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Architects Fernanda Oppermann and Jose Herrasti will present a conference on March 28

Illustration by Jeni Emery An illustration showing North Shore Park Pavilion in North Shore, California. Fernanda Oppermann and Jose Herrasti will present a lecture at 4 p.m., Monday, March 28, at Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250, Vol Walker Hall on the U of A campus, as part of the […]

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CAAMP, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, Saba and Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums Announced as Speakers for OHIO Music Industry Summit

CAAMP The Fourth Annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit returns as an in-person event on April 5-6, 2022 in Athens, Ohio, with an option to attend virtually. The Summit expanded into a two-day event with an exciting program of in-depth interviews, panel discussions and keynote speeches throughout the two days. In addition, the Summit will […]

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Apps and oranges: behind Apple’s trademark ‘harassment’

The company has taken issue with singer-songwriters, school districts and food blogs for attempting to trademark names or logos featuring an apple, pear or pineapple. Ryan Mac reported from Los Angeles and Kellen Browning from San Francisco. March 11, 2022 When Genevieve St. John started a sex and life coaching blog in 2019, she designed […]

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Book Review: “Foreverland” – Bound Till Death

By Drew Hart Meet Heather and Bill, and this animated saga… Foreverland: On the Divine Boredom of Marriage by Heather Havrilesky. Ecco, 304 pages, $22.39. Let’s have some fun and start this evaluation of the smartest (and sometimes incendiary) advice columnist Heather Havrilesky’s wedding column with some quotes from your FC grandpa (faithful correspondent, not […]

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A book by local women authors on overcoming family tragedy

It is often said that you cannot judge a book by its cover. With Carlsbad resident Beth Thorp’s book, “ANEW Creation,” the cover is a great start. Below the title is an image of a boy in a baseball uniform swinging a bat from a left-handed stance. His arms and the bat in his grip […]

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Creative Boom launches eight exclusive new prints from leading artists and designers in its store

Participating artists include Noma Bar, Zoë Barker, Sarah Boris, Marylou Faure, Peter Greenwood, Dani Molyneux, Danielle Rhoda and Wendy Wong. They join the existing lineup which includes Maaike Canne, Luis Mendo, Murugiah, Supermundane and Haley Tippmann. Each work is available in an A3 poster, printed on the finest Giclee fine art paper and produced to […]

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Hayv Kahraman: ‘I’ve Been Brainwashed To Think Anything Euro-American Centered Is The Ideal’ | Art

In 2006, artist Hayv Kahraman moved to the United States, then occupying his native Iraq, and began painting a woman who has been an integral part of his work ever since. With parchment-pale skin, a tuft of raven hair, scarlet lips and strong eyebrows, this figure is reminiscent of the unadorned background figures of Baghdad […]

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Palm Springs Modernism Week: Everything You Need to Know | Architectural Summary

Every spring, design enthusiasts flock to Palm Springs, California for Modernism Week. After its cancellation in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the flagship festival returns this year with great fanfare from February 17 to 27. Palm Springs Modernism Week toasts the city’s wealth of mid-century design and celebrity culture, with over 350 events on […]

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The City of Santa Monica and Building Bridges Art Exchange invite the public to a Black History Reception, Art Walk on February 19

February 14, 2022 8:21 a.m. The city’s Black History Month Committee and Building Bridges Art Exchange are partnering to host an arts reception on Saturday, February 19, 2022, to feature exhibits focused on Black health and wellness. The event will take place from 2-3 p.m. at the Building Bridges Art Exchange at the Bergamot Station […]

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Painter of Hard-Edge Abstraction Dies – ARTnews.com

Carmen Herrera, a Cuban-American artist whose avant-garde abstractions gained mainstream recognition in the final years of her life, died Saturday in her New York apartment at age 106. The news was confirmed by the Lisson Gallery, which represented her for a decade. “Carmen made living, ever-changing works, even when she seemed to have reached an […]

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History: Deaf musicians take part in the Super Bowl halftime show

The Super Bowl will feature a spectacular halftime show, as usual, with some of hip-hop’s biggest names entertaining the masses while the championship-contending teams take a break. And for the first time, two of the performers are deaf. Dr. Dre added deaf stars Warren “Wawa” Snipe and Sean Forbes to Sunday’s lineup which also includes […]

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Bob Wall, martial arts master who fought with Bruce Lee, dies at 82

Bob Wall, a martial arts master who, with quick business acumen and even lighter fists, propelled disciplines like karate, aikido and Brazilian jiu-jitsu into the American mainstream, making friends and sharing the screen with the likes of Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris, who died Jan. 30 in Los Angeles. He was 82 years old. His […]

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John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. His […]

