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By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Seven-time Country Music Association Musician of the Year award winner Mac McAnally has a special relationship with Tupelo. It is only fitting he return here for the holidays. “The Lyric Theatre is special to me; it’s the first place I ever saw a movie. I guess that […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – “Bigger and better every year,” is how Tupelo Ballet director Sharon Long describes the 32nd annual production of “The Nutcracker.” “We’ve got brand new costumes and a record-setting cast – our biggest ever, with 140 performers,” Long said. “We have dancers from all over North Mississippi, from […]

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Calliope (Leona Harris), Emily (Eron Hendrix), and Amos the Mouse (Tracy J. Clark) try to save Christmas after a mishap left them off Santa's naughty or nice list.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – What do a Jewish elf, a 10-year-old girl, and a talking mouse have in common? They’re out to help Santa and, ultimately, save Christmas. In “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Santa Claus has skipped over Emily and Amos the mouse’s house, and Calliope the Elf is trying […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” has a tough job to accomplish. Suzanne Collins’ book “Mockingjay” stands alone as the third in her “Hunger Games” trilogy, but the story’s been turned into two movies. “Part 1” primes the audience to want a certain release, but that release won’t come […]

By Carolyn Parson Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – All eyes will be on Aberdeen next year thanks to it landing three fishing tournaments. “The city will incur some expenses for these events, but the estimated revenue will have a bigger impact for the community,” Mayor Cecil Belle said. “We have a committee formed to help plan. […]

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Variety is the name of the game in the comic book business. "You name it, they have a comic about it," said Inman.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – People who think they know nothing about comic books probably know something. Movie theaters are second homes to characters like Spider-Man, Thor, Superman, Batman, Storm, Wolverine, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Captain America, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many more. The biggest movie of the summer was […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Ordinarily, you wouldn’t take a 1-year-old to Vegas for its birthday. In this case, Vegas is coming to the newborn. Tupelo Community Theatre’s Off Broadway venue will host two evenings of Vegas-style songs to celebrate their first anniversary. A variety of local talent will bring the showcase […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Link Centre’s Monthly Music Mix continues to offer a diverse showcase of area talent with each installment, and November is no different. Mississippi State University professors Dr. Rosângela Sebba and Dr. Michael Patilla will perform an evening of Latin-American selections at 7:30 p.m. Friday. “We need to […]

Spending too much time with Lloyd (Jim Carrey, left) and Harry (Jeff Daniels, right) is enough to give Travis (Rob Riggle) or anyone else murderous thoughts in “Dumb and Dumber To.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Hopper Stone)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal When they call a movie “Dumb and Dumber To,” they mean it. This brainless, foolish, absurd, dopey, half-witted, silly, mindless and entertaining sequel to 1994’s “Dumb and Dumber” once again stars Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas and Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne, a pair of mentally challenged men on […]

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Visual arts take stage at Link Centre. Jeff Myers, Hannah Tybor, Jan Dijkwel, Bill “Howlin Madd” Perry, Shy Perry, Alison Schuchs, Charlie Buckley, and Sylvain Chamberlain work to bring the Tupelo Arts Showcase to an engaged audience.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If there’s one thing not lacking in Northeast Mississippi, it’s talent. Civic Ballet’s Tupelo Arts Showcase plans to put that surplus of local flair on display for their annual event at Link Centre. “The whole idea of the showcase is to present professional, visual arts to an […]