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Contents April 2015
Outtakes 24 4Memphis Party 28 ADDY Awards 30 Owen Brennanâ€™s Anniversary 32 Hands of Hope 38 Brew Movement Against MS 40 Krewes for Kids 42 Madonna Learning Center Gala 44 Mix-Odyssey 45 Barrels of Hope 46 Wild Game Dinner 2015 50 A Serving For Tennis 52 Wine for Wishes 54 Phoenix Club 64 Memphis Heart Ball 80 St. Patrickâ€™s Day Parade 83 Cedar Hall Bridal Show
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Memphis Love Challenge: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ted Winestone: The Remarkable Story of a Local Holocaust Survivor A Life on the Mississippi Bring Some Spring To Your Home
Regulars 56 Fashion: Ladies Who Lunch 66 4Music 69 Recipes: Lovely Lunchables 84 Travel: Into the Wild 86 Art 88 Book Review 90 Celebrating Marriage 92 More4Memphis
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Letter From the Publisher Seek the Peace and Prosperity of the City in which I have placed you. Jeremiah 29:7 . יִ ְהיֶ ה לָ כֶ ם ָׁשלֹום,לֹומּה ָ כִּ י ִב ְׁש:יְ הוָ ה- ֶאל, וְ ִה ְת ַּפלְ לּו ַבעֲ ָדּה, ֲא ֶׁשר ִהגְ לֵ ִיתי ֶא ְתכֶ ם ָׁש ָּמה,שלֹום ָהעִ יר-ת ְׁ ז וְ ִד ְרׁשּו ֶא יִ ְר ְמיָ הּו
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Seventy years ago this month, April 8th, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed at Flossenbürg Concentration Camp by the Nazis, just two weeks before Patton’s Third Army liberated the Camp. Bonhoeffer’s death ended his 13 year battle fighting Adolf Hitler’s plan to exterminate the Jews of Europe. Three weeks later Hitler would commit suicide after being personally responsible for the murder of over six million Jews, approximately 75% of the pre-war population. In the 1930s, Hitler’s rise to power was only possible because the German government and largely Christian population of Germany ignored Hitler’s writings from jail, in his autobiographical manifesto, Mein Kampf. Germany accepted his leadership of the country as an answer to the economic trouble of the day, in spite of his written word that he believed that it was necessary to racially purify Germany with the removal of all Jews. Dietrich Bonhoeffer challenged the ruling authority of the church and the government, becoming the leader of what would become known as the Confessing Church. The Confessing Church stood in opposition to the Nazification of the Christian churches and fought for the rights of the German Jews. Bonhoeffer was active in smuggling Jews out of the country with great risk of his own life. He was finally arrested in April of 1943 after the failed assassination attempt on Hitler’s life. His role in the failed coup attempt led to his arrest and ultimate death. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, during his two year imprisonment, continued his ministry through writing and preaching within the prison walls. In fact, he was preaching his last sermon when the guards arrived to take him to the gallows to be hung. He wrote two widely studied books from prison: “The Cost of Discipleship” and “Letters and Papers from Prison.” The Memphis Jewish Community Center holds an annual book sale, and several years ago, much to my surprise, the book sale had a section with the Christian writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The book’s presence at the sale was an example of one of Memphis’ often unspoken about greatest characteristics - the genuine love and respect the Jewish community and the Christian community have for each other.
Germany, there is growing influence of anti-Semitic attitudes across the world, which is also accompanied by increased persecution of Christians. In this issue of 4Memphis, we tell the story of history living among us through the life of holocaust survivor Ted Winestone. Mr. Winestone, an 85 year old Memphian, is a father of five, grandfather of eleven, great grandfather of two, and still goes to work every day serving his family, community and God. He grew up in a period of rising Jewish hatred while the majority remained silent. Their silence not only led to the mass murder of the Jews, but the total destruction of their country. While I believe we in Memphis are blessed to live in a city that could possibly have one of the greatest Jews/Christian relationships of all times, it is something not to be taken for granted. It is something to be celebrated, and in that celebration we may very well become an inspiration for others to copy. Dietrich Bonhoeffer saved the lives of thousands of Jews as he fought to preserve the integrity of the Christian church against the Nazis. Ted Winestone, the sole holocaust survivor of his family, lives in Memphis today as the patriarch of his family contributing to this unique relationship that the Jewish and Christian communities share. Bonhoeffer and Winestone lives of history are to be learned from and immolated in Memphis. May God’s blessing and peace be on us all this Passover and Easter Season. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Seek the Peace and Prosperity of Memphis. Jim Walker
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Join Kristin Davis For an Evening on the Red Carpet A Benefit For the US Friends of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
GARDENERS OF EDEN APRIL 16, 2015
Malco Paradiso Theatre | 6:00 pm This film contains material that is not suitable for children.