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Art Cologne director thinks Parisians made a big mistake welcoming Art Basel into their midst + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January 31. NEED TO READ University of California Returns Massacre Remains to Wiyot Tribe The remains of at least 20 members of the Wiyot tribe believed to […]

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Jonathan Brown, pioneering Spanish art historian, dies at 82

Jonathan Mayer Brown was born on July 15, 1939 in Springfield, Mass. His father, Leonard M. Brown, was an insurance agent; his mother, Jean (Levy) Brown, was a librarian. Both were avid art collectors, regularly traveling to Manhattan, where they picked up small abstract expressionist works by Jackson Pollock, Philip Guston and Franz Kline. Jean […]

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THE MUSEUM OF ART AND DESIGN AT THE MDC OPENS A NEW EDUCATION LABORATORY

Miami, January 27, 2022 – Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) to Miami Dade College (MDC) launches a new multi-purpose Education Lab on the third floor of the College Freedom Tower, National Historic Landmark. Adjacent to the Museum Galleries and designed and executed by the Miami studio AMLgMATD, the lab will host educational programs for […]

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Nicolas Cage has a pet crow who profanely insults him, of course he does

Addressing the Los Angeles Time, Cage revealed that he currently has a 4-year-old cat named Merlin, whom he called his “best friend” several times in the same interview, as well as a cat named Teegra who, according to Cage, “doesn’t give as ** *” that he is only the actor’s second best friend. (There’s no […]

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How to Watch Stephanie Land Discuss “Maid” at the LA Times Book Club

Author Stephanie Land will join the LA Times Book Club on Jan. 25 to discuss her memoir, “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive.” Land’s book club conversation with Times reporter Paloma Esquivel will be streamed live at 6:00 p.m. PST on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. The event is free and […]

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Comic Art Clinic in Sacramento helps budding female artists – CBS Sacramento

Faithful 49ers buy NFC Championship Game tickets after Rams’ first call option restrictionThe Los Angeles Rams rival tried to keep San Francisco fans out of SoFi Stadium for next weekend’s game by limiting ticket sales on Ticketmaster to the Los Angeles area only. It looks like that placement strategy is backfiring as the dirty play […]

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Julia Cameron Says You Can Get Creative Indoors

I first heard of “The artist’s path, “Julia Cameron’s best-selling self-help book from 1992 about tapping into your inner creativity, when I was in my twenties and struggling to finish a piece of writing that had been nagging for months. A friend mentioned the book, which is big and floppy, like an elementary school math […]

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Samara Golden spills her “guts”

LOS ANGELES — It’s a dizzying and disorienting experience, where moments of serenity juggle with feelings of disgust. Inaugurating the new Night Gallery warehouse space, which opens this weekend, artist Samara Golden has constructed a mirrored bedroom that creates the illusion of a skyscraper. Different floors provide competing images – from calm turquoise waters to […]

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Author Alka Joshi talks about the art of writing and an exciting Netflix acquisition

With his layered pearl choker, white-rimmed glasses, ruby ​​red lips, silver hair and lively speaking style, Alka Joshi’s infectious zeal emanates from the Zoom screen from California to the United Arab Emirates. . Joshi is used to this kind of remote interview – over the past year and a half, she has participated in more […]

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Australian startup aims to make the weird world of NFT art “less crappy”

Grey’s Culture Vault, which will officially launch on February 3, makes its “point of difference” a commitment to helping artists make the leap into the digital and crypto realm. Some artists have managed to figure out NFTs on their own and have taken the plunge, Gray says. But many others “are curious about NFT but […]

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Family and friends celebrate the life of LA author Eve Babitz

Standing on a podium inside a white canopy at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, novelist Emily Beyda recalled a dinner date with Eve Babitz years ago that captured the late author’s wry humor . Beyda was celebrating a book deal for her 2021 thriller “The Body Double” at Musso & Frank Grill, and Babitz — a dear […]

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Stephanie Land, Jane Goodall and Reyna Grande join our book club

Hello and welcome to the LA Times Book Club newsletter. Our book club’s debut lineup for 2022 kicks off with three powerful and distinctive women whose books promise exciting readings and fascinating discussions in the weeks ahead. We start this month while reading “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”, by […]

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Artists respond to January 6 with brushes and ballots

Late Wednesday evening, January 5, dozens of art world insiders received a fundraising message from Nancy Pelosi. “I am in disbelief,” the text began. “Tomorrow is the anniversary of the violent and deadly insurgency in our nation’s capital, and multiple reports show Republicans surging ahead of the midterm elections. We must send a strong message […]

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French art fairs in disarray as their rival attacks slot machines

The year started in a spectacular fashion for the biggest French art fairs, the Fiac and Paris Photo. Just before the Christmas holidays, and without notice, their respective October and November slots at the Grand Palais and the Grand Palais Éphémère, its temporary replacement during renovation work, were put out to tender by the French […]

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Why your grandma’s quilt is today’s luxury fashion staple

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN When A $ AP Rocky arrived at the Met Gala in September, he did what few others could: take on Rihanna on the red carpet. Her style icon partner was, as usual, among the best dressed of the evening. But the rapper grabbed attention with his own fashion statement […]

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How important does Apple want to be in the media?

