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5 romantic hotels within driving distance of Oxford, Mississippi

You don't have to go very far to enjoy a romantic weekend. One of the greatest attributes of Oxford (among many) is its location Рnear the big-city life of Memphis, yet just a short drive away from the beautiful and serene Mississippi Delta. These locations, in their own ways, are perfect for a quiet, romantic getaway. So for Valentine’s Day this year, explore something out of the ordinary and give your sweetheart the gift of a memorable experience at one of several nearby unique hotels that offer luxury accommodations and romantic packages. Graduate Oxford For an experience that...

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The 2017 Oxford Film Festival: Q&A with Melanie Addington

Interview with Melanie Addington, Executive Director of the Festival, 38 What do you think has made the Oxford Film Festival so successful? We are very hospitable. When we started, there was no YouTube, and no Netflix, no way to watch independent film except for coming to our festival. That always made us sort of popular locally. We started travelling to other festivals and really marketing, and hearing from filmmakers that we treat them better than other festivals do. We make sure there are lots of parties, we really take care of them. We pay for a hotel room, we...

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