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Tag: September 2013

An Author's Calling

The last time I interviewed Michael Knight, he was a 20-something winner of the Playboy college fiction contest with both a short story collection (“Dogfight”) and a...

Out of the Gloam – Part II

I knew I was in trouble long before I would admit it to myself or anyone else in the boat. I’d taken my father-in-law and my 6-year-old son...

Ask McGehee: What is the history of Catholic Cemetery out in Toulminville?

Mobile’s original Catholic Cemetery or “Campo Santo” (Sacred Ground) was in the area now called  Cathedral Square, a space stretching west from today’s Saenger Theatre to the...

Wonderlust

Performing, at any age, can be a challenge, but as an adolescent, when one is perhaps at their most vulnerable, it can either...

An Artist’s Pointe of View

At least for now, Lauren Woods is not a prolific painter. Last year, she completed three or four major oil-on-canvas pieces and a handful of the...

A Study in Selfies

   LEFT Ted Burn appreciates the marketing side of a fine-arts career better than most. The foundation for his current success as a painter and portrait artist was laid during...

Treasures from Puck

When Mary Van Antwerp’s red treasure box is opened, time does a backward somersault. It is no longer 2013 but 1937, and in a hallway at...

Spotlight: Bruce Larsen

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso may not have been predicting the notable work of...

The Stone Soup Connection

In the old folk tale, “Stone Soup, ” a soldier comes to town with nothing but a rock and a pot of water. He sits down and...

Restaurant Review: East Shore Café

For 15 years, bright and cheery East Shore Café, in downtown Daphne, has been welcoming folks to its happy, homey atmosphere. The charming eatery...

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