Performing Arts Commission meeting, 8/3

Got a bit of news from today’s Performing Arts Commission meeting!

There are a few changes to the Link Centre’s Monthly Music Mix series. Here’s the full list, with changes..:

Aug. 27: Jauna Ellis and Friends, highlighting female singers and love songs

Sept. 30: Ole Miss Concert Choir

October is open, following a cancellation. Throwing around jazz options.

Nov. 3: Legacy

Jan. 20: North Mississippi Dulcimer Club

Feb. 17: Step Afrika

March 3: Richard Johnston

April 28: Delta State singer/songwriters group

Early May – details still being ironed out

June is open.

Upcoming film events include Movies in the Park, with “Splendor in the Grass” – free! – at 8 p.m. Thursday Aug. 18, and the Indie Film Series begins on Sept. 6 with the documentary “Surviving Hitler: A Love Story.”

There will also be other films screened at the Link Centre – not a part of the Indie Film Series – including “Defend the Gulf,” a series of short films about the Mississippi and Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Kit Stafford delivered news from the Gumtree Museum. Photography and art come together for the Southern Light and Paint Collaborative in September, followed by the Dunlap/Burgess/Dunlap exhibit in late September/early October.

I’ll report back from the September meeting…