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Revealing ‘Rigoletto’

The latest production from the Mississippi Opera, "Rigoletto," may be a recognizable name even for people who aren't versed in the classics.

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Don’t Cut the Creative Industries

A ton of art mediums can provide a different point of view, from painting something in an unfamiliar style, to getting low to the ground and capturing that perfect photo, ...

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18 Artists Inducted into Mississippi Arts and Experience Hall of Fame

Mississippi's top political leaders announced the induction of 18 artists into the inaugural Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Hall of Fame class at the Capitol this morning.

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Jonathan Faulkner’s Unknown Dimensions

Jonathan Faulkner says his artistic medium—abstract drawings with permanent marker on sketch paper—developed more out of necessity at first.

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Being the 'Best of Enemies'

"Right now, we’re in a time in our history where we’re so polarized as groups of people. We need to remember that people can come together and find common ground.”

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Still She Rises

Directors Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules are bringing a new documentary to Mississippi screens: "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise," which debuted at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and ...

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Verge in the Wild Wild West

Verge is a new community-oriented art project that evolved from FIGMENT Jackson. The website for FIGMENT says the mission of the events, which happen in multiple cities across the United ...

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Writing ‘Desperation’

Many great books start from a small idea. Columbus, Miss., author Michael Farris Smith's latest novel began with a single image: a woman and her child walking down the side ...

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Montage: A Wealth of Dance Perspectives

“Stories can come from many, many different perspectives. And if you broaden it up to different genres, then it’ll outlive you."

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This Is Enrichment

Each year, Jackson area residents get to learn something new with Millsaps College's Community Enrichment Series.

2017 Mississippi Light Festival

The inaugural Mississippi Light Festival was on Feb. 24, 2017, in downtown Jackson.

CelticFest Mississippi 2016

CelticFest Mississippi was Sept. 9-11 at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.

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.