Best Bets March 22, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Tupelo
Emery & Friends tour arrives
in Tupelo at Goodtime Charlie’s
Seattle-based post-hardcore band Emery is making a tour stop in Tupelo on Saturday.
The band is traveling across the country on its Emery & Friends tour. The show, at Goodtime Charlie’s in Tupelo, will include Sent by Ravens, Icon for Hire, I Am Empire, Forever & Never and Seeking 7.
Tickets are $15.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and it’s an all-ages show.
Call (662) 507-0442 for more information.

CORINTH
Blankets, chairs welcome at
Northeast MS Film Festival
The best short films made by Northeast Mississippians will be screened at the first-ever Northeast Mississippi Film Festival in Corinth.
The films will be shown on the CARE Garden Lawn in downtown Corinth at 5 p.m. Saturday. Blankets and chairs are welcome.
It’s free to attend.
Call (662) 287-8300 to learn more.

OXFORD
Memoir, biography writing and more
up for discussion at book conference
The 2012 Oxford Conference for the Book will focus on online writing, as well as memoir and biography writing this weekend.
Other topics include geography in literature, the future of publishing and Southern food in literature.
The Conference for the Book will take place on the University of Mississippi campus, and all panels and lectures are free.
For a complete schedule and to learn more, visit conferenceforthebook.tumblr.com.

Talent show, art crawl set for
Tuesday night at Powerhouse
The 3rd annual Oxford’s Got Talent show is next week.
Singers from ages 15-50, a senior hula dancer and a high-school all-male dance group are just a few of the performers.
Oxford’s Got Talent is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Powerhouse.
It’s free, but donations will be accepted to benefit The Arts Council and the Leap Frog Education program.
At the same time, also at the Powerhouse, is the Oxford Art Crawl, which includes an auction of unique chairs designed by artists.
To learn more about either event, visit oxfordarts.com or call (662) 236-6429.