Best Bets February 21, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

“Trust: Second Acts in Young Lives,” is a documentary about a Honduran teen whose traumatic life story is unveiled in a daring original play by Chicago’s Albany Park Theater Project.
The award-winning documentary will be screened at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Link Centre’s Black Box Theater.
Tickets are $5 and include popcorn and a soda.
Filmmaker Nancy Kelly will be at the screening for a Q&A.
For more info, call (662) 690-4011.


Harlem Globetrotters return to BancorpSouth Arena next week

The Harlem Globetrotters will take the court at 7 p.m. Monday at the BancorpSouth Arena.
The game is a part of the Globetrotters’ “You Write the Rules” tour, where fans can decide rules for that game that could affect the outcome.
Tickets are $64, $44, $31 and $21.
Check out or call (662) 841-6528 for more.

Art, music, laid-back dress code at GumTree’s Blue Tie & Boots

Anything goes as a formal dress code at the GumTree Museum’s annual fundraiser Blue Tie & Boots.
There’ll be a silent and live art auction, music by 2 Drink Minimum, dancing, food and more.
The event is at 7 p.m. Friday at the Tupelo Country Club.
Make reservations online at or call (662) 844-2787 for more.


Oxford Film Festival celebrates 10 years

The 10th annual Oxford Film Festival kicks off tonight with a special Thacker Mountain Radio show at The Lyric Oxford and continues throughout this weekend with a host of films, workshops and panels.
The films include documentaries, narratives, music videos, animation and more, and there are also several films made by local filmmakers.
There are casting and screenwriting panels, as well as a children’s acting workshop.
For a complete schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit


Bluesman Mosley to speak at Museum Moments today

Sam Mosley is the guest speaker at Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany today.
The bluesman, a native of Union County, will speak about his beginnings and his experience in writing and performing blues music.
A light lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program at noon.
It’s free.
Call (662) 538-0014 or visit for more.

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