Organizers are expecting up to 20,000 people to participate in Columbus' Spring Pilgrimage this year. Events kick off today, with home tours and Blues Around the Block, featuring music and catfish and shrimp po boys, at the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center on Main Street. And the show will go on, rain or shine.
East Mississippi Community College invites the public to the Pine Grove Arts Festival, showcasing the school spirit and artistic achievements of its students, from March 28-31.
The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market Committee announces the 2011 Giant Possum Town Yard Sale to be held Saturday, April 16, from 7 am until noon at the corner of Second Avenue and Second Street North in Columbus.
The 21st annual award-winning history project will be presented by Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students during Columbus' annual Spring Pilgrimage March 28-April 9.
Graduating seniors in the Mississippi State University Bachelor of Fine Arts program will show their work March 29 through April 8.
The Tennessee Williams centennial celebration continues Saturday with a gala and auction/birthday party at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus.
Even in his early career, Tennessee Williams tackled timeless issues plaguing individuals and society.
Ann Palmer, 92, of Columbus, was among a neighborhood group in Memphis, Tenn., to get a first glimpse at an amateur play by Tennessee Williams. It was the summer of 1935, just before Ann Palmer's 16th birthday. Tennessee Williams, then about 25, was in town visiting his grandparents.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting viewers will have an opportunity to relive the sights and sounds of the 2010 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival when a special produced by the Mississippi State University Television Center airs March 24.
Do you long for the robust sound of the old-school big band? Or perhaps you've never heard the rich textures, strong melodies and varying dynamics of a large dance or jazz band.
Internationally renowned musicians will bring the sights and sounds of another age to Mississippi State March 25-26 when the Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival returns for the fifth consecutive year.
Guest artist Dawn Lenore Sonntag, from Hiram College in Ohio, is visiting as an Artist in Residence today through Sunday in Starkville.
Two free Mississippi State University piano concerts this weekend will highlight the university's ninth annual Brazilian Festival.
The Lyceum Series at Mississippi State University continues March 3 when the world-renowned Ahn Trio brings their special brand of chamber music to the university.
Hobby gardeners and professionals alike will receive valuable tips in educational seminars at the Everything Garden Expo March 5-6 at the Mississippi Horse Park, 716 E. Poorhouse Road in Starkville.
As a prelude to the Everything Garden Expo Saturday and Sunday at the Mississippi Horse Park, the Starkville Area Arts Council presents three "brown bag" luncheons on garden-related topics March 2-4.
As Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans and around the South head into the final stretch to Fat Tuesday March 8, a group of revelers in the Golden Triangle are bringing the celebrations home.
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