"Bouguereau & America": Painting exhibit, June 2-Sept. 22. Community Day- free admission on June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooks Museum of Art in Overton Park. Comprising around 40 works by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)
As mentioned in our May issue, I had the pleasure of speaking to the monthly meeting of the Presbyterian Women at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown.
Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.
Plenty of adventure and fun in Memphis and near-by destinations await you and your grandchildren this summer. The opportunities include amusement parks, museums and many outdoor activities.
“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 looks at scamming in America in May and other topics of interest to those 50 and older. The series is telecast at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.
An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).
Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ
Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…
When entertaining guests, do a few calculations to keep things organized – such as estimated portions per guest. A standard bottle of wine holds 750ml which is around 25.4 ounces. This is approximately six glasses of wine – a size that enables two people to enjoy three glasses of wine each. …
On Nov. 26, NASA In-Sight Lander arrived at a new home on Mars. The seven-month journey covered nearly 300 million miles to advance our knowledge of our neighboring planet.
Every year when my wife and I were growing up, we listened to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on the Sunday night Hallmark Playhouse. And by comparing notes, we discovered that we both had made it only so far in the show until hearing those horrendous, clanking chains of Marley’s ghost before o…
Get into the spirit of Christmas this year by visiting Yule celebrations and displays this season. There are many Christmastime activities in our area. Here are a few of the more popular venues:
If you can’t find a killer outfit for your holiday party, it’s not fashion’s fault. Last season’s velvet and sparkle trends are back with new vigor and shiny satin and metallic fabrics rise to prominence. Every style seems to compete for attention.
This an essay by a 17-year-old student who came to better understand the importance of D-Day (June 6, 1944) during a visit to Normandy, a place where thousands of soldiers around his age “gave their lives in droves” in the service of their country.
In the 1950s the City of Memphis was one of the most important economic centers in the Southern United States. The economy was so strong that many entrepreneurs relocated to the Bluff City to grow their portfolio. One such businessman was Levi Shelton Hartzog, the owner of a small bakery in …
It’s not easy keeping up with all the new places to eat and drink in Memphis, but I’m doing my best to eat my way through the city so I can keep you updated. Last month, I shared a handful of new spots for dining in town, and this month I’m back with another several restaurants worth trying.
Unforgettable characters that host Cris Hardaway has interviewed and the serious issues older people are facing will be among topics featured in October on “The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10.
Balancing work and caregiving, an update on the final year of the Aging in Place initiative funded by a Plough Foundation grant and the importance of exercise are among the issues featured in September on “The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10.
From the exhibitions at the Metal Museum overlooking the Mississippi River to the Jazz in the Box Series at Germantown Performing Arts Center, there are hundreds of arts experiences this upcoming season.