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Elizabeth Kleinveld and Epaul Julien recreate famous paintings but reassign the race and gender of the subjects in an attempt to address the rigidity of stereotypes

AnnieLaurie Erickson's experimental, colorful photos of Louisiana refineries

Cold Cases and Inescapable Heat in the Deep South

Terri Garland compiles memory, mood, and mythology in a series based in the Mississippi delta

Southern Glossary's 2013 Gift Guide

The holidays are here, and we've put together a list of interesting gifts for the Southern art lover on your list.  

Icarus [Feature Preview]

Combining aerial acrobatics with mythology, Icarus attempts to subvert the idea of knowing your limits.  Brad Rhines talks with Rachel Strickland to get the origin story of this show.  

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THE RESURRECTION OF JAMES BOOKER

Thirty years after his death, director Lily Keber brings pianist James Booker to life again in New Orleans..  Now it's time for her to step back and let him play.  

The Whole Gritty City is a documentary that reveals all aspects of New Orleans' famous high school marching band programs.  Brad Rhines speaks with filmmakers Richard Barber and Andre Lambertson about the film and its crime-ridden backdrop.  

NASHVILLE GLOSSARY: BITCHFEST EDITION

Bitchfest rumbles through Nashville this weekend with femme-fueled bands from Tennessee and Kentucky.  

BAYOU MAHARAJAH

Documentary filmmaker Lily Keber has made a down to earth film about a stratospheric talent: piano genius James Booker.

YOU ARE NOT LISTENING

An exploration of NEVER RECORDS--an art installation that serves as a combination recording studio, anti-capitalist record shop, and performance space--that occupied an empty storefront in New Orleans for a month.

 
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Abraham Lincoln shared a bed with several men during his life, but his motivations are lost to history.  Brad Rhines talks to artist Skylar Fein about his new large-scale historical reconstruction installation where visitors can personally explore one chapter of Lincoln's past.  

Photographer and teacher Terri Garland visited the imperiled community of Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana this past summer to teach young kids the tools and language of basic photography, then let them loose to shoot their own home landscape.  See what they thought was worth capturing.

Brad Rhines visits with playwright Andrew Vaught, whose new play, Possum Kingdom, is an example of how theater and allegory can push us towards action 

Edward Burtynsky's latest exhibition of his large-scale photography, Water, offers an almost overwhelming view of our relationship with water: the ways we rely on it, use it, revere it, and demean it.  Jill Ensley responds.  

ZINESTERS OF COLOR HIT THE ROAD TO TEACH & LEARN

A DIY group of self-made self-publishers head out on the second Race Riot Tour, bringing inspiration, education, and activation to fellow people of color who express themselves by making independent zines.  

Despite trouble finding a domestic printer who didn't balk at their content, the creators of Momma Tried have issue #1 of their artistic nudie mag in their hands and are ready to distribute. Ryan Sparks talks with Theo Eliezer and Micah Learned.

MARCH: BOOK ONE {REVIEW}

A new graphic novel focuses on the life of Congressman John Lewis from his early days in rural Alabama to the heart of the organized civil rights protest movement in Nashville.  

YOU ARE NOT LISTENING

An exploration of NEVER RECORDS--an art installation that serves as a combination recording studio, anti-capitalist record shop, and performance space--that occupied an empty storefront in New Orleans for a month.

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