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Claudia Cartee offers a studio filled with incredible art. Claudia's pottery is entirely handmade, both wheel-thrown and hand built. Cartee is an active member of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi.
This facility is an Arena, Convention Hall, and Theatre, located directly on US Interstate 55, only fifteen minutes south of Memphis International Airport and twenty minutes from downtown Memphis, Tennessee. Landers Center hosts such events as concerts, boxing, basketball, and is home of the Mississippi RiverKings Ice Hockey team and the Mid-South Fair.
Laurel Little Theatre is a community theater group that puts on four or five productions each year. Housed in the Arabian Theater in Historic Downtown Laurel, Laurel Little Theatre offers productions that will please the entire family!
Painted by Delta artist Cristen Craven Barnard, musician and artist Jay Kirgis and others in 2000, these murals depict musicians from the Leland area, including Jimmy Reed, Little Milton, Eddie Cusic, Willie Foster, James "Son" Thomas.
Little Jr. Parker sang in gospel groups as a child, and played on the various blues circuits beginning in his teenage years. His biggest influence as a harmonica player was Sonny Boy Williamson, with whom he worked before moving on to work for Howlin' Wolf in 1949. In 1950, he was a member of Memphis's ad hoc group, the Beale Streeters, with Bobby 'Blue' Bland and B.B. King. Ike Turner signed him to Modern Records label where he came to the attention of Sam Phillips. He had a string of hits before his death on Nov. 18, 1971, at age 39, during surgery for a brain tumor.
The Marie Hull Gallery features regional and local exhibitions in a variety of media. There are six exhibits during the school year from September through mid May. The gallery is located in the Katherine Denton Art Building on the Raymond Campus and is handicap accessible.
Tree trunk transformed into a sculpted work of artby chain saw artist David Perez in the form of a 6 foot high and 4 foot wide carving of Jesus. Directions: Turn north on to Cowan Lorraine Road, cross railroad tracks, take left on to 5th Street, then turn right on to Silver Ridge Road, 3rd house on the right. Pull into the property and park.
1927 school house restored into a cultural center. Performing arts theatre, classrooms for art and education, culinary cafe, history museum and more.
In 1954 Lee and Pup McCarty began what was to become an award winning pottery business. The McCarty's are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.
One of the South’s oldest subscription-based community theatres was founded in 1932. It has grown to be Mississippi’s largest community theatre, welcoming over 22,000 theatre-goers each season. It was chartered as a non-profit arts organization in 1965.
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