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‘We Back Laughing’: RaDeazy Herrin Drive Brings Comedy to Picayune

After a three-month hiatus, Herrin Drive Entertainment of Picayune, Miss., will host the “We Back Laughing” comedy show on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, as a means of celebrating the new year and healing through laughter.

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Galey’s Pictures Prompt ‘Adventures in the Imagination’ at The MAX

Even the standalone illustrations from Chuck Galey spark stories, igniting the imagination with a crackling warmth of character, narrative and action.

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CAPE Publications, Meals That Heal and The Village at Livingston

Husband and wife Yasmin Gabriel and Eric Collins opened Meals That Heal together with their friend Detrice Roberts and chose Aug. 29 as the opening day because it coincides with the Haitian Revolution, a successful insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in what is now Haiti.

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‘The Ripper Gene,’ a Serial Comic about Serial Killers in Mississippi

This year, music artist Jason Turner has tapped into his passion for visual art to collaborate with Michael “Ted” Burczynski, pen name Michael Ransom, to create a serialized comic of the latter’s debut novel, “The Ripper Gene.”

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Greater Jackson Public Art Tour

Whether you’re new to the metro or are looking for something to do, the Jackson area features a number of vibrant public artworks you can soak in at your leisure.

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The Beacon Spotlights Local Art and Vendor Creations, Supports Community

Longtime artists Nicole Wyatt Jenkins and her husband, Jason Jenkins, own and operate The Beacon, an art-supply store that also sells a variety of local vendor-produced goods.

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Connecting Local Knitters through Common Thread

Judy McNeil, the owner and manager of The Knit Studio, has recently entered her 13th year in service to local creatives.

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Burrow Yourself in ‘The Fox Cave Chronicles’

When the pandemic shut down businesses and offices in March, Felicia Hobson was in the middle of changing jobs. She found herself out of work and searching for something to do.

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Prissy Paintbrush Studios Presents Paint 2 Go

Prissy Paintbrush Studios, a Ridgeland-based business that Hope "Prissy" Mallard opened in 2013, offers the increasingly popular Paint 2 Go kits that allow customers to unleash their inner artist within the safety of their homes.

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Azha Tattoos: Helping Others Tell Their Stories Through Body Art

Azha Sanders has worked as a licensed tattoo artist for 11 years and currently works at Forged True Tattoo in Brookhaven. The Kosciusko, Miss., native moved to Jackson when she was 13 years old, and she has held a passion for art her whole life.

Greater Jackson Public Art Tour

Whether you’re new to the metro or are looking for something to do, the Jackson ...

Azha Tattoos

Azha Sanders has worked as a licensed tattoo artist for 11 years and currently works ...

'Constant' Exhibit by Eli Childers

Collaborating with other local artists, Eli Childers organized the "Contant" exhibit, which protests against racial ...

Certifiable Studios

Certifiable Studios, a gaming and creative studio founded five years ago by Jesse Labbé and ...

Frances Fortner Gallery

Scott Allen recently painted a mural in honor of Jackson Academy senior Frances Fortner, who ...

Bright Lights Belhaven Nights 2019

Each August, people from the Jackson metro area gather at Bright Lights Belhaven Nights to ...

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 ...


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.