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ne elephant is killed every 15 minutes. At that rate, not a single wild elephant will be left by the year 2025, and they are being killed at this staggering momentum because of their ivory tusks. In places like China and the United States, ivory is still popular in fashion, adornment and even ancient medicine practices. Despite bans the United States has put on ivory sales, ivory continues to be one of the most lucrative export materials (it is worth more than gold per ounce) due to “one-off sales” and loop holes in the law. Most conservationists agree that corruption of some government officials in certain countries is so pervasive that it is impossible to allow such “one-off sales” or the selling of antique ivory, calling for a ban on all ivory sales, new or antique. However, the war on ivory sales is a war being waged with a very unconventional hero: Kristin Davis has retired her more well-known role as a Park Avenue princess and taken on the character of elephant ambassador. Kristin Davis, known for her role as “Charlotte” in HBO’s Sex & the City, is often remembered as prim and proper friend to Carrie Bradshaw with a closet full of Dolce & Gabbana, Cynthia Rowley and Chanel. Even on the red carpet, Kristin is poised and polite, as well as perfectly groomed; therefore, it often comes as a shock to most when they try to imagine the actress kicking off her Manolo Blahnik pumps and trading them in for mud-covered hiking boots. What many are just discovering is that Kristin Davis doubles as a Patron for the David Sheldrick Wildlife
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Trust (DSWT), and she means business when it involves the preservation of elephants. Kristin is not just a pretty face for the DSWT billboard. She has actively been assisting in fostering orphaned elephants since 2009. After several trips to Africa on safari, Kristin noticed that locals were glossing over some very obvious hardships the area is facing. “I was on this beautiful safari, but I had a sense something was going on that I wasn’t being told. Which I totally get because they don’t want their tourism to be affected, but I went back to L.A. feeling really frustrated,” says Kristin. As fate would have it, Kristin attended one of George Clooney’s parties benefitting Oxfam, an international confederation working towards solutions for extreme poverty and injustice. It was there she met Claire Lewis, an Oxfam patron of over 20 years. On Clair’s encouragement, Kristin went with Oxfam to a remote part of Mazambique on the border of Zimbabwe, and it was there that she saw a true glimpse of poverty. “These people are truly poor. I mean living off of nothing. It’s something that
would be very difficult for Americans to even understand.” Because of this extreme situation many find themselves in, some locals are desperate for money and take jobs poaching. “These crime bosses and organized crime syndicates literally make millions off of ivory trade, buy weapons, hire the people in extreme poverty, and the guy on the ground poaching feels he has to because he has no other choice. The biggest perpetrators are above the law,” Kristin notes. These top-level “crime bosses” are terrorists, and many are involved in weapons trade and other illegal activities that keep many American citizens paranoid. Kristin continued to visit the area, and on one visit, stumbled across a situation that would change her life forever. Baby Chaimu was an orphaned elephant whose mother was slaughtered for her tusks. Kristin got the orphaned calf to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an elephant and rhino rescue and rehabilitation program. The operation is run by Daphne Sheldrick in honor of the memory of her late husband, famous naturalist and founding Warden of Tsavo East National Park, Dr. David Sheldrick. Kristin immediately bonded with Daphne and knew she was called to help. Since Chaimu, Kristin has assisted in rescuing many elephants, both orphaned and injured. She has even aided in reintroducing an orphan into the wild: an elephant named Kora who had taken three separate poison arrow shots, one being to her forehead. According to Kristin, the grateful rescued elephants of the DSWT are capable of a range of emotion and connectivity that surpasses human emotion: “When you look at them in their eyes, it’s like they are reading your soul.” Elephants share the same emotions and cognitive behavior as humans. They grieve for their lost loved ones; they feel fear, joy and empathy and are highly praised for their intelligence. Kristin is passionate enough about DSWT that she had contemplated leaving Hollywood completely in order to work for the cause; however, her work in L.A. has afforded her and DSWT a true Hollywood opportunity; Kristin produced a movie called Gardeners of Eden, and it offers beautiful and haunting insight into the tragic reality of wild elephants. The film has seen
premieres in several major cities and flattering critical acclaim. Kristin is proud of her work and her ability to move into production of something vastly different than what she had previously done. “Well I did have someone who was probably expecting me to look like my previous roles tell me ‘wow, you looked really terrible in the film!’ If that is your takeaway, your priorities are wrong.” Kristin Davis is bringing her film Gardeners of Eden to Memphis on April 16th to the Malco Paradiso. In addition to getting to walk a red carpet and meet Kristin Davis, attendees have an opportunity to see what elephant poaching and the importance of conservation means to them. Elephants are a keystone species in Earth’s ecosystem, and other plants and animals rely on them for survival. “How are we going to explain to our children why there are no elephants? We have the ability to stop this from happening. Don’t buy any ivory. If you are buying ivory, you have blood on your hands,” exclaims Kristin. You can help Kristin Davis and the DSWT in their battle for the elephants by purchasing tickets for the screening of her movie on memphisredcarpet.eventbrite.com. VIP tickets and regular seating are still available. Because the footprint and impact of the elephant reaches Memphis, and because the film screening has enabled the city to do something for them, 4Memphis recognizes The Davis Sheldrick Wildlife Trust as our recipient of the Memphis Love Challenge. Please support them by purchasing tickets and attending their film. April 2015 / 35
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ecounts of the Holocaust often times are stuff of remarkable legend; the survivors witness and endure horrific treatment, unlivable conditions, and unthinkable loss. From 1941 to 1945, roughly six million Jews suffered and died in what is known in Hebrew as Shoah, “the catastrophe,” which is an understatement for the unfathomable abuse and torture to which the Jewish people were subjected. Now, 70 years later, Memphis’ own Ted Winestone recounts his remarkable story of survival as a young boy during the genocide of his people. Ted Winestone was born in Baranowicze, Poland, and his father shared a textile business with his uncle. His family was comfortable, and as a twelveyear-old boy, Ted spent his time in school and playing with friends. When the Nazis arrived, Ted, then a sixth grader, watched in awe as Nazi trucks stormed into his town. Later that afternoon, young Ted saw four human corpses hanging from a crudely-constructed gallows. Later that afternoon, it was determined that 72 locals were enemies of Germany and were shot. Ted’s father and older cousin were arrested several days later, made to squat all day, and then were miraculously released. As the townspeople were all reorganized into designated ghettos, word came to Ted’s family that smaller towns had no permanent German garrisons in their communities and were, therefore, quieter, so the family decided to relocate to his mother’s hometown of Dworec. The so-called peaceful existence did not last long.
