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The Outside Does Count When It Comes To Food Labels

Sep 7, 2016

If you find yourself spending additional hours in the grocery store, you are probably one of those "label readers."

Memphis has a new restaurant in town that’s not only serving up good eats … but is also making a difference in our hometown.

Dread Scott

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with artist Dread Scott about #BlackLivesMatter, the continuing history and struggle for racial equality in America, the connections between race and money, racial profiling, the lingering memories of lynching, and how art can affect social justice.

Great art doesn't grow on museum walls. It goes on a journey: from the artist's easel through galleries and auction houses to private homes and then, much later and after considerable appreciation, into the preservative fold of museum collections. On today's culture desk, art curator Stanton Thomas looks at how one man's love of old art helped make the Brooks Museum what it is today.

Mark your calendars! Memphis has a new event coming to town that you MUST attend!

Chalkbeat TN

In this week’s Midsouth Education Report, Chalkbeat community editor Caroline Bauman says that Shelby County Schools teachers often open their own pocketbooks for essential classroom supplies not covered by their $100 annual allotment from Shelby County Schools. Read her report here.

Brooks Museum of Art

Nashville-born artist Red Grooms may have left behind the rural roads of Tennessee for the bright lights of New York City, but the cartoon chaos of life in America follows him wherever he calls home. On this week’s Culture Desk, curator Marina Pacini talks about a colorful Grooms’ sculpture in the Brooks Museum’s permanent collection. Grooms will be the subject of an exhibition Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent , opening in October.

Not Happy with Life? Write a New Story

Aug 24, 2016

According to The Power of Story by Jim Loehr, the most important story we will ever tell is the one about our life.

Strength Training

Aug 23, 2016

So, you have joined a gym and have high hopes of becoming fit.

Jennifer Chandler

One day, a good friend told me about a dish her family loved.

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