blues and ballet

Ballet Mississippi plans fundraiser.

Ballet Mississippi will present Ballet & Blues Thursday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hal and Mal’s. The fundraiser will feature blues artists Steven Johnson and Fred T. and the Band. A live performance by a dancer from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York will also be highlighted. The evening also includes a silent auction along with food and beverages. Planning the event are (from left, back) Cherri Barnett, David Keary, Patrice Guilfoyle, Carolyn Erwin and Sherry Johnson; (front) Holly Merkh Crawford, Elizabeth VanDeburgh and Mary Helen Bowen. For more information, call 601-960-1560.

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Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt