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By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi Dance Center members from age 4 to 17 raised hope and money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital by dancing to holiday jingles at the Hope for the Holidays dance recital on Saturday. Beth Richardson, director of NMDC, started Hope for the Holidays three years ago with […]

I’m a great fan of the theater. I love the chance to get to see a new production I’ve never seen before, or even revisit a beloved old one. A little over three years ago, NBC announced a new holiday tradition for the peacock network – they would begin producing live versions of musicals to […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – In any life, there are ups and downs – but you’ll find there’s “more than life” in an original stage production this weekend. Winner of the 2006 Eudora Welty New Play Series Award, “More Than Life” is about women, and the journeys they undergo, said director Suzye […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I’m generally aware of the news, so it’s easy to recall the rescue of the Chilean miners a few years ago. From those reports, I know how the story turned out, so I wasn’t 100 percent excited about seeing “The 33,” a big-screen account of the mine collapse and […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Martin Barre feels perfectly at home on stage. Why shouldn’t he? The former Jethro Tull guitarist has been touring for nearly 45 years throughout the world. For the past four years, Barre has been touring with his own band – aptly named The Martin Barre Band – […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Since 2013, the North Mississippi Dance Centre has been teaching its students how to use their time, and their talents, for the greater good. That’s the very driving force behind “Hope for the Holidays,” an annual fundraiser the dance studio puts on to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – Acting since the age of 7, Haley Parker, 16, attended the Actor’s Bash workshop on Saturday at the Link Centre to learn new techniques to hone her acting abilities by listening to critiques. Working with Casey Dillard, actress and writer, she rehearsed a script about an adult giving […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Making it big as a hip-hop artist isn’t easy in the rural stretch between the more music-centric cities of Memphis and Atlanta, but hip-hop is on the rise – even in small towns. Eleven underground acts took to the stage Saturday night at Club Heat, hoping to build […]

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By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal PONTOTOC – Dreams are easy things until somebody wants to make one come true. Bradley Golden was 14 years old when his brother brought “X-Men,” “Superman” and “Batman” comics home from the Jitney Jungle in Pontotoc. Golden devoured them. A couple of years later, he put together his own […]

Of all the different things I’m a fan of, one that’s stuck around for a long time for me is the “Peanuts” gang. I used to love reading the comic strip with my grandfather as a child. I can remember checking out Snoopy books from the Lee County Library and was always glued to the […]