Ann Palmer, 92, of Columbus, was among a neighborhood group in Memphis, Tenn., to get a first glimpse at an amateur play by Tennessee Williams. It was the summer of 1935, just before Ann Palmer's 16th birthday. Tennessee Williams, then about 25, was in town visiting his grandparents.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting viewers will have an opportunity to relive the sights and sounds of the 2010 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival when a special produced by the Mississippi State University Television Center airs March 24.
Do you long for the robust sound of the old-school big band? Or perhaps you've never heard the rich textures, strong melodies and varying dynamics of a large dance or jazz band.
Internationally renowned musicians will bring the sights and sounds of another age to Mississippi State March 25-26 when the Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival returns for the fifth consecutive year.
Guest artist Dawn Lenore Sonntag, from Hiram College in Ohio, is visiting as an Artist in Residence today through Sunday in Starkville.
Two free Mississippi State University piano concerts this weekend will highlight the university's ninth annual Brazilian Festival.
The Lyceum Series at Mississippi State University continues March 3 when the world-renowned Ahn Trio brings their special brand of chamber music to the university.
Hobby gardeners and professionals alike will receive valuable tips in educational seminars at the Everything Garden Expo March 5-6 at the Mississippi Horse Park, 716 E. Poorhouse Road in Starkville.
As a prelude to the Everything Garden Expo Saturday and Sunday at the Mississippi Horse Park, the Starkville Area Arts Council presents three "brown bag" luncheons on garden-related topics March 2-4.
As Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans and around the South head into the final stretch to Fat Tuesday March 8, a group of revelers in the Golden Triangle are bringing the celebrations home.
Beginning in March, Mississippi State University's Riley Center in Meridian will offer shuttle service between the Starkville campus and the historic performing arts venue.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library concludes its Table Talk series Wednesday with a presentation by nationally-known Civil War historian Dr. John Marszalek.
A rich tapestry of joy, heartbreak, struggle and satisfaction will unfold at Cromwell Theatre on the campus of Mississippi University for Women Feb. 24-27 as the Department of Music and Theatre presents "Quilters."
The 14th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival kicked off in Starkville Thursday and attracted filmmakers from all over the world.
Mississippi University for Women's Department of Art and Design will host the annual Mississippi Collegiate Art Exhibition Feb. 16 through March 17. This is the first year the competition will be hosted on the MUW campus.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues its Table Talk series Wednesday with a presentation by local historian and Dispatch columnist Rufus Ward.
Critically acclaimed, award-winning fiction writer Kevin Brockmeier visits Mississippi State University Feb. 24 for the English department's Robert Holland Visiting Writers Series.
The Delta Songwriter Showcase and WONA 95.1 FM radio will present a songwriters' round Saturday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Gin Mill Galleries, adjacent to the B.B. King Museum in Indianola.