Tuesdays–Fridays, April 10–December, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. The Shoe Bird. This special exhibit highlights Eudora Welty’s only children’s book The Shoe Bird and the ballet and musical interpretations it inspired. Artifacts on display include the colorful vest worn by Arturo the parrot in the ballet and the musical composition written by Samuel Jones, Mississippi native and Seattle composer-in-resident, for the Mississippi Boychoir. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email Eudora Welty House.
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