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From the Pub to the Stage

Catherine Bishop became the only certified Irish-dancing teacher in Mississippi, and she trained in Ireland in 2002 and 2003.

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555 Custom Designs: From the Ground Up

555 Custom Designs is the obscure moniker attached to the functional art of Jason Lott and fellow Jacksonian Josh Bishop.

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Personal Potter

In his art work, Sam Clark, a local potter, uses imagination and creativity to tell stories in the work he produces from a small studio in Madison.

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Printing with Patti Henson

Patti Henson puts a little bit of herself into every piece she crafts. Her vivid watercolor paintings, fascinating fabric-batik pieces, and clever logos, drawings, and designs are sprinkled across the ...

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The Children Will Lead Them

"And the Children Shall Lead Them" opened June 23 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.

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Laurin Stennis: Art of Consciousness

For Laurin Stennis, art is about refuge and full self-expression.

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Wednesday’s Women

At the height of the civil rights era, a group of women of varying races and faiths dared to defy the norms of the time. In the summer of 1964, ...

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Lessons in Abstraction

For every abstraction that leaves you cold, another may set your imagination afire. The viewer's experience is essential to abstract art, says Jackson artist Jonathan Berry, even though it was ...

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Growing Young Leaders

Philip Scarborough, one of the men who filmed “Growing Our Own,” a film about a Summer Youth Institute where young Mississippians take a journey through civil rights history, said the ...

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The Path to Freedom

"Icons of Freedom" at the Mississippi Museum of Art highlights the arduous trek to the polls and the strenuous battle for equality during Freedom Summer in 1964.

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Women: A Catalyst for Change

In an exhibit titled "Women: Agents of Change in the American Civil Rights Movement," Jackson State University offers a glimpse into the documentary photography of Dr. Doris A. Derby.

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Tom Thomsen's Heart for the Arts

Tom Thomsen's artistic career is long and varied. The Nebraska native—and former farm boy—began playing piano at age 4.

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Pam Kinsey’s Light

Pam Kinsey's art studio is on a small lake in Cleary, Miss., nestled between Byram and Florence. The building is quiet and serene, not unlike her vividly real and serene ...

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Norman Rockwell: Inside Iconic Art

"Norman Rockwell: Murder in Mississippi" opens June 14, and will hang through Aug. 31 at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

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Hatching a New Art Movement

The area between Woodrow Wilson Avenue, and Fortification, West and Mill streets is full of what looks like abandoned buildings and warehouses, some laced with graffiti and others just plain ...

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