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Fireworks and Festivities

Celebrate the Fourth of July this year with local businesses such as Campbell's Bakery, Nandy’s Candy and more.

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Anime Fest Checklist

The Mississippi Anime Festival, which takes place March 10 at the Mississippi Trade Mart, brings together vendors, special guests, artists, cosplayers and more under one roof to celebrate Japanese animation ...

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Spooky and Local

There's plenty of spooky Halloween events going on in the Jackson Metro this year. Here are just a few of them.

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The Sound of WellsFest

Over its 32-year run, WellsFest has become one of the city's most multifaceted events, offering activities for art enthusiasts, 5K fans, green-thumbed gardeners and good-old-fashioned food lovers.

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Attitude in the Moonlight

While you may hear people say, "Do it with attitude" or "Adjust your attitude," did you also know that attitude is a type of ballet move? The Friends of the ...

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The Origin of "Original"

If you can't tell from her raw, powerful voice, blues-soul singer Janiva Magness doesn't take much stock in limitations.

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The Universal Soul of Tonya Boyd-Cannon

Singer Tonya Boyd-Cannon never had much problem speaking her mind through her music.

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Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival Artist Lineup

From Grammy-winning greats to jaw-dropping juniors, the biggest names in soul, blues and R&B love Mississippi.

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Chasing Edom

After two unsuccessful attempted EPs, the members of Chasing Edom decided to take things into their own hands with "High Cotton."

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Community Events and Meetings

The Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference runs from June 25-29 at Jackson Convention Complex and Tougaloo College.