Mississippi Arts Hour – Kendra Allen & Becky Hagenston

This week on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah Story interviews two authors, Kendra Allen and Becky Hagenston, that will be at the upcoming MS Book Festival on August 20 in Jackson, MS, at the Mississippi Capitol. It is free and open to the public. Visit msbookfestival.com for more details. 

Mississippi Arts Hour – Kiese Laymon

This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah talks with award-winning author Kiese Laymon. The two talk about their home state, Laymon’s newly revised and repackaged book “Long Division.” This Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Mississippi Arts Hour – Annette Trefzer

This Sunday on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with Annette Trefzer, professor of literature at The University of Mississippi and author of the new book Exposing Mississippi: Eudora Welty’s Photographic Reflections. They discuss Eudora Welty’s work as a photographer and Annette’s fascinating research in the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Welty Collection. 

Chris Espinsosa XYZ

Chris Espinosa XYZ is an arts integrated teaching artist, improv-storyteller, and author. He uses improv comedy to sharpen creativity, develop critical thinking skills, and inspire students to write a narrative, […]

Drew Stark

A Starkville, Mississippi native, Drew Stark is an actor and theatre educator. He graduated with a BA in Music at the College of William and Mary in Virginia and studied […]

Patricia Suzan Carreras

A seasoned teaching artist in drama, Patricia Carreras uses puppetry, pantomime, and rhythmic stories to excite, engage, and inspire confidence in children of all ages. She is a specialist in […]

Sherry Norfolk

Sherry Norfolk is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed storyteller and teaching artist, performing and leading residencies and professional development workshops across the United States and Southeast Asia. Co-author of Storytelling Strategies for […]

June Caldwell

Harpist June Caldwell is a composer, arranger, and performer. She enjoys playing a variety of musical styles, from traditional, classical, and mood music, to rock, pop, blues, jazz and ragtime.  […]

Rebecca Jernigan

Rebecca Jernigan is an award winning storyteller who uses her experience as an actress and playwright to bring to life classical and original literature. She has performed and offered workshops […]

Galen Mark LaFrancis

Audiences have sighed, laughed and cried, sometimes in the same few minutes of Galen LaFrancis’ presentations “In Their Boots: Voices of Our Soldiers” and “In Their Boots: Voices of Our […]