January 8, 2022 AVIOLIN SET Sadly, Jon Stewart, an American comedian, makes a mock appeal to viewers. “Each year, thousands of hours of high-quality content go unread,” he says earnestly. “Because good, hard-working people … don’t know how to find Apple TV+. “ The world’s most valuable company can afford a few jokes at its […]

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To boldly explore the Jewish roots of “Star Trek”

LOS ANGELES – Adam Nimoy gazed at a museum gallery filled with ‘Star Trek’ sets, replica spaceships, aliens, faded costumes and props (think phaser, set to stun). The sounds of a beam-me-up transporter floated across the room. Over his shoulder, a wall was filled with a huge photograph of his father – Leonard Nimoy, who […]

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Names in bold give Los Angeles a new cultural hub

LOS ANGELES – On a clear December morning, Los Angeles’ biggest hits glow from the roof of the Audrey Irmas Pavilion: You can see the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Park Observatory, even a snow-capped Mount Baldy, all without squinting. The pavilion, a futuristic three-story trapezoid with a paneled event center, sunken garden and rooftop terrace […]

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TV Golden Girl Betty White Dies At 99

Betty White, who created two of the most memorable characters in sitcom history, nymphomaniac Sue Ann Nivens in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and sweet but dark Rose Nylund in “The Golden Girls” – and who has capped her long career with a comeback that included a triumphant appearance as host of “Saturday Night Live” […]

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Jonathan Spence, renowned researcher in China, dies at 85

Jonathan D. Spence, an eminent scholar of China and its vast history who, in books like “God’s Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan” (1996) and “The Search for Modern China” (1990), unearthed the past and illuminated its present, died Saturday at his home in West Haven, Connecticut. He was 85 years old. […]

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Almost 100 years later, this historic LA hotel continues to empower and support local artists and designers

Built in 1926, downtown LA Hotel Figueroa was originally intended to provide room and board for women traveling alone in search of a safe place to stay at a time when women were widely prohibited from traveling without a male chaperone. Almost a century later, the hotel’s feminist spirit lives on. As a tribute to […]

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T. Mark Taylor, artist and designer of “He-Man” toys, dies at age 80

LOS ANGELES – T. Mark Taylor, artist and toy designer for the He-Man and Masters of the Universe franchise as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, died Thursday in his Southern California home. He was 80 years old. The cause was congestive heart failure, Taylor’s family said in an email to The Associated Press […]

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Warhammer 40,000 finds new fans during pandemic gaming boom

Looks like it’s time to release the games again. However, if you’re one of the thousands of people around the world playing Warhammer, you probably never put it away in the first place. Warhammer 40,000, a tabletop game set in a dystopian fictional universe, is nothing new. But a pandemic-fueled frenzy for sci-fi and fantasy […]

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Designers Héctor Esrawe and Brian Thoreen on Creative Partnership, the Importance of Process and the “Renaissance Moment” in Mexico

Five years ago, the Californian artist and designer Brian thoreen found himself at a crossroads, dividing his time between Los Angeles and New York, not wanting to be in either city. When a hurricane diverted his vacation from Yucatan to Mexico City, he immediately fell in love. After meeting the locally born multidisciplinary designer Héctor […]

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Boosted by private sales and NFTs, Christie’s made $ 7.1 billion in 2021, its best results in five years

As the year-end results arrive for more and more art companies, it is clear that the increase in global wealth is having a major impact on the demand for premium art and products from luxury. And of course, no 2021 recap would be complete without a discussion of digital art and NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, […]

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Richard Rogers, architect behind the Landmark Pompidou Center, dies at 88

Drifting after school he joined the British Army and served two years in Trieste, during which time he spent time with a cousin, Ernesto Rogers, a famous architect and town planner, and worked in his office from Milan. Ernesto’s work – the civic promise of Modernism and his own warm version of it – inspired […]

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Pop Quiz Hotshot: The native of Vienna does well in the game show | News, Sports, Jobs

Adam Nedeff on the set of “Hip Hop Squares”, a VH1 game show. The Vienna native has worked on the show and others and is involved in the industry in California. (Photo provided) PARKERSBURG – A native of Vienna has made a name for himself in the game show world. Marshall University graduate Adam Nedeff […]

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What has “Station Eleven” changed from the book and why

The first minutes of “Station eleven” takes place during a play. When an actor suddenly interrupts his lines and collapses, Jeevan, played by Himesh Patel, jumps out of his seat and rushes onto the stage to help. “He’s having a heart attack,” he says. This scene is also the opening of the book on which […]

