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The 2016 Tallahatchie Riverfest is underway in New Albany

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-  One of the best festivals in Mississippi is now underway in New Albany. With a spanking-new stage added to the beautiful Park-Along-the-River venue, New Albany is ready to provide two great nights of music, along with the largest ever Arts gathering, a full midway carnival, pet parades, and, of [Continue Reading]

Author John Hailman to speak at Faulkner Competition luncheon

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

John Hailman, a writer and former assistant U.S. Attorney, will speak Friday, September 23rd, at the luncheon for the 2016 William Faulkner Literary Competition. Hailman is a published author whose books include, From Midnight to Guntown (2013), Return to Guntown (2015) and  Thomas Jefferson on Wine (2009). The [Continue Reading]

TRP to present 2015 one act play winners at Faulkner Literary Fest

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-The Tallahatchie River players has partnered with the the William Faulkner Literary Fest to produce the winners from the 2015 one-act play writing competition. This the 12th year that we have worked together to give authors a chance to see and hear the characters they have created. In the spirit of [Continue Reading]

Guest professor to review Light in August at Luncheon with Books

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Tuesday, September 20, Luncheon with Books will be held at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. This will be a literary event for the Faulkner Literary Fest. Kate Stewart, an English professor at the University of Arkansas, at Monticello, will review William Faulkner’s Light in [Continue Reading]

Myrtle writer to sign his World War II book at museum, September 9th

September 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- World War II experiences and memories reflect such intensity of the dark hours of human drama, and those of Murray Coffey from Myrtle, Mississippi, are no exception. In the midst of some of those darkest hours, such as the discovery of the first Concentration Camp, and many others, are part of a new [Continue Reading]

This weekend offers a variety of entertainment in New Albany

August 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Two events Friday evening kicked off a busy weekend of live entertainment in downtown New Albany. The annual Arts, Beats & Eats event was a sellout at The Basement, a popular events venue at the Tanglefoot Trailhead in downtown New Albany. Local artists displayed their creations, libations and [Continue Reading]
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