Arts and Culture

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


Feature Story Comedians Anaisha Robinson (L), known as Tootie 2Times to fans, and Latoya Polk, pose for a photo before taking the stage at the Laughter for the Heart comedy show benefiting Hearts of Hickory Hill. (Anaisha Robinson)
Feature Story Antoine Lever stands in his studio in The Pinch. He's one of the newest members of the Medical District's burgeoning art scene. (Ziggy Mack)

Growing arts scene brings new vibrancy to Medical District


Feature Story David Creech holds Chase Fryer up during a show at 7house in Jan of 2013. (Smith7)

Smith7 Records lifts Memphis music with nonprofit approach


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Video: One church, three cultures, one awesome party


Feature Story Local artists and their works have found a place in Market on Madison. (Kim Coleman)
Feature Story Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris (L) presents the Senior Prom's 2019 Prom Queen Everlena Yarborough. Prom King Clarence Christian watches with pride. (Baris Gursakal)
Feature Story Tami Montgomery, owner of Dru's Bar, sits at the newly remodeled bar and chats with regulars after completing some chores around the business. The location, 1474 Madison Avenue, has been home to a number of LGBT bars since the 1970s. (Cole Bradley)

Bar Fight: The Rise and Fall of Memphis' Gay Bars