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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

G&G Interview

Craig Melvin’s Carolina Roots

How the Today show news anchor wears his Southern pride on his sleeve

Arts & Culture

How Emily Morgan Brown Puts the Past in Bloom

A Birmingham artist’s botanical tapestries update a centuries-old technique

The High & the Low

The Politics of a Summer Escape

Julia Reed on the joy of being set free in D.C.—and how her summer trips have evolved since

Arts & Culture

Twenty-Five Years of Forrest Gump

Author Winston Groom looks back at the Oscar-winning film adaptation’s debut—and the journey that led him there

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Travel

A Fantastical Festival in Florida

Artists light up Alys Beach with extravagant digital displays

End of the Line

How Does One Correctly Use the Term “Y’all?”

A few thoughts on a Southern debate for the books

Ask G&G

Kentucky Trifecta

Bourbon wars, Derby nerves,
and Bluegrass shade

The High & the Low

All Praise Willie Nelson

A dispatch from a music-filled night in Nashville with Mama