summer sundays

July 16, 2010

3rd installment of M!A Summer Sundays series

Sunday, July 18, 2010
2:00pm – 4:00pm
North Midtown Art Center (formerly One to One Studios)
121 Millsaps Avenue
Jackson, MS


The M!A Summer Sunday’s brings together local visual artists, musicians, and dancers for spontaneous creative action! A unique opportunity for audiences to see well-known local creators exploring their craft in collaborative, multidiscipline ensembles. This show is FREE and an excellent afternoon family event!

3rd installment features (not necessarily in this order):

1st ensemble
AIM (Arts In Motion)
Marlena Duncan, dance
Lori Rene, visual artist
Stephen Barnett, improv lighting displays
DJ Tam, turntables/samples
Chris Timmins, percussion

2nd ensemble
Hot and Lonely
Tre Pepper
Melvin Priester

3rd ensemble
Chrishad Broadway, percussion
daniel johnson, saxophone


photo workshop

June 3, 2010

Photos by Lois Greenfield
This one-day special event will provide professional or experienced
photographers (no dance experience required) the opportunity to:
– Photograph USA IBC competitors
– Capture “the moment”
– Create sculptural lighting for
bodies in motion
– Practice Lois’ technique while
learning how to bring out the
dancers’ form, energy and passion
For additional information contact:
Hannah Renegar – 601-973-9247 /
or visit the USA IBC Ancillary Events Page at
Proudly Presents:
Date: Friday, June 18th
Cost: $325 (workshop fee, use of equipment, lunch)
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: North Midtown Arts Center
121 Millsaps Avenue
Jackson, MS
The Lois Greeneld
Photography Workshop

On Tour in June 2010
from Houston, TX
“Screwed Anthologies”
Improvised music under the influence of the late DJ Screw

Screwed Anthologies
presented by Mississippi Improvisation Alliance
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 – Jackson, Mississippi
at North Midtown Arts Center
121 Millsaps Avenue, Jackson, MS
(601) 497-7454

Duncan Dance will perform May 22nd, around  12 pm. Dancers will be Marlena Duncan and company member Natasha Casely-Hayford. We will be performing a new modern dance piece that is about clarity, release, a sense of freedom from letting go.

Marlena Duncan is a dance educator, performer, and choreographer proficient in modern, jazz, tap, ballet, and hip hop. She is certified to teach all levels of Pilates mat. Marlena graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography, from the University of Southern Mississippi. Upon graduation, she studied in New York for three years with professional choreographer’s Teri and Oliver Steele, Sean Curran, Jennifer Archbald, Andrea Woods, Pam Pietro, Nia Love, and many others. Marlena received her Pilates mat certification from Dance New Amsterdam in New York City under the instruction of Teri Lee Steele. While on faculty at lower manhattan’s prestigious dance center, Dance New Amsterdam, Marlena taught Pilates mat, choreographed, and performed in student and faculty concerts.

Marlena is currently Director of Duncan Dance, a modern dance company, and dance faculty at Power APAC, academic and performing arts complex.

May open house

April 13, 2010

Every saturday in May, join us for art,  musical performances, and fun.  Check back as we add acts and artists.  All local artists are invited to show and sell any of these dates, please rsvp  NMAC  so we can post here.

starting april 26 last Monday of every month,craft club will meet 7-10 pm, make your own t shirt, bring a shirt or two

cross pollinate

March 10, 2010

a speaker series the artistic response march 13 8-11 pm spoken word music

state of the arts

January 19, 2010

thanks to all who attended Jackson Art Collective meeting last night.In the last 20 years I have not see more enthusiasm for all art forms, individually and the desire for collaboration among all disciplines locally with the need to connect regionally. Jackson is fortunate to have so much willing talent.

Open House Dec. 18th

December 9, 2009

The new North Midtown Arts Center would like to invite you to see new works and improvements at our studios on December 18th from 5-9 pm.  Come browse through our galleries and hallways to find the perfect piece of art for your home, or just enjoy the evening with good company.  Artists in house will be present to guide you through our facility and give you information about the year to come.

Our guest artist is Anthony Difatta, large portraits and abstracts.  Pearl River Glass Studio will also be open for the evening.