In the fall of 1941, the Germans arrived in Dworec: the town was located in a rocky area, and the Germans necessitated rocks for their war efforts. Once again, Ted witnessed Jewish families being herded into designated areas that were surrounded by barbed wire. He watched as many bartered desperately for food. Every able-bodied person was made to work on the rock pile, and the then thirteen-year-old Ted (along with the other youth of the town) was told that if he continued to work hard on the rock pile and load the freight trains, he would be spared his life. This, of course, was a false promise, and yet luck and God’s grace allowed young Ted to escape death. Ted watched as his labor camp grew in size, and inmates began to swell from hunger and die. Those who tried to escape risked being caught and shot on site, and others continued to die. Stories of mass graves and massacres made it to
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In an act of he told Ted,
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Ted Winestone (left) and cousin (right)
“Run to the woods.”
his ears, and several people managed to escape to the woods. Ted heard stories of partisan groups that formed in the woods and attempted to thwart Nazi efforts. One of his cousins escaped the woods as she was being surrounded by partisan-hunting troops. She told horrible stories of survival as she herself was covered with sores, lice, and other wounds. By that time, Ted was singled out as a lackey for a foreman: the foreman dated his mother’s best friend, and so the soldier favored Ted. On December 28, 1942, the foreman had received word of the German Divisions passing through Dworec. In an act of mercy, he told Ted, “Uciekaj Do Lasu,” meaning, “Run to the woods.” Dumbstruck and not comprehending, Ted was then literally kicked and told to run. Ted made it to the woods, and he watched in horror as others who were not as lucky throw themselves on barbed wire in escape attempts. That is when the shots started ringing. Ted fled to a small wooded area with other escapees, including his cousin who had a father living in Memphis. Ted spent the day scared and confused, wondering what became of his family and his community. That night, he heard from a farmer that everyone from the camp was dead; the Nazis had started a new form of annihilation: they herded the prisoners into trucks and enclosed it so tightly that no air could escape. They then rerouted the exhaust pipes into the trucks so that everyone died of asphyxiation. Ted’s parents were the first to die, and all were unceremoniously transported to a mass grave. Despite being young and admittedly soft from comfortable living, Ted managed to endure over 22 months in the woods, dodging Nazis and living in the crudest of environments. Ted was a good listener and took in information from stories, gossip, and random information, allowing him to keep abreast of where partisans were. His new life consisted of stealing food, sleeping in crowded basements or holes, and living among other escaped Jews, escaped prisoners of war, draft dodgers, and other non-conformists. They survived numerous German attacks, and yet they managed to scrape up ammunition and act as heroes, setting mines and traps to detonate German transports. Ted’s cousin was accredited to eight trains being blown up, but the uncle from Memphis was to never see his son again. He was shot by other partisans after having been celebrated for his detonating accomplishments: the other partisans that were detonating trains were jealous of Ted’s cousin’s accomplishments. Life as a partisan was nearly as bad as life in a concentration camp. Ted recalls a particular instance
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of sheer luck when fighting with the partisans. The group was to sabotage a group of soldiers that were set to be marching down the road. Ted was in a group down the road that was to signal to the bigger group that the Nazis were coming. As the soldiers approached, a cohort of Ted’s noted the soldier’s nice boots. Being barefoot (and ignorant to warfare), the partisan shot and missed the passing soldier, blowing the groups cover and forcing the group to flee back in into the woods. “I was not a fast or skilled runner, and I fell,” remembers Ted. “I remember putting my gun up to myself to kill myself, because I did not want to be caught.” For whatever reason, the gun would not shoot. However, a Nazi soldier ran upon him and kicked Ted’s gun from underneath him. Laughing, the soldier unzipped his pants and urinated on Ted, then left him there bewildered. “That was one of the luckiest moments of my life, that he did not kill me.” Ted made it to a hideout, and was soon liberated. Ted elected to not languish in a misplaced persons camp, waiting the opportunity to go to Israel. He remembered hearing of relatives in America, including the uncle in Memphis. He did not know much about the city aside from it being on the shores of a large river. After a small stay in New York with his aunt, he made it down to Memphis and enrolled in Memphis State. He graduated in three years and entered that U. S. Marine Corp, where he later served two years in the Korean War. When he returned, he received his CPA certificate, graduated law school, and passed the bar exam. Sixty years later, he is still working in Memphis, is a father to five children, grandfather to 11 children, and great-grandfather to two children. He now bravely recounts his story, and gravely spares no detail; “I have no secrets to hide now”. You can see more of his story through the eyes of his grandson at TevyeStory.com.
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Krewes for Kids Carnival Memphis Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The Carnival Memphis season of partying with a purpose is underway, and the Krewes for Kids is one of the best and biggest soirees. The 7th annual party celebrated Fat Friday on Friday, February 27th at the Memphis Botanic Garden with Mardi Gras festivities and fundraising for the 2015 Carnival Memphis Childrenâ€™s Charities: Madonna Learning Center, Peer Power Foundation, and Red Zone Ministries. Chuck & Mary Stewart with Jean & Rob Johnston
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Madonna Learning Center Gala Photography by Mark O. Ramirez
The Madonna Learning Center hosted the 46th Annual Benefit Gala on February 21st at Heffernan Hall on the campus of Christian Brothers High School. It is a premiere fundraiser that gathers friends and supporters of MLC to celebrate the successes of this faith-based, independent school and the strides of their students with disabilities.
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More 4 Madonna Learning Center Madonna Learning Center is quickly approaching the move back to their long awaited renovated and expanded home! Hope Church has been so gracious in sharing their space for the school year. As MLC wraps up the end of their capital campaign and construction, they are still in need of funding for items that were not in the original scope of work such as an all-accessible playground for both the younger and older students, updated appliances in the commercial kitchen and chapel space. To make a donation toward these items, visit madonna-learning.org. Diane & Kevin Westbrook & Greg Strawn
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Barrels of Hope St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The first Barrels of Hope was held the last weekend in February at the Agricenter Showplace Arena. It was a weekend of horsemanship, barrel racing and fundraising for St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital. The Barrels of Hope raised over $70,000 for the real winners at St. Jude! The next Barrels of Hope will be held the weekend of February 26, 2016 - saddle up and be there!
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Wild Game Dinner 2015 Opera Memphis Photography by Mark O. Ramirez “We got game” takes on a whole new meaning when the city’s top chefs compete for the top spot at the annual Wild Game Dinner benefitting Opera Memphis. Wild game is donated by local hunters, and chefs prepared their most spectacular gourmet dishes and vied for the most votes from guests at the wildly popular dinner event. For information about the Midtown Opera Festival, April 9th-19th at Playhouse on the Square, visit operamemphis.org
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Jim Walker & Earle Farrell with Linn Sitler, Memphis & Shelby County Film Commissioner
A Serving For Tennis Tennis Memphis Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The second annual Tennis Memphis fundraiser was held in late-February at the Pink Palace Mansion. It was an evening for culinary delights being served in support of Tennis Memphis, a non-profit supporting the City of Memphis tennis centers and leagues. For more information about upcoming summer camps, adult and junior leagues, visit tennismemphis.org.
