Send your submission by September 30 for a spot in StoryBoard’s Behind the Arts Storytellers Workshop Interested in following a Playhouse rehearsal? The Metal Museum’s…View More Calling on Storytellers! A few spots are still open. Get Behind the Arts and Become a Paid StoryBoard Storyteller.
Thanks to a 2021 ArtsMemphis and Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Build Communities Grant and your generous donations, recruiting work on StoryBoard’s Behind the Arts Workshop…View More Calling on Memphis Storytellers: Behind the Arts Storytellers Workshop is on!
Time Capsules Words and Zoe Photos By Ken Billett A woman, bundled up for the frigid November morning, rounded a cement pathway, heading in our…View More Life with Zoe
Talk to the heat A poem by Michael B. Conway Talk to the heat; it’ll make madness seem sane.Listen to it screech cicada screamsat straw…View More August is coming
The state’s largest literary event will feature 100 authors By Humanities Tennessee, for Chapter16.org The Southern Festival of Books announced tonight the first of its…View More Southern Festival of Books Announces Author Lineup for 33rd Annual Event
By Ken Billett On a warm Saturday afternoon in late May, my birthday week celebration came to an end at the Stax Museum of American…View More Stax in my Soul
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, and generous grants from The Jeniam Foundation, ArtsMemphis, and the Tennessee Arts Commission,…View More Live Professional Theatre Returns to the Mid-South with a World Premiere
By Michael B. Conway A pyramid of cannonballs beneath a naked flagpole, as bees drink Coca Cola from a green glass bottle stem, Salvation Army…View More Confederate Square
“Is that a sheep-a-doodle?” The question came from an older gentleman, kindness behind his eyes. In past seasons of life, had I been asked such…View More Peace, Love, and Doodles
Great fortunes in my treatment for stage IV metastatic melanoma By Ken Billett Seated in a waiting area just outside the Radiology department, a man…View More Happy Birthday, Spiderman