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Construction tour of downtown Jackson hotel shows shape of future

By JACK WEATHERLY Mike Burton loves to point out the subtleties of the Jackson Westin as he conducts a walking tour of the hotel under construction. Such as the walls of the ground-floor passage from the east-facing lobby that are on a slight angle for a few paces, then an inset and another angled wall and so on, till the ...

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Shooting begins in Jackson for biopic on James Brown

JACKSON — Filming is underway in Jackson for the James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” Extras arrived last week at Thalia Mara Hall, where they were transformed into fans from concert scenes in various time periods. Details of the productions are being kept under wraps, but Trish Hoffman, executive producer of the film, said filming is going great. Hoffman tells ...

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Mississippi Ballet to celebrate 50th year with NY City Ballet's Stars of American Ballet

The official announcement won’t come until a Sept. 17 press conference but The Mississippi Ballet says it will kick off its golden anniversary celebration on Sunday, Nov. 3, with a Thalia Mara Hall performance by t, a touring company comprised of principals & soloists from New York City Ballet. They will be performing four pas de deux by George Balanchine, ...

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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 hall has been home to ...

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Read the March 19 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — “CROWD-FUNDING” Small businesses, artists turn to social media to raise capital. By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> Tradition planned community attracting growth: Development is state’s largest — by Becky Gilette >> HOPE Credit Union makes Utica permanent stay: Locals look forward to financial services — by Ted Carter >> POLITICS & BUSINESS: Bill eliminating provisions blocked in ...

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