Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Country Music Star Riley Green Puts on Free Concert at Mississippi State Fair / Ann Cabot Stockett

Reese Carwile was excited to attend the Mississippi State Fair. The concertgoer from Oxford, Miss. has been a fan of country artist Riley Green for a number of years and has even attended a number of his performances artist in the past. However, Green’s concert Oct. 12 at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson was unlike any of the prior

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Carver Commodore Rocks Mississippi College / Noah Drewes

Mississippi College students gathered in the bowl outside the student life center October 8 for an evening of food and music, as the university’s student engagement board booked Alabama indie rock group Carver Commodore for an evening performance.  The night opened with a stripped down seven-song-set from an MC student band led by senior Naomi Taylor. The currently unnamed trio

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MC’s Music Department Stages New Production in Fall 2021 / Gracie Lee

After almost a year without musical productions, the music department at Mississippi College is producing an afternoon of opera scenes. Auditions took place on Friday, Sep. 3, with Nicholas Perna, associate professor of voice and voice pedagogy, planning to direct. 2021 marks his seventh year on staff with MC. He has directed previous musicals for MC, including She Loves Me

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A Monsterous Journey / John Mark Pinter

Ever since she was a child, Lindsey Williams has loved developing stories in her head. Williams, now a Mississippi College junior, forged that passion into a reality with her first self-published series of books, Monsterous. Currently, there are two main titles: Monsterous: Part One – Everything Out of the Ordinary, and Monsterous: Part Two – The She-Monster.  Inspired by Mary

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 Therapeutic Center Offers Arts Opportunities to Less Fortunate Adults / Gracie Lee

The Wood Activity and Therapeutic Center at 111 Clinton Boulevard has been the location of exercise classes, music making, and art daytime programs since 2013. It serves as a therapeutic center for individuals over 50 years old, and others over six with developmental, physical, or cognitive disabilities. According to their website, their motivation is the “purposeful use of recreation services

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Student-Directed Play Auditions Kick Off Theatre Season / Gracie Lee

         Students with a dramatic flair are welcomed to audition for the radio play of It’s a Wonderful Life by Dr. Phyllis Seawright, assistant professor of communication, and students of the play directing class. Audition dates are tentative but will likely require actors to prepare a short monologue and read excerpts from the script. Seawright plans to hold the auditions the

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Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Society Members Begin Fall Activities / Gracie Lee

Alpha Psi Omega is the national theatre society that students can participate in at Mississippi College. Their purpose is, in short, to allow students to benefit from and contribute to the society, while participating in theatre-related activities at the university. The club offers a chance for new members to be inducted in the fall and spring semesters. Induction is not

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Annual Arts and Music Festival Returns to the Brick Streets / Gracie Lee

After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Red Brick Roads Arts and Music Festival is returning to the brick streets of Clinton. The festival will begin on the evening of Friday, Aug. 27 and continue on into Saturday. Attendees can expect to see music and art showcases of all kinds, including local songwriters, on-site painting, craft markets, and a

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