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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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    • 3.4 • 10 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.
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    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Boyce Upholt

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Boyce Upholt

    Larry Morrisey visits with writer Boyce Upholt. He writes articles on the natural world for a wide range of publications. Upholt has just published “The Great River,” a book on the history of man’s attempts to control Mississippi River. The book includes looks at the mound builder civilizations who built along the river, through the steamboat era and to today. Upholt examines the damage to the Mississippi from various efforts to control it over the years and its ability to change and adapt around the controls.. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 47 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Remembering Janice Mitchell

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Remembering Janice Mitchell

    Maria Zeringue revisits a conversation from 2022 with two traditional artists – quilter Janice Mitchell and tatter and jewelry maker, Alan Kolodny. Janice and Alan were both part of the exhibit, Mississippi Traditions: An Exhibit Celebrating Featured Artists of the Mississippi Folklife Directory. Janice recently passed away and we are sharing this episode in her memory. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 38 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Eden Brent

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Eden Brent

    Maria Zeringue talks with musician Eden Brent. A native of Greenville, MS, Eden has spent her life playing tribute to the music of the region that raised her. As a talented piano player and songwriter, she carries on the tradition of Mississippi blues and boogie-woogie through her energetic performances and recording output. Eden is also a MAC Folk Arts Fellowship awardee and has been given numerous honors by her peers in the blues community. She recently released an album of new material called "Getaway Blues." The album was recorded in London with her husband, Bob Dowell. In this episode, we discuss her new album and hear stories from Eden’s life in Mississippi music. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 44 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Jason Bouldin

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Jason Bouldin

    Leslie Barker speaks to Jason Bouldin. Jason is a portraitist who works out of his Oxford-based studio. He is also the son of portrait painter Marshall Bouldin, whose career of more than 50 years as a professional painter is being celebrated by dual art exhibitions at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel and the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 46 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Carys Glynne Snyder

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Carys Glynne Snyder

    Lauren Rhoades talks with filmmaker and FY24 MAC fellowship recipient Carys Glynne Snyder. After attending high school in Starkville, Carys graduated from Columbia University in 2019, where she studied screenwriting, acting, and art. Her short independent film “Io’s Lament,” which she wrote, produced, and starred in, won Best Homegrown Movie from this year’s Magnolia Film Festival. Carys is also a professional actor with over twenty short films under her belt. She is currently in the U.K. working on her first full-length feature film entitled “Washed Up,” which will be filmed in Cornwall. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Dent May

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Dent May

    Larry Morrisey talks with singer/songwriter (and Jackson native) Dent May. He first came to prominence as a musician while living in Oxford, but he’s currently based in Los Angeles. His new album, “What’s for Breakfast?” features collaborations with other musicians, including the singer Jordana and the group Pearl and the Oysters. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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Interesting, Engaging Guests

This podcast celebrates Mississippi’s rich arts culture with interesting guests from all artistic disciplines. I’ve learned a lot about some incredibly talented Mississippians!

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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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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

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