September 2013

In This Issue

Exploring the Magic Mile

In the Beginning

Playing for Dollars

The big game is big business – for some schools.

Storied Places

Poet-traveller Richard Tillinghast revisits Istanbul — and his own hometown.

Texas Treasures

It’s hard to leave empty-handed after a visit to the Round Top Antiques Fair.

Fashion Takes the Stage

The Maverick Minister

In the 1980s Reverend Jimmy Latimer put Central Church on the map in Hickory Hill. Now the pastor of a small evangelical church in Germantown, he shares the highs and lows of his years as a clergyman, and his spiritual metamorphosis.

The Goat Gland Doctor

Ask Vance

Roots Music

Bassist Stephan Crump’s musical journey from East Memphis to Carnegie Hall.

Faulkner, Harris, & the Ghosts of Cooper-Young

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner, in Requiem for a Nun

Songs of September

This is the month of midtown music festivals.

The Lost Cloars

They're out there somewhere. Stanton Thomas and the staff of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art would love to find them.

Cooper Street Revival!

101 Things to See & Do Along Midtown's "Magic Mile"

Improving the Odds

For once, it’s a good time to be a kid in Memphis.