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Mississippi Blues in France

What's a Mississippi Blues Trail marker doing in France?

This week Brandi Katherine Herrera, the American artist behind poetic flummery, will travel to the marker in Cahors and seek out the Mississippi roots of the rich blues culture in France. Follow her journey at and ‪#‎southbysud‬!

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Q&A with Author Jamie Kornegay

Turnrow Book Co. owner Jamie Kornegay recently published Soil, his debut novel, a darkly comical story about an idealistic young farmer who moves his family to a Mississippi flood basin, suffers financial ruin—and becomes increasingly paranoid he’s being framed for murder. 

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Randy Watkins' Golf Road Trip

We asked former PGA TOUR player Randy Watkins to take us on a road trip to some of his favorite courses, restaurants, and friendly diversions. His three-day itinerary recommends several of the finest places to play, stay, and dine around the state. 

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Zoo Day 

Saturday, March 7 | Jackson

Jason Turner Live in Concert, Spring Fling Dance Party, Animal encounters, Bounce houses, and Story Time with Guest characters: Curious George, Junie B Jones, Lyle Lyle Crocodile, and Ladybug Girl. Face painting, Robert Day the Magician, Games and Crafts, Story time with Wendy Edlund, and Jackson Showboats Basketball.


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Sketching the Civil War

Garden & Gun Magazine

Before the war photographer came the war illustrator. More than 85 drawings from Civil War battlefields and barracks are on display at Mississippi Museum of Art through April 19th.


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These 15 Mississippi Bars Will Make You Want to Stay Until Last Call

Whether you're looking for a pub, lounge, or dive bar, you'll find a great spot to grab a drink. 

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Tupelo: Southern charm reigns in King's hometown

The Tennessean

Great feature on what to see in Tupelo: The Elvis Presley Birthplace, the Tupelo Automobile Museum, The Natchez Trace, and more.


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