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Interview

The Unsung Influence of Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

With his latest album and cookbook releases, Alexander Smalls celebrates his Southern roots

12 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Southern Family Portrait

The acclaimed author of Big Fish often draws inspiration—literally—from his offbeat kin. Behold his unparalleled pedigree

Arts & Entertainment

G&G’s Most Popular Online Stories of 2019

Twenty of the most-read items published this year on gardenandgun.com

The High & The Low

Out to Pasture

In defense of the honorable ass

Arts & Culture

Celebrating Eighty Years of Gone with the Wind

How Georgia will mark the film’s anniversary

Shopping

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids

Fun presents for the littlest Southerners

Music

Dynamic Soul

Devon Gilfillian brings a sound all his own on his inspiring debut

Arts & Culture

Fifty Years of True Grit

John Wayne’s granddaughter gives a behind-the-scenes look at a new exhibition that compares the classic Western novel and two films

Arts & Culture

Scott Avett’s Other Art

Fresh off the release of the Avett Brothers’ new album Closer Than Together, the singer-songwriter and frontman shares his large-scale oil paintings in a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh

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Arts & Culture

Pumpkin Carving You Have to See to Believe

Artisans turn pumpkins into a canvas for elaborate works of art / Five thousand pumpkins transform a Kentucky park into a ghostly escape

Arts & Culture

Jessica Lange’s Road Trips South

The actress’s new book shares her black and white photos of Highway 61

Arts & Culture

Behind Dolly’s America

Public radio vet Jad Abumrad set out to define Dolly Parton’s influence. He came away with a new nine-part podcast series unpacking the past—and a story that’s still unfolding

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Arts & Entertainment

Celebrating Southern Women

In honor of the debut of our new book Southern Women, Holler Beach Productions created a special film celebrating dynamic Southern women in the book and beyond

Arts & Culture

Fifty Years of Appalachian Arts

Whitesburg, Kentucky’s Appalshop celebrates a milestone of preserving the culture of the Southern mountains

Arts & Culture

Through an Alabama Lens

A new exhibition celebrates the way artist William Christenberry saw the South

G&G Interview

The Many Faces of Ray McKinnon

There may be no more versatile a Southern actor, writer, and director than this son of Georgia

Arts & Culture

In Praise of Designing Women

Just so you will know—and your children will someday know—you can stream all seven seasons on Hulu next week. Here, five super-fans share their favorite episodes—and explain why the iconic series still matters

Ask G&G

Feigning a Faint

Fake maladies, cussin’ advice, and storm protocol

The High & the Low

Crazy for Catfish

A love letter to a bewhiskered Southern favorite

Southern Focus

Close-Up of a Would-Be King

The art of being Elvis