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City & County

Ben Allen: Downtown Faces Setbacks, Hope

Briefing a small community gathering about downtown Jackson, including the Capitol Street two-way project, Ben Allen talked about regret.

Education

Vouchers May be Ticket Out of Public Schools for Kids with Disabilities—But is that a Good Thing?

Some students with disabilities may get a chance to leave the public school system here—but advocates and parents aren't sure it will improve their education.

Music

Joining in the Passing Parade

As with many musical ensembles, Passing Parade has morphed several times over the years.

Art

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 and stencils in one of the facility's classrooms.

Music

The Molly Ringwalds: All ‘80s, All the Time

It's strange to call a cover band "original," but the Molly Ringwalds' creative collision of 1980s music and culture—along with the band members' wild personas and stage presence—make for a rare throwback experience.

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Grady Champion 9 p.m. free

Bottoms Up - DJ, Dancing w/Special Events 9 p.m. $5 18+

Burgers & Blues - Mike & Skip 6 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

F. Jones Corner - The Blues Man 9 p.m. free; The Sorrento Ussery Band midnight $10

Fenian's - Scott Albert Johnson

Fitzgerald's - Rick & Roberto Moreira w/ Chucho Gonzalez 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Doug Frank

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - Delta Music Institute Showcase (rest); Crooked Creek (RR)

Hamp's Place - Best in R&B & Southern Soul

The Hideaway - Guilty Pleasure

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Chris Gill & The Sole Shakers 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Acoustic Crossroads 7 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - Andrew Bryant 10 p.m.

Martini Room, Regency - Ladies Night 9 p.m.

McB's - Brian Jones 5 p.m.

The Med - Jarez's R&B Night 9 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Rutabaga Jones

One Block East - Live Music 9 p.m.

The Penguin - Live Music

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Live Music 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Chad Wesley Band 8 p.m. $5; Dos Locos (deck) 10 p.m. free

Underground 119 - Jarekus Singleton 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday