Arts and Culture

Feature Story Vendors sell goods at a local farmers market. (High Ground News)
Feature Story BOXLOT is a micro-retailer and music lounge located at  607 Monroe Avenue. (BOXLOT, PKM Architects)

BOXLOT showing early success, gearing up for holiday season


Feature Story Moziah Bridges launched his business, Mo's Bows, at the age of nine. He's now 17 with a booming business, international attention and a first book. His next step? High school graduation in 2020. (Mo's Bows)
Feature Story The Belle Venue's main hall can hold between 200 and 250 people. Countless proms, weddings, family reunions and other special occasions have been held at the venue since it opened in 1972. (A.J. Dugger III)

Hidden Memphis: A step back in time at The Belle Venue


Feature Story Yancy Villa-Calvo and Brandon Zuber (left) discuss design elements on a working draft of the mural that will be installed on the side of Whitten Brothers Hardware in Orange Mound. (A.J. Dugger)

Teens installing Orange Mound mural with focus on history and future


Feature Story Members of the Hickory Hill Senior Golf Club pose of an official club photo. (Hermon Powers)

Hickory Hill Senior Golf Club tees off for fun, friends and health


Feature Story Koozies promoting the use of PrEP and The Corner are an example of the type of branded merchandise Friends for Life intends to sell in The Corner's retail area. (Friends for Life)

Opening soon, The Corner offers free HIV prevention in casual space


Feature Story Members of the Playback Memphis Youth Ensemble gave their first performance at the second annual Frayser Matters event. (Playback Memphis)

Playback Memphis debuts Frayser youth theater ensemble


Feature Story Auntie Round Table panelists ranged in age, careers and experience. The women discussed everything from mental health and child birth to the challenges facing female veterans and entrepreneurs. (Erica Horton)
Feature Story Frayser Local Arts Festival organizer Lurlynn Franklin stands next to two of five 'Welcome to Frayser' paintings. She designed the signs as paint-by-numbers and more than 700 Frayser residents had a hand in filling them in. (Arkwings Foundation)

Frayser Local Arts Festival is where to be this weekend


Feature Story Instructor Roxie Jones leads an energetic group of line dancers at the Hickory Hill Community Center's senior line dancing class. (AJ Dugger III)

Seniors feel the groove at Hickory Hill Community Center


Feature Story Chef Lee Phillips preps a pound cake for the oven. (Cat Evans)

Taking the cake with A Peace O' Cake


Feature Story Donte Davis works on a section of the You's Grocery mural depicting store owner Ae An Sartain as a child when her father first opened the store. The artists based the mural on Sartain's memories and neighborhood history. (A.J. Dugger)

Neighborhood groups take the reins in new public art initiative


Feature Story Tre Young plays Pokemon Go on the sidewalk near World Overcomers Church at 6655 Winchester Road. Behind him stands the church's Statue of Liberation through Christ. (Ziggy Mack)

Photos: Welcome to Hickory Hill


Feature Story (L to R) Hickory Hill Community Center's assistant director, Danae Lawrence, her daughter and center volunteer, Mya Brady, and center director, Adrianna Moore pose in the center's lobby. (A.J. Dugger III)
Feature Story The second line parade through the streets of Madison Heights was lead by the Mighty Souls Brass Band. (Ziggy Mack)

Video: Celebrating Madison Heights


Feature Story Members of the Creatives in Research team assemble tubing that will become 35 umbrella stands strategically placed throughout Madison Heights. (Wonder / Cowork / Create)

Medical District umbrella-share project debuts as usable public art for all