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City & County

City Wrap-Up: Thalia Mara's Cheap(er) Seats, Lakeland Costco Officially Dead

Thalia Mara Hall has seen some ups and downs in the past year. The down times have included a nearly yearlong construction period as Jackson's opera house underwent a $5 million makeover.

Politics

Cochran Stumps for Support from Black Voters

Republican Sen. Thad Cochran spoke to about 50 people at a downtown Jackson campaign event sponsored by All Citizens of Mississippi, a political action committee that has bought ads promoting him to black voters.

Person of the Day

Laura Uzzell

An uncommon sport finds a star in Jackson State University student Laura Uzzell. The sophomore recently attended an international course in bowling that is sure to propel her into greater athletic successes.

Music

HanaLena: Hardworking Women

Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby of the country-bluegrass duo HanaLena (formerly known as Nash Street) are two of the busiest young performers from Mississippi.

Books

Stories of the South

Since 1989, the Eudora Welty Writer's Symposium has hosted southern authors at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. The symposium provides a platform for authors specializing in southern fiction or scholarship about the South to voice their work, along ...

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Victor Wainsright 9 p.m. free

Bonny Blair's - Alan Williams 8 p.m.

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

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads Duo noon; Live Music 6 p.m.

Capital Grill - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 8 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

F. Jones Corner - The Blues Man 9 p.m.; Sherman Lee Dillon & the Mississippi Sound midnight $10

Fenian's - Davis Coen

Fitzgerald's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Brian Jones

Georgia Blue, Madison - Jim Tomlinson

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

The Hideaway - Truck Patch Revival

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Steve Deaton Three 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Bill & Temperance 7 p.m.

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

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - Dave Jordan & The NIA 10 p.m.

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

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Old Trace Park, Ridgeland - Smokin' on the Rez feat. Mr. Sipp & Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz, etc. 5 p.m. ardenland.net

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

The Penguin - Henry Rhodes & The Mo' Money Band

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

Shucker's - Faze 4 8 p.m. $5; Triple Threat (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Flowood - Acoustic Crossroads 7 p.m.

Soul Wired Cafe - MINDgasm Erotic Poetry feat. DJ Cannon 8:30 p .m.

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

University Place - Flirt Friday

The Yellow Scarf - Young Valley 9 p.m.