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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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    • 3.0 • 8 Ratings

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.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Nasheet Waits and JD Allen

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Nasheet Waits and JD Allen

    Larry Morrisey talks with Nasheet Waits and JD Allen, two New York City-based jazz musicians with family roots in Mississippi. Waits and Allen talk about their years as students of music and their hopes for building community with music. They recently played a series of performances and master classes in Jackson as part of a grant program bringing jazz professionals to the south.
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    • 43 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Lauren Rhoades and Ellie Banks

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Lauren Rhoades and Ellie Banks

    Leslie Barker talks with two new MAC staff members, Director of Grants, Lauren Rhoades, and Communications Director, Ellie Banks. Lauren and Ellie will tell us about their work at the Arts Commission and how they express their creativity.
    In the photo, Lauren Rhoades is on the left and Ellie Banks is on the right.
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    • 44 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Iheoma Nwachukwu

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Iheoma Nwachukwu

    Lauren Rhoades talks with fiction writer Dr. Iheoma Nwachukwu, a recipient of one of MAC's highly competitive artist fellowships. They talk about Nwachukwu 's writing style and influences, and his journey from growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, to playing professional chess, to now teaching as an assistant professor at the Mississippi University for Women.
    Photo by Chinenye Nwachukwu.
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    • 47 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Adam Trest

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Adam Trest

    Sarah Story speaks with visual artist and illustrator Adam Trest. Adam is an artist from Laurel, Mississippi, known for his southern folk art style. He is represented by the Caron Gallery, a Mississippi Art Gallery with locations in both Tupelo and Laurel. Most recently, Adam illustrated the New York Times Bestselling children’s book The Lantern House with friend and cohost of HGTV’s Hometown, Erin Napier. He has also released a collection of paintings, Mississippi: Lost and Found, currently on view at the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (MAX) in Meridian.
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    • 42 min
    An Arts Hour Extra!

    An Arts Hour Extra!

    Poetry is alive and thriving in the Magnolia State! On the Mississippi Poetry Podcast you’ll hear poets sharing their work, telling their stories, and offering tips to help listeners flex their poetic muscles. In this episode, poet, performer, and educator Treasure Shields Redmond joins host and Mississippi Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce for a conversation about voice, form, and how the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer has shaped her work. 
    A resource for educators and community groups can be found here: https://arts.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Podcast-Supplement_Redmond.pdf

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    • 15 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Adrienne Domnick

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Adrienne Domnick

    Leslie Barker talks with Adrienne Domnick. Adrienne is a visual artist, curator, and community leader in Jackson. A champion for contemporary artwork in the Deep South, she owned and operated AND Gallery in the Midtown District and has presented over a dozen exhibitions and public artworks around the city. Adrienne also works as MAC’s Systems Administrator.
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S. ,

Great Way to Learn About the Arts

I enjoy this show very much. I always learn something new about the arts in my home state. It also forces me to think about the arts in new ways. If you love people, learning and the arts; this is for you!

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Big fan

I’ve really enjoyed hearing stories of the many creative treasures we have in Mississippi! Very inspiring. Keep up the great work. Thank you!
-Hayden G. Hall