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A NuRenaissance Before the New Year

Myron McGowan is many things. He is a native Mississippian from rural Foxworth, Miss., who takes style influence from the '70s (no gold chains, though, he says).

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Community Through Song

Jerry Jenkins wouldn't call himself a percussionist. The owner of Jackson-based Hasan Drums does play West African drums, including the djembe, and other instruments such as the 21-stringed kora, but ...

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A Festive, Local Holiday

The impending holiday season means stuffing our faces with tons of food and congregating with family and friends, but it also means something else: The shopping season is about to ...

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Spooky Festivities

It's Halloween, and you know what that means: trick-or-treating and going to parties and celebrations, probably dressed either as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or Ken Bone. Here's what's happening in ...

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Francine Reynolds

New Stage Theatre may be closing in on the end of its 50th year in business, but Artistic Director Francine Reynolds says she has something special in store for Jackson ...

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'Atlanta': A Show With Perspective

"'Atlanta' doesn’t just like to make you feel; it also likes to make you think."

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Arts Head Blasts City for Cuts, But Deep Everywhere

The Jackson City Council moved funding back to the Greater Jackson Arts Council on Oct. 4, but it was not up to the level of last year—nor did it come ...

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Celebrating Cuban Culture

On Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Latin-American Business Association, or LABA-Link, of Mississippi is hosting the state's fifth annual LatinFest at the Multipurpose Complex in ...

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T.J. Legler: Painting With Light

T.J. Legler's life goal is to run a marathon in 50 states.When he first began running, Legler would take pictures in each state he visited (he has visited 19 so ...

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Save the Arts, Save the Arts Council

By cutting funding to the Greater Jackson Arts Council, the City of Jackson administration ends a 35-year-long legacy of providing access to funding and support for those with the least ...

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It Started With Ramen

I had real ramen for the first time last year at one of the Mississippi Museum of Art's Museum After Hours events. And I don't mean the instant kind. I ...

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Arts Council’s Future Uncertain, Some Cry Foul

In uncertain financial times for the City of Jackson, some council members worry that the mayoral administration could deploy departmental cuts, such as the defunding of the Greater Jackson Arts ...

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14 Great Things About Jackson

The Jackson Free Press has officially been in business for 14 years this week. Yay, us! A lot has changed for the JFP since the early days in a one-bedroom ...

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A Love Tale of Two Cities

Black Rose Theatre will perform "Crazy for You" Sept. 15-18 and 22-25.

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Raining Paper Cats and Dogs

Inside Cassandre Connolly's Siwell Middle School art class on a recent Thursday morning, it was raining paper cats and dogs.

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