Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will launch its fall Table Talk series Wednesday, Sept. 1, at noon in the library meeting room, 314 Seventh St. N., with a discussion of Tennessee Williams' play, "Sweet Bird of Youth."
The late critic/musician Cub Koda once said of Howlin' Wolf, "No one could match (him) for the singular ability to rock the house down to the foundation while simultaneously scaring its patrons out of its wits."
Former Starkville resident Andy Harkness may have to get used to walking across some very big stages.
A Southern devotion to good food surfaces in several of Tennessee Williams works, scholar Kenneth Holditch has noted. Not unduly surprising, since the late playwright and poet spent his early childhood in Mississippi, in Columbus and Clarksdale.
An innovative concept married to a strong dose of enthusiasm and get-it-done is lighting a fire under ceramic arts in the Golden Triangle. The impact could be felt well beyond its borders.
The rally sports, T-buckets, coupes and muscle cars will all be lining up Aug. 28, dominating the East Bank of the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam in Columbus.
Operation Ukraine, the nonprofit humanitarian relief organization based in Columbus, has been busy filling containers for earthquake relief to Haiti and flood relief to the Ukraine.
The Roger F. Wicker Center for Creative Learning at Mississippi University for Women will present a workshop for educators titled Best Practices for Assessing Student Learning on Aug. 26 and 27 in Hogarth Dining Center, Pope Banquet Room, on campus.
A small town boy turned big city gigolo, the fading film star, a controlling father, the mysterious stranger, even a bed of crushed petunias ... all are in the wings, waiting for their stage debut in Columbus during the Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes Sept. 6-12.
STURGIS -- Gray clouds hung over Sturgis most of the day Wednesday, but the mud and the rain did little to dampen the mood in this town of less than 300 people as residents and vendors prepared for the Sturgis South All-Bike Motorcycle Rally.
Organizers have announced Percy Sledge and Bobby "Blue" Bland are confirmed to co-headline the Legends Concert that will anchor a four-day Sam Hairston Celebration Oct. 13-16.
The Columbus Arts Council will present the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in concert Saturday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at Rent Auditorium on the campus of Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.
Three Columbus artists are among eight fine art affiliate members to be featured in the Gallery 782 Co-Art in Biloxi.
After 43 years, the YMCA's logo is getting a facelift. The refreshed design, with its multiple color options and contemporary look, reflects the vibrancy of the Y and the diversity of the communities it serves, say local and national Y personnel. The former logo had been in place since 1967 and was the organization's sixth since its inception.
For Stan Murray, unwinding after a long day at the office has very little to do with stopping by a favorite watering hole -- but everything to do with getting on the water.
Trip Richmond has a soft spot for animals. Dogs, especially. The country music artist and his girlfriend, Kim, currently have five rescue dogs among their menagerie. But the memory of one very special shelter dog fuels Richmond's inspiration for a major concert in Columbus Aug. 14, to benefit the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society.
The Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St., announces an upcoming gallery show and sale, "Mid-Century Expressions: Art inspired by the 1940s, '50s and '60s." Area artists are invited to participate. Exhibition dates are Nov. 1-Dec. 31.
An aviation exhibit is on display through August in the Greater Starkville Development Partnership lobby at 200 E. Main St., in Starkville.
It's always exciting to bring a new puppy into the family, with the joy that a furry bundle can bring to adults and children alike.
OXFORD -- America's first blues publication, Living Blues, not only celebrated its Ruby Anniversary when its 208th issue hit newsstands Aug. 1, but also marks 40 years of setting the international standard for blues journalism.