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Columbus native's debut novel is locally inspired

Posted 4/2/2011 in Community

Lynne Bryant makes her home in Colorado now, but it's the author's deeply-entrenched Mississippi roots that inspired her first novel, "Catfish Alley," just released by Penguin/NAL Accent. What better time than Columbus' Spring Pilgrimage to return to where it all began and introduce her characters to her hometown?



Friends of Library get poetic about April Table Talk series

Posted 4/2/2011 in Community

The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will launch its April Table Talk series on Wednesday, April 6, at noon in the library meeting room, 314 Seventh St. N. As a salute to National Poetry Month, the Table Talks will focus on the oldest of literary art forms -- the poem.


Columbus Pilgrimage home tours give visitors new perspective

Posted 3/31/2011 in Entertainment

You're never too old for a field trip -- it just has to be the right kind of trip. That's what the 31 mostly middle- to older-age members of the non-credit antiques class at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., decided.

Spring salads: April's arrival heralds fresh ingredients, awakening farmers' markets

Posted 3/30/2011 in Food

Granted, there's still a nip in the nightly air, but as April makes her entrance, the season's first produce is beginning to make its debut. Savvy shoppers in the Golden Triangle will soon be heading to farmers' markets for the freshest and most nutrient-rich vegetables and fruits.

'Generation Kill' author to speak Thursday at MUW

Posted 3/30/2011 in Entertainment

The Gordy Honors College Forum Series will host Rudy Reyes Thursday at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.


Rob Hardy: Hollywood Sign

Posted 3/29/2011 in Columns

One of the mistakes in movies I always find funny is the opening scene where the director wants to set a locale in the mind of the viewer, so he might place the words "Washington, D.C." at the bottom of the screen, while at the same time showing the capitol or the Washington Monument, making such a caption unnecessary.



Columbus Spring Pilgrimage schedule of events

Posted 3/28/2011 in Entertainment

Home and church tours, special events and more during the 71st Spring Pilgrimage.


Rain or shine, Columbus Pilgrimage goes on

Posted 3/28/2011 in Entertainment

Organizers are expecting up to 20,000 people to participate in Columbus' Spring Pilgrimage this year. Events kick off today, with home tours and Blues Around the Block, featuring music and catfish and shrimp po boys, at the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center on Main Street. And the show will go on, rain or shine.


Adele Elliott: Designing woman

Posted 3/26/2011 in Columns

This week, my homepage had the nerve to suggest quick fixes for my décor dilemmas.



David Creel: Modern curls the old-fashioned way

Posted 3/26/2011 in Columns

I remember my mama's weekly visits to the beauty salon downtown.



Music, arts focus of EMCC's Pine Grove Festival

Posted 3/26/2011 in Entertainment

East Mississippi Community College invites the public to the Pine Grove Arts Festival, showcasing the school spirit and artistic achievements of its students, from March 28-31.



Community Calendar 3-27-11

Posted 3/26/2011 in Entertainment



Giant Possum Town Yard Sale returns April 16

Posted 3/26/2011 in Entertainment

The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market Committee announces the 2011 Giant Possum Town Yard Sale to be held Saturday, April 16, from 7 am until noon at the corner of Second Avenue and Second Street North in Columbus.



Past meets present in Tales from the Crypt

Posted 3/26/2011 in Entertainment

The 21st annual award-winning history project will be presented by Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students during Columbus' annual Spring Pilgrimage March 28-April 9.



Junior Auxiliary of Columbus announces court for upcoming ball

Posted 3/26/2011 in Community

An annual rite of spring is just around the corner. The 61st annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball will take place Saturday, April 2, at Trotter Convention Center.


MSU fine arts students show final work

Posted 3/26/2011 in Entertainment

Graduating seniors in the Mississippi State University Bachelor of Fine Arts program will show their work March 29 through April 8.

Expressions: Columbus High students discover artistic side

Posted 3/26/2011 in Community

There was a time, not so long ago, when Hagan Walker didn't give much thought to his artistic side. Now the 18-year-old is a talented photographer, expressing an emerging vision through intriguing textures, vivid colors and clever digital engineering.

Ask Rufus: And the band played 'Garry Owen'

Posted 3/26/2011 in Columns

Civil War reenactment bands are noted for their playing of period music. Bands recreating Southern units are always thought of as playing Dixie and The Bonnie Blue Flag but the popular music of the South was much more varied.

Saturday party in Williams' honor supports, celebrates arts

Posted 3/25/2011 in Entertainment

The Tennessee Williams centennial celebration continues Saturday with a gala and auction/birthday party at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus.

With humor, 'serious stuff,' Williams' world comes to life

Posted 3/24/2011 in Entertainment

Even in his early career, Tennessee Williams tackled timeless issues plaguing individuals and society.


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