Posts Tagged ‘Betsy Bradley’

Julian Rankin says restaurant-fundraiser could return

Julian Rankin is the public relations coordinator for the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Museum in downtown Jackson recently was the site of two temporary, “pop-up” restaurants by renowned chef Robert St. John. Proceeds from that project benefitted local charities. Q — What can you tell us about the process that led to Robert St. […] [...]

Civic and arts leaders rallying to give aging Thalia Mara a fix up

It’s said Jackson’s Thalia Mara Hall hasn’t got a bad seat in the house. But seats that are in bad shape? Those are about as plentiful as the number of days that make up the Broadway run of the “Phantom of the Opera.” Since its opening in 1968 as the Jackson Municipal Auditorium, the City-owned […] [...]

A touchup for Thalia Mara

It’s said Jackson’s Thalia Mara Hall hasn’t got a bad seat in the house. But seats that are in bad shape? Those are about as plentiful as the number of days that make up the Broadway run of the “Phantom of the Opera.” Since its opening in 1968 as the Jackson Municipal Auditorium, the City-owned […] [...]

Mississippi photographer/ writer Franke Keating dies at 95

Greenville’s Franke Keating, known world-wide as one of the most celebrated photographers for National Geographic, died Friday in Atlanta at 95. Keating had lived in Atlanta recently with her son, Dr. John Keating, since her health had begun to fail. “She was a special lady,” Greenville realtor Betsy Alexander said. “It is a sad day […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Art Garden a great opportunity for people to come together

Hindsight is a funny thing. We say it is 20/20. In the present, however, we have the opportunity to look at a current project and know that 10 years down the line, observers are going to look back and say they consider The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art one of the biggest […] [...]

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