Mississippi Arts Hour – Mississippi Folklife

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, we are airing an archive show in memory of the late Clinton-based sitar player Vish Shenoy. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

MAC to Host Mississippi Traditions Exhibit at the Carnegie Public Library in Clarksdale

In partnership with the Carnegie Public Library, the Mississippi Arts Commission will host an exhibit celebrating featured artists on the new Mississippi Folklife Directory website www.msfolkdirectory.org. The exhibit features the work of five traditional artists around the state, including Alan Kolodny (tatter and jewelry maker), Janice Mitchell (quilter), Vish Shenoy (sitar player), Paul Gore (sign painter), and Sharde Thomas (fife player).