Mississippi Arts Hour
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Tom Kersen
Larry Morrisey visits with Tom Kersen, a professor at Jackson State University about his new book “Where Misfits Fit: Counterculture and Influence in the Ozarks.” The book looks at the distinctive culture of the Ozarks region and how it has drawn a wide range of musicians, counter-culture types and back to the land enthusiasts since it was initially settled.
Sunday, May 14, 2023
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Roderick Red
Lauren Rhoades talks with documentary film director, writer and producer Roderick Red. Roderick is also the owner of Red Squared Co, a video production and communication design firm based in Jackson. Tune in to hear more about Roderick's entrepreneurial path and unique approach to community building and creativity. If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
Sunday, April 16, 2023
The Mississippi Arts Hour| Da Terrence Roberts
Leslie Barker talks with storyteller, teaching artist, and member of the Mississippi Artist Roster, Da Terrence Roberts. Not only does Da Terrence dive into his process and the importance of stories – he also performs one! If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please consider contributing to MPB. https://donate.mpbfoundation.org/mspb/podcast
Monday, April 10, 2023
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 Christie Collins joins host and Mississippi Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce for a conversation about sound in poetry, the difference between writing and being a writer, and baby elephants. A resource for teachers or community leaders can be found here: https://arts.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Podcast-Supplement_Collins-.pdf