The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library and Mississippi University for Women join forces on Wednesday, Sept. 26, to preview MUW's upcoming Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium. The theme of the 2012 symposium, "'River the Color of Blood': Crime and Passion in a Gothic South," is inspired by Welty's novella "The Robber Bridegroom."
A CD release in Montgomery, Ala., Saturday boasted a local connection. Montgomery musician Terry Faust launched his CD, "The Grave Tender," produced by Allen Delk of Allen Delk Management in Columbus.
University of Mississippi Professor of Southern Studies Charles Reagan Wilson is the upcoming speaker at Wednesday's Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Table Talk. Dr. Wilson will explore the prolific creativity of Southern writers, artists and musicians.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment and events in the region. Support all your community has to offer, but when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Concerts are evening performances, unless otherwise noted. Be aware, some concert venues add substantial fees to ticket prices.
As far as the Columbus Arts Council is concerned, the visual and performing arts rock. And soar, and rhyme, and tell stories, cure the blues, stir the senses and even send a thrilling chill down the spine. The CAC hopes to do that, and more, with one of its most active fall and winter seasons yet.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment and events in the region. Support all your community has to offer, but when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Concerts are evening performances, unless otherwise noted. Be aware, some concert venues add "convenience fees" to ticket prices.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues its September Table Talk series with a presentation by author Neil White, who will speak about and read from his award-winning memoir "In the Sanctuary of Outcasts."
As Southerners at the start of the 2012 football season, it seems only fitting that we dedicate a little time to discussing technology and football. Most of my friends have their priorities in this order: football, tailgating and technology.
One of the closing events of the six-day 11th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute will focus on the poetry of the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, who was born in Columbus in 1911.
The upcoming 11th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes in Columbus Sept. 4-9 will take on a decidedly Broadway air at its Moon Lake Party Sept. 6 at the Columbus Country Club.
Dr. Robert Damm's musical travels have taken him to far corners -- to Mali, Ghana and other distant locales, where he discovered new ways of making music through improvisation, indigenous rhythms and world tradition.
Come rain or shine, West Point will honor its most famous son -- the legendary Howlin' Wolf -- at the 17th annual Howlin' Wolf Memorial Blues Festival Friday, Aug. 31. It's part of West Point's one-two punch for Labor Day weekend: The Clay County city will host its 34th annual Prairie Arts Festival the following day.
The annual Prairie Arts Festival held in downtown West Point is more than a Labor Day weekend tradition -- it's a showcase of creativity and a hometown reunion, rolled into one.
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