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


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Arts & Culture

Rare Treasures: Opening a Southern Socialite’s Jewelry Box

Glimpse one of the greatest jewelry collections ever, now on display in Washington, D.C.

Southern Style

Lightweight Belts for Summer

A roundup of our favorite braided, beaded, and needlepoint takes on the classic men’s accessory

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G&G Party Pics

Meet the Author & Book Signing with John T. Edge

An evening celebrating The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South

Arts & Culture

A Blues Streak: Mississippi Blues Festivals

There’s nothing hotter—not even the temperatures—than the scorching tunes at these Mississippi music fests

Books

What We’re Reading: Smoldering Love

A journalist delves into the riveting truth behind a series of mysterious fires in Virginia

Arts & Culture

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

It’s been fifty years since two Southern icons made one unforgettable song

Weekend Agenda

Weekend Agenda: Chihuly in the Forest

Dale Chihuly’s bright blown-glass creations make their way to the Ozarks

Arts & Culture

A New Crop of Botanical Books

Green-thumb your way through a slew of garden-inspired reads, from a farm-fresh cookbook to a collection of essays by beloved Southern naturalists

Ask G&G

Line of Dissent

Lessons in heirloom tomato wars, Sunshine State bona fides, and the suitability of linen

Style & Fashion

Cool Your Heels

A new espadrille collection debuts just in time for Memorial Day

The Southern Agenda

The Southern Agenda: June/July 2017

Goings-on in the South and beyond

End of the Line

End of the Line: Wheel of Life

The inspiring spirit of the Mad Potter of Biloxi

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Arts & Culture

The Work of Mark Catesby

An English naturalist’s Southern odyssey

Feature

Fire on the Mountain

A night of terror in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Arts & Culture

Celebrating Cheerwine: A True Southern Original

Break out the bubbly—Cheerwine—as the iconic cola marks 100 years

Arts & Culture

40 Years of Smokey and the Bandit

The classic comedy car flick rides again with anniversary screenings across the country

Why We Love the Gulf

Everybody Has A Comeback Story

An annual father-daughter poker trip to a Biloxi casino captures what it means to be down but not out

Arts & Culture

Synchronized Fireflies: Lighting Up Congaree

Make time between now and mid-June for one of the world’s most impressive lightning bug displays at South Carolina’s Congaree National Park

Arts & Culture

The Mountaineer History of Mother’s Day

No surprise—the holiday that honors the women who loved us first was born in the South

Arts & Culture

What My Mother Taught Me

Five Southern tastemakers share their favorite life lessons from Mom

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