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Chalking Downtown Up

While Eli Childers has been busy around Jackson painting murals for places like Coffee Prose, he has also been using another medium: chalk.

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A Fresh Look at Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

The Mississippi Museum of Art is reinstalling its permanent collection, but this time, the institution is telling the story a little differently.

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Mississippi Artist Comes Home to Paint Big K.R.I.T. Mural

Michael Roy goes by the moniker Birdcap and describes his style as a hodgepodge of motifs inspired by graffiti, world mytho-logy and Saturday-morning cartoons.

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Black Rose Performs 'The Music Man'

Black Rose is performing the musical "The Music Man" Aug. 2-4 and 8-11. The theater's performance will be more stripped down than some other versions, says director Joshua Harris.

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Dan Magee: ‘Keep on Ducking’ at Museum After Hours

The Mississippi Museum of Art will showcase Dan Magee’s collection of rubber ducks, along with Allen Cotton’s photos of the ducks.

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Mississippi Invitational 2019

This year's Mississippi Invitational will have the artwork of 23 contemporary visual artists from Natchez, Jackson, Tupelo, West Point, Seminary, Cleveland, Poplarville, Oxford, Hattiesburg, Starkville and more.

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Local Market Gives Artists Outlet

At first, Gabe Porter only wanted to sell his produce somewhere new and with air conditioning. It was spring 2018, and Rainbow Grocery was going bankrupt. Porter told the owners ...

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UPDATED: Folk Music and Folklore in 'Bright Star'

"Bright Star" by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, which takes place in the 1920s and 1940s, is loosely based on the legend of the "Iron Mountain Baby." New Stage is ...

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Mural Magic in West Jackson

As part of the Seven Days Community Arts Festival, Cooperation Jackson commissioned 10 artists to paint murals around the themes of "Afrofuturism" and indigenous people in two west Jackson locations.

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Jacksonians Contemplate Dreams and Aspirations With 'Before I Die' Wall

The Greater Jackson Arts Council and Visit Jackson unveiled Jackson's "Before I Die" wall, a project that artist and activist Candy Chang began in 2015.

Bright Lights Belhaven Nights 2019

Each August, people from the Jackson metro area gather at Bright Lights Belhaven Nights to ...

Fondren After 5 - May 2

On the first Thursday of each month, people in the metro area gather in Fondren ...

Vibe Fest; Good Problems Grand Opening

On Saturday, April 20, people from the Jackson metro area gathered in midtown for this ...

"Before I Die" Wall Unveiling at Arts Center

The "Before I Die" wall, which Candy Chang conceived, prompts viewers to think over their ...

Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival

Each year, people gather at the Renaissance at Colony Park for a celebration of everything ...

Mississippi River Basin Model

The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, ...

Inside the Mississippi Craft Center

A few images from inside the Mississippi Craft Center

USA IBC Round III, Session III

Dancers performed during Round III, Session III in the USA International Ballet Competition on Thursday, ...

GOOD IDEAS: CREATIVITY

Local artists Anthony DiFatta (left) and Tony Davenport (right) sat down with JFP intern Sam Suttle to discuss their perspectives on creativity, chaos, and life.