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Wine for Wishes Make-A-Wish Mid-South Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The 5th annual Wine for Wishes event was hosted by the Associate Board for Make-AWish Mid-South on a cold night mid-February. This year’s event was presented by Data Facts, Inc., sponsored by Accredo, and Justin and Catie Miller on behalf of Yuletide Office Solutions. Young professionals from across the area gathered for the extravaganza to sample sumptuous wines, enjoy fabulous food, and live music, and of course, make wishes come true! Miranda Harbor & Brooke Ehrhart
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Make-A-Wish Mid-South… ....relies on medical professionals, parent/legal guardians, close family members or the prospective Wish Child to initiate contact to determine if the child is eligible for a wish. Children with life-threatening medical conditions between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who have not received a wish from another wish-granting organization are eligible. “Life-threatening medical condition” means that the illness places the child’s life in jeopardy – Wish Children often live with or beat their illness. Visit midsouth.wish.org for more information on how you can help. Ryan & Jennings Barnes
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Mardi Gras and Casino Party Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The 2015 Phoenix Club of Memphis Mardi Gras and Casino Party was the 18th annual event to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis. Central Station was packed with partiers dancing to Project Pat, noshing Earnestine & Hazelâ€™s soul burgers, and laissez les bons temps rouler! To sponsor a child for mentorship at the Boys & Girls Clubs, volunteer your time, or learn more about ways you can help, visit bgcm.org.
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Phoenix Club 60th Anniversary Gala Photography by Mike Payne The Phoenix Club of Memphis celebrated 60 years with their Anniversary Gala at the Memphis Country Club. Since 1955 members of the Phoenix Club have been raising money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis and, in 2014 alone, $188,460.17 was donated to BGCGM. Thank you making Memphis a better place for 60 years and counting!
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Memphis Heart Ball
American Heart Association Photography by Frank Chin The Memphis Heart Ball is an annual celebration of creating and sharing. The Heart Ball was a fabulous night at the Peabody Hotel celebrating the work, the donors and volunteers, and the lives saved and improved because of the mission of the AHA. For more information about building healthier lives free of cardio diseases and stroke, visit heart.org. Melanie & Dustin Ranger
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Tuna with Mirin Glaze Bleu Restaurant & Lounge 4-6 oz Tuna steak- Sushi grade Dash of Togorashi spice 4 oz Mirin rice wine
Dash Red chili flakes 2oz Butter- cold 1 oz Olive oil
1 small Shallot- julienne 1 c Cucumbers- julienne 1/4 c Carrots- julienne
1/5 Red bell pepper- julienne Salt and pepper to taste Mint if desired
Heat up a sautĂŠ pan and put in the oil. In a plate, dust the tuna steaks with togorashi spice until fully covered. Sear the tuna in the oil about 30 seconds on each side or to desired temperature. In another sautĂŠ pan, put in the mirin and the shallots and bring to a boil. Add the butter and stir constantly until the butter gets incorporated to the mirin; then add a pinch of red pepper flakes. Put the sauce and the tuna on the side and serve with your favorite white rice. In a mixing bowl, mix the cucumber, carrots and red bell peppers seasoned with salt, pepper and mint. April 2015 / 69
Maple Glazed Salmon
Colonial Country Club
with Italian Roasted Potatoes & Steamed Broccoli
with Shiitake and Heirloom Carrot Kim Chee, Tomato Crab Salad
For the Salmon 1 5-7 oz Salmon filet 1/4 cup of Maple Syrup 4 Tbl. Butter 2 Tbl. Dijon Mustard
2 Tsp, Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tsp. Worcestershire 1 Tsp. Cracked Black Pepper
Mix all ingredients but salmon in a bowl with a wire whisk and set the glaze aside. Brush both sides of salmon with oil. Grill the salmon skin side down for 3-5 minutes. Flip the salmon and cook an additional 3-5 minutes for medium doneness. Brush with maple glaze and return to grill for 2 minutes to set glaze. For the Sides 1 c Broccoli 1 c Red Potatoes 1 Tbl Olive oil
Salt, pepper and Italian seasoning to taste
Steam broccoli for 7-10 minutes or until tender. Toss with butter, salt and pepper. Quarter red potatoes. Toss in olive oil, salt, pepper, and Italian Seasoning. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until tender.
Chicken, Grape & Almond Salad Owen Brennan’s For the Chicken Salad 6 oz Grilled chicken breast – diced 2 Tbl Champagne vinaigrette dressing 2 Tbl Mayonnaise
1/2 c Red seedless grapes 1/8 c Diced celery 1 Tbl Shallots - minced
For Sherry Herb Vinaigrette 1/4 cup Sherry vinegar 1 tbl Chopped dill 1 tbl Chopped flat leaf parsley
1 tbl Mustard 1 1/4 c Olive oil
Mix all ingredients and set aside. For Confit Tomato Salad 1 Whole tomato 3 oz Lump crab Prepare tomato by scoring the bottom and coring the tomato. Blanch in boiling water until skin blisters, shock in ice water. Remove skin, cut into quarters and remove seeds. Toss with sherry herb vinaigrette and crab. Reserve. For Shiitake and Carrot Kim Chee 1 lb Shiitake mushroom, quartered 1 lb Heirloom baby carrots 1 lb Baby bok choy 1 tbl Pickled ginger, chopped
10 Whole cloves roasted garlic 3 tbl Rice wine vinegar 3 tbl Sesame oil 1/2 lb Arugula
Prepare the shiitake and carrots with the vinaigrette by mixing the sesame oil with the rice vinegar. Add in the pickled ginger, bok choy and arugula. Let stand in the refrigerator for several hours. Prepare a piece of tuna for searing by seasoning with salt, white pepper, crushed garlic and fresh chopped thyme. Sear on both sides and cook to your desired temperature. Slice and serve over your prepared salads.
