Mississippi Arts Hour
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Andrew Bryant
Lauren Rhodes talks with musician Andrew Bryant about his new album PRODIGAL. They discuss how Andrew’s lived experiences and Mississippi roots turned into songs. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
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The Mississippi Arts Hour| 2024 Governor's Arts Awards50:59Highlights of the 2024 Governor's Arts Awards ceremony held at the Two Mississippi Museums in Jackson on February 8, 2024.
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Patti Golden45:28Kristen Brandt talks with Gulf Coast-based writer Patti Golden. Patti left her twenty-five-year legal career behind to move abroad, and during her extensive travels, she began her new career as a full-time writer. Her mystery novels are influenced by her travel journals as well as her adventures sailing across the Gulf Coast and beyond. She is now the author of five books, including four thrilling mystery novels and a new work of nonfiction that uses her personal experiences to provide insight into the world of sailing through a woman’s eyes.
The Mississippi Arts Hour| George Bassi42:36David Lewis talks with the George Bassi. George is the Director of the Lauren Rogers Museum in Laurel, Mississippi. In the conversation, they talk about the unique and moving history of how the museum came to be, the impact that the Building Fund for the Arts has had on the Museum, and the current 100th anniversary celebration of the Museum's collection. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
An Arts Hour Extra!13:36Poetry 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 January Gill O'Neil joins host and Mississippi Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce to talk about the poetry of place, the importance of getting the details right, and her favorite month (not the obvious one). A resource for teachers or community leaders can be found here: https://arts.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Podcast-Supplement_ONeil.pdf
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Earl Poole Ball01:11:50Larry talks with American singer-songwriter, pianist, music producer, actor, and 2024 Governor's Arts Awards recipient Earl Poole Ball. Earl talks about his exciting and extensive career as a musician. He shares stories about the many well-known artists he has worked with, including Johnny Cash!
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Cedric Burnside46:45Maria Zeringue talks with GRAMMY Award winning Hill Country Blues musician and a 2024 Governor's Arts Awards Recipient, Cedric Burnside. Cedric talks about growing up in North Mississippi and his mentors, including his grandfather R.L. Burnside, his father Calvin Jackson, and blues legend, Junior Kimbrough. Cedric also discusses life on the road, his prolific discography, and the future of the genre. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Brent Funderburk46:23David Lewis talks with educator and visual artist, Brent Funderburk, a 2024 Governor Arts Award Recipient. An artist known for his exuberantly hued water media paintings as well as energetic teaching and lectures, Brent Funderburk is a Charlotte, North Carolina native who has worked as a teacher/administrator for three universities in three states over 40 years. From a robust life of art practice and travel, Funderburk has researched, produced, exhibited, and lectured passionately, working from life and in the studio in Starkville, Mississippi If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Peter Zapletal46:07Kristen Brandt talks with the award-winning puppeteer Peter Zapletal, a 2024 Governor Arts Award Recipient. Peter talks about his journey as a puppeteer working on stage and television. Peter recently retired as the director of the Puppet Arts Theatre, a professional touring theatre company. Peter is also a five-time Emmy Award-winning puppeteer through his work at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Rachel Dangermond45:01Lauren Rhoades talks with Rachel Dangermond, owner of 100 Men Hall, a 2024 Governor Arts Award Recipient. 100 Men Hall is one of the few physical landmarks still standing on the Mississippi Blues Trail, a rare African American landmark in the South, and today operates as a living museum and testament to its past, present, and future. Rachel Dangermond has kept the spirit of the Hall alive by providing a space to celebrate cultural diversity through performances on its historic stage. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast