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Writing ‘Desperation’

Many great books start from a small idea. Columbus, Miss., author Michael Farris Smith's latest novel began with a single image: a woman and her child walking down the side ...

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Montage: A Wealth of Dance Perspectives

“Stories can come from many, many different perspectives. And if you broaden it up to different genres, then it’ll outlive you."

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This Is Enrichment

Each year, Jackson area residents get to learn something new with Millsaps College's Community Enrichment Series.

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Best of Jackson 2017: Urban Living

High Heaven Trampoline Park, which received the most votes for 2017's Best New Addition to Jackson, is a kind of wish-fulfillment factory to the vertically challenged among us.

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Best of Jackson 2017: Community & Culture

In the world of Top-40 radio, Y101 is one of the stations that stands out, and not just because it earned two Best of Jackson titles, Best Radio Personality and ...

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'La La Land' Ties 'Titanic' and 'All About Eve' for Most-Ever Oscar Nominations

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" landed a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, while a notably more diverse field of nominees brushed off two straight ...

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Peter Zapletal, Jewish Cinema Mississippi

Peter Zapletal is in his third year of reviewing films for entry into Jewish Cinema Mississippi's annual film festival, but this is his first year to co-chair the event, along ...

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Joshua Davis: Colors and Cartoons

Art has been in Joshua Davis' life ever since he was little. He started drawing when he was 4 years old.

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A Space for Experimental Art

A large geometric shield sits in a corner, the word "SUBMIND" projected on it. Local artist daniel johnson, who does not capitalize his name, stands in front of a crowd ...

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Ben Matheny: Mississippi Made

Actor, writer and film producer Ben Matheny isn't shy about his pride for his Mississippi roots.

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Tales From the Vault

“The purpose is for people to come and interact with the museum, and interact with each other. (They) might feel empowered to make their own art, (and) leave feeling more ...

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Give Local

'Tis the season for giving gifts, so why not shop local during this holiday season? Here are some fun ideas from local businesses.

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Saint Nick’s Swamp Tour

For the folks at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, nothing says Christmas time like coming face to face with bayou critters.

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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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