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.
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.
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.
“In an age of increasing distractions, we must choose less random thought bubbles of nothingness to gain more focused attention toward something meaningful. One of the greatest choices we can make in our fast-paced society is to stop and think – it’s a lost art form.”
A Founding Father, philosopher-politician, inventor, farmer, author of the Declaration of Independence, leader in the Enlightenment, university founder – there are many accolades and attributes that can be extolled upon Thomas Jefferson.
When you meet Bradley Gordon, you quickly pick up something in him deeply Southern, and yet also intriguingly eclectic.
It’s five o’ clock in the afternoon in Marfa, Texas. A white 2006 Ford van pulls into the El Cosmico parking lot. A bearded man steps out of the van wearing khaki coveralls, Red Wings and a Stetson Open Road cowboy hat.
Long considered the mark of a Southern gentleman, good manners and chivalry sadly seem to be losing ground.
If you’ve been lucky enough to pick up a rare copy of The Minus Times — whose 30 issues have been sporadically published over two decades — you probably enjoyed it, but may have had trouble figuring out exactly what it is.
Legendary author Ernest Hemingway first fell in love with Key West’s vibrant surroundings after visiting the island on a trip home from Paris.