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Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events

Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Home, News

In the wake of the phenomenally successful showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council (YAC) has prepared many more events for students and families to enjoy.  As the weather grows colder and the holidays draw nearer, several seasonal activities have been established. For ...

The Lemon Twigs, Sunflower Bean rock election night

The Lemon Twigs, Sunflower Bean rock election night

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Tuesday night was not only a night of stress and rampant emotions, but also one of fun and good music. That night, The Lemon Twigs and Sunflower Bean came to Proud Larry’s, delivering a show which made the audience forget their concerns with the election. The Lemon Twigs were first to take the stage....

Review: OMS Presents the Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Review: OMS Presents the Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Myeisha Madkins, Photography Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Oxford Middle School production of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon *not your Disney fairy tales” is truly not your every day Disney fairy tale. This production, a comedy by Don Zolidis under the direction of Debra Anderson, performed on Nov. 10 and 11 in the Kayla Mize Auditorium. The...

“Doctor Strange” provides visual splendor, stale plot

“Doctor Strange” provides visual splendor, stale plot

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The first Marvel film released since “Civil War”, “Doctor Strange” had some big shoes to fill.  But, with the “Sherlock” lead Benedict Cumberbatch heading the film and the promise of some of the best visuals seen in a Marvel film, “Doctor Strange” sets out to supply audiences with a...

“Rocky Horror” screening brings Time Warp to Oxford

“Rocky Horror” screening brings Time Warp to Oxford

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Rice, toast, confetti, glitter, and music. Such a strange combination of things, but all played an important part in the late-night showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Powerhouse on Halloween night. A night filled with dancing, shouting, and loads of crowd participation resulted in a hu...

Diane Coffee brings funk to Oxford

Diane Coffee brings funk to Oxford

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Diane Coffee, alias for Shaun Fleming, is serving some energizing tunes on Friday at Proud Larry’s on the Square. Students can attend the show to hear a diverse sound of soul and funk. “I’ve heard people call it psychedelic Motown or soul glam. I think those sum up the sound of the records well...

One Night Stand Art Show enjoys 10th anniversary

One Night Stand Art Show enjoys 10th anniversary

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Last Saturday, Oxford’s store Amelia and the Yoknapatawpha Arts council hosted the Motel Art Show at the Ole Miss Motel on University Avenue. This annual show was begun in 2007 and nicknamed The One Night Stand Art Show, and has been spread to other cities as a creative and unique way to showcase the...

Weird Things in Our Charger Backpacks

Myeisha Madkins, Photography Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

I remember sitting down somewhere along the Square with a friend one day, discussing books we liked to read.  Eventually the Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan came up, including the most recent release, The House of Hades.  Our conversation eventually came to the obvious talking point: Nico, a...

Judah and the Lion plays electric show

Judah and the Lion plays electric show

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The multifarious music of the Nashville based band, Judah and the Lion, came to The Lyric on Thursday, Sept. 22. Lonely Biscuits, an indie band consisting of Grady Wenrich, Sam Gidley, and Nick Byrd, opened the show. They played songs from their single, "Talk About," their EP "Come Around," and their...

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

After five years of anticipation, the wait for a new album from Bon Iver is finally over with the release of “22, A Million.” When the album was released on Sept. 30th, an entirely new aesthetic was introduced to listeners, with Bon Iver straying from the typical “folksy” sound of previous albums....

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