TO DO TODAY

Art exhibit

COLUMBUS - Mississippi artist Van Bankston will have his work displayed through Friday in the Mississippi University for Women Art Gallery in Shattuck Hall. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (662) 329-7291.

Public school rally

TUPELO - Tupelo Public School Rally will be from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. today in Tupelo High School Performing Arts Center. Guest speakers will be teachers, students, business leaders.

IN THE COMING DAYS

"Jane Eyre"

STARKVILLE - Mississippi State's Lyceum Series will present Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" performed by The Acting Company at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in McComas Hall theater. Tickets are $15 adults; $10 seniors 65 and older; $8 ages 3-12; MSU students free with ID. (662) 3325-4201.

Dance

TUPELO - Tupelo Ballroom Dance Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church. $5 members; $10 nonmembers. (662) 840-4311 or 401-0448.

Bluegrass, country music

FULTON - Marty Stuart and the Spencers will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, and The Chuck Wagon Gang, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent, and Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Davis Arena, Itawamba Community College. $25, $30, $35. (662) 842-1891.

Traveling theater

TUPELO - The Acting Company, an award-winning traveling theater troupe, will present "Jane Eyre" at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19 at the Link Centre. Tickets are $12 adults; $8 students; $10 seniors; group rates available. (662) 690-4011.

Disney musical

AMORY - Amory High School Drama and Music departments will present Disney's "Beauty and The Beast" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23; at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in the school's auditorium. Tickets for reserved seats are $10. (662) 256-5753.

Music festival

STARKVILLE - The Charles Templeton Ragtime Music Festival will be Friday, March 23; Saturday, March 24; and Sunday, March 25 at Mitchell Memorial Library on the MSU campus. Concerts will be in McComas Hall Theatre. Featuring performances by David Jasen, Richard Zimmerman, Neville Dickie and many more. For admission fees and more information, call (662) 323-3322.

Feldman live

OXFORD - Public Radio host Michael Feldman will bring "Whad'Ya Know? Live to the Ford Center at Ole MIss at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets are $25 to $50. (662) 915-7411.

Dance

OXFORD - Dance to the music of Ricky Burkhead and the Ole Miss Salsa Band at Latin Jam 2007, sponsored by the Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 24 in Scruggs Band Hall, University Avenue on the Ole Miss campus. Student members $5; student nonmembers $9; non-student members $8; non-student nonmembers $12. Casual clothing. Refreshements. (662) 915-7712.

Ballet

TUPELO - Tupelo Ballet and Alabama Ballet, under the direction of Wes Chapman and Sharon Long, will present "Swan Lake" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Tupelo Civic Auditorium. Tickets are $8 to $16. (662) 844-1928.

Big red dog

TUPELO - Clifford the Big Red Dog will appear in a musical adventure at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at BancorpSouth Arena. Tickets at (662) 841-6528 or www.bcsareana.com.

Concert

TUPELO - MercyMe will bring its Coming Up To Breathe tour, with special guests Audio Adrenaline and introducing Aaron Shust, to BancorpSouth Arena at 7 p.m. Friday, April 6. Tickets are $50, $30, $20 and $15. (662) 841-6528.

And more É

For the Daily Journal's complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the "Scene" section each Thursday.

Lee County Schools

Today: Barbecue chicken sandwich, chicken nuggets with yeast roll, or salad assortment; au gratin potatoes or baked beans; chilled pear slices or fresh fruit; animal crackers; milk.

Tupelo Schools

Today: Hamburger or cheeseburger, Mexican chicken spaghetti with roll, or chicken tenders salad; baked seasoned potato wedges, baby carrots with ranch dip; baked chips; rosy applesauce, fresh fruit or fruit juice; frozen fruit bar; milk.

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