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Mississippi Roads eases down to our featured town of Louin to hear the sounds of master instrument maker MB Green. Then we visit Bob Jackman of Brandon, who has built quite a collection of model cars. We close the episode by learning how one man’s junk is transformed into art by metal sculptor and Louin resident, Dave Heflin.Read More
Mississippi Roads travels to the Dudie Burger Festival in the town of Tupelo. Mr. Arthur Davis sings the praises of fried chicken at the Old Country Store in Lorman. We escape the hustle and bustle of city life at the Forest Retreat down in Amite County and we get our motors running at the Blue Suede Cruise in Tupelo.Read More
Host: Gene Edwards Guest(s): Anthony Grooms, Ravi Howard, Dedra Johnson “I was black long before I was a writer,” jokes novelist Anthony Grooms. He joins acclaimed African American novelists Ravi Howard and Dedra Johnson as they talk of everything from choosing their stories to marketing their work. Gene Edwards hosts.Read More
Host: Gene Edwards Guest(s): Beth Ann Fennelly, T. R. Hummer, James Kimbrell "All speech is rhythmical. Poets just pay more attention to where the accents are," according to Beth Ann Fennelly. She joins T. R. Hummer and James Kimbrell at the Writers' roundtable as they ponder poetry. Gene Edwards hosts.Read More