Egg & Olive Salad
Humphrey’s Prime Cut Shoppe at Folk’s Folly
Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and combine thoroughly. For the Salad 8 oz fresh chopped romaine lettuce 1 Tbl Slivered almonds – Toasted 4 fresh strawberries - cut into halves 2 Tbl Champagne vinaigrette dressing 1/2 Naval orange - cut into 1/2 moons Place combined chicken salad on top of the chopped romaine, then place the oranges and strawberries along the perimeter if the romaine. Drizzle the Champagne vinaigrette over the chicken salad and top with the toasted almonds. Enjoy.
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10 Hard-boiled eggs- grated 1/3 c mayonnaise
1/2 c chopped green olives 1/3 tsp white pepper (or to taste)
Mix together hard-boiled eggs and mayonnaise in a large bowl. Gently fold in white pepper and chopped green olives. Serve on toasted wheat or your favorite bread alongside Humphrey’s famous homemade potato chips, or on a bed of bib lettuce for a lighter ladies’ fare!
Maple Glazed Salmon with Italian Roasted Potatoes & Steamed Broccoli
Chicken, Grape & Almond Salad
Seared Tuna with Shiitake and Heirloom Carrot Kim Chee, Tomato Crab Salad
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Scallops & Grits
with Bacon Vinaigrette, Sautéed Spinach and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
with Roasted Tomato Soup Jim’s Place Grille
Itta Bena For the Salad For the Mascarpone Grits 1 1/2 c Water 1 1/2 c Milk 1 c Grits
4 oz Mascarpone cheese 1 Stick butter Salt and pepper to taste
Combine water and milk in a medium pot and bring to a boil. Whisk in grits, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until thick. Add cheese and butter, and stir until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper. For the Bacon Vinaigrette 4 oz Bacon- chopped 1 Clove garlic- minced 1/2 Red onion- chopped 1 c Cider vinegar
1/2 c honey 2 c Chicken stock 1/4 c corn starch Salt and pepper
Render bacon in a medium sauce pot. Once mostly cooked, add onions and garlic, and sauté 2 or 3 minutes. Deglaze bacon with vinegar and reduce by half. Add honey and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Mix corn starch with water to create a slurry. Whisk slurry into boiling sauce to thicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste. For the Scallops
1 Tbl Local honey 2 Tbl Balsamic vinegar 2 Tbl Vegetable oil 1 Tbl Sugar 1 Tbl Soy Sauce
Oven roast pecans with local honey at 350 degrees for 9 min. Let cool. Then mix spinach with strawberries and goat cheese. Combine of balsamic, vegetable oil, sugar, and soy sauce for dressing and toss. Place salmon on top. For the Roasted Tomato Basil Soup: 1 c Carrot- shredded 1 c Yellow onion- diced 1 ½ c Roma tomato- crushed ½ c Celery- diced
1 garlic clove 2 oz Tomato puree 2/3 c Heavy cream Sprig of Basil
Sauté to reduction the carrot, celery, onion, tomato, garlic, and puree. Add Fresh basil and cream. Simmer and stir for 2 hours.
Fresh Vegetable Sandwich Hard Rock Café
1 T olive oil Large raw scallops Salt and pepper Cover the bottom of a saute pan with oil and set over high heat. Season scallops with salt and pepper. Once HOT carefully lay scallops into the pan. If it doesn’t sizzle then the pan is not hot enough! Once they begin to brown, flip them over and continue to cook an additional minute. Scallops should not be firm or rubbery. If they are, they are over cooked. For the Sautéed spinach 2 oz fresh baby spinach 1 T olive oil Salt and pepper Cover the bottom of a sauté pan with oil and set over high heat. Once hot add spinach and season with salt and pepper. Cook spinach 1 or 2 minutes stirring and flipping with tongs. For the roasted cherry tomatoes 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in halves 2 T oil
6 oz Norwegian or Scottish salmonseared then grilled 1 c Fresh spinach 1/8 c Crumbled goat cheese 1/8 c Fresh strawberries 1/8 c Pecans
1 T chopped chives Salt and pepper
Mix ingredients in a mixing bowl then transfer to an oven safe dish. Place in a 400° oven and cook 4 to 6 minutes.
Two Slices Sourdough Bread 2 Tbl Butter 2 Tbl Tarragon mayonnaise 1 Grilled portabella mushroom 2 Grilled zucchini planks
2 Grilled squash planks 2 Grilled asparagus 1 Slice Grilled roasted red pepper 2 Slices Monterey jack cheese 1 oz Balsamic glaze
In order to build the sandwich, all vegetables must first be seasoned with sliced, seasoned with salt and pepper and then grilled. Butter each side of the sourdough and grill on both sides. Spread on 1 Tbl of tarragon mayonnaise on each half of bread. Place the grilled Portabella mushroom on the bottom bread skin side down; place 2 slices of grilled zucchini planks side by side on top of the mushroom; place 2 slices of grilled squash planks side by side on top of the zucchini; place 2 pieces of grilled asparagus on top of the grilled squash plans side by side and top with the roasted red pepper. Top the veggie stack with the 2 slices of Monterey Jack cheese and melt, and then drizzle a balsamic glaze to finish.
El Paso Pimento Cheese
Lucchesi’s Pasta and Ravioli Company 2 Lbs Monterey jack cheese- shredded 1 Tbl Grey Poupon 1 Green onion- sliced 1 Lemon zest- juiced without seeds 5 oz Roasted red pepper- diced 5 oz Kraft mayo 9 oz Green chiles Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, making sure not to over-blend. Chill covered and in a refrigerator for at least one hour. Serve on your favorite toasted bread or on a bed of lettuce. It also makes a great spread for crackers!
