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...