The crowd was conversing with one another, loud music overhead, and paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling. The normally quiet bookstore had transformed into a social magnet as Thacker Mountain Radio Show rumbled into existence. Thacker Mountain Radio is a live radio show hosted by Off Square Books every Thursday at 6pm. The show can also be heard every Saturday at 7pm...

Sounds of blues, pop, funk and jazz will be flowing through the Oxford Square during the 19th annual Double Decker Arts Festival April 25-26. The festival’s...

Tonight at 6, Thacker Mountain Radio will welcome Willy Vlautin, reading from his newest book, “The Free,” along with a musical guest list that includes...

The 11th Annual Oxford Film Festival begins at 6 tonight at the Lyric. A special edition of Thacker Mountain Radio will entertain moviegoers and independent...

The popular Oxford Radio show Thacker Mountain Radio is wrapping up its fall season tonight in a rocking fashion. This edition will feature a reading by...

Tonight at 6 in the Lyric, Thacker Mountain Radio will be producing its weekly performance with special literary guest Jimbeau Hinson, author Jack Sacco...

George Pelecanos, award winning author, essayist and producer will be coming to Thacker Mountain Radio today to read from his most recent novel, “The...

As the hour hand on wristwatches Square-wide nears 5 p.m., lovers of music and literacy leave a tip on their dinner tables, and make their way to the entrance...

Off Square Books transforms every Thursday night from a small bookstore into a living theater. Shelves are pushed back and chairs brought out before a...

(Poster features a 1936 Works Progress Administration poster created for a monthly reading program at Illinois libraries. Source: Library of Congress.) The 19th annual Oxford Conference for the Book kicks off this Thursday, March 22, with a lunch and lecture in the Faulkner Room of the J.D. Williams Library. The event, which celebrates books, writing and...