Poke Salad Revue — Issue #45

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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Poke Salad Podcast: Episode 55 (March 22, 2017) everythingandnothing.typepad.com

First of the Sunset Concert Series set for the Ross Barnett Reservoir this spring. Beautiful night! Somm on Netflix. Preview Day at MSU. Heading for Seattle. Crawfish and fried chicken. Podcasts. Audiobooks. (All of the best things in life!)


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Easter Egg Hunt Opportunities at Mississippi State Parkswww.mdwfp.com
Join us for family fun this April with Easter Egg Hunt opportunities at several of our state parks. Participating parks include: Lake Lowndes State Park, Tishomingo State Park, Roosevelt State Park, G.P. Cossar State Park, J.P. Coleman State Park.

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Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration — South ms200south.org
Celebrate the state of Mississippi’s 200th anniversary celebration with a 2-day festival highlighting South Mississippi’s history, culture and advancements.

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7 Things You’re Missing In Biloxi, Mississippi www.southernliving.com
The charming town of Biloxi has lots to offer those who’d like to take a little trip to the Gulf Coast. With gorgeous scenic views, a fantastic art museum, and some of the best seafood around — you’ll want to stop and stay awhile. Go on a shrimping expedition, tap into your Jimmy Buffett side, and even cook your catch for dinner at local restaurants.


Coast Seafood and Brew launch party at the Beau Rivage wxxv25.com

It’s fresh. It’s local and now, it’s all yours.

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Shuckers and March of Dimes team up for fundraiser www.milb.com
Shuckers and March of Dimes team up for fundraiser

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Vote for the Best Burger on the Coast eatmscoast.com

This March, Eat MS Coast is going mad for BURGERS. You nominated your favorite burgers and we took the top 32 and matched them up in head-to-head competitions!

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Jackson named fattest city in Americawww.clarionledger.com
According to the study, Jackson is also the number one city in the nation for diabetes.

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Vote for Your Favorite Steak in Jackson eatjackson.com
This March, Eat Jackson is going mad for STEAK. You nominated your favorite steaks and we took the top 16 and matched them up in head-to-head competitions! Over the next 4 weeks, you’ll vote for your favorite steak in each head-to-head competition. Whichever steak wins will move on to the next round!

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Unleash Your Wild Side at “NatureFEST!” On April 1, 2017www.mdwfp.com

Unleash your wild side at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science at “NatureFEST!” on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.

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15 Best Things to Do in Jackson, MSvacationidea.com
Plan a weekend trip to Jackson, Mississippi to explore its museums, historic buildings and restaurants.

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Ole Miss museum readies exhibition honoring Mississippi painter Kate Freeman Clark www.oxfordeagle.com

The largest exhibit in more than two decades featuring works by acclaimed Mississippi painter Kate Freeman Clark is set to debut March 28 at the University of Mississippi Museum. “Lasting Impressions: Restoring Kate Freeman Clark” includes more than 70 paintings from the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery and several artifacts from the Marshall County Historical Museum.

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The Sky’s the Limit for Oxford’s One Stop Shop on the Way to Sardis Lakehottytoddy.com
Skymart has been a staple in Oxford for decades… it strives to be a one-stop-shop for everyone… especially those traveling to Sardis lake

The South

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Drew Brees and Matthew McConaughey Amazing Race Raffle www.celebritiesforcharity.org
The Brees Dream Foundation focuses on improving the quality of life for cancer patients, and provide care, education and opportunities for children and families in need.

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Savannah’s Hot Spots: A Surging Tide gardenandgun.com

Travelers have always flocked to this charm-laden river city, and nowadays there are more reasons to visit than ever

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Charleston’s New International African American Museum gardenandgun.com

Meet Michael Boulware Moore, the man behind the new museum that will illuminate the South’s African American history

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The South’s 38 Essential Restaurants www.eater.com
The dining rooms, shacks, and counters that define America’s most vibrant culinary region

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Gummy bear giant set to open its first U.S. factory money.cnn.com
German gummy maker Haribo announced on Thursday that it will open its first U.S. factory in Wisconsin.

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World Meteorological Organization Cloud Atlas Updated With New Clouds for First Time in 30 Yearswww.newser.com
Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a … volutus, or is that an asperitas? If you’re not sure what kind of cloud you’re seeing above your head, consult the World… Science News Summaries. | Newser

Bob Dylan Reveals What Sinatra Told Him About Blue Eyes

Bob Dylan opened up about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, and others in a rare and lengthy interview posted to his website Wednesday, the… Celebrity News Summaries. | Newser

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First Single Released From New Chuck Berry Album www.americanbluesscene.com
First Single Released From New Chuck Berry Album

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Mario Batali’s Advice to Young Chefs: Study Liberal Arts First www.seriouseats.com
I have been dying to get Mario Batali, whom I have known for more than a quarter century, on Special Sauce since I first dreamed up the idea for our podcast, more than a year ago. And, when all you serious eaters listen to Mario on this week’s episode, you’ll know why. The man is funny, smart, hyper-articulate, and both thoughtful and thought-provoking.



Passionately curious.

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