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Top 10 Moments from the Southern Foodways Symposium

This past weekend, The Southern Foodways Alliance, which documents, studies, and–best of all–celebrates the food of the region, held its annual Southern Foodways Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi. This year’s theme: barbecue. We ate once-in-a-lifetime meals, sampled A-list cocktails, and listened to speakers with opinions ranging from hilarious to heart-wrenching on everything from how pigs, err, procreate (writer Randall Kenan) to the global history […]

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‘Something In Particular’ Film: A Salute to Southern Creativity

Cubby West and Melonie Tharpe, photo by Kelsey Snell   While visiting Oxford, Mississippi, during the Oxford Conference for the Book weekend (March 22-24) we caught word about the Something in Particular project and heard its filming trio was in town. Atlanta artists Cubby West, Melonie Tharpe, and James Martin are traveling the South, hitting 13 cities in 30 days to film well-known […]

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Oxford, Mississippi’s Debate Tailgate

Last Friday all eyes were on Ole Miss as the two Presidential candidates opened the debate season in Oxford, Mississippi. If you are wondering what the scene in the little Delta jewel looked and felt like, one Ole Miss senior took nonpartisan notes for Southern Living in the tailgate-like atmosphere.

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Last-Minute Getaway 4: Oxford, MS

Shop, stroll, and eat ’til your buttons burst in this town that treats strangers like friends. A rock star in the constellation of Delta darlings, Oxford, Mississippi is the small town other towns hope to be.

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