The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 28, 2013

The Rundown (March 1-7)



Joplin Electric Theater, 8 p.m., The Hive, 506 S. Main St. "The Jeffrey Dahmer Files" will be shown.

This is a documentary on the crime professionals and neighbors who were affected professionally and personally with their association to the crime. An IFC Midnight production.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $10.

Details: 417-434-2944.

NEVADA, Mo. -- Baked potato dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Home Economics Building, Vernon County Fairgrounds. Admission: $5.

Details: 417-465-2241 or 417-667-3069.

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium.

The band is the featured performer for Pittsburg State University's 39th annual Jazz Festival. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors and PSU students, faculty and staff.

Details: 620-235-4796.

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- "True West," 8 p.m., Studio Theatre, Pittsburg State University.

The Tony-nominated play by Sam Shepard is a comedy about two brothers: Lee, a drifter, and Austin, a screenwriter, who come to believe that switching places is the only way to find out who they truly are. The play includes strong language.

Tickets: $10; $6 for seniors and students; free for PSU students, faculty and staff.

Details: 620-235-4796.


Artist Tales, 2 to 3 p.m., Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St.

Children 3 and older will listen to "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds, then make their own dot art. Parents must remain with children. Cost: $10.

Details: 417-623-0183.

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. -- Monthly breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main St.

Scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, pancakes and sausage will be served. Cost: $7; $3 for children 6 and under. Proceeds will benefit Carl Junction Lions Club community projects.

DIAMOND, Mo. -- "Ida B. Wells," 1 p.m., at George Washington Carver National Monument.

The 30-minute film explores the life of a woman who fought against lynchings in the South and worked as a teacher, journalist and human rights activist. The program is free.

The monument is 2 miles west of Diamond on Highway V, then 1Ú2 mile south on Carver Road. Details: 417-325-4151 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or visit

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