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THURSDAY, NOV. 2 at 6:00 PM | NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Please join us for our 2017 fundraising gala—Books, Bourbon & Boogie—featuring Lucinda Williams.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“[He] has returned as a modern blues singer, somewhere between Al Green and Jack White, making a raw electric sound with tinges of nightclub jazz and a fantastically unhinged energy.”
The Sunday Times

TUESDAY, NOV. 28, 2017

This year, join us in honoring the exceptional work of our female contributors. Your donations to our new Women Writers Fund will make a difference. 

Mark your calendar and join the Oxford American community on #GivingTuesday.

THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Featuring Steve Turre, Nestor Torres, Elio Villafranca, Chembo Corniel, Richardo Rodriguez, and Diego Lopez.

THURSDAY, JAN. 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“One of America's best songwriters—skilled at shambling country-folk tunes about poor folks, right-wing crapulence and his own screw-ups.” 
Rolling Stone

THURSDAY, FEB. 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“One of the most dynamic, ruggedly powerful live acts in modern roots music.”
Boston Herald

THURSDAY, FEB. 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Til the Goin’ Gets Gone shows the full breadth of her range, both dynamic and vulnerable, and her clever, evocative storytelling that bridges the confessional with the compassionate.”
Rolling Stone

THURSDAY, MAR. 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“There’s a Flight of the Conchords-style mischief to Bhiman’s writing: a mix of folk oddities, social outrages and sticky black humor.”
Drowned in Sound

THURSDAY, APR. 5, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“A bold new talent…with her own style.”
NPR

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Her vocals mix the Southern sass of Shelby Lynne with the guts of Susan Tedeschi, leaving room for a fair amount of Bonnie Raitt-styled grit and gumption.”
American Songwriter

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“With echoes of deep gospel in Russell’s voice as she sings over a mix of electric guitar, resonant piano, and percussion… at once uplifting and a little melancholy.”
Wall Street Journal

FRIDAY, APR. 20 - SATURDAY, APR. 21, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK and FORT SMITH

The Oxford American will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Charles Portis’s classic novel True Grit in spring of 2018.