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Mississippi Arts Hour

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Each week, members of MAC's staff host The Mississippi Arts Hour, a radio program broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's FM and digital radio networks. The show features interviews with Mississippi artists, musicians, craftspeople, and others involved in arts and culture from around the state.

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Each week, members of MAC's staff host The Mississippi Arts Hour, a radio program broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's FM and digital radio networks. The show features interviews with Mississippi artists, musicians, craftspeople, and others involved in arts and culture from around the state.

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Mississippi Arts Hour

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Each week, members of MAC's staff host The Mississippi Arts Hour, a radio program broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's FM and digital radio networks. The show features interviews with Mississippi artists, musicians, craftspeople, and others involved in arts and culture from around the state.

Rank #1: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Remembering Floyd Shaman

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Remembering the late artist and sculptor Floyd Shaman of Cleveland this week. The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel recently sponsored a show of Shaman’s work. Larry Morrisey attended the exhibit opening and recorded memories of the artist from his family, friends and former students.

Aug 05 2019

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Rank #2: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Roger Stolle

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Larry Morrisey visits with Roger Stolle, the owner of Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Arts in Clarksdale. He talks about his latest book, "Mississippi Juke Joint Confidential," which recounts his experiences working with some of the legendary juke joint owners, musicians, and characters, including Red Paden of Red’s Place in Clarksdale and Willie “Po Monkey” Seaberry of Po Monkey’s Lounge near Merigold.

Oct 08 2019

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Rank #3: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Chris Offutt

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Larry Morrisey talks with Oxford-based writer Chris Offutt about his new novel, Country Dark. The book is set in Eastern Kentucky in the early 1960s and follows the story of a young moonshine runner and his family. Offutt grew up in the region and the novel was a way for him to delve into the huge changes that took place in Appalachia during the 1960s and 70s.

Jun 04 2018

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Rank #4: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Hank Burdine

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Malcolm White interviews Hank Burdine, Mississippi Delta writer and bon vivant. He is the author the new book Dust in the Road: Recollections of a Delta Boy, a collection of his stories from Delta Magazine. The book features a forward by 2019 Governor’s Arts Award recipient Julia Reed and an epilogue by Richard Grant.

Nov 12 2018

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Rank #5: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Harrison Scott Key

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Larry Morrisey visits with writer and humorist Harrison Scott Key. A native of Rankin County, Key currently teaches at the Savannah School for Art and Design. His latest book, “Congratulations – Who Are You Again?” is a memoir of his time learning to be a writer, from his earliest attempts at trying to write through to the endless book tour he took on to promote his first book.

Dec 03 2018

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Rank #6: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Jane Hearn

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Larry Morrisey speaks to Jane Hearn, the editor of “A Past That Won’t Rest,” a new book of Civil Rights-era photography. The photographs were taken by her late husband Jim Lucas, who worked as a freelance photojournalist while attending Millsaps College. They are compelling photos that mostly have never been published.

Aug 27 2018

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Rank #7: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Anne O’Hara /Barbara-Ann Carver-Hunt

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Malcom White talks to artists Anne O’Hara of Jackson and Barbara-Ann Carver-Hunt of Sumrall. The artists are featured in a partnership between the Mississippi Library Commission and the Mississippi Arts Commission to showcase artists adjudicated through MAC’s annual Visual Artist Fellowship Grant program. They talk about their artistic influences and their style of art.

Jul 30 2018

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Rank #8: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Chris and Rachel Myers

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Melody Moody Thortis, Arts-Based Community Development at MAC, talks with Chris Myers, principal and architect at Cooke, Douglass, Farr, Lemons and Rachel Myers, Director of the Museum of Mississippi History. Melody spoke with Chris and Rachel about their deep passion for the state of Mississippi and the beauty of of community, creativity and the arts.

