Mississippi Arts Hour
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Richard Kelso
Malcolm White talks with Richard Kelso, a 2020 Governor’s Arts Award recipient. Kelso is a Cleveland, Miss., native and well-known Mississippi painter whose work focuses on capturing the beauty, time and place of Mississippi’s land.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Salam Rida and Travis Crabtree
Melody Moody Thortis speaks to Salam Rida and Travis Crabtree, urban designers and long-term planners for the City of Jackson and co-owners of Jackson’s The Ecoshed, about “The Fertile Ground Project,” a winner of 2018’s national “Public Art Challenge.” They discuss their efforts to use the Fertile Ground project to bring together both local and nationally recognized artists, designers and architects to work alongside farmers, chefs, nutritionists, policymakers and community members.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Charlie Buckley
Larry Morrisey travels to Tupelo and visits with painter Charlie Buckley. They talk about Charlie’s early beginnings, starting painting when he was in elementary school and his studies in high school and at the University of Mississippi. They also discuss his current work, including his “Stacked Houses” series, which considers how changes in the climate may effect homes in the future.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Randy Bell
Malcolm White talks with Randy Bell, a veteran journalist about his longtime career in radio. The two talk about Randy’s 40+ year career, which spanned nine governors, four major hurricanes, three floods, many tornadoes, and an array of state and national elections.