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Leslie Barron — A Study in Contrasts

By ANNE CUNNINGHAM O’NEILL •  Photography by TINDALL FARMER Equally inspired by seashells and Chagall, the work of Memphis artist Leslie Barron incorporates serious formality with a generous dose of whimsy.      As I sat down with Memphis artist Leslie Barron and talked about her life, I was reminded of the hilarious book by British author …

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Haute Couture in the Delta — Everhope and White Gold

By HANK BURDINE  •  Photography by NATASHA KERTES “Can you host a high fashion dress designer from Albania, a photographer from Russia and a California model one weekend for a photo shoot?” my sister Jane Rule Burdine asked me over the phone one hot July day a couple of summers ago. “Why, you KNOW I …

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Celebrity Chef highlights Southern food in PBS Series

By Sherry Lucas Photos courtesy of Somewhere South In a region so often identified in black and white terms, award-winning celebrity chef, author and TV host Vivian Howard delves into all the shades in-between to highlight the foods and cultures dotting the Southern landscape. Her new six-part PBS series “Somewhere South” premieres March 27-May 1, …

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A Beautiful View – One of the Delta’s Storied Homes and Architectural Wonders

By Jen Waller Photography by Austin Britt Deep in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, in a place once known as the “Golden Buckle on the Cotton Belt,” there stands a beautiful structure known as the Cutrer Mansion. The building is considered by many to be quite grand, but her story really begins with two …

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