Friday, August 23, 2013
Today, Dance with the Stars is at 7 p.m. at Country Club of Jackson (345 St. Andrews Drive). Includes dinner, and music from the Jackson All-Stars, John Christopher Adams and Tyler Kemp. Attire is formal. Benefits the Mississippi Opera Foundation. $150, $1200 table of eight, $1500 table of 10; call 601-960-2300 or 877-MS-OPERA; msopera.org. Anthony Hamilton performs at 7:30 p.m. at Thalia Mara Hall (255 E. Pascagoula St.). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $38.5-$58.5; call 800-745-3000. Moon Taxi performs at 9 p.m. at Duling Hall (622 Duling Ave.). The Nashville band plays indie rock. Parallax and DJ Young Venom also perform. For ages 18 and up. $12 in advance, $15 at the door; call 601-292-7121; ardenland.net. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, Kid's Run Featuring R.A.T. (Reject All Tobacco) is at 10 a.m. at Millie D's Frozen Yogurt (140 Township Ave., Suite 112, Ridgeland). Free; call 601-899-9696; fleetfeetjackson.com, gorat.com. Prevention of Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Coalition Convening is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Metrocenter Mall (1395 Metrocenter Drive). RSVP. Free; call 601-573-3978, 601-214-7975, 601-354-3408, ext. 104 or 334-322-8218; email [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]; tinyurl.com/PSHJHConvening. Pink the Runway Model Casting Call is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Posh Boutique (4312 N. State St.). Men and women welcome. Bring a non-returnable head shot. Free; call 364-2244; email [email protected] ... "Breaking into Hollywood: How to Get Started" Actors Creative Workshop is from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Dreamz JXN (426 W. Capitol St.). Edelia "Dr. Jay" Carthan and Shermel "Mr. Hollywood" Carthan are the speakers. Registration required. All ages and sizes welcome. $100; call 662-528-6997; email [email protected]; raphaelagency.eventbrite.com. William Ferris signs copies of "The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists" at 4 p.m. at Lemuria Books (4465 Interstate 55 N., Suite 202). $35 book. Call 601-366-7619; email [email protected]; lemuriabooks.com. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, Kirk West Photography Exhibit ends today at Arts Center of Mississippi (201 E. Pascagoula St.). Free; call 601-960-1557. Mississippi Craft Show is from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.). Proceeds benefit the Animal Rescue Fund (ARF), and animals will be on site for adoption. $5 at the door (cash only), children 12 and under free; call 601-790-0654; mscraftshow.com. Also, be sure to take some time to support a local restaurant such as Bon Ami, Two Sisters Kitchen, Julep, Cool Al's, or Cerami's. If you want more dining options, see JFP Restaurant Listings and the Menu Guide.