Art

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Local Market Gives Artists Outlet

At first, Gabe Porter only wanted to sell his produce somewhere new and with air conditioning. It was spring 2018, and Rainbow Grocery was going bankrupt. Porter told the owners he was looking for a new venue for his small farm, A Little Time To Grow.

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UPDATED: Folk Music and Folklore in 'Bright Star'

"Bright Star" by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, which takes place in the 1920s and 1940s, is loosely based on the legend of the "Iron Mountain Baby." New Stage is performing "Bright Star" from May 28-June 9.

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Mural Magic in West Jackson

As part of the Seven Days Community Arts Festival, Cooperation Jackson commissioned 10 artists to paint murals around the themes of "Afrofuturism" and indigenous people in two west Jackson locations.

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Jacksonians Contemplate Dreams and Aspirations With 'Before I Die' Wall

The Greater Jackson Arts Council and Visit Jackson unveiled Jackson's "Before I Die" wall, a project that artist and activist Candy Chang began in 2015.

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Of Pirates and Zombies and Sherlock Holmes

When the zombie apocalypse came to small Mississippi town Ovett, people acted immediately, killing zombies and eventually throwing one of them off a bridge. As all this happened, Curtis Everitt kept his camera rolling. Everitt is the director of photography for Blair Kelly's upcoming film, "Splat," for which the bridge is one of the settings.

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Crossroads Film Festival 2019

The Crossroads Film Festival, which is in its 20th year, is April 11-13 at Malco Grandview Cinema in Madison, though some films will screen at Hal & Mal's. For more information, visit crossroadsfilmfestival.com.

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Becoming Curious Citizens

Through Curious Citizens, local creative and organizer daniel johnson wants people to activate people to find ways to participate in local government.

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"A Tale of Two Collections," JSU Creative Arts Festival and Argosy Student Aid at Belhaven

Tougaloo College is partnering with the Mississippi Museum of Art on a joint exhibition titled "A Tale of Two Collections."

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The Sweet Potato Queens Come Home

Earlier this year, parade cofounder Malcolm White asked her if she could give he and the other organizers a date for when the Sweet Potato Queens would be part of the parade. She said this year. Then, as soon as the play was ready to be licensed, she immediately called New Stage Theatre Creative Director Francine Thomas Reynolds and asked if the company would consider the production for this season.

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The Murals: A Place for Creatives

Producer Amanda Paige knew the type of business she wanted to add to the Jackson art scene: something that could bring creatives together. The result is The Murals, a business that functions as a collective where creatives like Paige can showcase their work.

Fondren After 5 - May 2

On the first Thursday of each month, people in the metro area gather in Fondren ...

Vibe Fest; Good Problems Grand Opening

On Saturday, April 20, people from the Jackson metro area gathered in midtown for this ...

"Before I Die" Wall Unveiling at Arts Center

The "Before I Die" wall, which Candy Chang conceived, prompts viewers to think over their ...

Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival

Each year, people gather at the Renaissance at Colony Park for a celebration of everything ...

Mississippi River Basin Model

The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, ...

Inside the Mississippi Craft Center

A few images from inside the Mississippi Craft Center

USA IBC Round III, Session III

Dancers performed during Round III, Session III in the USA International Ballet Competition on Thursday, ...

GOOD IDEAS: CREATIVITY

Local artists Anthony DiFatta (left) and Tony Davenport (right) sat down with JFP intern Sam Suttle to discuss their perspectives on creativity, chaos, and life.