« previous   Page 292 of 337   next »

SAAC opens Fall Showcase Friday

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

The Starkville Area Arts Council's Art in Public Places program will feature an exhibit entitled Fall Showcase in the gallery located in the lobby of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, 200 E. Main St., in Starkville.

Storyteller to revisit USO shows of WWII at RAC

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

In honor of Veterans Day, well-known storyteller Dolores Hydock of Birmingham, Ala., makes a return visit to the Columbus Arts Council's Omnova Theater Friday, Nov. 12. She brings captivating tales of the traveling USO camp shows of World War II -- and a very special guest.

Columbus historian leads visit to Gettysburg site

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

"It's really about letting the land talk to you," Brandon Beck of Columbus told participants in the McCormick Civil War Institute fall tour, as they stood on the echoing battlefield at Gettysburg, Pa., in October.

Replica Nina and Pinta to anchor in Columbus

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

"In fourteen hundred-ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue," but on Tuesday Nov. 23, replicas of two of the intrepid explorer's trio of ships will anchor at the Columbus Marina near the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam East Bank. The historically-accurate ships will remain docked until early Monday, Nov. 29.


MSU's Fine Arts Thesis Show opens Tuesday

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment



David Creel: Hair Color 10 - Class is in session

Posted 11/6/2010 in Columns

Lavish draperies, Louis XIV French settees and marble floors do nothing more than set the stage in my salon or any other. It is achieving that gorgeous blonde bob or ravishing head of red hair that is paramount.



Roger Truesdale: Another Delta star is born

Posted 11/6/2010 in Columns

Almost every small town in America has a special person who rides a bike, walks the streets, everybody knows and loves, and has at least one good story about. My old hometown, Rolling Fork, claims Calvin Dickerson as that person.


Columbus' Armstrong wins Miss Mississippi preliminary

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

HATTIESBURG -- Lee Armstrong of Columbus was crowned Miss Southern Magnolia 2011 at the North Forrest High Performing Arts Center in Hattiesburg by outgoing Miss Southern Magnolia Shelby Corn. Lee is the daughter of Jim and Dorothy Armstrong of Columbus.


Adele Elliott: Postcards and souvenirs

Posted 11/6/2010 in Columns

Columbus has been quite a popular destination recently. We enjoyed tours, lectures, concerts and countless choices of entertainment. Some weekends Chris and I had to select carefully because we just could not do it all. Truthfully, I would like a few days off just to recuperate.



Technology theft is focus of Nov. 16 program

Posted 11/6/2010 in Entertainment

Brett Kingstone has a simple message for America's manufacturers, entrepreneurs and lawmakers: protect the country's intellectual property and innovative technology.


In a stew ... about what's for dinner? Try these to warm a chilly night

Posted 11/3/2010 in Food

Fall is a wonderful time to break out the stew recipes. Brrrr nights and blustery days call for comfort foods to fill the tummy and warm the heart. Most of us enjoy a traditional hearty beef stew, but variations are endless, as some of today's recipes illustrate.

Decorative Arts Forum visits the mid-twentieth century

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

Lee Ann and Tom Moore felt they had found "the" house the first time they viewed it in 2008. Unique in floorplan, and crowning the hill at the corner of College Street and First Street South in Columbus, it is, Tom says, "an outside-inside house."

Art in Autumn auction to help West Point program

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

The art program at West Point High School will have more resources thanks to the Drawing Out Success program run by students of Mississippi University for Women's Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity.


Renaissance to jazz in MUW's Fall Concert

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

Mississippi University for Women's Department of Music and Theatre will present its 2010 Fall Choral Concert Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 602 Main St., in Columbus.



Symphony Chorus to perform music of Franz Schubert

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

A free public performance Sunday, Nov. 7, by the Starkville-MSU Symphony Chorus will feature Franz Schubert's "Mass in G," accompanied by strings and organ.



Vendors' deadline Nov. 8 for HEARTS Bazaar

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

The HEARTS After School Tutoring Program will be a highlight of the community holiday season with its fundraising Holiday Bazaar. This festive day will be Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in the lower level of Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus.



MSU prof: Halloween has evolved from its roots

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

Robert Wolverton's orange ceramic pumpkin, which welcomes visitors to his house during October, shows how much Halloween has evolved through the centuries.



David Creel: Remembering our 'treats' every day

Posted 10/30/2010 in Columns

A friend whose mother was dying shared with me perhaps the most poignant words I have ever heard. When asked if she would like fresh roses by the window of her hospital room, my friend's 90-year-old mother, animated from within as if someone had lit a candle in her heart, said, "No, dear, I have already been given enough roses."


Columbus artist animated about his 'alter ego'

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

Even as a youngster growing up in Columbus, Robert Williams was "a doodler," drawing whatever appealed to his fertile imagination.


Dream 365 selected as Top 20 Event for spring

Posted 10/30/2010 in Entertainment

Dream 365--Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration in Columbus, was recently selected by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events for Spring 2011.



« previous   Page 292 of 337   next »


Advanced Search




Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email