A Carroll Cloar Reading



In our June 2011 issue dedicated to culture, we ran a story that  was originally published in 1993 titled "The Life and Work of Carroll Cloar." The story presented an in-depth look at a man who was arguably the most famous painter to emerge from Memphis.

Now those interested in this artist — who would have turned 100 years old next year and whose early works still fetch prices ranging from $20,000 to $60,000 — can hear that story read to them in the rich Southern voice of Kingsley Hooker. To listen, go to

http://soundcloud.com/memphismagazine/the-art-life-of-carroll-cloar

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis May 22nd-24th

From Square to Roundhouse, your weekend is booked.
2015.05.21 03:01 PM

The Grizzly Bear Song

The Grizzlies season may be over, but a fan base’s passion never dies.
2015.05.27 08:00 AM

Three New Memphis Bands You Need To Know

Listen to tracks from these up-and-coming local rock bands.
2015.04.06 01:05 PM
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Stories

Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis May 29th-31st

Stoke the fires and “whet” your appetite for a fun-filled weekend.
2015.05.28 03:26 PM

The Grizzly Bear Song

The Grizzlies season may be over, but a fan base’s passion never dies.
2015.05.27 08:00 AM

Orpheum Board Names New Centre After Longtime President Pat Halloran

The Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education will be formally dedicated as such on September 24th during an event celebrating Halloran’s 35-year tenure.
2015.05.26 01:55 PM

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags


The Memphis magazine staff blog

About This Blog

"901" is the current affairs blog compiled by the staff of Memphis magazine, where readers can find breaking-news tidbits relating to all facets of life in the Bluff City. 

Regular participants include long-time Memphis editors such as Marilyn Sadler, Michael Finger, Jackson Baker, Frank Murtaugh, and Kenneth Neill, along with Inside Memphis Business staffers Richard Alley and Anna Cox.

Every Thursday our Calendar Editor, Julie Ray, posts her picks for the weekend's events and activities.

"901" is the place where Memphis readers can "dial in" to find fresh reporting of recent developments in our city's political, economic, and cultural life.

Recent Posts

Archives

Feed

Atom Feed Subscribe to the 901 Feed »

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags