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Celebrate Mississippi’s natural beauty by joining us at LeFleur’s Bluff State Park on April 13, 2024, for the En Plein Air Paint Competition! This event, brought to you by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and Pacesetter Gallery, will showcase 43 talented Mississippi artists as they paint scenes of their choosing throughout LeFleur’s Bluff State Park. more
Adrianne Penny paints houses. The Hazlehurst native has moved a bit with her Presbyterian Minister husband, Robert, and she’s taken her paintbrush and watercolor tools with her on each stop. With a lifelong love of art, she’s made a lifetime of putting her artistic paintbrush to work and enjoying every stroke.  more
Just as spring flowers bloom every year, Robert Pickenpaugh of Pickenpaugh Pottery makes his signature clay flowers in time for the season but this year be a particularly special run. more
Chad Mars has been painting seriously for a decade, but he doesn’t use a brush. Instead, he finds his artistic tools at places like Lowe’s. His talents are “organizing the accidents into something that makes sense,” he says. more
Thanksgiving and Christmas are filled with food, fun and family, and decorating your home can be as simple or as complex as your imagination.  more
Most looked at the derelict 100-year-old structure for sale in Ridgeland’s Old Town Railroad District and saw a costly remodeling or even a demolition. more
A story is behind every canvas Sanders McNeal paints. Those stories are told one brushstroke at a time. more
You wouldn’t know it by looking at his 6-foot-1-inch tall, muscle-bound 270-pound-frame of a center for the Mississippi College Choctaw football team but Sam Ingram with his thick jawline and beard has always considered himself to be a shy person.  more
Brent Varner remembers sitting in an old country church watching his grandfather, Louis Varner, lead a congregation in singing such traditional hymns as “The Old Rugged Cross” and “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder.” more
“I am good with clay, I’m not that good with words,” is one of the first things out of Moni McKee’s mouth when asked about her love of ceramics. more
Fran Nause Riddell was selected to be one of only 25 merchants to represent their products in the 2020 National Republican Convention in August. more
The Mississippi Museum of Art  is presenting Leonardo Drew: City in the Grass, a participatory, public art sculpture that invites viewers to engage directly with the work, the space it occupies, and one another while maintaining a social distance. The Brooklyn, NY-based artist considers the work complete when people interact by sitting, standing, and walking on or around it, disrupting the “do not touch” directive at most public art installations and sculpture parks. more
In Bruce Springsteen’s 2016 “Born To Run” he extolls the powers of a well-tuned bar band saying that though they might not be able to articulate it, any truly battle-tested bar band worth their salt is capable of incredible feats that land at the intersection of group psychology and music theory and he says these masters play weekly gigs, often for peanuts, in restaurants and barrooms and concert halls across the country nearly every night and certainly every weekend. more
There’s something special about small towns in Mississippi that enables them to produce some of the most talented individuals to ever grace the national stage. The city of Canton is no … more
With a father in the Navy, Gluckstadt visual artist Sarah McTaggart Adcock moved around a lot in her younger years. more
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