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People walk past luminaries during the Relay for Life Friday night. The event raised over $50,000 to battle cancer. / Thomas Graning BY CASEY HOLLIDAY cahollid@go.olemiss.edu Ole Miss students turned out in droves Friday at the Circle to attend the annual Relay For Life event, which raised over $50,000 to...

More than 140 craft beers will be available for sampling at the first annual Oxford Beer Festival this Saturday and Sunday. The festival will allow attendees to part with Oxford normalcy and drink on Sunday. The first annual Oxford Beer Festival will be held this Saturday and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. at the Colonel’s Quarters at Castle Hill Resort. The beers to be sampled...

Courtesy MoviePostersDB.com It was another less interesting week at the box office (though “Jurassic Park” looks great in 3-D, in case you’re wondering),...

Erin Scott/The DM As a long-time resident of the West Coast, I will often grocery shop and want to cry out in the middle of the refrigerated section, “I...

There’s something in the water in Mississippi. In the midst of all these supposed blues origins, our state was stirring. An active volcano of blues, the poverty and vice of the bluesman led to a Mississippi eruption. While Handy wrote his sheet music blues and our friend Anthony Maggio dabbled in the blues during jazz-heavy tunes, Mississippi was breaking the backs...

The University of Mississippi‘s Fashion Board will be promoting its organization all week to the fashion lovers on campus.   Even at a young...

Spring break is now just a memory for Ole Miss students, but here is a tasty sweet for those who are still trying to get beach-ready or maintain that killer...

OxFilm, a new organization under the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, has announced a new program established in an effort to enhance the film culture and industry in Oxford. OxFilm will soon begin a filmmakers equipment loan program. The organization plans to purchase film equipment and lend it to promote filmmaking in Lafayette County. Steve Boseman, a former Oxonian, is...

At 5:30 a.m. on Monday, a few still-sleepy women headed towards the Oxford Elementary School gym, where Kendall Gregory was waiting. “Go ahead, start jogging around the court,” Gregory said. “It’s time to warm up.” Gregory is the head coach of Oxford Adventure Boot Camp, a workout program he started three years ago designed to strengthen and tone the body. The...

For Roger Ebert, who inspired me to take these silly motion pictures seriously and who would have hated this movie.  (Courtesy MoviePosterDB.com) Another...