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A Space for Makers

Graphic designer Will Brooks sits under the giant inflatable donut behind his desk in his North Midtown Arts Center studio, talking about the creative community he's found in the neighborhood.

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Keeping Art in Mind

On the last Wednesday of each month at the Mississippi Museum of Art, participants in one of the museum's classes paint colorful swirls and patterns in an effort to, in ...

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Sengoku Souls

The most enlightening part of “Nioh” is how plainly it presents what elevates its spiritual predecessor. It’s gameplay, pure and simple: the balancing act of punch and counterpunch, the careful ...

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Adding Comedy to the Bill

Tonight, Aug. 4, at The Hideaway, Elton Pope, who is the chief executive officer of event company Carpe Diem Management, LLC, will present the "Made in Mississippi Comedy Tour," which ...

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Sarah Campbell

Author Sarah Campbell likes to combine her love for words, children and science in her books and seeks to spark kids' interest in the world of science, technology, engineering and ...

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Corabel Shofner

In many ways, "Almost Paradise" carries the hallmarks of a classic southern adventure tale, even though its author, Corabel Shofner, spent a large part of her life outside of the ...

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Going to the Market

On each Saturday through August, an attraction called the Green Market and Crafts Fair sits at Dogwood Festival Market in Flowood.

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Hazel Brannon Smith, Crusading Journalist and 'Scalawag'

Durant native and author Jeff Howell recalls his 13-year-old self discovering African American basketball player Walt Frazier in his library's red, white and blue 1976 edition of the "World Book."

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From ‘Archie’ to Space Circus

Lyndsay Simpson traces her love of drawing and art back to one of the more vivid memories from her childhood: When she was younger, her grandmother would take her grocery ...

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Darden North

Jackson author Darden North was at a literary conference when the phrase "five manners of death," in reference to natural causes, accident, suicide, undetermined and homicide, truly stuck with him.

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Inspiring Kids to Create

With canvases, brushes, papier mache, bottle caps—and sometimes balloons—the instructor for the city's annual Allison Wells Summer Arts Camp, Cindy Presley, focuses on creating pieces that inspire participants to create ...

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Lizz Winstead

When writer, producer and comedian Lizz Winstead visited Jackson in 2015, she wasn't in town for a stand-up show or filming a segment for "The Daily Show," which she co-created, ...

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Picnicking for ‘Jubilee’

Margaret Walker Center Director Robert Luckett says that it is remarkable that author and poet Margaret Walker, who was an African American woman, chose to live her life in Jackson, ...

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Elvis Has Entered the Building

The Tony Award-winning musical "Million Dollar Quartet" comes to New Stage Theatre on May 30 to present a piece of rock history.

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Diana Howell

After graduating from Mississippi State University with her bachelor's degree in liberal arts, Diana Howell, then Diana Palmerton, and her soon-to-be husband, John Howell, moved to Jackson In 1991 and ...

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