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Checking on the Arts
12:51 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Laura Adams Interprets Audubon

Credit Laura W. Adams

Laura W. Adams is exhibiting her paper collage interpretations of the watercolors of John James Audubon at T. Clifton Art.

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CULTURE DESK
11:22 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Pork: It's What's for Winners

Paul Holden, pitmaster with Willingham's, stands beside the smoker patented by the late Memphis barbecue icon John Willingham. Holden is not only competing in ribs this year, his team is one of three that are selling ribs to the public.

It's pitmaster vs. pitmaster at Memphis in May's World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

  

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Life Matters
6:49 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Health Fact or Fiction

Credit Church Health Center

These days, there are a ton of health rumors and claims polluting the minds of consumers.

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The Weekly Dish
6:49 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Secrets of Great Memphis-Style Barbecue

Credit Hog Wild Real Memphis Barbecue Catering Company

Curious how to make award-winning barbecue?  I turned to an expert.

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CULTURE DESK
6:30 am
Thu May 7, 2015

A New Hall of Fame for the Blues

On Friday, the Blues Foundation opens its brand new Blues Hall of Fame at 421 South Main Street in Memphis. It honors the many musicians, from the Mississippi Delta cotton fields to the nightclubs of Chicago, who have risen to the top of the art form.

On WKNO Culture Desk, Blues Foundation president and C.E.O. Jay Sieleman explains what makes Memphis the "Home of the Blues" and why its important to honor these often marginalized players.

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