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Scallops and Grits with Bacon Vinaigrette, SautĂŠed Spinach and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
Salmon Salad with Roasted Tomato Soup
Fresh Vegetable Sandwich
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Cream of Asparagus Soup with Crispy Prosciutto and Smoked Salmon and Lemon Thyme Canapés
Salud! Cooking School at Whole Foods Market 1 Tbl Olive oil 3 oz Prosciutto, ¼” lardons 1 Shallot- minced 1 lb Asparagus- tough ends removed and cut into 1” pieces 3 c Vegetable or chicken broth 6 oz Crème fraiche 1 tsp Lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add prosciutto and cook until lightly browned and crisp, about 3 minutes; remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Add in shallot and saute for 1 minute before adding in asparagus, cooking an additional 2-3 minutes more until beginning to caramelize. Add in vegetable broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until the asparagus is cooked through, 7-10 minutes. Puree the soup either in batches in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth. Whisk in crème fraiche and lemon juice. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Smoked Salmon and Lemon Thyme Canapés 1 Loaf Buttercrust Bread (Whole Foods Market Poplar House made bread) 1 Tbsp Unsalted butter 2 oz Crème fraiche Zest and juice from ½ a lemon 1 tsp Minced fresh thyme Salt and white pepper 3-4 Radishes- thinly sliced half moons 3-4 oz Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon pieces Using a glass or a biscuit cutter, cut 8 rounds out of the Buttercrust bread. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and melt the butter. Coat both sides of the bread rounds in the melted butter and toast until lightly browned. Set aside. In a small bowl whisk together the crème fraiche, lemon juice and zest, and thyme. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. When ready to assemble, spread about 2 tsp of the crème fraiche mixture over the top of the bread rounds. Fan out 3-4 slices of radish on top and place a small mound of the smoked salmon on top. Garnish with extra thyme leaves or lemon zest. Serve alongside the Cream of Asparagus Soup for a lovely lunch.
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A Life on the Mississippi Captain James Gilmer by Sandi Butler Hughes | Photography by Mark O. Ramirez
The riverboats docked on the historic cobblestones are an iconic fixture along the Memphis riverfront, and one of the long-serving captains piloting the vessels is also a noteworthy aspect of our river story. Captain James Gilmer has been working with the Memphis Riverboats for three decades. Not only does he pilot those picturesque riverboats most everyday, but he is also currently the only African-American on the Mississippi doing so. A life’s work can sometimes be a complicated and convoluted path; other times, it can be simply following in the footsteps of family. In 1982, James was twenty years old, flipping burgers at Wendy’s. The burger joint’s payroll was bi-weekly, and it was hard to stretch his income over two weeks. His brother was working at the Memphis Queen Line and mentioned to him that they paid weekly. This simple fact launched his career on the river. “I started as a deckhand,” James says, “swabbing the decks, mopping the boats, doing the things we have to do everyday. But I didn’t think about the heat. I was used to working inside the restaurants. It was so hot, I thought I was working in the cotton fields instead of on the riverboats,” he laughs, “I guess it was the weekly pay that kept me motivated!” The Memphis Riverboats (formerly the Memphis Queen Line) have a storied place in the evolution of the Memphis riverfront and in our tourism industry. The company is now owned by the third generation of the Meanley-Lozier family. The company began in 1960 with Tom Meanley. He had a full-time job, yet he bought the Memphis Queen II to earn extra income with a part-time, summer business in the growing tourism industry. Within a year, the riverboats
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became his full-time career, and Captain Tom created a niche and way of life for his family. Tom’s daughter, Dale and her husband John Lozier, were the second generation to own and operate the riverboats. Today, Captain Dale and Captain John Lozier’s son William (also a riverboat captain himself and “confirmed river rat”) is the third generation to carry on the business. The fleet of riverboats grew along with the tourism business. The Memphis Queen III and the Island Queen were both brought to life not in some far away shipyard, but in Captain Tom’s own backyard before being transported by house movers to the River for final completion. By the mid-1980’s, with the fleet growing, so was the need for captains to pilot. Both Gilmer brothers had several years experience working on and around the riverboats and were offered the opportunity to become captains. Once again James’ brother took the paddle wheel first, and James soon followed, receiving his license in 1991. “They sent us up to The River School, when it was up there on Jefferson, and I got my license to drive these boats,” he remembers. His brother has since left the Memphis Riverboats company, thus leaving James with a notable distinction: currently he is the only African-American riverboat captain piloting on the Mississippi River.
Captain James believes he has just about seen it all while cruising Ol’ Man River. Once, he rescued two men from their failed motorboat before it was run over by a towboat pushing 30 barges downstream. “The towboat captain radioed and asked if I could help get them out of the way...I said ‘I’ll see what I can do.’ I remember I had 21 people on the Island Queen that day. I got close enough to them, and got my deck crew to throw a line out to them and pulled them out of the way just in time before that towboat got to ‘em.“ He’s seen a tornado on the River; he’s seen people jump off the bridges; he’s seen wooden barges exposed that sank to the bottom of the River many years ago; he’s seen some wild college parties; he’s dodged countless trees floating in the River channel; and he narrates the river lore and history that is the soundtrack for tourists and hometown riders alike. He recalls one couple in particular who has ridden with him over 10 times, just hear his river tales. In addition to being a riverboat captain, James is also an ordained minister, a role that blends nicely with his captain duties as he can perform wedding ceremonies on board the riverboat cruises. June 2015 will mark 33 years that Captain James has worked with the Lozier family and the Memphis Riverboats line. He is proud to be an African-American captain, and he shares his time and stories with school children at career days and when they board his vessel for field trips. “I love my job, I really do,” James smiles. “These kids have to know the history of our river.” For Captain James Gilmer, the Memphis Riverboats have been the ride of his lifetime...departing daily at 2:30pm. For more information about the Memphis Riverboats and summer cruise schedule, visit memphisriverboats.net.
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Bring Some Spring To Your Home by Tim Tanner | Photography courtesy of TannerMeyer
As a native Memphian, I can remember the days when we actually had four distinct seasons. As of late, however, spring and fall seem to be a two week minor blip in between nine degree ice storms and 100 degree scorchers. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little eternal spring where you nest. Looking out at the dogwood blooms and tulips scattering the yard gives me a feeling of renaissance and renewal, and makes my mind scream: “project”! If you are feeling antsy and tired of camping out on Pinterest, get off your tablet and try some of these ideas for yourself.
