Things to do and see

By Sheena Barnett/NEMS Daily Journal

High school film competition
set for this weekend in Tupelo
Teenage filmmakers from across Mississippi are gathering in Tupelo this weekend for a film competition.
High school students from Fulton, Mantachie, Nettleton and more will screen their films in the Black Box Theatre at the Link Center beginning at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
It’s free to attend, and is sponsored by the Tupelo Film Commission.
For more, call (662) 841-6521.

Okolona native to release
inspirational jazz album
Kimberly Adair is releasing her first album, “Voice of My Soul,” this weekend.
The Okolona native describes her sound as “inspirational jazz.” The CD release party is at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Excell Community Lounge in Okolona. Adair will perform and sign copies of the CD.
Tickets are $10.
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Tallahatchie River Players present
‘Crimes of the Heart’ this weekend
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Southern comedy “Crimes of the Heart” will be staged this weekend in New Albany.
“Crimes of the Heart” is about three sisters who reunite at their grandfather’s home in Hazelhurst and must face the consequences of their “crimes of the heart.”
The Tallahatchie River Players will present the play at 7 p.m. today through Saturday at the Cine Theatre.
Tickets are $7/adults, $5/children.
Call (662) 534-3438 for more.

Kaley, John Cole, more
to perform at music festival
The 7th annual Del Rendon Foundation Music Festival is this weekend in Starkville.
Kaley, Hard Luck Chuck, Bill Cooke, Old Memphis Kings, John Cole, Cicadas, Young Agent Jones and Sgt. Pepper will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Dave’s Dark Horse Tavern.
There isn’t a cover, but donations will be accepted and T-shirts, CDs and prints will be for sale. Proceeds go to the Del Rendon Scholarship at Mississippi State University.
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