The campus is quiet on a Tuesday evening, dusk closing in on shadowed sidewalks leading to Painter Hall. Inside the venerable building at Mississippi University for Women, almost nothing stirs, only a lone student putting in work after hours.
Mississippi University for Women's 2015 International Series will focus on Spain, featuring speakers on Spanish language and culture, a flamenco demonstration and workshop, and a lecture-recital on Spanish guitar.
It took a bit of subterfuge, but organizers of the Mississippi Theatre Association's festival in Oxford Jan. 15-18 were able to surprise William "Peppy" Biddy with the organization's highest honor.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library is currently hosting the traveling exhibit "Stand Up!: Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964" through March 2.
The Golden Triangle Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) named public relations practitioners for the year and installed new board members at its first meeting of the year at Lion Hills Center in Columbus Wednesday.
"Before He Finds Her" by Michael Kardos is scheduled for release Feb. 3 by Grove Atlantic/Mysterious Press.
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. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.
The next time you hear someone bemoaning the "state of teens today" -- a time-worn refrain -- take the opportunity to point out someone like Kaelon Gilford.
Tourism and its impact on Mississippi's economy was the focus Wednesday when Gov. Phil Bryant and tourism professionals from across the state gathered at the state Capitol.