Best Bets July 26, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO
Luckett to speak at Tupelo Film Alliance
“Filmmaking in Mississippi: Nuts & Bolts” is the topic of Bill Luckett’s speech he’ll give at this month’s Tupelo Film Alliance meeting.
Luckett, an entertainment lawyer, will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau.
It’s free and open to the public.
To reserve a seat, call (662) 841-6521.

‘King Creole’ will screen at Fairpark next week
The King’s “King Creole” will be shown at Fairpark for free next week.
The movie hits the big screen at 8 p.m. Aug 2.
Lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets are welcome.
For more info and to see a trailer, visit tupelofilmfestival.com or call (662) 841-6521.

‘Faces of the World’ exhibit begins in August at GumTree
Tupelo-based Southern Light Photography’s “Faces of the World” exhibit, which includes more than 500 images of faces from around the world, opens at the GumTree Museum of Art next Thursday and runs through Aug. 31.
The opening reception is Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. It’s free.
Get more info at gumtreemuseum.com or by calling (662) 844-2787.

TCT Haunted Theater needs ideas, volunteers, more
Organizers with the annual Haunted Theater at The Lyric hope to make this year the best yet.
Anyone interested in volunteering or with experience in acting, make-up, design, costumes or building sets is welcome to attend a planning meeting for the 2012 Haunted Theater.
The meeting is 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at The Lyric.
Call (662) 844-1935 for more information.

NEW ALBANY
‘Broadway 7’ on stage this weekend at civic center
The seventh edition of the musical revue series, “Broadway 7: The House is Rockin’,” is this weekend in New Albany.
The show includes older favorites like “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight and the Pips and Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” and newer hits like “Fallin’ for You” by Colbie Callait and “Steal Your Rock ‘n’ Roll” from the musical “Memphis.”
The show takes the stage at the Magnolia Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. tonight-Saturday.
Tickets are $10.
For more info and to buy tickets, call (662) 534-3438.