Arts & Entertainment


G&G Interview: Matthew McConaughey

With a series of intense Southern roles and an Oscar behind him, and a Civil War drama on the way, Matthew McConaughey has redefined his career by coming back to the place that shaped him

Southern Myths

Will Drinking Moonshine Make You Go Blind?

Drink enough, and you’ll see stars, for sure. But can homemade hooch cause permanent vision damage? We consulted the experts to find out

Editors Choice

Arts & Culture

Warhol Goes Wild

A new exhibit at Sarasota, Florida’s Selby Botanical Gardens focuses on the pop art master’s love of nature

15 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Photographer’s Ode to the Longleaf Pine

The Shot

Finding Love at a Waffle House

Plus: Volunteer your way to High Water Fest, Nashville’s National Wild Turkey Federation convention, and more news from around the South

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Arts & Culture

Say “Happy Valentine’s Day” the Southern Way

Arts & Culture

Festival Highlights Lost Southern Voices

Hidden-gem writers and artists are at the forefront of this Atlanta event

Arts & Culture

A February Reading List

Your guide to great new Southern reads this month

Arts & Culture

Super Southern Halftimes

Justin Timberlake’s got some stiff competition this weekend in the annals of Southern Super Bowl halftime shows

Arts & Culture

Five Southern Groundhog Day Celebrations

Pennsylvanians have Punxsutawney Phil, but, no disrespect intended, on February 2, we’ll be looking to the South’s furry forecasters to predict spring’s arrival

Arts & Culture

Thirty Years of Hairspray

Here’s how to celebrate the film’s anniversary

Arts & Culture

The Southern Agenda: February/March 2018

Goings-on from around the South and beyond

The Shot

A Literary Honor for a Legend’s Lyrics

Willie Nelson joins an exclusive club, and more news from around the South

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Six Triple Crown-Ready Timekeepers

Handsome watches inspired by the equestrian world

Southern Focus

Oak Hill Baptist 01:01

Sally Mann captures a historic church with her lens

Arts & Culture

The Descendants

Montpelier, the Virginia home of President James Madison, has pioneered a bold approach to historical interpretation, thanks to its relationship with a key group: the families of the men and women Madison enslaved

The High & The Low

Southern Sideshow

Having a big time in the Big Apple

Ask G&G

Smoke Signals

Cigar gripes, oyster strife, and Mardi Gras tips

Sporting Scene

Search and Decoy

The Chesapeake’s riches inspire a young Virginia carver


Trials and Errors

Two powerful new books find the justice system guilty

Arts & Culture

Twine & Twig Has the World on a String

Two Charlotte sisters turn a love of the land into a beloved jewelry line

Arts & Culture

Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time