Posts Tagged ‘acting’

Freeman, Luckett hold closing party for Madidi Restaurant

by Associated Press Published: March 1,2012

Tags: acting, actor, attorney, Dining, entertainment, fine dining, hospitality, law, lawyer, Politics, restaurants, tourism, tourists, visitors

CLARKSDALE — Actor Morgan Freeman and business partner-lawyer Bill Luckett have ended their 10-year run as owners of Clarksdale’s Madidi Restaurant, an upscale establishment in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. In a statement on his Facebook page, Luckett, who also owns a blues club with Freeman, says: “Madidi Restaurant 2001-2012. Madidi was one of […] [...]

Following ‘The Help,’ county approves new incentives for filmmakers

by Associated Press Published: February 29,2012

Tags: acting, actors, arts, county government, economic development, entertainment, filmmakers, films, incentives, movies, screen plays

LAUDERDALE COUNTY — Following the success of “The Help” and its impact on the Delta, Lauderdale County is hoping to attract some filmmakers. WTOK-TV reports the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors has approved an extra tax incentive for film and production companies. The proposal offers a 1 percent rebate of the 2.5 percent special tourism […] [...]

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