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Jackson Indie Music Week, a week-long series of concerts, showcases, panels and parties featuring creators of all genres, partners with the Cool Kids of Third Coast Radio to host “The Culture Concert” in Halle and Mal’s in downtown Jackson Friday, Jan.14. Photo courtesy of Jackson Indie Music Week

Jackson Indie Music Week, a week-long series of concerts, showcases, panels and parties featuring creators of all genres, partners with the Cool Kids of Third Coast Radio to host “The Culture Concert” in Halle and Mal’s in downtown Jackson Friday, Jan.14.

Artists featured at Concert Culture include Akeem Ali, Coke Bumaye, Allie Baby, Mookey Montana, Big Josh and Navihon. Tickets will cost $ 20 at the door and are available in advance for $ 15 on thecultureconcert.eventbrite.com. Doors open at 8 p.m. and start of the show at 9 p.m.

In addition to the concert, Jackson Indie Music Week will be hosting events throughout Jackson from Monday January 10 through Monday January 17. The week’s events will cover everything from rock, hip-hop, EDM and blues to indie movies and videos. . Venues will include the Mississippi Museum of Art, Downtown Martin, One Block East, Kemistry Sports Bar & Lounge and more.

For more information and a full schedule of events, visit jxnindiemusic.com.

Women for Progress hosts Kwanzaa celebration

Women for Progress of MS, Inc., will host its annual Kwanzaa Celebration in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the two Mississippi Museums on Sunday, December 26, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday celebrated from December 26 to January 1. Dr Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga, professor of black studies, created the event in 1966 to honor the values ​​of ancient African cultures and inspire African Americans who worked for progress. , states the Women for Progress of MS website. The name of the event comes from the Swahili expression “matunda ya kwanza”, which means “first fruits of the harvest”.

The Two Mississippi Museums event is free and open to the public and will feature food, shows and more. For more information, send an email [email protected] or visit the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page.

Soule ‘Cafe arrives in Jackson

South Carolina-based Soule ‘Cafe will open a new location in downtown Jackson inside the Regions Bank Commercial Building (210 E. Capitol St.) by early January 2022.

The Soule ‘Cafe menu includes boba tea, iced or hot Matcha lattes, smoothies and mixed drinks, Chai tea, lemonade, smoothies, soda spritzers, cakes and more.

For more information, visit soulecoffee.com or follow the cafe on Facebook or Instagram.


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