Janet (Susan Sarandon) and Brad (Barry Bostwick) are horrified at what they find at Frank-N-Furter’s castle in “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” (Courtesy)

‘Rocky Horror’ sing-along set for Link Centre

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Last year’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” sing-along at the Link Centre was such a success,...

Musician Rob Verdi will bring 10 saxophones from his vast collection to his concert at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium on Monday. (Courtesy)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Rob Verdi will take a break from “The Happiest Place on Earth” to bring his talent and his collection of saxophones to town on Monday. Verdi’s band, the Side Street Strutters, can usually be found somewhere between the Pirates of the Caribbean ride and the Haunted Mansion […]

When a man kills his dog, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) goes to New York City with vengeance on his mind in "John Wick."  (AP Photo/Lionsgate, David Lee)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “John Wick” is a hyper-violent, guilty pleasure. I don’t know why it works, but it does. Here’s the set-up: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is in mourning after his wife dies. Her last act was to give him a puppy, so he’d have something to love in her absence. A […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal OXFORD – A production company is looking for modern-day Southern belles/scholars for a reality show. The potential show, titled “University Gray,” would be set in Oxford and would chronicle the lives of four female undergraduate students at the University of Mississippi as they try to balance their academic, social […]

MSU fans flock to Fairpark on Saturday for the afternoon game. (Shelby Daniel)

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Beautiful fall weather and top 3 football teams drew people in droves to Fairpark on Saturday afternoon and evening for Pigskins in the Park. Thousands of both Ole Miss and Mississippi State fans got to watch their teams play on the road thanks to a 23-by-33-foot video screen […]

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Ryder Warhurst, 7, of Corinth enjoys a ride on the zip-line at the pumpkin patch on Friday at the Tupelo Buffalo Park.

Students from Corinth enjoyed a field trip to the Tupelo Buffalo Park on Friday. The park is hosting its 12th annual pumpkin patch daily through Oct. 31. It features a hay ride, corn maze, kids’ zip-line, duck races, pig/chicken races, pony hops, pumpkin bowling, giant spider web, pick your own pumpkin and more. Park hours […]

Soloist Jeffrey Biegel will perform Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22” with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra at Link Centre on Saturday. (Courtesy)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The individual pieces of music planned for North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday concert can stand on their own merit. But Musical Director Steven Byess meant for them to go together. He’s calling the night “French Connections,” but there’s an American at the center of it all. “The […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I think there’s an agenda behind “Fury,” a World War II movie written and directed by David Ayer. That conflict has been called “The Good War,” and the movie makes the case that the Nazis needed to be defeated. It also makes a second case: That killing, even for […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal COLUMBUS – A diverse group of writers are sharing their work, advice and insights during the 2014 Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium next weekend. Carol Ruth Silver, Shayla Lawson, Derrick Harriell and Mary Miller are just a few of the authors who will present at the symposium, which has the theme […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Auditions for Tupelo Community Theatre’s last musical of the season are the first week of November. Auditions usually aren’t held this far in advance, but because the show is “Les Miserables,” director Sonja Jenkins is ready to find her cast so rehearsals can start. “It’s an epic production, […]