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  • The Politics of Art

    In an ideal world, there would be little connection between politics and art. In my mind, art of all types is the singular expression of...

  • Sample Gallery

  • Jimmy Buffett

    Thursday, Dec. 5, 8:10 p.m. You only wish you were in Margaritaville this weekend, a place where Jimmy Buffett and his perennial suntan lounge away...

  • Pass The Salt

    In our health-conscious world today, seems like we try to reduce our salt intake as much as possible. But did you know that salt helps...

  • The Big Cheese

    The cheese board at Hodges Bend offers a wide selection. Photo by Casey Hanson. Who doesn’t love cheese? Whether you’re a fan of muenster, gouda,...

  • A Galactic Holiday

    Team Galaxy recently released its third studio album of holiday tunes. Photos courtesy Team Galaxy.   During this time of the year, just about anything...

  • Mountain Empire

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Tri-Cities region of Tennessee and Virginia offers small town charm and breathtaking natural beauty.   Let’s face it:...

  • Subtle & Sexy

    Twin center islands are dominant features in the kitchen, which includes a large family room, complete with comfortable seating and a fireplace. Photo by David...

  • Art Smart

    In a time when drama and music classes are being eliminated from schools as budgets are cut, the minds behind Any Given Child at the...

  • Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

    Saturday, Dec. 6, 10:30 a.m. Of all the great contemporary authors in the world, the U.K.’s Kazuo Ishiguro was named the winner of the 2013...