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  • Austin Beyond SXSW
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    Austin Beyond SXSW

    Next week, more than 50,000 people will descend on Austin, Texas, for the city’s annual SXSW Conference and Festival, the ten-day showcase of film, music and technology.

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  • Blackberry Farm: Hospitality
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    Blackberry Farm: Hospitality

    The word “hospitality” fuels an entire industry. Restaurateurs and hoteliers are constantly on the hunt for what makes us walk through their doors, and better yet, what makes us come back again and again.

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  • The Heritage Of Hatch Show Print
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    The Heritage Of Hatch Show Print

    Hidden among Nashville’s honky-tonks and cowboy-boot tourist shops, one unassuming storefront at 316 Broadway is marked by a red and white sign, emblazoned with three iconic words: Hatch Show Print.

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  • Kreh Mellick: Constant And Changing
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    Kreh Mellick: Constant And Changing

    Asheville, North Carolina, painter Kreh Mellick’s keen eye for the constant and the moving was birthed out of long hours of studying an unlikely subject.

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  • Cy Twombly
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    Cy Twombly

    There’s a vast universe that divides words and images. A work is either written or painted, narrated or illustrated – hardly both. But American painter Edwin Parker “Cy” Twombly (April 25, 1928 – July 5, 2011) spent his life blurring those well-defined lines, often employing both the written word and the rendered picture to instill tension, frustration and mystery in his work.

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  • Redeeming Our Stories
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    Redeeming Our Stories

    Charles Martin writes in a dimly lit office of his home in Jacksonville, Florida. In that room, Charles weaves stories for a world inundated with bad news. This week, the New York Times best-seller’s latest novel, Unwritten, will vie for the attention of readers distracted by deadly headlines, cynical social media and tabloid gossip. His words carry a very different message.

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  • A Fresh Perspective On Art
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    A Fresh Perspective
    On Art

    It’s generally easy to explain why we like certain music or a certain film. But somehow, in the echoing hallways of an art gallery, the quiet formality can make fine art feel unattainable, or even uninspiring.

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  • Alex Matisse
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    Alex Matisse

    It’s back-breaking work that requires late nights, early mornings and a whole lot of faith that your effort won’t prove to be in vain. Throwing pottery – seen by many as a hobby reserved for art classes with pre-fabricated kilns – is more than just a craft.

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  • Oxford Film Festival
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    Oxford Film Festival

    In two weeks, North Mississippi will play host to dozens of independent, interesting and unusual films — and those who create them. But the Oxford Film Festival is more than just an opportunity to watch eclectic movies and mingle with filmmakers.

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  • Eighth Avenue South On The Rise
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    Eighth Avenue South On The Rise

    The energy and activity that came to 12South several years ago and overhauled the neighborhood (and continues to do so) is creeping east. Eighth Avenue South is fast becoming Nashville’s next epicenter of urban renewal.

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