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Local List: Rita Brent

When local comedienne Rita Brent is not touring the southeast for her standup comedy, she is out and about in Jackson. Here are her top nine favorite local places.

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Coffee and Prose

A building at the corner of West Street and Millsaps Avenue sits seemingly undisturbed, appearing like just another vacant one in midtown Jackson. However, there's more than immediately meets the ...

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A Galaxy in a Jar

I love to browse through images from the Hubble telescope. It gives such a cool view of space and all that happens in it. Those photos often inspire my work ...

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Frances "Franny" Fortner: Reaching a Higher Truth

Eighteen-year-old Frances "Franny" Fortner, a Jackson Academy senior who passed away in May after her car hit an unsecured manhole cover, often wore a necklace that said "higher truth."

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Local List: David Lewis

If you've been out and about around Jackson, chances are you may have seen David Lewis, who recently became manager of the Arts Center of Mississippi. Here are his top ...

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Around the World in Jackson

Through Kidi-Zen Multicultural Art Camp at Jax-Zen, children in the Jackson metro area learned about the culture, art, food and more of different places around the world, including Japan and ...

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beheard.world

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, performance troupe beheard.world will perform in Jackson for its first show on a five-city tour through cities along the Great Migration Trail, or the path of ...

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Mississippi’s Giant Literary Party

This year's fourth annual Mississippi Book Festival is bringing more authors and books to children by reaching past the Jackson area.

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Inking Along

Art supplies do not always have to be pricey. Did you know you can make alcohol ink with just a few household supplies and things you probably have on hand? ...

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The City of Jackson May Win $1 Million to Fund Public Art

The City of Jackson could win $1 million to fund public-art installations from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge.

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FLEET: Inspiring Jackson’s Creative Professionals

“The only thing that separates an artist and a creative professional is that you get paid for what you do, and if you want to get better, you can come, ...

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Shining Neon Lights

The Mississippi Children's Museum will host its fifth annual Neon Night on Saturday, July 14, from 8 p.m. to midnight. The summer fundraiser for the event is open to visitors ...

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Of History and Craftsmanship

Over the 40 years since its founding, the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi has grown from just a few craftspeople to 359 members, 80 percent of which reside in Mississippi, and ...

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Maximus Wright, ‘Lola’ and the Future of Local Film

Maximus Wright’s entry into the entertainment world began with a question: Why can’t Mississippi be a destination for film and TV? About six years ago, his daughter, Jaime Wright, approached ...

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Marble Masterpieces

Whether you like coffee, painting or just need something to put stuff in, mugs can come in pretty handy. Sadly, sometimes they can look a little boring. Why not make ...

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