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MS Delta Blues and Heritage Poster–Winner Annouced!

MACE announced the winner of their annual poster contest this week–which means they are ONE step closer to this years event! Can’t wait. Make sure you have September 21, 2013 saved on your calendar–some awesome music will be happening in Greenville that day! But, more on the poster winner…

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The official poster for the 36th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival was unveiled on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at a reception held at Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa. The reception was sponsored by MACE & Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa. The poster was designed by Himes Weekly, III of Clarksdale, MS.

Himes Weekly III, also known as Borie, is a local artist and native in the city of Clarksdale, MS. He utilizes his time as what he calls being an Art’trepreneur. Borie is also a well known tattoo artist within the Delta Region of MS. Building a name for himself, along with the aid of his God given talent of being creative. He’s been involved in a number of projects incorporating his artistic abilities to assist several business and institutions throughout the Delta, such as the “DEBTS” program at Delta State University and recently designing the New Tiger logo for Coahoma Community College. A driven artist, Borie implies that he often uses other talented artists such as the late Ernie Barnes, Justin Bua, and Franklin Morris as inspirational tools to keep him motivated and focused on perfecting his craft within the art community.