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Bringing Art to Life

On April 10, attendees at the Mississippi Museum of Art's 2015 spring benefit may experience a sense of deja vu as they take in the sights and sounds.

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John Waters' Rich, Warped Pageant

Having spent nearly a half-century fighting against "the tyranny of good taste," cult filmmaker, actor, writer and artist John Waters has managed to earn fame and respect of the fully ...

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The New Captain America

As part of a tour that included museum exhibits, film festivals and the 2011 New York Comic Con, software analyst and cartoonist Singh presented a lecture, "Cartoons, Turbans & Superheroes: ...

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Reviving the Urban Wall

A flock of rainbow-colored birds suddenly appears on the left side of the street when you round the bend on East Amite Street, heading toward the intersection of West Capitol ...

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You’re a Good Man, CB

Playwright Bert V. Royal, who wrote the screenplay for the 2010 romantic comedy "Easy A," wanted to pay tribute to "Peanuts" so he took the world of Charlie Brown and ...

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Outside of Celebrity

In 2007, Kevin Sessums' "Mississippi Sissy" (St. Martin's Press, $24.95) became a best seller. The book opened our eyes to the life of a boy touched by tragedy, feeling like ...

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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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