Best Bets April 12, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Feel-good entertainer Muck Sticky
to perform at Goodtime Charlie’s
Memphis-based musician Muck Sticky and his pals are coming to Tupelo this weekend.
He’s celebrating the release of his 11th album, “Hullabaloo.”
He’ll share the stage with Taco & Da Mofos, Blaze 1 & Chris South, Tisk Tisk, Mactonio, MSK and AJ Wagers at Goodtime Charlie’s.
Tickets are $20/VIP, $10/advance and $15/door. It’s an all-ages show.
For more info, call (662) 507-0442.

Actors remember Civil War
with musical ‘On Shiloh Hill’
Songs and stories of the Civil War come to life in “On Shiloh Hill: A Musical Resurrection of the Civil War,” presented by Corinth Theatre-Arts.
The musical drama tells the story of families torn apart by the war and honors the 150th anniversaries of the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth.
The show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, at the Coliseum Civic Center in Corinth.
Tickets are $12/adults, $6/students.
Call (662) 287-2995 for more.

World’s only artisanal pencil sharpener
to visit Thacker Mountain Radio
David Rees, author of “How to Sharpen Pencils,” will talk about his craft at Thacker Mountain Radio tonight.
Rees sharpens pencils into works of art and are owned by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Neil Gaiman, Spike Jonze and more.
He’ll be joined at Thacker by Jimmy Phillips & the Ruminators. Thacker Mountain Radio is free and starts at 6 tonight at Off-Square Books in Oxford.
Learn more at

Actress Patricia Heaton to speak
at Mississippi State University
Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton, star of shows like “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “The Middle,” will speak at MSU next week.
Her lecture is at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Humphrey Coliseum. It’s free and open to the public.
The lecture is a part of the Delta Gamma Dorothy Garrett Martin Lectureship in Values and Ethics.
For more information, contact Delta Gamma lectureship adviser Jessica Hubbard at
Daily Journal reports

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