Jul 09 2018

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Rank #9: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Michael Farris Smith

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Larry Morrisey talks with Oxford-based writer Michael Farris Smith about his latest novel, The Fighter. The book follows the story of an aging cage match fighter from the Mississippi Delta who is dealing with the effects of his years in the ring.

Apr 23 2018

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Rank #10: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Barry Leach

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Malcolm White talks to longtime Jackson-area musician Barry Leach. They discuss how he learned to play guitar, his musical influences and being a guitar teacher.

Sep 10 2018

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Rank #11: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Tricia Walker

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Malcolm White talks to Tricia Walker, singer/songwriter and former director of the Delta Music Institute at Delta State University. The two talk about Tricia’s storied career, which includes writing songs for Faith Hill, Patty Loveless, Kathy Troccoli and Allison Krauss, who won a GRAMMY® for “Looking In The Eyes Of Love,” co-written by Tricia. As part of the show, Tricia also talks about and plays a few songs from her latest album "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter Eye."

Sep 30 2019

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Rank #12: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Arden Barnett

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Malcolm talks to Arden Barnett, owner of Ardenland, a Jackson-based entertainment company. Arden got his start in the music business at Hal & Mals in the 1980s. The two longtime friends discuss live music and Arden’s work as a promoter, producer and music presenter.

Oct 08 2018

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Rank #13: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Alan Sibley

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Larry Morrisey visits with bluegrass musician and bandleader Alan Sibley from Ackerman. Sibley has been playing music professionally since he was a teenager. He and his band are the hosts of “The Bluegrass Trail,” a new show on the RFD-TV cable network. In addition to performances by Sibley and the group, they have a guest band spot, where they showcase up and coming bluegrass groups from the Southeast.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #14: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Richard Chenoweth

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Malcolm White interviews Pascagoula restaurateur Richard Chenoweth, owner of Scranton's Restaurant and Catering.

Dec 10 2018

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Rank #15: The Mississippi Arts Hour | John Howell

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Malcolm White interviews John Howell, actor, founder of Fondren Theatre Workshop, and teacher at Whole Schools Initiative-affiliated Casey Elementary.

Jul 16 2018

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Rank #16: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Jonathan Miles

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Malcolm White talks to journalist and author Jonathan Miles. They talk about Miles time in Oxford, his career as a journalist and free-lance writer and his latest novel

Apr 30 2018

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Rank #17: The Mississippi Arts Hour | David Lewis

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Melody Moody Thortis talks to David Lewis, project specialist for the Greater Jackson Arts Council. The two speak about public art, creative placemaking and using the arts as a tool to empower communities

Jun 18 2018

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Rank #18: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Dominic Lippillo

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Turry Flucker speaks with Dominic Lippillo. Dominic is among nine visual artists from around the region receiving a State Fellowship from Atlanta, Georgia-based and MAC‘s regional partner South Arts. In addition to Mississippi, this year’s recipients represent Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Dominic Lippillo's work questions the role of photography by making digitally constructed images that address notions of space versus place, memory, and experience. Selections of his collaborative work are included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Photographic Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; and the University of North Dakota. His work has been published in Don't Take Pictures, Exposure, Daily Serving, and The Eye of Photography

Apr 09 2018

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Rank #19: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Leslie Ann Barker

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Melody Moody Thortis talks to MAC’s new Director of Arts-based Community Development, Leslie Ann Barker. Originally from Clinton, MS, Leslie recently moved back home to Mississippi after spending the past 13 years working with communities in Memphis, TN. They talk about Leslie’s background in and passion for theater and community engagement.

Aug 13 2019

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Rank #20: The Mississippi Arts Hour | Rebekah Stark Johnson

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Melody Moody Thortis talks with cellist and executive director of the Hattiesburg Arts Council, Rebekah Stark Johnson. Melody and Rebekah speak about learning and performing cello, engaging communities through the arts and some of the newest projects sponsored by the Hattiesburg Arts Council.

Sep 23 2019

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