A Rob Travalino Film, this documentary tells the story of America through one of its oldest past times – barbecue.
The muddy waters of the Mighty Mississippi and the fertile soil of the Delta can be thanked for giving birth to so much of the world’s culture and music. In our little corner of the world in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the blues were born
A Mississippi town remembers its Civil War history by lighting 12,000 luminaries each November. by Debi Lander This Saturday, the city of Corinth, Mississippi, will recall its history with the staging of the Grand Illumination: the fourth annual lighting of 12,000 luminaries on the battlefield and throughout historic downtown venues. Hundreds of volunteers will assemble to light candles in honor of the men, from both the South and North, who lost their lives during the Siege and Battle of Corinth in 1862. Rows and rows of flickering candlelight resembling tombstones will materialize across the poignant landscape like a haunting sunset view of Arlington Cemetery. The Illumination and events throughout the weekend associated with it have been named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. On both Saturday and Sunday, attendees can visit with living history enactors who will camp and give demonstrations at the Civil War Interpretive Center. Cannons will also be fired at different intervals throughout the day on Saturday and once on Sunday afternoon. A special, and surprising, guest, former zookeeper and Texan Doug Baum, will be the highlight of the weekend when he arrives with a camel to re-enact the part of Old Douglas, the mascot of the 43rd Mississippi Infantry. How
15 artists. 12 rooms. 1 night only. It's Oxford, Mississippi's fifth-annual One Night Stand Motel Art Show. On October 29, the Ole Miss Motel will double as an art gallery for an evening, when 15 up and coming artists from Mississippi and Tennessee each transform a hotel room into their own gallery space.