Next Stop, Mississippi
The New (1903) Capitol
Today we’ll feature some historical places and current events! MPB recently featured the state capitol in its bicentennial documentary series - a thread through time. Brenda Davis and Kathy Broom join us today for more on the history of the capitol. The Mississippi Museum of the Delta’s contribution to the state’s bicentennial includes a Traveling Exhibit ; we’ll find out more about that. Plus, there’s a special Mississippi Freedom Summer exhibit at the Oren Dunn City Museum in Tupelo, the popular play – A Raisin in the sun is running at the Biloxi Little Theater, and Terrence Wells will tell us about his art show - The Things I’ve Been Hiding.
Next Stop MS | New Year, New Adventures
We made it through one of the toughest years in our lifetime and now it’s time to hit the road for the New Year!!We’ll start our trip in Jackson for the Mississippi Home Show Jackson and speak with Susan Hogue, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Stages Mississippi,and end the trip with Brad Franklin, Founder and Executive Director of the 6th Annual Jackson Indie Music Week, "The Fastest-Growing Indie Music Festival in the South". Plus, Kamel and I will help you plan your weekend with events happening around the state.So, hold on tight for our first trip of the new year here on Next Stop MS!!
Next Stop MS | Fall Road Trip Through Mississippi!
Well, fall is officially here, the leaves are turning colors, the weather is cooler, and the holidays are right around the corner, so today we’re taking a fall road trip through Mississippi. We’ll make our first stop at the Two MS Museums and speak with Director Pam Junior, after that, we’ll head to Ocean Springs for the 42nd Annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival and end our road trip in Biloxi for Ron Meyers Christmas City Gift Show.So, hold on tight, cause we’re going on a fun fall ride here on Next Stop MS…For more information about the places and events we featured on this episode visit;http://give2mississippimuseums.com/ http://peterandersonfestival.com/ http://oceanspringschamber.com/https://christmascitygiftshow.com/
Next Stop MS| Best of MS Cities- Meridian
As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling the state letting you know about people, places that make Mississippi great! Today we’re bringing you our “Best of Mississippi Cities” series featuring the “Go Cup District” Meridian.We’ll begin our trip with Laura Carmichael, Community Development Director for the city of Meridian, after that, we’ll head to the MAX, Mississippi’s Arts and Entertainment Experience and talk with museum director, Jerome Trahan, and end the show with Meridian’s own country music singer/songwriter, and acoustic guitar player, Daniel Houze, So hold on tight for the Best of Mississippi Cities here on Next Stop Mississippi.For more information on the City of Meridian, the MAX and Daniel Houze visit these links below:https://www.meridianms.org/https://www.msarts.org/https://www.facebook.com/danielhouzemusic/