In the fifth issue of Memphis Current we talk about the city’s music industry and its pipeline to oblivion with Cities Aviv. We delve into the mystery behind Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcom Fraser’s trouserless encounter with an infamous Memphis motel. We share a drink with bartender Lauren Scearce at the Crosstown Concourse’s Art Bar. We get a look at the Hustle & Dough with founder Ali Rohrbacher, a first of its kind sourdough bakery in the lobby of the new Arrive Hotel on South Main. We take a tour through the Coliseum, which famously housed concerts and sporting events for the better part of the past century. We learn about the Wolf River and its importance to Memphis. We hear environmental sculptor Bernhard Meck’s story of how he ended up in Memphis, along with some insight into his work. And last, but certainly not least, we feature the work of some of Memphis’ finest artists, including Marcus Menefee, Juan Rojo, Emily Hogan, Robert Burns, Lauren Fogg and others.We hope you enjoy the fifth issue of Memphis Current as much as we enjoyed creating it.
In the fourth issue of Memphis Current we have coffee with Harlan Hutton and discuss the duality of talking gender in music. We re-examine the horrors of Memphis’ black market baby dealer Georgia Tann. We have a beer with Davin and Kellan Bartosch, owners and founders of the Wiseacre Brewing Company. We sit down with Beauty Shop chef Karen Carrier and hear about her journey from painter to acclaimed restaurateur. We take a look inside the marbled history of the Pink Palace Museum. We take a hike around Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park. And last, but certainly not least, we feature the work of some of Memphis’ finest artists, including Lawrence Matthews III, Kevin Won, Alex Paulus, Kristen Rambo and others. We hope you enjoy the fourth issue of Memphis Current as much as we enjoyed creating it.
In this issue of Memphis Current we highlight the musical prowess of Talibah Safiya. We discuss the history of Mississippi River flooding. We admire the grandeur of the Luciann, Plaza and Rosemary theaters. We sit down with butcher Brad McCarley to talk shop. We hear about the day-to-day operations of Old Dominick’s master distiller Alex Castle, the first woman to hold that title in the state of Tennessee. We showcase several of they city’s up-and-coming artists, including Lawrence Matthews III, Robert Anthony Sims, Mia Sane, Reid Mitchell and more. We get inside the brain of one of Memphis’ most notable craft bartenders, David Hacking of Hog & Hominy. We join Outdoors Inc. founder Joe Royer for a cycling trip across the Mississippi. We hope you enjoy our third issue of Memphis Current as much as we enjoyed creating it.
This issues contains several in-depth profiles on Bonsai extraordinaire Brussel Martin, restaurateur Pepe Magnalles of Las Tortugas, the sisters behind JCKSN AVE, the history of Prince Mongo's Campaign Trail, and many more. Along with these articles, this issue also includes the artwork of some of Memphis' most talented creatives. Including Amber George, Robert Fairchild, Vanessa Gonzalez, Nate Packard and more.
Memphis Current's inaugural issue features profiles on Ecco on Overton Park, Spaceface, The Captain Harris House, Mewtopia and more! Along with profiles, this issue also highlights a diverse group of Memphis-based artists, including Mae Aur, Margaret Wilder, Mellissa Wilkinson, Lexi Perkins and others.