Best Bets August 23, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

‘Faces of the World’ exhibit
ends next week at GumTree

Southern Light Photography’s latest exhibit, “Faces of the World,” will be up at the GumTree Museum of Art through August.
Photographers in the Tupelo-based Southern Light took more than 500 images of faces all over the world.
The GumTree Museum of Art is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. It’s free to see the exhibit.
Learn more by calling (662) 844-2787.

‘Jaws’ jumps back
on the big screen

The Cinemark Classic series kicks off tonight with “Jaws.”
Cinemark Movies 8 is hosting a classic movie series that includes “High Noon,” “Doctor Zhivago,” “China Town,” “The Bridge on the River Kwai” and “The African Queen.”
“Jaws” screens today at 2 and 7 p.m.
It’s $8.25/adult evening or $6.50/children and seniors or adult matinee.
Tickets to all six movies are available for $30.
To get the schedule, buy tickets or get more information, visit

Theatre Oxford presents
‘Steel Magnolias’ this week

Get your laugh on with “Steel Magnolias,” presented by Theatre Oxford.
The beloved Southern comedy comes to life on stage at the Powerhouse in Oxford.
Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, with a 1 p.m. show Sunday.
Tickets are $10/Theatre Oxford members and $12/non-members.
Buy tickets and get more info at

Young Buffalo to play
hometown show at Proud Larry’s

Indie rock band Young Buffalo has played all over the country, but the guys have a hometown gig this weekend.
The band is releasing a new EP in early October.
Young Buffalo will perform at Proud Larry’s on Friday. Child Star opens and the show starts at 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are $8.
It’s an 18 and up show.
Visit for more information.

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