Poke Salad Revue — Issue #18
It’s wild. It’s Southern…and it grows anywhere there’s sun! Stay tuned each week for new episodes with Shawn and Kelly and the Poke Salad Podcast at www.pokesaladpodcast.com.
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Shawn tries out Local 463 in their new place. Mississippi begins tornado relief efforts in the Pine Belt — and you can help too. Mississippi Save the date for Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival, April 1–2, 2017 at the Renaissance at Colony Park. Mississippi residents could be able to stay in…
Why are Mississippi’s small-town newspapers thriving? — www.clarionledger.com
Mississippi, a state with 82 counties, has 89 weekly newspapers. They exist to inform their readers — whether they like the information or not.
A bill moving through the legislature could require all Mississippi schools to teach cursive.
Abolishing Arts Commission gets closer to House floor — www.clarionledger.com
One of two committees to which a bill consolidating the arts commission was referred passed the bill
Press Room in Capitol Free and Open, for the Moment — www.jacksonfreepress.com
The status of media access to parts of the Mississippi Capitol has been unclear so far this legislative session.
Gourmet treat shop plans Main Street opening — starkvilledailynews.com
The Pop Porium — a gourmet popcorn and concession shop — plans to open downtown at 119 E. Main Street in mid-February or early March.
When women’s Mardi Gras season krewe first rolled, the crowds were furious — www.mardigras.com
Ridicule, U-boats and the ‘first lady of Mardi Gras’
The bayou pharaoh: Remembering King Tut’s New Orleans reign — www.nola.com
Part of a tricentennial series looking back at the people and events that made New Orleans.
Le Petit at top of its game with stellar ‘Jelly’s Last Jam’ — www.nola.com
Bearing a blockbuster cast, a hot jazz orchestra, sizzling dance moves, and an eye-popping production, “Jelly’s Last Jam” is not to be missed.
Mickalene Thomas, one of the country’s most celebrated contemporary artists will soon have her first solo exhibition in New Orleans at the Newcomb Art Museum on the uptown campus of Tulane University.
T.G. Solomon entrepreneur award nominations due Feb. 10 — www.nola.com
Awarded annually since 2015, it recognizes individuals who have achieved success as entrepreneurs while dedicating themselves as engaged citizens in our community.
Seeking St. Joseph Altars: Submit details for Times-Picayune guide — www.nola.com
Tell us who is sponsoring/creating the altar and the dates and times that the public may view the altar.
Whether you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind gift or you’d simply like to spend part of your weekend supporting local artists, consider strolling through the Arts Market of New Orleans.
Style only goes so far. But sometimes “so far” is a long, long way.
Following an explosion at International Paper in Cantonment, Fla., one local group is investigating the impact the chemical black liquor could have on the environment.
The Southeast Tourism Society has named “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green a Top 20 event in the southeast for June 2017.
Petition Started To Have Atlanta’s Migos Replace Lady Gaga For Super Bowl LI Halftime Show — www.hiphopdx.com
A petition is circulating to have Migos and other Southern rap acts replace Lady Gaga at Super Bowl LI with André 3000 performing the National Anthem.
Drew Brees’ love of games like the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown is all part of his everyman appeal — www.theadvocate.com
The NFL needed Drew Brees in this Pro Bowl.
Podcasting and other forms of on-demand digital audio are growing. Edison Research reports that, based on a survey conducted in January and February 2016, an estimated 155 million Americans over 12 had listened to some form of online radio in the preceding month, and 57 million had listened to a podcast.