Deputy Editor Nate Schumann, a graduate from the University of Southern Mississippi, loves consuming stories, whether that story be in the form of a book, a comic, a television series, a game, a radio serial, etc. He enjoys engaging in various areas of "nerdom," especially comic books and related media.
This list of options the Jackson Free Press has assembled should provide you with a myriad of choices to let you celebrate Halloween according to your interests. Please browse the events below to see what is right for you as we bring October to a close.
This year, music artist Jason Turner has tapped into his passion for visual art to collaborate with Michael “Ted” Burczynski, pen name Michael Ransom, to create a serialized comic of the latter’s debut novel, “The Ripper Gene.”
The Magnolia State harbors more than a dozen locally owned breweries that supply Mississippians and travelers alike with a variety of stouts, sours and everything in-between.
Jackson native Roche Jefferson entered the food industry around nine years ago, working as a manager for two years before opening his own restaurant and catering service, Jefferson’s Grill.
Sergio Lugo II also serves as a host for Reality Breached, a podcast that developed into a network for additional locally produced podcasts.
Last fall, approximately 766,000 Mississippians voted to pass Initiative 65, which would have called for the Health Department to launch a medical-marijuana program in the Magnolia State by August 2021.
Since Ridgeland-based gaming bar Dogmud Tavern opened on April 1, 2021, patrons have come far and wide to immerse themselves in the experience, with some guests traveling hundreds of miles.
Returning for its fourth year, the city’s Drive-In Movies in the Park Series begins Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17, and will continue on a monthly basis.
Well, it happened. Despite my continued caution, I ended up contracting COVID-19 the week before Christmas.
When Gwen Wilks saw an advertisement for a position at the Mississippi Museum of Art that suggested she would "learn about herbs and fresh vegetables," she assumed the position would include working in the community garden.