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  • John Ruskey’s “Canoe! Canoe!”

John Ruskey, owner of Quapaw Canoe Co. in Clarksdale, Miss., is an artist as well as river guide. He’s showing watercolors of the Mississippi and its wildlife, hand-painted maps, sculpture and hand-crafted canoes, the latter with the help of fifth and sixth graders at KIPP College Preparatory School, at the Delta Cultural Center through Aug. 25.


There will be a reception for Ruskey from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, and another recognizing the students from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2.