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Off to a Good Start: 2022 RPPL Recap

The Rural Performance Production Lab (RPPL) evolved in the midst of the pandemic and has granted artists the opportunity to unfold and unpack their thoughts, ideas, and projects with a residency that is tailored to each

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Artists Support Update
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Sipp Culture Supporting Artists

The latest updates on how Sipp Culture supports artists in Mississippi and across the South. Updates on RPPL Artists, Alumni Artists in Residence, and innovative new Artists At Work program.

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First RPPL Artists Arrive in Utica October 2021
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First RPPL Artists Arrive Fall 2021

In October, the first of 11 RPPL artists arrived in Utica for their on-site experience. Learn more about Artists-in-Residence Annette Hollowell & free feral and Community Impact Artist Christina McField.

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ElderShare Update Fall 2021

This year, 25 community members signed up to receive 5 to 7 lbs of fresh produce every week through ElderShare, a program of the Sipp Culture Community Farm that links generations in Utica, MS. Learn more about the program here.

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New greenhouse at Sipp Culture Community Farm
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The New House on Main Street

Read about the first new construction on Main Street in many years – an 1800 square foot climate controlled, fully automated greenhouse as part of the Sipp Culture Community Farm.

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21/22 RPPL Artists Announced!

We are excited to officially launch the 2021/22 season of the Rural Performance/Production Lab (RPPL). Learn about the 11 groundbreaking artists who will be supported.

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Regeneration poster by Alex Jimenez for Sipp Culture as part of the People's WPA
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Sipp Culture & A People’s WPA

Sipp Culture is collaborating in “A People’s WPA” – a blueprint for reimagining our society in the wake of COVID-19. Learn more about how and see the beautiful poster designed by artist Alex Jimenez.

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ElderShare Summer 2021

The Sipp Culture Community Farm launched the ElderShare Summer program as part of our commitment to supporting the seniors in our community with access to fresh locally sourced produce in Utica, MS.

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