never revealed, and our private history remained in the closet, where it belonged.
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