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 – 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 – Marta Szlubowska

This weekend on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Larry visits with violinist Marta Szlubowska. They talk about her early musical training while growing up in Poland, her tenure as the concertmaster for the Mississippi Symphony, and her current work as a group leader and featured soloist.

Mississippi Arts Hour with Patrick O’Connor

This week, Mississippi Arts Commission Executive Director, Sarah Story, speaks with award-winning writer/director Patrick O’Connor. His most recent film about the battle over the Mississippi state flag, Look Away, Look Away, won the 2022 Erik Barnouw Award for outstanding documentary dealing with American History from the Organization of American Historians.

Mississippi Arts Hour with Guillermo “Billy” Salinas

This Sunday, Lauren Rhoades talks with Jackson-based visual artist and pastry chef Guillermo “Billy” Salinas about his experience in a Food Network baking competition, his plein air drawing practice, and his newest culinary venture, Just Vanilla Bakes. Music this week by Jackson singer-songwriter Trailand Eltzroth.