Breezy Lucia is one to watch in Memphis. The filmmaker and photographer lives in Memphis and has the ability to record the city’s most profound moments in a way that only a native can. If you haven’t followed her yet on social media, then what are you waiting for? A Side of Memphis Rarely Seen […]
The Barbara Rosser Hyde Alumni Leadership Award is a $5,000 award honoring an alumna/alumnus in Memphis who is doing innovative work to disrupt systems of inequality in Memphis. The award will celebrate profound acts of leadership that ensure we are making progress to “One Day” for the students […]
Local artists help define Memphis. They give the city its color by bringing their own unique view on life. But art isn’t just paintings on walls and public display statues. Art can come in the form of coffee mugs and flower vases. At Belltower Artisans, that’s exactly what you’ll find. Because […]
“I’m not a one-trick pony. I want people to know that I’m a multiple-trick horse.” Cover photo by Elly Hazlerig It’s funny that Aaron James would say something like this because it’s certainly harder to fit him into any particular box these days. The Pennsylvania-born-and-bred, now […]
Carin Malone, aka Writeous Soul, is a poet and spoken word performer who calls Memphis her home. She is a prominent performer not only in the city, but throughout the country. A spoken word performer is more than someone who reads their poetry on stage. They take the words they crafted together […]
Always an artist, Josh J. (aka “Savage Artist”) started out using his drawing and painting as a way of expressing himself. In a home with several sisters, his art became his way of helping him cope with the responsibilities of being the man of the house at an early age. He moved from […]
We sat down with Carolyn Michael-Banks who owns A Tour of Possibilities here in Memphis. See how this Memphian is Bringing Here Soul to the city! We are Memphis: Let’s start off with your name. Carolyn Michael-Banks: My name is Carolyn Michael-Banks and I am the owner of a company called A Tour […]
We sat down with Memphian lifestyle blogger and entrepreneur Alexandra Nicole to find out how she’s bringing her soul to Memphis. Check it out below! We are Memphis: First off, what do you do and what industry are you in? Alexandra Nicole: So, I’m in the fashion industry. I am a […]
David Roseberry is quickly making a name for himself in Memphis. As an up-and-coming photographer, he uses both color and contrast to create many of the beautiful images that showcase the city he loves. His outdoor photography brings out the beauty of the Memphis skyline and allows the bridges […]
Have you checked out Connor Ryan on YouTube yet? This Memphis-based part-time photographer takes creative photography to a whole new level. Not only does he share his photos with his fans on Instagram, but he also posts videos and vlogs on YouTube explaining his techniques so others can further […]
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