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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Art and the City – October 2017

Spontaneity. It’s all about action and reaction. Tory Cowles turns visual ideas loose on the canvas. She lets her hand and eye reach back...

Tales from Behind the Bar: The Best Worst Dates

His photos were boyish and cute, he was tall, and he looked a little nerdy.  We had exchanged pleasantries over an online dating app,...

The Poetic Hill – October 2017

Award-winning writer Chris Haley works in a number of genres. His script for “The Studio,” which focused on the plight of the homeless, earned...

Swampcandy and the Balkan Brothers Rock

Oh, how sweet is the sound that rises from the fecund depths of the Mississippi Delta! Swampcandy, Nov 30’s headliner at the intimate The...

Art and the City – November 2017

“Gregory Ferrand gives you life as you know it: raw, powerful and up close. His paintings are about people as we see them, not...

NRBQ Keeps It Loose and Fresh

The American roots rockers NRBQ released their first record before Scott Ligon was born. He didn’t hear of them until he was 18, but...

Dom Flemons and Jimmy Thackery Rock Pearl Street

Down at The Wharf this past weekend, The Pearl Street Warehouse hosted two distinctly different sounds. On Friday night, the venue rocked to the...

Justin Trawick Profiled / Patterson Hood Interviewed

Justin Trawick Endures and Evolves Justin Trawick has worked as a musician for a decade, and one song on his new CD is titled “Ten...

The Soulful Side of Bluegrass

The Steeldrivers is a Nashville-based band with a traditional bluegrass lineup up of players who have performed with major country acts. They’re all virtuosos,...

Dining Notes – October 2017

Chef Gregorio Martinez Helms Ophelia's Gregorio Martinez has come full circle: In 2008, he honchoed the Barracks Row seafood kitchen at Chesapeake Room. He departed...