Cleanliness and Color I know it’s a cliché, but nothing gives one a feeling of renewal better than a good spring cleaning. Try making your own natural, environmentally-friendly cleaners this time. These “recipes” are easily found on Google, and are better for you and often cheaper than buying store-bought, toxic cleaners. Don’t just spring clean; spring purge. Get rid of stuff you don’t need and try to recoup some of your investment on eBay or consignment. While you are doing this try thinking outside the box. Move things
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around like they have never before been arranged, borrow things from other rooms, pull out vintage items from the attic and repurpose them. And for heaven’s sake, clean your windows, open up the blinds/drapes, and let the sunlight in! While you are at it, lighten up a room by repainting it, or at least paint an accent wall with a pop of color that picks up some of your accents. Wallpapers are fun again, and I do lots of accent walls these days using wallpaper.
Bring Mother Nature Indoors Plants and natural elements really do uplift the spirit and give one positive feelings upon entering any room. Bring in potted plants, cut aromatic flowers in bowls, and change out your faux floral mixtures. Don’t forget to change out your incense and candles to a more linen or light floral selection. Try unique touches like using old outside pots or wood crates for plants. Buy bushes and plants you can display in the home and then plant them in the yard later. Window boxes are fun to build and display annuals outside every window.
Change Out Key Accents Seasonally changing out the accents in your room, while leaving the core pieces in tact, can easily give you a whole new look and feel. At TannerMeyer Drapery, Bedding, and Blinds, I have worked with clients that have done this for years. Many of our clients have us make them a set of Spring/Summer accent pillows and drapery. Take down your heavier printed drapes and change them out with a light and airy linen or sheer. Switch out your traditional Persian rug with a crisp, clean jute rug for the warmer months. Even switch out your accents with a lighter “less is more” approach. Repurpose your fall/winter accents throughout your house so they do not go to waste. It is amazing what a minimal investment in accent pieces can do to dramatically change a room and ones’ spirit over the course of a weekend. It is often said: “change your image and change your life”. The same goes for your surroundings! Put in the time now, and you’ll be kicking back, happily sipping mint juleps and mimosas for many warm months to come.
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Cedar Hall Bridal Show Photography by Mark O. Ramirez
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Brides-to-be gathered on Sunday afternoon, March 1st, at Cedar Hall for a Bridal Show extravaganza. Guests enjoyed a fashion show featuring gowns from Barefoot Bride and tuxedos from Gent’s Formal Wear. Sample menu and dessert treats, plus all the latest in wedding trends were on display. Cedar Hall showcased the Mansion, the Stables, and the grounds were decked out for a fairy tale wedding destination and a happily-ever-after-noon! For more information, visit cedarhall.com.
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Into the Wild By Sally Walker Davies | Photography courtesy of Micato and National Geographic Expeditions
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National Geographic Expeditions www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com 888-966-8687 Above: The private infinity pool at the Singita Sasakwa Lodge, overlooking the Serengeti. Photo courtesy Micato Safaris; Right: The &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp offers travelers a true ‘in the wild’ experience. Photo courtesy Micato Safaris; Left: A zeal (group) of zebras captured on a National Geographic safari. Photo by Jonathan Irish, National Geographic Expeditions.
It’s the continent that most of us will never experience – yet the continent most of us dream of visiting. A trip to Africa is enticing, exotic and expensive – and perhaps just so darn far out of our collective comfort zone. Or is it? The reality is that an African safari is as accessible as any other dream trip, with a myriad of tour operators offering everything from full-out custom itineraries to family-focused journeys into the wild. Planning is always key in a great travel experience, and this is particularly true when it comes to crafting an African itinerary. There are dozens of outfitters and operators who specialize in safari experiences, and we’ve culled two from the herd which we think are tops at this ultimate experiential travel. Both companies we feature also have a very 4Memphis connection, in that they each are committed to giving back via philanthropic or conservation and education efforts in the countries they operate.
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Keep in mind that costs vary wildly depending on length of safari, location, and time of year; you can count on spending a minimum of $6000 per person for a 10-day trip. The operators we profile here marry the primal beauty of Africa with luxury accommodations and dining for an unrivaled, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Micato Safaris is not a household name – but in the safari world, this family-run operator consistently ranks tops in just about every travel poll imaginable, including being a nine-time champ in the World’s Best Safari Category in the annual Travel & Leisure rankings. Micato offers both bespoke and established itineraries, and their trips range from 10 days in Tanzania to customcrafted adventures in Namibia. The Micato website has the best practical planning advice we’ve seen, especially for those visiting Africa for the first time. Their planning guide covers everything from what to wear to great books to read before departure, plus essential advice on passports, visas and health information. By far the most
useful information is a list of questions, starting with a very simple one – bespoke or established? National Geographic Expeditions is a stellar choice for safaris, especially for family-focused trips. The best part of an NGE trip is the experts who accompany each adventure; profiles of the anthropologists, zoologists, photographers or conservationists on any given itinerary give great insight into the ind of adventure you’ve chosen. The NGE website also offers great search capabilities, allowing travelers to search by departure month, expedition type, and other categories. Once you’ve narrowed down the selections, you can dig into the journey through online resources, from detailed itineraries and accommodation information to article links. We especially like the chance to connect to the photos and comments of travelers who have previously gone on the same trips – it’s the perfect way to get a feel for what you’ll be experiencing.
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Booksellers at Laurelwood Staff Picks Check out these great selections from our friends at The Booksellers at Laurelwood.
Chasing the Scream
The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari $27.00 For the first time, the startling full story of the disastrous war on drugs - propelled by moving human stories, revolutionary insight into addiction, and fearless international reporting.
Find Me by Laura van den Berg $26.00 After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us “Find Me,” her highly anticipated debut novel – a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world.
Fermented Vegetables The Republic of Imagination America in Three Books by Azar Nafisi, Illustrations by Peter Sis $28.95
Taking her cue from a challenge thrown to her in Seattle, where a skeptical reader told her that Americans don’t care about books the way they did back in Iran, Nafisi responds to those who say fiction has nothing to teach us.
Better Than Before
Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin $26.00 Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good.
