summer arts camp

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Registration now open. Don’t miss our special free art workshops for all creative young people who love learning something new and being ahead of the class! We’ve got some very special guests coming! Camp begins July 6th and ends July … Continued

Destination: Improvisation

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Scene from 2016 Summer Arts Camp, summer arts enrichment program, with composer/guitarist, Kelvyn Bell teaching jazz improvisation to children at Amite County High School in Liberty, Mississippi.

Mississippi Blues Dance Party & Contest

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Authentically broke-down blues & dance/contest party when Mississippi meets Harlem, a fundraiser, Monday, June 25, at 6:30pm in Harlem. LIVE BAND: former DeFunkt members – guitarist, Kelvyn Bell and bass guitarist, Melvin Gibbs; Living Colour percussionist Will Calhoun; saxophonist /harmonica … Continued

What’s in a poem?

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When we tell the kids in The Gloster Arts Camp that they must write a poem, their eyes roll around in their heads like giant marbles. And the sucking of teeth begins in rhythm, like a bunch of cicadas on a hot summer night. “Do we have to?” They groan.

We Are Bringing the Arts To Town

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July 8th, 2015 Ebony Noelle Golden: Ending day two of #theglosterproject meditating on cultural resilience, integrity, accountability, humility, community, and intergenerational service. I’m so thankful to be able to work with people who I consider friends and family. If you … Continued

It’s HOT here in Mississippi!

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July 3, 2015 The first thing you notice in Mississippi is the heat and the constant threat of violent storms. You also notice the lushness. Everything thick with greenness. Time slows down. You’re on the road all the time. The … Continued