What’s cookin’ in and around Clarksdale? Posted 10-27-11

What’s cookin’ in and around Clarksdale?

Posted 10-27-11

Ann Humber, Martha James and Sandra Jenkins at Ground Zero Blues Club. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Ann Humber, Martha James and Sandra Jenkins at Ground Zero Blues Club. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Clarksdalian Coop Cooper plays host at the Delta Cinema this Thursday at 6pm for his new film, THE BEST DAY. Visit Coop’s website to read more about it.

The 5th Annual Hambone Festival has events starting this Thursday with the main festival taking place from 12-5pm Saturday. Check out the details below.

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Make your plans now!
Dine out in Clarksdale!

Thursday, October 27 @ 6pm

Premier of Clarksdalian Coop Cooper’s short film

THE BEST DAY

Delta Cinema in Clarksdale

Starring Clarksdale natives Anna Carson Tyner and Lois McMurchy Erwin!
Also starring veteran MS actors Amye Gousset (Tupelo) and David Dallas (Cleveland).
Co-starring Steve Hays and Allen Brown of Clarksdale.

Event will feature…
– Trailers for yet-to-be-released short films by other Mississippi filmmakers
– Screening of THE BEST DAY
– Screening of THE BEST DAY blooper reel
– Q&A session
– Presentation of gifts to the cast and crew

After party at Ground Zero @ 7pm (food included/cash bar)

SPECIAL NOTE: This is the first festival-qualifying narrative short film made by Clarksdale natives!
Approx. rating: PG-13

View the Trailer

Visit Coop’s website, The Small Town Critic: …shooting bad movies in the kneecap since 2000.

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5th Annual Hambone Festival and related events

It’s Stan’s Birthday! Let’s celebrate!

Thurs. Oct. 27 – Jam @Ground Zero Blues Club w/Stan Street and the Hambone Band 8pm
Fri. Oct 28 – Eric Hughes @Ground Zero Blues Club 9-1
Sat. Oct 29HAMBONE FESTIVAL @ Hambone Gallery noon to 5pm:
Reverend Robert 12-1
Ray Cashman 1-2
Bill “Howl -N- Madd “Perry 2 – 3
Mickey Rodgers 3 – 4
All Night Long Blues Band 4 – 5

Sat. Oct 29 – Ground Zero Blues Club w/Hambone Blues Band, starring Stan Street, 9pm
Sun. Oct 30 – Bloody Mary Sunday @Hambone Gallery 12 – ?
Sun. Oct 30 – Red’s Lounge – tba

Stan Street inside his Hambone Art Gallery on a Tuesday night - the place to be in Clarksdale on a Tuesday. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Stan Street inside his Hambone Art Gallery on a Tuesday night - the place to be in Clarksdale on a Tuesday. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

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HOT off the press – Many thanks to Roger Stolle of Cat Head, Nan Hughes of Pharr Brothers Advertising
and First National Bank for their weekly Sounds Around Town.

Sounds Around Town! Compliments of Roger Stolle of Cat Head, Nan Hughes of Pharr Advertising for design and First National Bank for sponsorship.

Sounds Around Town! Compliments of Roger Stolle of Cat Head, Nan Hughes of Pharr Advertising for design and First National Bank for sponsorship.

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