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 The world falls silent when a rock star enters a room. A raspy, sultry voice that can fill auditoriums turns crowds into chaos.

Men want to be one. Women want to sleep with one. A rock star never goes unnoticed.

But few musicians ever achieve actual rock star status. Fortunately for Oxford, Greg Dulli is there.

Dulli, the ex-Afghan Whigs frontman, and his band The Twilight Singers, are bringing their dark brooding sound to Proud Larry’s this Wednesday on the first stop of their North America tour.

At first glance, the 2011 Camaro convertible looks like the perfect car. It has plenty of muscle, is quite agile and looks pretty good topless.

But, first glances can be misleading.

The best part of the Camaro convertible has to be its looks.

When driving around town, people will honk their horns, and women will wave and wink at you.

The Camaro looks good both top up and top down, which is more than can be said for many convertibles.

Sitting in a theater minutes before the curtain goes up is one of the most exhilarating moments on earth. For a brief amount of time, while the overture swells from the orchestra pit and the only thing visible is a bright red curtain, anything can happen, and there are no limitations.

As the shadows of the hidden orchestra bounce across the walls of the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, the excitement builds and suddenly you find yourself in Venice with many brightly-costumed women.

The Grammy-winning North Mississippi Allstars will play this Saturday at 7 p.m. on the Budweiser North Stage during the Double Decker Arts Festival.

North Mississippi Allstars got its start in 1996 with Luther and Cody Dickinson, sons of the music legend Jim Dickinson.

Jim Dickinson was a Memphis record producer for 40 years before passing away in 2009.

He was a huge influence on his two sons as they grew up in Tennessee and North Mississippi.

Several top charting artists, including Ke$ha, Cake and Jason Mraz, will be in Memphis this weekend.

You’ve just gotten out of the pool and are headed back to that fabulous trashy romance novel that has sucked you in, despite your best efforts.

In a world where technology is growing at ever-increasing speeds, social media has become a vital resource for consumers worldwide.

Albert Einstein once proclaimed, “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

Once upon time, a U.S. president realized that American corporations were running rampant, unchecked and largely outside the jurisdiction of the government.

Summer is approaching, and with it comes fun vacations and trips to the beach.

Richard Buchholz, associate professor and biologist at the University of Mississippi, has discovered that female wild turkeys choose their mates based on physical appearances.

1940 New Orleans: Jazz clubs line one side the street and voodoo shops fill the other.

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the University of Mississippi will observe it with the annual Take Back the Night rally.

Using a few rags, a pump sprayer and a bucket of water, John Campbell and Jerrod Ham have created one of the only environmentally friendly car washes in northern Mississippi.

On a nice spring day with temperatures in the mid-70s and not a cloud to be seen, most people would say that driving a convertible like the BMW 335i through the back roads would be the best way to enjoy it.

I have recently been forced to begin planning my apartment decorations for next year.

A couple weeks ago, I was in my apartment bedroom, living out the meaning of the word “antisocial,” when I heard the following argument made by one of my roommate’s friends: “I don’t have a problem with black people. Some of my friends are black. But there is a difference between black people and (insert, well, you know).”

Each year on the third Saturday in April, privately owned music sellers across the globe unite in retail resistance against music execs and digital audiophiles who question the validity of their “outdated” institution.

Benjy Davis answers the phone with a cheerful “Hullo,” and then launches right into normal Southern pleasantries.

This week is a slow week in the world of movies.

Sometimes Mississippi weather lets us down.

The month of April is associated with many things.

Historically, video games, much like football, construction and binge drinking, have been a boys only club.

Jordan Berger has not bathed in days because he hasn’t left the editing lab of Isom Hall.