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Browns nominate Nick Chubb for sportsmanship award for third consecutive year

CLEVELAND – For the third year in a row, Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb has been nominated by the team for the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award, presented annually to a player who best demonstrates the qualities of sportsmanship on the pitch, including fair play, respect for the game and the opponents, and integrity in […]

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The ‘surplus savings’ of the pandemic era are largely shrinking

In a comment posted on a Federal Reserve Bank of New York blog in April, four economists argued that “while large by historical standards, the savings accumulated by American households during the pandemic do not appear to be “Excessive” for the extraordinary need of many American families. Millions of Americans could again be rocked by […]

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The adventures of Matthew Aucoin at the opera

Now, as the stage technicians busied themselves with last-minute adjustments, Aucoin crouched down in the Met’s cafeteria, feeling eerily calm as he waited for curtain time. “For a songwriter, the most real part of the process is the part where you’re alone with the blank page,” he said over the phone from the Met. “It’s […]

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What vacation events are happening in New York City? Our season guide

The wait is coming to an end. Not only is the holiday season making a comeback, but this year – thanks to vaccines and reminders – New Yorkers can (safely) return to most of their favorite holiday traditions. Most sites require proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative test from the past 72 hours, as […]

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Miami design storyteller

MIAMI – This week’s iteration of Miami design, the show which will open its doors on Wednesday and will take place alongside Art Basel Miami Beach, will be notable for more than just the usual mix of items that blend art with function. It will also be the first edition whose content has been overseen […]

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Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum comes out of closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the Waters. It would be Alice […]

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Eighty Seven is a new boutique and art collective on Grand Ave in Phoenix

Few women would wear a green sequined dress as a wedding dress. Even fewer have a full “Hook” themed wedding. But that’s exactly how local artists Mallory Ruiz and John Moody – a mural artist also known as MDMN – celebrated their wedding. It was a day when bartenders turned pirates, an officiant became Mr. […]

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How to watch the 2021 American Music Awards and its red carpet online

One of the biggest awards shows of the year returns with all-star lineup and a hilarious host tonight. This year’s American Music Awards will be held in front of an audience in Los Angeles with “WAP” rapper Cardi B making her debut as a host. As the awards show regained all their glory this year, […]

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The “Monegame” photo book humanizes strippers, exotic dancers

Elizabeth Waterman was desperate. By setting out to photograph exotic dancers for “Moneygame”, her book describing strippers from a respectful, humanizing and refreshing feminine point of view, the art photographer never anticipated the number of clubs, dancers and dancers. publishers who would say no. So she started bringing donuts for the bouncers; she wowed the […]

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‘Dormzilla’: Blowback Continues On Billionaire’s Mega Dorm Design With Windowless Rooms

Render of a single occupancy bedroom with “virtual window” in Munger Hall.UCSB For $ 200 million, the University of California, Santa Barbara gave the green light to a billionaire’s plan to house thousands of students in windowless rooms in the world’s largest dormitory — at a considerable price backlash on social media, national and student-run […]

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Touché Amoré announces a 416-page art book

Amoré Touch announced a new art book, THE ART OF AMORED TOUCH, “a 416-page softcover juggernaut that features virtually all of the artwork over the band’s 12-year career, mostly from the hands of the band’s guitarist and art director / resident designer Nick steinhardt“(who also designed several Deafheaven album covers and also made art for […]

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“One way to deal with emotion”: how art education can help inmates | Art

The American prison has a long cultural history, portrayed in films from The Shawshank Redemption to The Green Mile. They are generally described as harsh, dehumanizing places populated by hardened criminals and vicious guards. Who better, then, to demystify prisons and those who live there than the artists themselves? “We had this glorified TV version […]

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macOS Monterey is now available

25 October 2021 UPDATE macOS Monterey is now available macOS Monterey offers revolutionary new features that help people connect in new ways, accomplish more, and work seamlessly across their Apple devices. FaceTime includes new audio and video features that make calls more natural and realistic, and new continuity tools like AirPlay to Mac make Apple […]

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Photo exhibitions focused on marginalized people

This article is part of our last Fine Arts & Exhibitions special report, on how artistic institutions help the public to discover new options for the future. During the pandemic, Isolde Brielmaier, general curator at the International Center for Photography, began to wonder how black photographers were navigating this crisis – particularly as the battle […]

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“A Great Friendship”: Japanese and Southern Cultures Mix in Northeast Mississippi | Local News

Mieko Kikuchi remembers what it was like to come from Japan to the United States. Kikuchi, Renasant’s Japanese liaison and board member of the Japan-America Society of Mississippi, said she was an active member of her community when she lived in Japan, but needed the help from her friends when she moved to the United […]