Best Bets June 14, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Dulcimers bring sweet sounds
to Natchez Trace Parkway

Old-time favorites and gospel tunes are on the set list for the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association’s show at the Natchez Trace Parkway this weekend.
The group will perform from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Parkway Visitor’s Center, located near milepost 266 in Tupelo. It’s a free show.
Call (662) 680-4027 for more info.

Linkin Park concert film
to screen at Cinemark

Rock band Linkin Park filmed its June 5 Berlin, Germany, concert, and now fans all over the world can see that show at 7:30 p.m. June 25.
The band is releasing the film to celebrate the release of its new album, “Living Things,” on June 26.
The movie will screen at Cinemark on June 25, and tickets are $11.50/adults, $10.50/students and seniors and $9.50/children.
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Singers, directors wanted
for arts events in Tupelo
The Tupelo Symphony Orchestra needs singers for the Community Chorus to perform at Ballard Park on July 4.
The Chorus is open to anyone interested. Rehearsals are June 26 and July 2-3 at 7 p.m. at West Jackson Baptist Church., as well as a rehearsal July 4 at Ballard Park at 9:30 a.m. The Symphony and Chorus will take the stage that night at 8 p.m.
Call (662) 842-8433 if you’re interested.
The Tupelo Community Theatre needs directors for its upcoming season. The shows are “Moonlight and Magnolias,” Sept. 27-29; “Miracle on 34th St.,” Dec 6-8; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Be,” Jan 31-Feb. 2; “To Kill a Mockingbird,” March 21-23; and “Bye Bye Birdie,” May 2-4. Anyone interested should call (662) 844-1935 or email

Faulkner movie, music on tap
for Summer Sunset Series

“Tomorrow,” a movie based on a William Faulkner story, will be screened Friday at New Albany’s Summer Sunset Series.
The Hatchie Bottom Boys will perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by the film at dark.
The Summer Sunset Series is free and takes place in Cooper Park in downtown New Albany.
For more info, call (662) 538-0014 or (662) 534-3438.
Daily Journal reports

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