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Mississippi Museum of Art presents Nick Cave: FEAT.

Through February 16

Mississippi Museum of Art

Jackson, MS

Exhibition of 17 works examining the artist’s socially engaged practice. The survey of Nick Cave’s (b. 1959) work includes sculpture, video, and installations providing visitors with a range of immersive interactions with color and sound that bring to light issues of our times. For more information visit msmuseumart.org or call 601-960-1515.

DeSoto Arts Council presents “The Freedom Rides: Journey”

Through February 22

DeSoto Arts Council

Hernando, MS

Featuring photographs of the Freedom Riders journeying from Anniston to Jackson and their attempts to integrate interstate transportation. For more information visit desotarts.com or

call 662-404-3361.

Grammy Museum Mississippi presents

Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music

Through August 30

Grammy Museum

Cleveland, MS

Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music will take visitors on a journey through the history of women in country music, from the early years and post-World War II, to the emergence of Nashville as a country music mecca.  For more information visit grammymuseumms.org or call 662-441-0100.

A Taste of Soup and Art Exhibit

February 1                

Carrollton Community House

Carrollton, MS

11:00am – 12:30pm

A Taste of Soup and Art Exhibit showcases 6 soups for tasting and art work of local artists. A cookbook containing the soups is included in the ticket price. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance.  For more information visit

www.VisitCarrolltonMs.com and click on A Taste of Soup or

call 662-237-6910.

Mardi Gras Parade & Masked Ball

February 8

Aberdeen, MS

Mardi Gras Parade at 2:00pm in Downtown Aberdeen. This family friendly event includes bands, floats and more. The Masked Ball is at 6:00pm at the Stevens Auction Company Gallery.

Call 662-436-1003  for more information.

Disney’s Lion King Jr.

February 8 – March 8

Panola Playhouse

Sardis, MS

Directed by Daniel Thompson. Lion King Jr. tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king. For tickets visit panolaplayhouse.com or call 662-487-3975.

Celine Dion

February 9

FedEx Forum

Memphis, TN

7:30pm

For tickets visit Ticketmaster.com.

The Beach Boys

February 11

Orpheum Theatre

Memphis, TN

7:00pm

For tickets visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-3000.

Hernando Krewe Mardi Gras Ball

February 15

The Gin in Nesbit

$100 a ticket. Ticket includes beer, wine, light food and live music. Black tie optional, masks required. For tickets call 901-517-5132.

Tickets can be purchased at Bancorp South on Commerce St., Hernando Library and the Hernando Chamber of Commerce.

Patti LaBelle

February 15

Horseshoe Casino

Tunica Resorts, MS

8:00pm

For tickets visit Ticketmaster.com.

Comedy Laugh Fest

February 16

Landers Center

Southaven, MS

7:30pm

Featuring Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Earthquake and more. For more information visit landerscenter.com,

call 662-470-2131 or visit Ticketmaster.com.

An Evening with Elizabeth Heiskell

February 21

Corey Forum Holmes Community College

Grenada, MS

6:00pm

Fun and food go hand in hand as the Grenada Garden Club serves hors d’oeuvres while Elizabeth Heiskell delights with farm to table tips. Sponsored by Wade, Inc. For ticket information call 662-809-0753 or visit Grenadagardenclub@gmail.com.

31st Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

Visits, Vittles & Vines

February 27-29

Natchez, MS

Fo more information visit colin.edu/community/natchez-literary-and-cinema-celebration.

Indigo Girls

February 28

Germantown Performing Arts Center

Germantown, TN

8:00pm

For tickets visit gpacweb.com or call 901-751-7500.

Michael Carbonaro Live!

February 28

Gold Strike Casino

Tunica Resorts, MS

8:00 pm

The show is jam-packed with audience interaction, hilarious video clips and a whirlwind of mind-blowing magic performed live on stage. Purchase tickets online or by calling the Gold Strike Box Office at 888-747-7711.

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