A Story that Sings

A Story that Sings

The Sounds of the City with Soul     More than Words. Rising to fame in the aughts, Jackson-bred David Banner made his hard-fought mark on the world of hip-hop and beyond. While many artists are choosing to take a more socially-conscious stance today, Banner has been...

Triumphant: A Jackson, Mississippi Movement that Changed the World

In Jackson, pieces of history are around every corner. As with anyone’s past, not everything is perfect. During the Civil Rights movement, our city was a place of deep hurt, as well as a beacon of progress and change. As the doors of the Mississippi Civil Rights...

Unexpected Flavors

It’s no secret that the South is home to incredible food, full of flavor and soul. But in Jackson, our flavors go beyond that of traditional Southern comfort food. As a melting pot of unique cultures, Jackson is home to many local restaurants that infuse...
Her Kitchen

Her Kitchen

While women have been serving up incredible dishes in their own home kitchens for decades, they are now taking Jackson’s culinary scene by storm. Several of the city’s most buzz worthy restaurants have a female chef at the helm, showing a shift in an...
Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

Nestled in Jackson’s eclectic Belhaven community, New State Theatre isn’t your average community theatre. For over half a century, New Stage has served the entire state of Mississippi with its vision to entertain and illuminate its audiences. By bringing...
A City that Moves

A City that Moves

New York City. Paris. Milan. Moscow. London. One would expect to find beautiful ballet performances in these noteworthy cities – and Jackson belongs among them. When Thalia Mara – who studied ballet under Russian instructors and founded a prestigious...