A Bulldog in a Skirt

When she was at the top of her game, rapper Eve called dibs on the title “Pitbull in a Skirt.” Now Jackson’s own Ashley Lewis can lay claim to the top “Bulldog in a Skirt,” only she’s serving up drinks instead of rhymes. Voted Sexiest Bartender in 2015 Best of Jackson contest, Lewis has been ferociously mixing up drinks that have kept customers coming back to The Bulldog (6111 Ridgewood Road) for the past three years. Continue reading A Bulldog in a Skirt

The Mississippi-Nashville music connection

Les Kerr's Liner Notes

This marker is located at 1111 16th Ave. S., Nashville This marker is located at 1111 16th Ave. S., Nashville

The list of Mississippi musicians and songwriters who have made their way to Nashville over the years would almost stretch the length of the Natchez Trace. The Mississippi Country Music Trail recognized that legacy on June 4, 2015 by unveiling the Mississippi to Nashville marker on Music Row. It was a treat to attend the event acknowledging a path I am proud to have taken in 1987 when I followed the footsteps of fellow Mississippians who moved to Music City to pick, sing and write.

Of particular significance is that the Music Row marker is the first one on this trail planted outside of Mississippi. Visit Mississippi director Malcolm White said that Mississippi Blues Trail markers have been erected in Chicago and even Europe, but this is the first out-of-state plaque on the Country Music Trail. It was a treat…

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Jackson Zoo Gets New Artwork & Signs

West Jackson

final traffic box

On Thursday, June 11th, the traffic signal box that is located on the corner of Capitol St. and Parkside Dr. was unveiled to the community. Over the past two weeks, the art work was completed by Brittany Calhoun. Ms. Calhoun is a native Jacksonian, attended Power APAC and graduated from Murrah High School. She chose JSU because of their art department. She is currently a Junior at JSU majoring in Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting.

The traffic signal box was painted with a zoo theme that includes a tiger, giraffe, zebra, and a parrot. The artwork really brightens up the corner of the Jackson Zoo and is breathing life into the Capitol Street Corridor. In addition to the new painting, the Jackson Zoo has also had new directional signs put up around the city. Below is a picture of just one the new signs.

This project was spearheaded…

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Ain’t Nothin’ But The Birthplace Of The Blues

The South is the birthplace of the blues, and Public Broadcasting Station’s “Blues Road Trip” describes the Mississippi Delta as the genre’s emotional heart. So, inherently, a certain amount of pressure goes along with producing a musical revue about the blues in the Magnolia State. Nevertheless, New Stage Theatre tackles that tough number with “It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues.” Continue reading Ain’t Nothin’ But The Birthplace Of The Blues

E-Reader’s Rack Vol 7: Fantasy, Romance and Then Some

Chanda Hahn
Descended from the Brothers Grimm, young Mina has inherited her ancestors’ unfinished business. Now she must find a way to resolve their incomplete fairy tales before a terrible curse destroys her… A glittering read with over 8,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.
Category:  Teens/Fantasy
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OOTD: Bring On The Sun

 Looking for some hassle-free romance this summer? Step into this cool and breezy look and grab a good book. “Love Will Find a Way” is an emotional and romantic story of love and family penned by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy. Kindle price $0.99.
OOTD: Bring on the sun

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