The centuries-old tradition of the debutante ball continues to thrive in the South. Still steeped in tradition, what was once a way to announce that a girl was fit for marriage, these events now provide families and friends a chance to celebrate, dress to the nines and give back to the community.
Southern Art & Music
Southern art and Southern music ... the soul of the South no doubt. Each month we highlight a Southern artist, we have a few playlists and we even highlight some great galleries and productions. Art is an expression found in many mediums and our region does all well.
Murals are sprouting up everywhere, offering endless Instagram-worthy photo-ops. Today we’re sharing the stories behind five of the South’s most beloved murals.
While you relish in the Ballet Memphis performances you see on stage, have you ever imagined the work and thought that goes into each and every costume? All 8,000 of them?! Take a peek behind the scenes of Ballet Memphis.
Renée Hicks is the founder of Book Girl Magic, an online book club with a very important twist. Find out more about our newest FACE, her fantastic initiative and more.
Gatlinburg is home to a wonderful makers’ community. Here’s how to dive into the area’s arts and crafts culture.
Move over Nashville, Birmingham is the next bachelorette destination in the South! Here’s why.
The shift toward D.I.Y. and handmade goods — as well as a growing thirst for experiences — have infused fresh air into many traditional Southern art forms of the past. Here are five that are making a comeback both as hobbies and professions. Image: Emily Dorio
The change of seasons brings with it a fresh crop of new releases to read. Back with her top picks for Fall 2019 is Jennifer Puryear of Bacon on the Bookshelf literary blog.
From candles to kitchen tools, here are our current favorites. Enjoy the August 2019 SB Hot List!
Experiencing the Queen City’s rich culture, creative makers and outdoor spaces doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. Here are 10 of our top FREE things to do in Charlotte, NC!