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

    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
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Dan Splaingard and Scott Barretta (Hush Puppy Music Coop)

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Dan Splaingard and Scott Barretta (Hush Puppy Music Coop)

    This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Leslie talks to Dan Splaingard and Scott Barretta about the Hush Puppy Music Coop. Join us for our conversation about this unique community-driven organization that brings live music to Greenwood. 
     
    The Mississippi Arts Hour airs Sundays at 5 p.m. CST on MPB Think Radio. You can also listen through your favorite podcasting app.


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    • 47 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Hector Boldo and Jacqueline Wooton

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Hector Boldo and Jacqueline Wooton

    David Lewis sits down with Hector Boldo and Jacqueline Wooton. They talked about their work as artists, Hector's mural works in Hattiesburg, their joint endeavor with Tom Boldo to create the Mississippi Latinx Art Association and their new gallery Nuestro Arte. Hector and Jacqueline shared how they wound up in Mississippi and the importance of their community's support of the arts. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 45 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Gerry Wilson

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Gerry Wilson

    Lauren Rhoades talks with author Gerry Wilson, whose new novel That Pinson Girl follows a young mother in a rural North Mississippi community, against the backdrop of the deprivation of World War I and the 1918 influenza epidemic. A seventh generation Mississippian, Gerry Wilson grew up in the red clay hills of the north. Her short story collection, Crosscurrents and Other Stories, was nominated for the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Fiction Award. On the Arts Hour, Gerry talks about her journey to becoming a writer, her years as a high school English teacher, and, of course her new novel. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 45 min
    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Jimmi Mayes

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| Jimmi Mayes

    Maria Zeringue talks with musician and drummer Jimmi Mayes. Originally from Jackson, MS, Mayes has had a successful career playing professionally all over the world with legendary performers such as Little Walter, Joey Dee and the Starliters, Jimi Hendrix, and many more. In addition to his musical output, Mayes wrote a memoir about his life, titled: "The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars." This past year, he was awarded a Folk Arts Fellowship from the MS Arts Commission. They discuss these topics and more of Mayes' life on the road. 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| 2024 Patrick Parker

    The Mississippi Arts Hour| 2024 Patrick Parker

    Larry Morrisey visits with writer Patrick Parker from McComb. He is the co-author (along with renowned outdoors writer Ernest Herndon) of Paddleways of Mississippi, a new book on University Press of Mississippi that presents an overview of the state’s rivers and their accessibility to canoers and kayakers. In addition to descriptions of paddling conditions, the book also contains histories of local communities, the authors’ encounters with other “river people,” and stories of their canoeing/kayaking adventures on the rivers. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB.  https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast.  
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    • 32 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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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

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