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Hutchinsons place in world championship piano contest
The Hutchinson boys are at it again. John Patrick and Alex Hutchinson are returning with hardware after placing first and third, respectively, in the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest which was held this past weekend at Nutt Arena on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
Crystal’s Custom Creations has a match for every season
YAC Feature Crystal Jones, owner of Crystal’s Custom Craft Creations, has a passion for creating decor to brighten any event. Jones, specializing in door hangers and swags, is a member of the 2023 community supported arts (CSA) program, a small business incubator program of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council (YAC). Jones, learned crafting from a family […] The post Crystal’s Custom Creations has a match for every season appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
TIN Plans Eight Fun ‘Free’ Camps
Well y’all, it is summertime in the Valley. It means you can expect no school, long days at the lake, barbecues, bike rides, summer jobs, and plenty of time to enjoy all that makes your soul shine. This Is Noteworthy (tin) is opening the doors in June for eight...
Summer Sunset Series to Highlight Art, Music and Alumni
Each Sunday in June, members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University family can gather on the Grove for a night of music and culture as the annual Summer Sunset Series returns to the University of Mississippi. The free concert series will kick off at 6 p.m. June 4, and each Sunday includes blues,...
Decade of Donated, Community-Funded Work on Display at UM Museum
OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Museum‘s newest installation, “Recent Acquisitions,” highlights the varied and expansive collection of artworks that have been donated or funded by the community in the last 10 years. Among the selected works are wood carvings, watercolor and oil paintings, pieces...
Mid-Town Farmers’ Market this Saturday morning
Don’t miss Saturday’s Mid-Town Farmers’ Market from 7-11 a.m. for all the delights you can imagine, including the following: Farmstead Florals will have custom made fresh cut flower bouquets to brighten your week. Mardis Honey will be at the market Saturday offering its regular and creamed honey. Walnut Ridge Nursery will have garden plants, hanging […] The post Mid-Town Farmers’ Market this Saturday morning appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Splish splash: City pool opens Saturday
The Oxford City Pool opens Saturday, May 27, for the 2023 season. The daily admission rate for those aged 54 and under is $3 and for those over 55, admission is free. Membership rates for individuals is $75 and for a family, $225. General swim is from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and […] The post Splish splash: City pool opens Saturday appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Anubis Improv bringing Chicago-based show to Oxford
David Hamilton has twinkling eyes and an infectious laugh, filling the room with energy and good humor. Hamilton’s company, Anubis Improv, began in New Orleans, and now he has brought it to Oxford. He is part of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council’s 2023 Community Supported Arts (CSA) program. “I began taking improv classes in 2013 in […] The post Anubis Improv bringing Chicago-based show to Oxford appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
UM Museum taking applications
The University of Mississippi Museum is seeking applicants for its position of Visitor Services and Operations Associate. The job posting can be accessed at the following site: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job-invite/9125/. This is a Tuesday to Saturday, five workdays, full-time position with duties that include staffing of the lobby-based admission desk for the...
Pensacola pianist wins 2023 World Championship Old-time Piano Playing Contest
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A Pensacola musician scored his third win at the World Championship Old-time Piano Playing Contest in Oxford, Mississippi on Saturday. Bobby van Deusen secured his third title, after winning the senior division before in 2019 and 2022. Bobby spoke to WEAR News prior to leaving for the...
Oxford City Pool Opens This Weekend
You know summer is right around the corner when the Oxford City Pool opens. That will happen at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The daily entry fee is still $3 a person. Adults over 55 years old are free. There are memberships available to purchase for individuals and families. The cost...
Sign up now youth fishing day
Youth fishing day is June 10 at Sardis Lake from 8-10 a.m. Ages 12 and under can learn techniques to fish for bass and crappie. Registration begins May 22. The post Sign up now youth fishing day appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Two UM Artists to Display Work at Mississippi Invitational Exhibit
Two University of Mississippi art professors have work featured in the Mississippi Museum of Art’s biennial Mississippi Invitational exhibit. The Mississippi Invitational exhibit, on display from June 10 through Sept. 17, highlights 15 contemporary artists from around the state through the theme of “Gulfs Among Us.”. The university’s...
Kate Donovan Studio making small, creative leaps
‘It’s about stepping out of time, away from phones and day-to-day stress’ Kate Donovan traded in the city life of New York City for the small town arts scene in Water Valley a year and a half ago. She is one of the 2023 community-supported artists (CSA) whose small business, Kate Donovan Studio, unites art […] The post Kate Donovan Studio making small, creative leaps appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Local musician to defend championship title
Local musician John Beggs, 16, will once again be traveling to Oxford, Miss. over the Memorial Day weekend to defend his championship title in the Junior Division of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest. Beggs is scheduled to perform on Saturday, May 26, at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Miss.
Portrait of the Late Annie Lee Burt Will be Displayed at Burns Belfry Museum
Annie Lee Burt lived much of her 103 years in Lafayette County, serving her church and community while raising her 11 children. Burt died in January at 103 years old. When she turned 100 years old, the Oxford Mayor and Board of Aldermen read a special resolution honoring Burt and her contributions.
Pensacola man seeking 3rd championship at world piano contest in Mississippi
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A Pensacola native will be competing in the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest in Oxford, Mississippi, this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. Bobby van Deusen, 66, is a two-time champion of the Senior Division. He'll be looking for his third championship in the division when he competes...
OXCM, Library Launch Summer Educational Series
Oxford Community Market and the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library will launch its 2023 Farmers Market 101 series of classes at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th at the library. The first class to kick off this free educational and enrichment series is On a Roll! Homemade Egg Rolls...
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