Memphis Magazine April 2014



Willy Bearden

Images from one of Memphis’ best-known filmmakers. more »

May 1, 2014 1:26 AM Arts

Married couples and families often work out together on state-of-the-art equipment.

photographs by Jonathan Postal

Body, Mind, and Spirit

Reaching out from the city’s heart, the Salvation Army Kroc Center touches the whole person. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Features

Don’t Think Twice; It’s All Right

How I almost changed Furry Lewis’ life. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Columns


PHOTO BY VANCE LAUDERDALE / old images courtesy julie ray

Crane Company

The Crane Company and Collins Chapel. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Ask Vance


photograph BY 444digit | Dreamstime

School Daze

In 2014, Memphis faces a turning point in the way it educates its children. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Columns

August 2012: Former state senator John Ford arrives at a Memphis halfway house after his transfer from the federal penitentiary in Yazoo City, MS.

photograph courtesy WMC-TV

Waiting for Godot with John Ford

Now out of prison, the flamboyant state senator and scion of Memphis' most prominent political clan probes his chances for a comeback. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Features


photographs by Justin Fox Burks

Tidbits: Skewer

With pan-Asian décor and a busy open kitchen, a new restaurant named Skewer brings traditional Japanese comfort food to Sanderlin Centre in East Memphis. Owned and operated by Gai Klaimongkol, a fo... more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Food & Wine


photography by Dave Burlison

Memphis Goes to Downton Abbey

A special celebration at Highclere Castle in England with the Simpsons. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Great Homes


photography by Andrea Zucker

The Real McCoy

A prominent dealer of fine French antiques moves to Memphis. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Great Homes


photograph BY Piccaya | Dreamstime

Taboo Topic

Nobody likes to talk about it, but our community needs frank and informed dialogue about sex. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Columns


photograph by Alan Zellner

Q&A: Barrie Wexner-Wurzburg of Joseph

“Memphis” magazine sits down with the president of Joseph in Memphis. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Style

Thirty-Eight Special

With spring comes yet another birthday for Memphis magazine. more »

May 1, 2014 12:05 AM Columns

Frank Grisanti and his son, Larkin, serve new dishes and long-standing favorites at their restaurant inside Embassy Suites.

photographs by Justin Fox Burks

Family Flavor

Frank Grisanti celebrates 26 years serving heart-warming Italian crowd pleasers at Embassy Suites. more »

Apr 3, 2014 3:36 PM Food & Wine

Alex in 1971

photograph by Michael O’Brien

Self-Made Man

The life and times (and music) of William Alexander Chilton. more »

Apr 3, 2014 3:20 PM Arts


photograph by Dreamstime

Capital Thrill: Nashville

Discovering Nashville’s lesser-known treasures. more »

Apr 3, 2014 3:04 PM Style

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