Folk Art on the River looking for artists

The city of New Albany hosts the Biscuits & Jam Farmer’s Market and Folk Art on the River, which is the second Saturday of each month during the farmer’s market season. Artists are needed for the Folk Art on the River – check out details below:   2nd SATURDAYS FOLK ART ON THE RIVER Call […]

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Band Together Benefit announced

  From Tupelo’s Downtown Main Street Association: Band Together Benefit Concert   Following the storms of April 28, 2014, a group of citizens band together in order to host a benefit concert for the Northeast Mississippi tornado relief efforts. After working feverishly hard, we are proud to announce the Band Together Benefit Concert will take […]

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Details on Elvis Pet Parade and Pageant

The Tupelo Elvis Festival has details on this year’s Pet Parade and Pageant… Tupelo Elvis Festival “Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant” TUPELO, Miss- Please mark your calendars for the 2014 Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant, which will be held Saturday, June 7th at 9am in the BancorpSouth Arena Breezeway in front of the […]

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Ingram Hill added to Elvis fest line-up

Fairpark Concert Lineup is completed with Addition of Ingram Hill TUPELO, Miss- The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association continues to make additions to the celebration of the 16th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival, which will be held June 5-8, 2014.  The Fairpark entertainment lineup has developed into a high energy and exciting festival. Earlier […]

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Oxford Film Fest named on national list

Good news from the Oxford Film Festival – check it out: The Oxford Film Festival is proud to be part of the MovieMaker “50 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee in 2014” and announces that the call for entries for the next festival is now open. This year’s festival will be held February 26 – […]

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Pop culture round-up: Any ‘Orphan Black’ fans out there?

I’ve written about my love for the BBC America thriller “Orphan Black” before, but that was months ago. The show was pretty heavily hyped up ahead of the season two premiere on Saturday night, so I’m curious: has anyone in North Mississippi checked it out? Are there any “Orphan Black” fans out there besides me? […]

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Help tell a North Mississippi story

Unless your address is beneath a stone, you’ve no doubt heard the legal drama surrounding Tupelo’s own Paul Kevin Curtis. It’s one of those “truth-is-stranger-than-fiction” kind of stories, and it’s a story filmmaker Melanie Addington wants to tell. (Many of you may know Addington by her former job as an Oxford Eagle reporter or by […]

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I laughed, I cried: my visit to ‘Night Vale’

“The past is gone, and cannot harm you anymore. And while the future is fast coming for you, it always flinches first, and settles in as the gentle present. This now, this us, we can cope with that. We can do this together, you and I.” – Cecil, “Welcome to Night Vale,” “The Candidate” “Welcome […]

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My Oxford Film Festival experience

The Oxford Film Festival is in its 11th year, and for all of those years, I’ve wanted to go. For whatever reason, the stars haven’t aligned until this year, and I was able to attend on Friday. I’m writing a story about the festival’s runaway success for Monday’s Daily Journal, but there was so much […]

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Coliseum Commission, 1/27

Here are highlights from this past week’s Coliseum Commission meeting at the BancorpSouth Arena: Director Todd Hunt recently traveled to Nashville, where he toured the Music City Center and talked with some promoters who manage country artists. Arena and conference center attendance notes: • The Mac McAnally and Paul Thorn concert sold well, and both […]

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