Get a taste of high fashion during the 2009 Ebony Fashion Fair at 5 p

TUPELO
Ebony Fashion Fair
hits runway today
n Get a taste of high fashion during the 2009 Ebony Fashion Fair at 5 p.m. today at Tupelo Furniture Market Building V.
Tickets are $40 and $30 at McKinney’s Hair Fashion in Tupelo. Call (662) 841-6528, 231-3866 or 871-8394.
FRENCH CAMP
Observatory plans
March lecture series
n Backyard Astronomy is an informal series of free public programs about astronomy at 7 p.m. every Friday in March.
The programs will be held at Rainwater Observatory near French Camp. Here’s a schedule:
* Friday – “Be Your Own Weather Forecaster.”
* March 13: “The Sun-Earth Connection.”
* March 20: “Giants in the History of Astronomy.”
* March 27: “Constellations of the Spring Sky.”
Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is located one mile east of the Natchez Trace Parkway on state Highway 413 near French Camp.
Call (662) 547-6377 or visit rainwaterobservatory.org.
STARKVILLE
Presentation mixes
jazz, surrealism
n The Hot Club of San Francisco will bring a unique musical and visual combination to Mississippi State University on Thursday.
“Silent Surrealism,” an evening of black-and-white films accompanied by highly rhythmic gypsy jazz, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hall auditorium.
Available at the door, tickets are $15/ adults, $12/MSU faculty, staff and senior citizens, and $8/3-12. MSU students will be admitted free with ID.
For more information on this MSU Lyceum Series program, call (662) 325-4201 or visit www.msstate.edu/dept/lyceum or www.hcsf.com.
OXFORD
‘Big Band Bash’
returns to Ole Miss
n The University of Mississippi’s Patrons of Music will host its annual benefit concert Thursday in the Nutt Auditorium.
The 8 p.m. amp”Big Band Bashamp” will feature Ole Miss music faculty, as well as guest musicians from the Oxford community.
General admission tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Ole Miss Box Office in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by calling (662) 915-7411.
BLUE MOUNTAIN
Students to stage
‘The Curious Savage’
n Blue Mountain College will spread the message of “The Curious Savage” from Tuesday to Saturday in the Garrett Hall Auditorium.
The show will staged at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Matinees are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and at 1 p.m. Friday.
Ticket prices are $7/adults, $5/students and children and $5/matinee performances.
“The Curious Savage is a really funny comedy that also has some serious aspects,” said Jim Andre, the show’s director. “It deals with the idea of people treating people well, no matter who they are or where they are in life. I think that’s something we’ve gotten away from these days.”
Call (662) 685-4771 for information.
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Scott Morris