Arts & Culture

From Mississippi makers to fashion to Southern culture, we explore life in North Mississippi and beyond.

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A Work in Practice

At Magnolia Grove, a bell chimes every half hour. With every chime of the bell, silence washes over the monastery. Sister Doi Nghiem greets visitors with a smile, and tells them to think of the person who means the most in their life, perhaps it’s his or her mother.

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Gracie Jiu Jitsu

At 56, Larry Pinson has no problem rolling with people half his age or even younger. The owner of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Pinson is no stranger to martial arts, having studied and practiced various styles since he was a teen. But jiu-jitsu is relatively new to his arsenal, which includes taekwondo and hapkido.

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Level Up & Be Selfish

Since 2006, Jaquana Sykes has had big plans. Back then, she was a business marketing major at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. For a class project, she had to create a marketing plan for a business. Instead of picking someone else’s business, she created her own. Well, almost. It was still just a plan. She kept it in her pocket to pull out when she would be ready to open the doors, but she took measures to make it an LLC and start saving. But even in college, she knew what she wanted: a one-stop shop for all things good health.

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Whatever Floats Your Boat

In a world as fast-paced as ours, it can be hard to find time to relax. And when you finally get around to carving out time for yourself, it can be harder still to shut your brain off. “I’m too busy,” or “I can’t sit there and do nothing for that long,” are all too familiar excuses, but these are the people who need it the most.

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Stretch It Out with Bliss Yoga

In a world as fast-paced as ours, it can be hard to find time to relax. And when you finally get around to carving out time for yourself, it can be harder still to shut your brain off. “I’m too busy,” or “I can’t sit there and do nothing for that long,” are all too familiar excuses, but these are the people who need it the most.

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