MSU Riley Center : Manual Cinema —
“ Frankenstein ”
Thursday , Oct . 28 , 7:30 p . m . Tickets : $ 22 to $ 65
Love , loss and creation merge in unexpected ways as Manual Cinema presents its thrilling version of the classic Gothic tale “ Frankenstein .” The Chicago-based performance collective imaginatively combines shadow puppetry , cinematic techniques , sound effects and live music in haunting shows like nothing else you ’ ve ever seen . Manual Cinema stitches together the classic tale of Frankenstein with the biography of the original novel ’ s author , Mary Shelley , to create an unexpected story about the beauty and horror of creation . The real-life and fictional narratives of Shelley , Victor Frankenstein and Frankenstein ’ s monster expose how family , community and education shape personhood – or destroy it by their absence .
Earth ’ s Bounty Festival
Saturday , Nov . 6 , from 8 a . m . -1 p . m . Singing Brakeman Park
The annual event ’ s last installment for the year . Earth ’ s Bounty Festival features local vendors showcasing the best in local made and grown product . Fresh bread , homemade butter , jellies , jams , cakes , pies , local honey , goat milk cheese and ice cream . Our farmers grow a wide arrange of produce , tomato ’ s , onions , sweet peppers , hot peppers , eggplants , corn , peas , butter beans , squash , zucchini ( these are all seasonal products and are available for a short time per growing season , so come early and buy enough to store for later in year )
For more information , contact Craig Wilkes at 601-485-1998 or CraigWilkes @ meridianms . org
MSU Riley Center : Bruce Hornsby ( sold separately , not
part of the season package )
Saturday , Nov . 6 , 7:30 p . m . Tickets : $ 48 to $ 100 Bruce Hornsby has collaborated with amazing musicians who have reflected his wide-ranging tastes , including rock icons The Grateful Dead , bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs , and jazz virtuosos Christian McBride and Jack DeJohnette . His solo shows , however , dig deepest into his heart . Sitting at the piano , he connects with each member of the audience as if they were alone in his living room , sharing his fears and hopes , tragedies and triumphs , sorrows and joys . So it will be at the MSU Riley Center . Come experience an American musical master exploring the eclectic delights of his latest album , “ Non-Secure Connection ,” and other favorites from his restlessly creative life .
MSU Riley Center : Easton Corbin
Thursday , Nov . 18 , 7:30 p . m . Tickets : $ 48 to $ 100 Easton Corbin ’ s distinctive Southern baritone has graced the airwaves since his chart-topping 2009 debut single , “ A Little More Country Than That .” That song earned him Breakthrough Artist of the Year honors at the 2010 American Country Awards . He followed with such other hits as “ Roll with It ,” “ Lovin ’ You Is Fun ,” “ All Over the Road ,” “ Baby Be My Love Song ” and “ A Girl Like You .” His songs and live shows reflect the passion for traditional country music that he developed while growing up in rural North Florida . “ For me ,” he said , “ it ’ s about keeping one foot in the traditional and one foot in the modern and marrying those two .” www . meridianstar . com