Exhibitions: Choctaw Expressions in conjunction with Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes

Today, Native American contributions are often overlooked or forgotten. But what remains are the negative stereotypes. In this joint exhibition, Choctaw Expressions highlights the culture of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and brings awareness to the stereotypes Native Americans face every day. The Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes exhibition represents …

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1st Saturday: Fish Tales

Yes, we’re celebrating the popular pastime of fishing! 1st Saturday: Fish Tales, in conjunction with the opening of the Jugline exhibition, includes The Walking Catfish, written and Illustrated by Ke Francis, large woodcut prints, and ephemera related to print and book making. Schedule of Events: All Day   Fishing for Artists 10am–Noon   Make + Take Workshops …

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Movies at The MAX: Bruce Almighty

How often do we complain about life? Join us as we finish this summer's film series with the official voice of God, Morgan Freeman. After complaining to God about doing a terrible job, Bruce Nolan, played by Jim Carey, is given the chance to be God. Nolan is given almighty powers for a week and …

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Exhibition—From Couture to da’ Streets: The Fashions of Patrick Kelly + Cross Colours

2155 Front Street, Meridian

From Couture to da' Streets celebrates Patrick Kelly and TJ Walker, two men who used their adversities to channel their creativity into something greater than themselves. Walker and Kelly are both native Mississippians (Kelly from Vicksburg and Walker from Toomsuba) who became successful fashion designers in spite of the adversity they faced as African Americans. …

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