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Andrew Bucci’s Explorations of Place: Exhibit to celebrate centennial of Vicksburg artist’s birth

By SHERRY LUCAS • Photos by MARK GEIL To travel with Andrew Bucci, by way of the paintings he left behind, is to tap into the cool patterns, joyous colors and energetic buzz of the environments, and see them with new eyes. “In His Element: Andrew Bucci’s Explorations of Place” opened Sept. 3 at the …

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Bobby Rush

Written and photographed by KAREN PULFER FOCHT A musical journey well-travelled      He sings about being in love with big, fat women, being henpecked and broken-hearted, about cheating women, chicken heads, and porcupine meat. Entertainer and at age eighty-eight, Mississippi bluesman Bobby Rush will say or do just about anything to make his audience laugh. …

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Lee Harper—Meticulous and Mesmerizing

By SUSAN MARQUEZ  • Photography by LOGAN KIRKLAND and courtesy of the artist Miniaturist Lee Harper has captured the essence of some the Delta’s most treasured places with uncanny detail and accuracy      The world of Lee Harper is magical and miniature. Her artwork consists of perfect scale models of treasured places in Mississippi, …

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