The art field is competitive. One must be talented and creative to design original art and driven and ambitious to find a job they want, need and truly enjoy. Debbie Myers grew up with a mother who is a professional artist and six other siblings. She said her mother “always provided the tools for her seven children to explore the art world.” Five of the seven siblings now work in the professional art field.
Because of the success of the inaugural Living Out Loud Women’s Conference in Oxford this August, organizers are planning a second conference set for Aug. 24, 2019 and hoping to lure well known speakers.
A local band is busting out of obscurity and onto the Oxford music scene. The Busty Petites, a band that recently played multiple shows at Proud Larry’s, will give their biggest performance to date Friday, Nov. 30 when they open for CBDB, an American progressive rock band from Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Fashion has always been around, but it’s now more vivid in our social media world. That is exciting for Natchez native Marli Vaughan, 19, who is pursuing a degree in visual communications at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, California.
Photography has come a long way since 1827 when the first photo was taken. Today, new technology makes photography simpler and quicker. Madeline Beck is a University of Mississippi senior from Omaha, Nebraska. Her interest in photography began during her sophomore year of college. Beck decided to pursue photography during a time of change. She bought her camera, a Canon EOS Rebel T3, from eBay in 2015, and her passion for photography blossomed.
Mississippi Delta sharecropper shacks restored to rent lead to conversation about places with complex histories
In the famous farmlands of the Delta, where cultural history is as rich as the soil, there have been efforts to tear down the fabric of history it has come to represent. “Sharecropper shacks,” popularized during the post-Civil War agricultural system, were let by tenant farmers who would work the land.
Lights. Camera. Action. These words echo through the stage as actors and performers scramble to take their beginning places on set. Theatre is not often thought of as an intense or demanding area of study, but it highlights the talent and dedication of people who would not be discovered in another atmosphere.
Davis Burns set out to create the loudest Mustang in Mississippi. Like many car enthusiasts, he uses his car as a form of expression, allowing the car to be his canvas for the world to see. This bright yellow Mustang GT with its throaty V8 can be seen and heard all across Oxford as he makes his way around town. Whether Burns is rumbling down Jackson Avenue, or parked among the plethora of normal trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and sedans, his 2007 Mustang stands out against the normal, illuminating traffic with any light that bounces off of it, attracting stares from all around.
Graduation season is upon Oxford, Mississippi, and many seniors want and need their senior portrait photos.
Planning any graduation is an intricate process. Here’s a look at how the graduation team from the Ole Miss Pharmacy School is getting the job done.
The spring semester at Ole Miss is coming to an end, and for some Ole Miss students, that means graduation is approaching. However, students are not the only ones preparing for graduation. Local hotels are too.
As graduation at the University of Mississippi approaches, Ole Miss is making sure that parents and family have a place to park this year on campus.
Graduation is quickly approaching, and with that comes families of students looking for a place to stay. Nicole List, director of sales for Courtyard Marriott Oxford, explained just how competitive getting […]
Stores all around Oxford have been preparing for the busy upcoming weeks. Double Decker, Cinco de Mayo, and a finish with graduation will give the stores plenty to prepare for. Jackson Beer Co. has been working on developing discounts for new alumni during the big weekend.
Watering holes on and off of the Square have prepared their staffs for the Double Decker Festival.
The University of Mississippi’s student run and operated radio station, Rebel Radio, carries on the legacy of radio, while providing students with a musical outlet. The station, broadcasting out of the Student Media Center in Bishop Hall on the Oxford Campus, includes both paid and volunteer jobs.
Starting in the bed of an old pickup truck, Sno Biz was among the very first vendors to participate in the Double Decker Music and Arts Festival 23 years ago. The event now draws a crowd of more than 60,000 people with hundreds of vendors lining the streets.
This spring, the Web.com and PGA Tours sanctioned the first annual North Mississippi Classic Golf tournament. The Web.com Tour is a well-renown tour that hosts tournaments in five locations across the United States, including California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and now Mississippi. It was held April 15-22, 2018 at the Country Club of Oxford.
The new-age craze of intense video game play may appear, at first glance, to be a strange choice of hobby. Hours spent staring at a screen alone in a dark room, fueled by soda and candy and the joy of pixelated explosions, seems like the last thing this generation should be invested in. But thankfully, there is far more to gaming than most realize: improved cognitive functions, emotional comprehension, and even better social skills.
There will always be arguments about which cell phone style is better. Do you identify as Team iPhone or Team Android?
Imagine something you find absolutely breathtaking. Something you could stare at or watch for hours and still be just as enamored as you were the first time you saw it.
Have you ever thought it would be scary, or maybe fun, to study abroad? If you have, but you haven’t shared this idea with anyone, keep reading. If your destination is Europe, I can explain the whole process.
Oxford drivers beware. According to Double Decker officials, most roads on the Square will be closed all day Saturday, and towing is scheduled to start around 4 a.m.