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Museyon’s Guide To… Bonnaroo

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  “The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee every June.” This, from the Bonnaroo site, is very true but Bonnaroo isn’t always a music festival, it is sometimes an intense survival experience. Cases of dysentery, swamp-foot and dehydration are not uncommon from the sometimes muddy conditions ... Read More »

Soul Searching: The Stax Museum in Memphis’ Soulsvillie U.S.A.

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  Home of Sun Records, Elvis Presley, and blocks of blues joints, Memphis, Tennessee is where rock was born, where white bluesman stirred together black energy with Country tunesmithing to create the sound that defined the latter half of the 20th Century. But of all American music forms, it may be Soul that lies closest to the heart of this ... Read More »

A King-Sized Celebration

Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Seventy-five years ago today, the world of music was forever changed when Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Now you can honor his legacy with a king-sized celebration at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. All weekend long the seriously OTT museum is hosting special tours and talks in addition to their usual Elvis-centric fare. The mansion is a U.S. ... Read More »

The Boys’ Club: ‘Dead Poets Society’

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With the chill of fall in the air, our minds keep going back to school days. And the smell of new books mixed withvision of ivy, blazers and preppy sweaters dance in our heads. Surely, no film captures the heady days of high school discovery better than that all-America coming-of-age classic, ‘Dead Poets Society.’ Set in 1959, the film features ... Read More »

Munchin’ in Memphis at The Arcade

The Arcade Restaurant, Memphis, Tennessee

Feelin’ hungry for some stick-to-your-bones Southern grub? Then step on down to Arcade Restaurant, located in the heart of Memphis’ historic South Main District at the corner of South Main and Calhoun Avenue. It’s the oldest restaurant in Memphis, and a city landmark, so it should come as no surprise that the Arcade has appeared in its fair share of ... Read More »

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