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The Little House on the Corner

May 28, 2015

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BY: KATRINA CYMERMAN Located on one of Midtown’s busiest streets, The Yellow House on Union is easy to find, yet is often overlooked. However, once spotted, this gem of Memphis culture is hard to forget. Walking through this art gallery and vintage boutique, one feels as if she is walking through a life-sized dollhouse. The multifaceted house creates […]

Broad Avenue Art “Walking in Memphis”

May 28, 2015

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BY: MARGUERITE SPIOTTA What did you do Saturday, April 24th, from 5-10pm? Were you enjoying a quiet evening watching Netflix on your couch while the rained trickled down your windows? Did you saunter over to Lafayette’s Music Room to absorb the live sounds? Maybe you participated in Relay for Life in an effort to support […]

Glitch

May 28, 2015

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BY:ANNA SINGLETARY In the summer of 2013, artist Adam Farmer opened up his house in the Cooper-Young district as a free art gallery called GLITCH. “A glitch is a mistake,” he said, “a small hiccup in time.” The gallery shows different art exhibits once a month, displayed in the main room of the house. Over […]

Iron Art: Inside the Metal Museum of Memphis

April 28, 2015

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By: Anna Singletary The Metal Museum, situated atop a bluff that overlooks a sharp bend in the Mississippi River, was once the site of a United States Marine Hospital until the facility closed in 1965. Ten years later, a group of businessmen with a dream to create an industrial museum received a charter from the […]

Trolley Nights

April 28, 2015

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By: Jessica Trivizas On the last Friday of every month, you can take a drive downtown to the South Main arts district where the famous Trolley Night is held. Galleries, restaurants, and shops all open their doors to host live performances, and Memphians who want a taste of the arts going on in the 901 […]

“Hail, Britannia” – A Surprising Exhibit in our Local Corner

March 27, 2015

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By Marguerite Spiotta Our lovely city of Memphis currently boasts a national treasure on loan from the Denver Museum of Art. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens features an exhibit entitled “Hail, Britannia! Six Centuries of British Art from the Berger Collection,” which is now on display through April 19, 2015. According to sources at the […]

The Writing on the Wall

March 27, 2015

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By Lees Romano A few weeks ago, some dear friends of mine and I took advantage of the beautiful weather (its hard to believe that existed) and ventured through Cooper-Young to capture an important characteristic of the area; street murals. You’ve driven past them, parked next to them, and walked by them, but have you […]