In celebration of Mississippi's bicentennial, Main Street Columbus and the Columbus Arts Council present the Mississippi Bicentennial Songwriting Contest.
Carole Sorenson is a respected church musician, but for three summers now she's gotten to channel a different music genre altogether.
It's been said that the best things come in threes, but Main Street Columbus makes it four by having Art Walk Downtown added to the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events in the Southeast for September 2017.
Local artist Susa J. Nawrocki currently has 12 pieces of her artwork on display at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Incoming students to Mississippi State University and their parents are invited to the nearest of several send-off parties hosted by the MSU Alumni Association's local chapters and clubs between July 12 and Aug. 8.
On Thursday, the Columbus Arts Council's Mississippi Writers' Series presents nationally syndicated columnist and author Rheta Grimsley Johnson in a "lunch and talk" at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus.
Columbus' Josh Meador impacted the world of animation and special effects from the late 1930s through the 1950s with work on iconic films such as "Cinderella," "Bambi," "Fantasia," "Peter Pan" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." The late Robert "Uncle Bunky" Williams' work was closer to home, but also, in its way, influenced generations of regional youth.
Works representing the collaborative efforts of current and former Mississippi State art, fashion design and merchandising, and theatre students are on display through Oct. 22 at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel.
Construction is wrapping up and exhibits are being built in side-by-side museums set to open Dec. 9 to celebrate 200 years of Mississippi statehood.
A new exhibit featuring pieces by woodworkers Richard Hazelwood, John Wells and Wade Manning opens today with a reception from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts in downtown West Point.
Once again, Mississippi State University Extension Service will soon offer up an assortment of timely topics for the public in condensed midday doses.
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