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Bill Abel – “Kokomo Blues”

The Bill Abel Band performs at the 2014 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic, an annual festival held to nurture and honor the unique musical traditions of north Mississippi. This song was popularized by Mississippi Fred McDowell whose recordings and rare public appearances outside of north Mississippi brought the hill country sound to new ears in […]

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Mississippi High School Film Competition 2015

The 2015 Mississippi High School Film Competition will take place on Saturday, April 18th in Tupelo. The competition is designed to promote the art of filmmaking to Mississippi High School students involved in film and television classes, film groups or individual filmmaking. I am proud to be participating again this year as a judge. The […]

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UA Three Minute Thesis Documentary to Air

WVUA-TV will broadcast the “Three Minute Thesis Competition: University of Alabama 2015″ documentary on Feb. 22 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on March 1 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The competition was held in November. The Three Minute Thesis competition helps doctoral students share their research with a large, diverse audience, […]

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Duwayne Burnside at the 2014 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic

Duwayne Burnside performs at the 2014 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic, an annual music festival which celebrates the rich heritage of north Mississippi music traditions. Duwayne is the son of legendary north Mississippi musician R.L. Burnside and his wife, Alice Mae. He has been a frequent performer with the North Mississippi Allstars, operated music venues […]