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Meridian's Peavey honored with Walk of Fame star

Posted 2/1/2013 in Entertainment

Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center (MAEC) honored Hartley Peavey -- founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics -- with a bronze star added to the Walk of Fame Jan. 17 at Dumont Plaza in historic downtown Meridian.

 

MUW International Series to focus on Nepal

Posted 1/28/2013 in Entertainment

When Sister Clarice Carroll retired as professor of obstetrics-gynecology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2010, she headed to Haiti, arriving just weeks after the earthquake that devastated the country to begin her work as a nurse midwife in Gros-Morne, a city north of Port-au-Prince where many earthquake victims migrated.

 

'Shakespeare: From Page to Stage' -- to art

Posted 1/26/2013 in Entertainment

To quote William Shakespeare in his work "Midsummer Nights Dream," "The object of Art is to give life a shape." Little did Shakespeare know that 400 years after writing this line his life would inspire high school students in Starkville to give shape to works of art.

Bridal styles go back in time for inspiration

Posted 1/26/2013 in Entertainment

Bridal fashions are breaking free of the decade-long fascination with strapless gowns and offering a new take on classic, romantic dresses.

 

Out and About for the week of January 27, 2013

Posted 1/26/2013 in Entertainment

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.

 

Starkville's Melby sisters launch new chapter as duo HanaLena

Posted 1/24/2013 in Entertainment

Hannah and Caroline Melby cut their musical teeth on stages throughout the Golden Triangle, honing their old-time, folk and bluegrass chops on fiddle and mandolin in front of neighbors -- the same neighbors who wished them well when the siblings moved to Nashville, Tenn., after their band, Nash Street, won the 2008 Colgate Country Showdown in the famed Ryman Auditorium.

 

'All Things Money' Conference at EMCC to feature MEC head

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

Entrepreneurs will hear from one of the top economic development officials in the state at the All Things Money Conference set for Wednesday, Jan. 30. The program will be held at East Mississippi Community College's Douglas Building Lyceum from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

 

Mayfield book talk will open doors on Lowndes County's past

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

Genealogist and author Thomas Locke Mayfield will give a book talk on his newest book, "Whispers from Columbus Past: Stories from the Past that You Should Know" on Monday, Jan. 28, at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library from 2-3 p.m.

 

 

Technology enhances wedding experiences

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

Technology offers ways to improve wedding experiences for guests and connect friends and family who could not attend.

 

Mississippi film office celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

On Thursday, the Mississippi Film Office celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special birthday cake celebration in the rotunda of the Mississippi State Capitol. Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation declaring Jan. 17 as "Mississippi Film Day." The state boasts one of the five oldest film commissions in the world.

 

Out and About for the week of January 20, 2013

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of January 20, 2013

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

 

Columbus library hosts exhibit on 'Gee's Bend' community

Posted 1/19/2013 in Entertainment

The exhibit "Looking Back at Gee's Bend: The Photographs of John Reese, 1980" is currently on display at the Chebie G. Bateman building of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

West Point writer keeps thrills coming in second novel

Posted 1/12/2013 in Entertainment

When we last saw the fictional Jake Crosby, he and his daughter, Katy, had narrowly survived a harrowing nightmare in the Alabama woods, hunted by drug runner Moon Pie Daniels and his band of thugs. Jake, a stockbroker and hunter, was forced to kill two of his pursuers. Moon Pie had vowed revenge.

 

Community Calendar for the week of January 13, 2013

Posted 1/12/2013 in Entertainment

 

 

Out and about for the week of January 13, 2013

Posted 1/12/2013 in Entertainment

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.

 

 

Downsize, simplify to ease your garden workload

Posted 1/12/2013 in Entertainment

If you're gardening more but enjoying it less, maybe it's time to add some labor-saving ideas to that list of New Year's resolutions.

 

 

'All That Jazz' kicks off 2013 symphony season

Posted 1/11/2013 in Entertainment

The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform its first 2013 winter concert Saturday, Jan. 12, at the downtown First Baptist Church located at 106 E. Lampkin St.

 

Columbus, MUW take center stage as theater festival comes to town

Posted 1/5/2013 in Entertainment

On stages from Mississippi's coast to Oxford, a vast network of theater lovers is diligently at work. Their dog-eared scripts, peppered with margin notes and highlighted passages, go with them everywhere. Rehearsals are serious business. Time is growing short.

 

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