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Mississippi Creates Premieres Friday, September 10 at The Old Armory Pavilion

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Stop in for an evening of film and music featuring local artists

The Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council partner for the premiere of Mississippi Creates, an event that pairs musical performance with short documentary films, providing a glimpse into the creative life and environments of two local musicians: Tyler Keith and Schaefer Llana.

This pair of films is part of a larger series that highlights artists and performers who have been influenced or inspired by the culture and sounds of Mississippi. The screening includes a live musical performance by Schaefer Llana and will be followed by a brief Q&A with the musician and film directors Annemarie Anderson and Kelly Spivey.

This event, located at the Old Armory Pavilion, is free to the public and open to all ages. Guests are invited to bring their own chairs and refreshments.

Annemarie Anderson is the oral historian for The Southern Foodways Alliance, an institute of The Center for the Study of Southern Culture at The University of Mississippi. She manages and conducts oral history work throughout the South.

At age ten, Schaefer Llana moved from St. Louis, Missouri, to Batesville, Mississippi, where she learned to play piano and guitar.

Kelly Spivey is a documentarian living and working in Memphis, Tennessee. She holds a BFA in photography from SCAD, and both an MA in Southern Studies and an MFA in Documentary Expression from the University of Mississippi.

Mississippi Creates is made possible by Cathead Distillery, The Center for the Study of Southern Culture, and The Mississippi Humanities Council.

Doors open at 7:30 pm, and the event starts at 8 pm.

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