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12/10/2014 - 3:13pm

Jennifer Beasley has been artistic director of Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet for 17 years. Beasley danced professionally with the Louisville Ballet before moving to Jackson in the late '80s to dance with Ballet Mississippi. She stayed...

12/10/2014 - 3:06pm

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12/10/2014 - 3:01pm

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12/10/2014 - 2:56pm

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12/10/2014 - 2:03pm
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12/10/2014 - 1:57pm
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12/10/2014 - 1:49pm
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12/04/2014 - 7:54am

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12/04/2014 - 7:51am

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12/04/2014 - 7:49am

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12/04/2014 - 7:43am

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12/04/2014 - 7:42am

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12/04/2014 - 7:41am

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12/04/2014 - 7:40am

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12/04/2014 - 7:37am

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12/04/2014 - 7:36am

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12/04/2014 - 7:34am

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12/04/2014 - 7:31am

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