The slow but steady approach to renovating the 1930 Art Deco Markay
has proven to be the right course for Southern Hills Arts Council.
While there is still much to do, Board members
have decreed that we will hold our

GRAND OPENING SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015.

Please mark your calendars and join us for this festive day of celebration.


We will hold a formal ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.
From Noon through evening we will enjoy entertainment as our friends
get to be “First” on the new Markay stage.

Admission is FREE but we will ask you to help us
establish the data base critical to a successful Box Office
by giving us your information.

Light refreshments will be served.
No details are available at this time but will be released as soon as possible.

 

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Art Under the Tuscan Sky Is Huge Success

We couldn’t have had more fun raising funds for the Markay Cultural Arts Center than we did Saturday, March 14 at Art Under the Tuscan Sky.


FROM THE FABULOUS MUSIC BY ARNETT HOWARD AND FRIENDS
TO THE INCREDIBLE FOOD BY TUSCANY CUCCINI
TO THE PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRIAN LINTALA
TO THE FUN OF MATCH PACK RAFFLE, SPLIT THE POT AND
JEWELRY TREASURE CHEST BY ALAN & JEANINE TERRY
TO THE INTRIGUE OF THE SILENT AUCTION
TO THE EXCITEMENT OF THE ART AUCTION
UNDER THE SKILLED GAVEL OF SETH MICHAEL
THIS EVENING WAS EXTRAORDINARY!


Please look in the Evening with the Arts for more photographs. Southern Hills Arts Council thanks all those who contributed to such a stellar event.

 

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Picture Perfect Time!

The Jackson County Times-Journal is sponsoring the annual Jackson County Is Picture Perfect amateur photography contest. Grab your camera and start telling us, in pictures, why Jackson County is a great place to live, work, or play.

There is a Youth and an Adult category. The Youth division is for ages 10-17 and Adult division is for ages 18 and older.

Entries can be in color or black and white. You are limited to two entries per person. All photos must be 8x10 and matted, but cannot be framed.

Pictures must have been taken in Jackson County after April 15, 2014.

There is no cost to enter.

Cash prizes will be awarded through third place in both divisions. The following prizes will be awarded: Grand Prize: $75 (Youth and Adult), Second Prize: $50 (Youth and Adult), Third Prize: $25 (Youth and Adult); $50 award to Best Representation of Life in Jackson County Photograph (Youth and Adult); Peoples Choice Prize: $25 (Youth and Adult)

Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. by Monday, April 17, 2015.

The exhibit will be professionally judged. The public will choose the Peoples Choice award via ballots cast from April 24 to May 12 at the Markay.

Photos entered may be used for Economic Development and Tourism purposes.

The Opening Reception is slated for 7 p.m. Friday, April 24. The exhibit runs through May 22. The Jackson County is Picture Perfect Exhibit can be viewed from April 24 to May 22, at the Markay Cultural Arts Center, located on Main Street in Jackson.

Entry forms can be picked up at The Jackson County Times-Journal, 73 E. Huron St., Suite B or obtained by clipping the form out of a Times-Journal edition or by visting www.timesjournal.com or by emailing jhughes@timesjournal.com.

You can also print a form at your computer from the Markay Jackson web site by clicking HERE.