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Politics

Sizing Up Jackson Races

The filing deadline for state and county offices has passed, and we have our first glimpse of the battle lines for the Aug. 4 party primaries and the November general election.

Business

Barbour to Lead Butler Snow Economic Development Firm

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.

Person of the Day

Yolanda Williams

Yolanda Williams is in her third year as a professor of directing and a production manager at Jackson State University.

Books

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 words.

Music

Bringing Back the Good

In a time when artists often make music heavily laced with electronic sounds, Stacey Winters, owner of Soul Wired Cafe, plans to bring back the good days and the good vibes to midtown with a new kind of event.

Today's Events

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Music Listings

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Burgers & Blues - Karaoke

Hal and Mal's - Central MS Blues Society (rest) 7 p.m.

Fitzgerald's - Steve Williams 8 p.m.

Julep - Joey Plunkett 7:30 p.m.

Kathryn's - Joseph LaSalla 6:30 p.m.

Kemistry - Salsa Mondays 8 p.m.

Last Call Sports Grill - I Love Mondays w/DJ Spoon $3 after 9:30 p.m.

Martin's - Open Mic Free Jam 10 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Pub Quiz

One Block East - Comedy Night Club 7 p.m.

University Place - Karaoke