Performing Arts Commission, 10/31

Here are a few highlights from today’s Performing Arts Commission at the Link Centre: This weekend’s Monthly Music Mix features jazz artists Brian “Breeze” Cayolle and Michael Jefry Stevens. It’ll be a really cool, intimate show, with the audience sitting right on stage with the two performers. Check out a story on the pair in.. read more →

New ‘Star Wars’ on the way – thoughts?

Yesterday the Internet basically exploded with the news that Disney has purchased Lucasfilm, and a seventh “Star Wars” film is scheduled to hit theaters in ’15. Alright, gentle viewers, what do you think? I love the original SW films, tolerate the prequels, and am hoping Disney can bring the magic that’s there in the original.. read more →

Who ya gonna call?

If you haven’t gone by the Link Centre in Tupelo today, you have to – especially if you’re a Ghostbusters fan. To celebrate the quote-along screening of “Ghostbusters” tonight, a gorgeous replica of the Ecto-1 is at the Link today. The lights are on and they’re blasting the “Ghostbusters” theme. The quote-along is tonight at.. read more →

Thacker Mountain Radio turns 15

Oxford’s unique and outstanding Thacker Mountain Radio celebrates 15 years tomorrow. The 15th anniversary show is at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Lyric Oxford, with doors opening at 5 p.m. Guests include Sharde Thomas and the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band with authors John Dufresne, Randall Kenan and Monique Truong. James Barrier of the.. read more →

Ice skating at BancorpSouth Arena

Get your skates ready. Here’s info on the upcoming public ice skating at the BancorpSouth Arena: Call 841-6573 for more information. $8 per skater, includes skate rental Skating Passes- $60 (10 sessions or 10 people) Birthday Party- $50 (During public sessions, and does not include skate rentals) Private Parties- $250 (2 hours when ice is.. read more →

Fresh face

We weren’t able to get this photo of the BancorpSouth Arena’s facelift will look like into today’s paper. Thanks to the McCarty Company, here’s what it should look like in a bit more than 6 months: Thoughts?   read more →

Welcome to the new SceneNow!

We have a new home here at WordPress. Swank, huh? I’ve been kind of quiet on the main blog while I’ve gotten things ready for this one. Anything you’d like to see here? I’ll try to keep you up-to-date on entertainment stories in Northeast Mississippi and major national stories, as well as the occasional music/movie/whatever.. read more →