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Arts & Culture

Good Times for Art at Gasparilla

How a Tampa arts festival champions young talent

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Funeral Fundamentals, Grapefruit League High Jinx, and More

Open caskets, Mardi Gras music, and old-Florida baseball

End of the Line

Can You Be Immune to Dance Fever?

Ruminating on a reluctance to boogie

Interview

The Unsung Influence of Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

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

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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

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

Video

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. Here, five super-fans share their favorite episodes—and explain why the iconic series still matters

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Feigning a Faint

Fake maladies, cussin’ advice, and storm protocol