Best Bets January 5, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal


Blue Tie Affair fundraiser will be
Jan. 14 at GumTree Museum
Art, food, wine and auctions combine at the Blue Tie Affair fundraiser for the GumTree Museum of Art.
The event will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Tupelo Country Club. The Alan Stephens Band will perform, and there will be decorations by Tracy Proctor. The night also includes live and silent art auctions.
Tickets are $50. For more info, call (662) 844-2787.

Lil Wyte, Crashing Broadway
to perform at Goodtime Charlie’s
Memphis rapper Lil Wyte has a show coming up in Tupelo.
He’ll perform at Goodtime Charlie’s on Friday at 8 p.m., with Crashing Broadway, Taylor Bell, Techno, Crooked C and more performing.
Tickets are $12/advance, $15/door.
It’s an all-ages show.
Get info at (662) 507-0442.

Daily Journal’s Leslie Criss to sign
books at Reed’s on Tuesday
Leslie Criss: columnist, dog lover … and author.
The Daily Journal editor and columnist has penned a new book, “Still and Yet: A Collection of Columns,” and will sign copies of the book from noon until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Reed’s Gum Tree Bookstore.
For more info, call (662) 844-1355.

Registration open now
for All Star Dance Weekend
All Star Dance and Dance Shoes of Tennessee are presenting an All Star Dance Weekend with Jenell Maranto, Robbie Greenwood, Tammy Wilson, Liz Martin, Curt and Wendy Johnson and Daniel Stevenson the weekend of Jan. 20-22.
The weekend will take place at the Dance Studio in Tupelo.
The All Star Dance Weekend is $168 and includes a Friday night dance party, classes and dance party on Saturday and a box lunch and buffet dinner. Three levels of classes are offered.
To register and get more information, call (662) 401-0448.


Oxford Film Fest needs extras
for community film project
The actors have been cast and the director’s ready to go – all that’s needed now are the extras.
The Oxford Film Festival’s community film needs extras from 12:30-5 p.m. Saturday at the Powerhouse. The extras will be a part of the “theater” performance scene in the film, and should wear something suitable for an evening out on the town. Suits and dresses are acceptable, but not formal wear.
To sign up, email Melanie Addington at with your name, age, gender and contact info.
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