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Where the Pearl River Flows

Environmental groups and downstream communities in Louisiana and Mississippi are keeping a sharp eye on any proposed levee or lake project in Jackson, such as the current "One Lake" strategy, due to potential impacts of damming water further south.

City & County

Gate Debate Rankles City Council, Again

Distressed residents from the Villages of Northpointe in far northeast Jackson gathered at the Jackson City Council meeting on April 18 to address Councilman President Tyrone Hendrix on his lack of support for a gating ordinance that has dawdled for ...


Kira Cummings

Artist Kira Cummings pulls out several wire insects with wings made of colorful beads. To make them, she says she takes a big piece of wire and wraps it around a frame many times, and then adds the beads.

City & County

Chokwe A. Lumumba for Mayor

Chokwe Antar Lumumba's strong national presence will bring recognition and resources from outside Jackson to help raise our stature as a progressive and creative capital city that appeals to young people and innovators.


‘Jackson’: Exploring Reproductive Health in Mississippi

In June 2012, Maisie Crow came across a story on the website Jezebel about Mississippi's House Bill 1390, which newly elected Gov. Phil Bryant had signed into law that April.

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Music Listings

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Alumni House - Pearl Jamz 5:30 p.m. free

Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Voyage 8 p.m. free

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Drago’s - Johnny Barranco 5:30 p.m. free

Duling Hall - Turkuaz w/ Organ Freeman 7:30 p.m. $15 advance $20 door

Fitzgerald’s - Chris Gill & Jesse Robinson 7:30 p.m. free

Hal & Mal’s - New Bourbon Street Jazz Band 6 p.m. free

Johnny T’s - Akami Graham 5 p.m. free

Kathryn’s - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6:30 p.m. free

Pelican Cove - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m. free

Shucker’s - Sofa Kings 7:30 p.m. free

Table 100 - Andy Henderson 6 p.m. free