Featured Memphians

 

Jaclyn Suffel

Although she’s a Texan at heart, Houston native Jaclyn Suffel knew she wanted to explore life beyond her home state.  “I wanted to see what else was out there, and I wanted to serve,” she said.  Jaclyn, who studied theater and gender studies at Southwestern University, a small liberal arts […]

 

Belltower Artisans

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 […]

 

Aaron James

“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

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 […]

 

Josh J.

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 […]

 

Desiree

Discover the Multi-Talented Desiree Wallace   What makes Memphis great are the people. It’s not the landscape or the architecture (although these help). It’s the people: the creative minds and souls who come to Memphis and leave a little bit of themselves in the city. Desiree […]

 

Lisa Mills

Discover Local Fashion Blogger Lisa Mills   Lisa Mills is not someone who likes to sit around and wait for life to come to her. She enjoys taking life by the horns and experiencing it to the fullest. It’s why she’s always traveling and exploring new destinations. When she’s […]

 

Carolyn Michael-Banks

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 […]

 

Alexandra Nicole

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 […]

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