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Report: JRA, Goree and Watkins Suspended from HUD Programs; City Must Repay $1.5 Million for Farish

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has lost faith that any progress will be made with the Farish Street revitalization project that it wants the city of Jackson to repay $1.5 million used on the project.

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Films, Flying Cars and John Krasinski

Though he is best known for his role as Jim Halpert on the hit NBC television series "The Office," John Krasinski has been in films such as "Away We Go," "Leatherheads" and "Promised Land."

Person of the Day

JoJo the Chimp

He's hairy, over the hill and still a hit with the ladies. No, I don't mean George Clooney. JoJo the chimpanzee, the Jackson Zoo's oldest primate resident, is turning 50 years old this Saturday, Sept. 20.

Art

Photamerica Blowout

After 80 weeks of traveling, and a year compiling hundreds of thousands of photos and miles of (virtual) film, Josh Hailey's Photamerica is culminating with a seven-hour, family-friendly blowout Oct. 3.

Music

Furthering the Athens Four-Piece

Athens, Ga., has incubated plenty of important musical acts in the last 40 years. With Pylon and REM as vanguards, the city proved to be especially fertile ground for stripped-down four-piece bands.

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Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Ghost Town Blues Band 9 p.m. free

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

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads noon; Cadillac Funk 6 p.m.

Capitol Grill - The Pat Ryan Band 8 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

Duling Hall - Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives 8 p.m. $30 advance $35 door ardenland.net

F. Jones Corner - Chris Sartin midnight $10

Fenian's - Young Valley

Fitzgerald's - Hunter Gibson & Ronnie McGee 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Brian Jones

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - Mustache (RR)

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

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Julep - Brian Jones 11 p.m.

Kathryn's - Acoustic Crossroads 7 p.m.

Kemistry - Music Therapy Fridays w/DVDJ Reign 9 p.m. 18+

Kingfish Grill - L.A.V. Live w/ Friday Night Laughter 8 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - The Midnight Ghost Train w/ Naught 10 p.m.

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

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

One Block East - Ladies Night w/ Third Era 9 p.m.

The Penguin - Henry Rhodes & The Mo Money Band

Pop's Saloon - Brian Austin

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

Shucker's - Bikini Frankenstein 8 p.m. $5; Triple Threat (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soul Wired Cafe - Grambling vs JSU R&B Throwdown

Top Notch Bar - The Virgo Experience feat. Roosevelt Roberts & Smokestack Lightning 11 p.m.

Underground 119 - Southern Komfort Brass Band 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday

The Yellow Scarf - Yellow Scarf Trio feat. Dwayne Armstrong 9 p.m.