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Something New in Old News

Although Millsaps College history professor Stephanie Rolph wouldn't call herself a specialist on art, on April 11, she will deliver "Perspectives in the Press" in conjunction with the Mississippi Museum ...

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Sister Act: Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty

A strong part of Mississippi's literary heritage rests on the legacies of Eudora Welty and Margaret Walker Alexander. The two women share a simple yet striking commonality: the gift of ...

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Welcoming the Year of the Goat

This year, the City of Jackson and the Mississippi Chinese Association will co-host their first collaborative event, the Chinese Spring Festival, celebrating the new year with festivities at Thalia Mara ...

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Lonnie Lynn Jr. aka Common

Common on "Selma": "This bridge was once a landmark of a divided nation but is now a symbol for change. This bridge was built on hope, welded with compassion."

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‘One Man, Two Guvnors’: Controlled Mayhem

Before the actors hit the boards for an early "stumble-through" rehearsal of "One Man, Two Guvnors" at New Stage Theatre, Joe Frost straps on knee and elbow pads and uses ...

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Caught in the Action

For the first time in the Deep South, "Civil War Drawings from The Becker Collection" is on exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

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The Art of Happiness

Whenever the Mississippi Museum of Art is open during January and February, you might find as many as 25 people of all ages playing with photo prints, scissors, glue, stamps ...

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The Magic of ‘Peter Pan’

Even with its G-rated '50s songs and eternally optimistic story line, people of all ages get caught up in "Peter Pan"—even the cynics.

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Comedy, Race and ‘Oh, Everything!’ Else

Poking fun at racial prejudice isn't the most obvious career choice, but comic W. Kamau Bell continues to do just that in his new tour, "Oh, Everything!", which makes a ...

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From Mother School to Museum

From the outside, one can't possibly see the beautiful and tragic history that the two-story gray building on Bloom Street holds.

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An Artistic Invitation at the Mississippi Museum of Art

Art is the most intense form of individualism the world has known," said Oscar Wilde, a man who knew a thing or two about exercises in individual expression. That phrase ...

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Bryan Stevenson

The founding attorney for the Montgomery, Ala.-based Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson works in a broken system of justice. The indigent clients EJI represents deal with issues such as mental ...

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Marcie Cohen Ferris Goes Through the Food Lens

In "The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region (University of North Carolina Press, 2014, $35), Marcie Cohen Ferris uses the lens of food ...

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Ballet Magnificat’s ‘Most Incredible’ Gift

Ballet Magnificat! of Jackson adds another element to your holiday accoutrements with "Most Incredible Christmas," at Thalia Mara Hall on Saturday, Dec. 20, and Sunday, Dec. 21.

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Heart for a Cause

The American Heart Association's Metro Jackson Heart Ball is both a fundraiser and an opportunity to promote the organization and its mission: to improve cardiovascular health and reduce deaths from ...