Participants at the 2010 Mississippi State University Summer Scholars camps currently in progress have been busy writing and producing an original musical comedy to present to the public.
The Starkville Area Arts Council presents an exhibit of artwork from the T. K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability at Mississippi State University through August 31 at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership building, 200 E. Main St., in downtown Starkville. The GSDP is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrity makeup artist and Aberdeen native Billy Brasfield has been busy making over another of Aberdeen's older homes, this time for an HGTV show to air in January 2011. After weeks of intense work, structurally and design-wise, the home at 208 High St. in Aberdeen will be completely staged and featured in an open house for the public Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.
An exhibition of artwork by Columbus resident Virginia Lloyd Eselin, titled "Before and After the Storm: A Retrospective/A New Beginning," is open at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus.
Get ready, Golden Triangle; Tri City Derby Dolls introduce roller derby.
The deadline to turn in submissions for the 2011 Cotton District Arts Festival Poster Competition is fast approaching.
"Welty," an exhibit featuring photographs by Eudora Welty, opens Monday at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N. It will be up through Aug. 30.
Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center has announced that Pam Tebow, mother of Heisman Trophy winner and Denver Broncos draft pick Tim Tebow, will be the keynote speaker at a fundraising banquet Sept. 16 in Starkville.
Big Joe Shelton of Columbus has been awarded a $4,400 Fellowship grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission.
Several William Faulkner novels and short stories were made into poignant feature films, but, unknown to many, the Nobel Prize-winning author also wrote screenplays for Hollywood.
A bit of New Orleans will arrive in Columbus Sept. 10, when the Tennessee Williams Tribute welcomes a Stella Shouting Contest as part of its week-long festivities in the city of the playwright and poet's birth in 1911.
Children attending Vacation Bible School at the Piney Grove United Methodist Church in Steens June 21-25 learned an important lesson the surest way -- by doing.
When Andy Harkness was bagging groceries on the night shift at Starkville's Sack and Save 18 years ago, he had no idea his future was about to become so ... well, animated.
LeAnn Shelton made up her mind a very long time ago it's better to laugh than cry about what can't be changed. And please don't tell her there's anything she can't do. The 28-year-old Reform, Ala., woman has been proving that wrong since losing her left arm in a riding mower accident when she was 4 years old.
Put the grassroots country music of Starkville-based Nash Street and the grand old Delta Queen steamboat together. Throw in a low country boil, an eager audience, and what do you get? Good times and a music video that will herald the next stage of the talented quintet's career.
For more than a quarter of a century, father and son have shared the stage, performing side by side in the band known as Gene Robertson and the Echoes -- Dad on bass and vocals, Dale on guitar and vocals.
Mary Jo Kirkpatrick, chair of the Associate in Science Nursing program at Mississippi University for Women, was recently honored with the Kossen Faculty Excellence Award.
Dr. George V. Pinchuk, associate professor of biology, was recently named Faculty Member of the Year at Mississippi University for Women.
Even as John Doude studied engineering at Mississippi State University, the music called. After two years of college, the McCool native answered it. His swampy blend of Southern rock, deep roots blues and Americana has been drawing in fans ever since.
"There is something terribly wrong if you aren't growing -- and even sharing -- at least one or two pretty things you can eat," preaches Felder Rushing.