Arts & Culture

Arts Notes (Nov. 1)

 Art by Mary Wilson.
Peter Anderson Festival T-shirts are available

The 37th annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival will be Nov. 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs.

The festival T-shirts are available online at and at Poppy's, 922 Washington Ave., Islander Outfitters, 1306 Government St. and Shearwater Pottery, 102 Shearwater Drive.

The T-shirt features artwork design by artist Stig Marcussen. The pre-festival price of short-sleeved shirts is $18 and it is $20 for long-sleeved shirts.

For more information, contact the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce -- Main Street -- Tourism Bureau at 875-4424 or visit

Mary C. presents 'The Last Five Years' in Ocean Springs

The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs, will present "The Last Five Years" on Friday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15.

The "Last Five Years" will showcase the talent of Sean Harding and Rebecca Smith. Details: 818-2878.

Amour Danzar offers classes, workshops

The Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport, will offer beginner ballroom dance classes on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Dancing styles include Waltz, Swing, Foxtrot, Rumba and Cha Cha. Cost: $80 for eight classes.

Keith Gussoni will offer Hustle Workshops at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. on Nov. 14. Cost: $15 per class. A social dance will be held after workshops.

Pricing varies according to skill level. Details/costs: 324-3730.

Coast artist Marty Wilson showcases art exhibit

The Marty Wilson art exhibit open house reception will take place at the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, 115 1st St., Biloxi on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The exhibit will be on display through Jan. 8.

His work personifies the Lady of the Gulf Coast from her antebellum homes to the mystique of her barrier islands.

Wilson grew up on his father's fishing camp on Point Cadet in Biloxi.

Details: 435-6320.