Storytelling is a timeless art, a tradition at the heart of the human experience. It preserves history and entertains. It captures moments in time and links us together, culture to culture. With a trio of internationally known storytellers whose heritage is rooted in Japan, Cuba and West Africa, the second annual Possum Town Storytelling Festival in Columbus will open windows on the wider world.
You may be familiar with the saying, "What was old is new again," as related to clothing and decorating styles, but it's also true of the landscape.
Emma Grace wants to become a ghost hunter, and the storied cemetery in her hometown seems the natural place to begin. Her adventure unfolds in the pages of Adele Elliott's debut novel, "Friendship Cemetery."
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.
As fundraisers go, it's a delicious one. Picture a new 15-cubic-foot chest freezer. Imagine it filled with steaks, lasagna, casseroles and ice cream. With ground beef, pork tenderloin, pecans and French bread. Don't forget pizzas, cheesecake and ribs. The mouth-watering list of food donated by local restaurants and others goes on. Then imagine yourself winning the freezer and food, and helping someone -- maybe someone you love -- on the path to recovery.
Not so long ago, Caterina Mendolicchio was studying and photographing the splendid architecture of the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the Chiesa dei Gesuati church in Venice and other stunning structures in storied cities like Milan, Sicily, Edinburgh and her hometown of Rimini, Italy.