Alisa Toy decided she had nothing to lose. "I was really nervous, but I thought, why not just go for the top? The only thing he can do is say 'no.'" The "he" is Richard Elliott, principal organist with the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Platinum-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated and Billboard Music Award-winning rock band Skillet will headline the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo Thursday, Feb. 22.
Classics will rule the stage as the MSU Riley Center presents its 2018 Spring/Summer Performing Arts Series, starting April 14 with a concert by the powerhouse rock band Jefferson Starship.
The film "Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry" will be screened at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1 in Nissan Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus as part of the Forum Series hosted by The W's Gordy Honors College.
Thurgood Marshall and a landmark case, black representation in Hollywood and Detroit's turbulent summer of '67 are some of the topics tackled in a series of films to be screened free to the public by the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library during Black History Month.
A Wall Street Journal legal affairs reporter is visiting Mississippi State on March 1 as the newest guest in the university's Lamar Conerly Governance Lecture Series.
Mississippi State University's Music Department presents "The Brits are Coming!" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the Harrison Auditorium of the Giles Architecture Building on campus.
Ah, the simplicity of our Valentine's Days of elementary school.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alysia Burton Steele, author of "Delta Jewels: In Search of my Grandmother's Wisdom" (Center Street, 2015), will be the next writer featured in Mississippi University for Women's "Meet the Author" series.
Imagine Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein together in a bar in Montmartre, Paris, in 1904.
Vibrant, passionate dancing imbued with the experiences of African-American women will reach out from the stage of the MSU Riley Center in Meridian as Urban Bush Women perform on Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.
On Monday, Dr. Jill Hamilton Clements, assistant professor of English at The University of Alabama, Birmingham, will be on Mississippi University for Women campus as part of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Speaker Series.
A "living historian," Ulysses S. Grant impersonator and educational consultant will lead the inaugural Dr. Michael B. Ballard Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Mississippi State University.
Gill Harris of Columbus and a host of professional musicians will resurrect the Big Band era at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus.