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By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal AMORY – The Old Armory will rock again this weekend, just like it did nearly 60 years ago. Elvis...
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Rush of Fools practices what it preaches. The Alabama-based Christian pop/worship band is on the road promoting its latest album, “Carry Us Now,” but on Sunday mornings you’ll find the band members at their churches, leading worship and helping others connect with God. Between Christ City Church […]
By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal In my world, the hype for “Boyhood” has been deafening, though I understand some people might not have heard of it. I was immediately intrigued when I got word of a movie that was filmed over the course of 12 years. I watched an online discussion with stars Patricia […]
By Frazier Moore AP Television Writer NEW YORK – Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded “Saturday Night Live.” Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at […]
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.” – John Keating (Robin Williams), “Dead Poet’s Society” ––––– It’s old news today that nearly a week ago Robin Williams died. […]
Rapper T-Pain’s “Drankin’ Patna Tour” stops in Oxford on Monday. He’ll be joined by Snootie Wild and Bando Jonez at the show, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20/advance, $25/day of show. A meet and greet package is $150, and there’s a VIP package for $250. Visit thelyricoxford.com for more.
Jackson-based country-rock group Trademark is celebrating its new album, “A New Season,” and the band has a gig at Martinis and Music this Saturday. The show is at 9:30 p.m., and there’s a $5 cover. Check out the band online at facebook.com/trademarkjams, and call (662) 842-7203 for more.
By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Food isn’t only about bodily needs. For some, it’s a combination of flavors to be savored, and eating is an event to be experienced. “The Hundred-Foot Journey” is a love letter to and about people who form emotional connections with the food they prepare and/or eat. Hassan (Manish Dayal) […]
The classic play “Harvey” comes to life next week at the Powerhouse in Oxford. Theatre Oxford opens its 2014-2015 season with the play beginning on Wednesday and running through Aug. 24. The opening night show – set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday – includes a special cocktail hour with hors d’ouevres. Tickets for that evening’s performance […]
BY SHEENA BARNETT Daily Journal TUPELO – The kids in Homemade Jamz aren’t really kids anymore. The Perry siblings started playing music long before the eldest member could even drive; now the youngest is about to get behind the wheel. Taya, Kyle and Ryan Perry have grown up with the blues, releasing four albums and […]