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Nobel Laureate in Economics to speak at MSU Nov. 12

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

The 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics who also was lead author of a report on climate change that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize will speak Nov. 12 at Mississippi State University.

 

 

Saturday walk at Propst Park benefits Life Choices Center

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

The Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center will host its annual Walk for Life fundraiser Nov. 7 at Propst Park in Columbus. This year’s event features a walk/run option.

 

Recycling field trip stops at imagination station

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

Fourth- and fifth-grade MERIT students from New Hope Elementary School took a field trip Oct. 20 to learn about recycling first hand. After visiting the Lowndes County landfill, Triangle Maintenance and Columbus Scrap Metal, students took in the eye-popping sights at artist Elayne Goodman’s studio and yard, which are filled with whimsical art made with recyclables of every kind.

Author Neil White to speak at Bryan’s Luncheon with Books

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

Bryan Public Library in West Point will host author Neil White Wednesday, Nov. 11, for Luncheon With Books. The noon luncheon is $6 at the library located at 338 Commerce St.

All the difference: United Way way agencies can

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

Mamie Cunningham, at 93, likes to sit on the front porch of her home, absorbing the comings and goings of the neighborhood. The longtime Columbus resident takes pleasure, too, in the time she spends with family members each day. It’s a joy made more special for the wheelchair-bound woman since her doctors’ recent pronouncement that she is cancer-free.

Art in Autumn: Kappa Pi art auction draws out success

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

For area art lovers, one of the much-anticipated events of the year is the Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity’s Art in Autumn auction.

CAC presents guitar virtuoso, Starving Artist opening Nov. 8

Posted 10/31/2009 in Entertainment

Lily Afshar, deemed “one of the world’s foremost classical guitarists” by Public Radio International, will bring her unique blend of Eastern and Western influences to the Rosenzweig Arts Center’s Omnova Theater Sunday, Nov. 8, at 3:30 p.m.

 

Halloween weekend events scare up plenty to do

Posted 10/29/2009 in Entertainment

A quick look around the Golden Triangle reveals no shortage of ways for goblins large and small to get into the festive spirit. Check out this sampling of events ranging from costume contests to fall carnivals taking place during the next three days. Keep in mind, inclement weather could affect some outdoor events.

 

 

Halloween night with MPR at Duff Green Mansion

Posted 10/26/2009 in Entertainment

The public is invited to join MPR at Vickburg’s Duff Green Mansion (1856), the source of many tales of benign paranormal activity. The investigation begins at 4 p.m. and extends beyond midnight.

 

 

Mark those calendars for downtown holiday events

Posted 10/24/2009 in Entertainment

Knowing it’s not too early to flag dates for the busy holiday season ahead, Main Street Columbus has announced the schedule of special community events taking place downtown during November and December.

 

 

Decorative Arts Forum explores the 19th century South and its changing palate

Posted 10/24/2009 in Entertainment

In the genteel dining rooms of the 19th century American South, many families entertained at polished tabletops adorned with some of the most exquisite decorative service hand-crafted abroad. Dining customs, as well, reflected changing times and European influences. With the 2009 Decorative Arts and Preservation Forum and Antiques Show and Sale Nov. 5-8, the Columbus Cultural Heritage Foundation explores all this and more with gala events, illuminating talks and a glittering array of antiques.

 

Bump in the night: Mississippi Paranormal Research tries to explain the inexplicable

Posted 10/24/2009 in Entertainment

Unexplained voices, shadowy figures, doors that open and close by themselves ... it’s the stuff of sleepless nights. And especially as Halloween nears, a surprising number everyday folks feel plagued by just such bumps in the night. When their rattled nerves send them searching for answers online, many discover the Mississippi Paranormal Research team.

 

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ will play to Lyceum audiences

Posted 10/18/2009 in Entertainment

A classic tale of justice, childhood innocence and the South comes to life at Mississippi State University Oct. 21 when the Montana Repertory Theatre brings its dramatization of “To Kill a Mockingbird” to campus.

 

 

Floral open house, tips mark MSU Florist’s 75th year

Posted 10/18/2009 in Entertainment

STARKVILLE — The center of Mississippi State university’s unique floral management academic program celebrates its 75th anniversary Oct. 30 with several special public activities.

 

 

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ will play to Lyceum audiences

Posted 10/18/2009 in Entertainment

A classic tale of justice, childhood innocence and the South comes to life at Mississippi State University Oct. 21 when the Montana Repertory Theatre brings its dramatization of “To Kill a Mockingbird” to campus.

 

Tony Allen entered a competition, but found an equine partner

Posted 10/18/2009 in Entertainment

Tony Allen of Vernon, Ala., leans on the metal railing of an indoor riding arena, black cowboy hat low on his forehead. His intent gaze follows his four-legged charge, which idly and confidently roams the new environment, investigating whatever sights and smells there are for a horse to explore.

One couple’s experience coping with the insidious thief, Alzheimer’s disease, may help others

Posted 10/18/2009 in Entertainment

Joe Seger is a learned man. Director of the Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State University, a professor of religion, an authority in Middle Eastern pre-history, a holder of multiple degrees — including one from Harvard University. He is a gentleman accustomed to painstaking research and the quest for elusive answers.

 

Main Street Columbus announces Holiday Market

Posted 10/10/2009 in Entertainment

The Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market Advisory Board and Main Street Columbus announce the 2009 Hitching Lot Holiday Market. The second annual event will be held the Saturday before Thanksgiving, on Nov. 21, from 7-10 a.m.

 

 

Games, costumes, bachelors highlight W’s Oktoberfest

Posted 10/10/2009 in Entertainment

With games and food booths, costume contests for people and pets — plus a bachelor auction — Mississippi University for Women’s Oktoberfest, Tuesday, Oct. 20, promises fall fun for the whole community. Admission is free to the event on Shattuck Lawn from 4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

 

 

Freedom and controversy visit the library

Posted 10/10/2009 in Entertainment

To most people, the public library evokes images of quiet halls, mountains of books and studious librarians. But libraries can also be the setting for raucous controversy, especially relating to freedom of speech and the First Amendment. Libraries and the First Amendment, a new exhibit at the Columbus Public Library provided by the Chicago-based McCormick Freedom Project, explores the library’s role in enabling and protecting First Amendment freedoms.

 

 

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