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Mad Mod Affair Eastover

 

Mad Mod Affair Eastover

 On February 26 and 27, 2015, preservationists from around the state trooped to the Eastover neighborhood of Jackson for cool cocktails, hot jazz and a taste of all things mod. The Mad Mod Affair Eastover kicked off on Thursday with a reception and tour at the incomparable modernist home of Risa and Jack Moriarity. Robert Arender from the Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs treated guests to the Last Word, a cocktail that had its heyday in the 1950s, while renown jazz pianist Andy Hardwick tickled the ivories of the Moriaritys’ grand piano, a family heirloom. The lucky 150 ticket holders explored the house and chatted about ways to save “the new historic”. On Friday, throngs of architecture buffs visited the retro residences of Sybil and Jim Child, John Hooks, Katie and Dee Lovelace and Cindy and Jeff Wilson.

MS MOD Mad Mod Affair Eastover Sponsors

 BankPlus and the Greater Eastover Neighborhood Foundation

Special Thanks

 The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs

Capitol City Beverage

Luis Bruno

The Eastover Security Association

Eventful/Erik Kegler

Andy Hardwick and the Vicksburg Heritage League

Juniker Jewelry Co.

McDade’s Wine and Spirits

MSU School of Architecture 5th Year Program

James Patterson

Petal Pushers/David Spurk

Nancy Price Interiors

Webz Advertizing

Mod Squad

 Sarah and John Adams

Lolly and Chris Barnes

Jennifer and Darrell Baughn

Hillis and Ed Becker

Anna and Phil Burnett

Carter Burns

Erin and Steven Chevalier

Cooke, Douglass, Farr, Lemons

Lynne and Dale Currie

Canizaro, Cawthon, Davis

Phyllis and Clinton Doby

Martha Duvall

Cherry and Ted Duckworth

Virginia and Rob Farr

Allison and Haley Fisackerly

Susan Fontenot and Glenn Taylor

Betsy and Jason Greener

Darryl Grennell

Susan Higgs and Chad Miller

Adrienne and John Howie

Jennifer and Peder Johnson

Charlotte and Richard McNeel

Liz and Kerk Mehrle

Regan and Billy Painter

Margaret Palmer

Sheila and Jim Palmer

Peggy and Ken P’Pool

Dominique and Brian Pugh

Rachel and John Ravenstein

Mandy and Brad Reeves

Dana and Bill Robertson

Kristy and Noel Simms

Erica and Stewart Speed

Liz and Art Spratlin

Wendy and Carter Thompson

Mary Alice and Donny White