Daily Journal TUPELO – The BancorpSouth Arena has announced a tour that should spark interest with fans of the decade of MTV, slap bracelets and dial-up Internet. “I Love the 90’s” will feature Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Kid ‘N Play, Tone-Loc, Coolio and Color Me Badd at the arena on April 16. Tickets range from $29.50 […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Walk around any high school in the nation and you’ll probably see the same thing posted on different, thumb tack-punctured cork boards in the halls – security notices, pep rally announcements, sports schedules and lunch menus. In school districts where the arts haven’t been completely nixed, you’ll […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Each year, Link Centre’s annual artist residency workshop brings a wide variety of performers, writers, singers and talent to Northeast Mississippi. This past week has been no different, except for the numbers. The residency began as a week-long program, but since its inception it has grown, this […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If mass hysteria and comedic capers are to your liking, you’ll find all that and more in Pied Piper Players’ latest offering. “Egad, the Woman in White,” based on the novel by Wilkie Collins, is an old-fashioned melodrama with some surprising results. Or, as director Julie Grisham […]

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal BALDWYN – Theater-goers looking for a laugh and a lesson in friendship need go no further than Baldywn Main Street Players’ latest production, “Oscar and Felix.” The play is an updated version of “The Odd Couple,” a comedy written by Neil Simon in the 1960s. While the Baldwyn production […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal OXFORD – The season will get a multifaceted salute during “Winter Lights.” The storytelling event will start at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. It’ll be a celebration of the beauty and challenges of winter. “This is a community project, and we want everyone to […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal When they say, “They don’t make movies like they used to,” they’re not talking about “The Finest Hours.” The picture is a love story and an adventure about a young member of the Coast Guard who’s driven to do his duty in the days before satellite-based navigation. Chris Pine […]

Special to the Journal OXFORD – The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will begin its spring season with a live show at Off Square Books at 6 p.m. today. Guests will include novelists Elizabeth McKenzie and Ed Tarkington, as well as the Joe Restivo 4, a Memphis soul and jazz band. Jim Dees will return for […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal MERIDIAN – Tupelo Community Theatre has had lots of reasons to celebrate in January. Not only did the non-profit community theater take home awards for their production of “Pvt. Wars” – including the Warren McDaniel Award for Best Production as well as All-Star Cast – the show’s director, TCT […]