Organizers of the annual Columbus Arts Council gala may have outdone themselves this time around.
To the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, sounds emanating from 13 pre-K students at Coleman Head Start recently were music to the ears. Since February, 13, the children have been learning to not only love music, but how to play the violin and recorder.
On Wednesday, May 8, students from across Mississippi will turn an historically African-American cemetery in Columbus into a dramatic setting for a musical lesson in local history.
Mike and Becky Childs are into recycling. But we're not simply talking plastic bottles or aluminum cans here. The New Hope community couple rescue well-used vintage china and silver plate flatware from obscurity and transform it into jewelry.
"What's in a name?" Shakespeare once posed. But it is a writer of a much later era whose plays, screenplays and short story names inspired a quilting challenge within the Possum Town Quilters guild. For the quilters, the name was everything.
From Maurice Sendak's classic, "In the Night Kitchen," through the Harry Potter series, and all kinds of titles in between, children and teen literature has become a hot topic.
Parents for Public Schools, a national organization founded and headquartered in Jackson, is offering a Parent Engagement Program (PEP) this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders from the Golden Triangle and Northeast Mississippi area.
Lowndes County area women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week.
Arts in Education grants totaling $4,430 from the Starkville Area Arts Council were awarded to teachers to fund arts related projects.
Have you ever wanted to write or illustrate a children's book, but had no idea how to do it, or even where to start? Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library just might be able to help.
"You've got to anticipate the note." The words are a tactical reminder from Director Cherry Dunn at a recent Columbus Girlchoir practice. But they are also a happy, long-range statement for the choir: They are anticipating plenty of high notes when they sing in New York's Carnegie Hall in May.
Comfortable and inviting. That's what the three kitchens on the 2013 Columbus Girlchoir Tour of Kitchens have in common -- that often elusive quality that makes a space the heart of a home.
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