Arts & Entertainment

Interview

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


Arts & Culture

Dirty Dancing: Celebrating Thirty Years

Plus three Southern spots where you can make like Baby and Johnny and have the time of your life

7 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Works by William Dunlap

An extremely brief retrospective, with comments by the artist

End of the Line

Garden Wars

Roy Blount, Jr. on tussling with a nasty vine… and losing

Books

Haunting Melody

Jesmyn Ward’s latest novel expands the Southern canon

Arts

Flying Colors

A Virginia painter elevates the profile of the lowly moth

Arts & Culture

Remembering Elvis—In Style

At Memphis’ Lansky Brothers, the clothes are truly fit for The King

Arts & Culture

Eclipseville, U.S.A.

On August 21, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, will be the center of the universe for eclipse-watchers

Arts & Culture

Once-in-a-Lifetime Decoys

More than 150 pieces from the collection of Donal C. O’Brien, Jr., cross the auction block for the first time

Arts & Culture

Seeing Tintypes in a New Light

How a Mississippi native pays tribute to a nineteenth-century photographic process 

Ask G&G

Love Thy Neighbor

Thoughts on rivalry football couples, dove-hunting duds, and classic Southern beach reads

17 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Southern Summer Reads

We asked the experts at independent bookstores across the South for the summer reads they’re recommending to book lovers right now

Arts & Culture

Marvelous Day for a Moondance

Where to catch the solar eclipse on August 21

Arts & Culture

The Southern Agenda: August/September 2017

Goings-on in the South and beyond

7 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Works by Grainger McKoy

An extremely brief retrospective, with comments from the artist

Collections

A Taste for Books

Rick Ellis’s hundreds of cookbooks preserve the South’s history one recipe at a time

G&G Interview

Screen Player: A Conversation with Richard Linklater

The Texas native and Oscar-nominated director helps craft a masterpiece theater in Austin

Arts & Culture

Saving Southern Music

How the bluegrass balladeer and TV host David Holt helps preserve—and move forward—the region’s traditional sounds

Arts & Culture

Art in Residence

A beloved shop sets down new roots in one of our favorite small-town escapes—Water Valley, Mississippi

Arts & Culture

A Farm Life: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky

A new film documents the perspective of the legendary writer, farmer, and conservationist

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A Christmas (in July) Story

Eighty-five years ago, one North Carolina girls’ camp heralded summer’s first Noel

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