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by Kirsten and Christopher Shockey $24.95 This guide includes in-depth instruction for making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles and then offers more than 120 recipes, using the same basic methods, for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs.
Mosquitoland by David Arnold $17.99 When she learns that her mother is sick in Ohio, Mim confronts her demons on a thousand-mile odyssey from Mississippi that redefines her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
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Nicole Blum & Tyler McGlaughlin December 6, 2014 St. Peterâ€™s Catholic Church & 409 S. Main Photo/video by Creation Studios Floral and Design: Angela Mazanti Event Designs Caterer : Carson Rodizio
Ashley Washington & Dustin Gault Wedding date: October 4, 2014 Wedding / reception location: Lichterman Nature Center Photographer: Jon Sharman Florist: Kacie Cooper Floral Design Caterer: Charm City Catering
Courtney Adcock & Chopper Taylor March 22, 2014 | Location: Jack Robinson Art Gallery Photographer: Sunday Productions (David Smith) Caterer: Me and My Tea Room DJ Service: Dee Jay Funn | Coordinator: Molly Elkins
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Immaculate Conception Cathedral School held its annual Black & White Masquerade, formerly the Mardi Gras Ball, on February 7th, on the grounds of the school. Guests were bedecked in black and white with feathers and plumes a-plenty and masks of all varieties. Approximately 400 people attended to enjoy the sounds of Jamie Baker and the VIPs, creole cooking from Chef Anthony Terrell and to bid on a range of silent auction items including fine art, high-end leather goods, antiques and designer fragrances. Action News 5 personality Ron Childers, who has hosted ICCS’s live auction for close to a decade, returned to offer his auctioneer skills, accompanied by his wife Joyce Peterson. Gold event sponsors were Crone & McEvoy Attorneys and Christian Brothers University. Silver sponsors included Midtown Eye Care, ANF Architects, Horne & Wells Attorneys, and Parker Uniforms, with the bar sponsored by AS Barboro and Rice Law.
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Black & White Masquerade
Wings Gallery in The West Clinic-Midtown Opening Reception A wine and cheese reception was held Friday, February 27th for seven Memphis area quilters who are the first to fill the Wings Gallery in The West Clinic - Midtown. Their pieces are on display through June 3rd. The show is titled, ‘Color My World’ and each quilter will donate 30% of their proceeds to Wings Cancer Foundation. Wings is a non-profit serving the Mid-South cancer community by creating a safe place for cancer patients from treatment through survivorship with its programs and services.
Patricia Smith, Etta McFarland, Jeanie Velarde, Marilyn League & Vanessa McCallum
Keri Burnette & Tealy Devereaux
Valerie Matthews, Elizabeth Austin, Callie Gunn & Ruby Maclin
Chris West, Keri Burnette & Anita Vincent
Jennifer Gerstner, Michelle Ryan & Jodi Barron
Ray & Linzie Mullins, Brittany Miller & Michael Browder
Beale Street Music Festival Art Unveiling Nationally renowned Memphis-based artist George Hunt unveiled his latest composition and 2015 Beale Street Music Festival commemorative art piece entitled, “Beale Street Yesterday and Today.” Triumph Bank sponsored the art that will be included on the 2015 Beale Street Music Festival commemorative poster and sold to benefit Memphis in May. Memphis in May is a not for profit, communitybased organization that contributes over $70 million in economic impact to the community.
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Eclectic Eye Annual Sale Preview Party The much-anticipated Eclectic Eye Annual Sale kicked off with Preview Party on Thursday, February 19th at both the Midtown and Collierville boutiques. The exclusive party was for preferred customers only and allowed access to hundreds of discounted glasses and sunglasses before anyone else. A portion of all proceeds from the preview party and week-long sale was donated the Wolf River Conservancy.
Mike Glenn & Jacinda Norton
Jim Holt, George Hunt, Will Chase & Wei Chen
Leigh Martin & Margot Metz
George Hunt, Jim Holt & Valerie Morris
Barbara & Gary Sysak
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The Eclectic Eye Midtown team
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Michael Herr II & Michael Herr
DIVORCE THE RICES WROTE THE BOOK. They really did. Larry Rice and Nick Rice are co-authors of The Complete Guide to Divorce Practice. Published by the American Bar Association, the book is recognized as the standard reference for divorce lawyers across the nation. The 25th anniversary edition documents over 900 pages of their insight, experience and techniques. The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys recognized Larry as a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney and Nick as a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Attorney. They were both recognized as The Face of Divorce Law in the Mid-South by Memphis Magazine and are both rated Superb and 10 out of 10 by Avvo.com. Lawyers seek out Larry’s expertise. He has given over 200 lectures on divorce practice to lawyers nationally and internationally. As the only Super Lawyer in Memphis certified as a Family Law Specialist, Larry spends most of his time practicing law with the Rice Divorce Team. A third generation lawyer, Nick Rice grew up with the law. After graduating from CBHS and UT-Knoxville, Nick clerked in the family firm while attending The University of Memphis Law School. Nick has lectured on several occasions and was recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star. The Rice Divorce Team is a practice group within Rice, Amundsen & Caperton, PLLC, a firm which was selected as the Best Law Firm by The Commercial Appeal. The Rice Divorce Team is exclusively committed to family law – from prenuptial agreements to final decrees, from parenting time to property division and everything in-between. The team includes: Larry Rice, Nick Rice, Jennifer Bellott, Erin O’Dea, Jessica Farmer, Tracy Eaton, Andrea Schultz CP, Carla Baker, Susan New ACP, Stacy Pipkin, Cyndy McCrory, Jennifer Bicknell, Ken Schultz, and Sharon Beard. The team applies generations of experience, nationally recognized expertise, and up-to-date technology to lead their clients through negotiations, mediation, arbitration or litigation. Hundreds of lawyers reviewed, contributed to and helped refine the system used by the Rice Divorce Team. The depth of The Rice Divorce Team’s personnel provides the ability to tailor representation to each client’s individual needs and goals. While the team is proud of courtroom success, their greatest satisfaction often comes from obtaining a quiet settlement favorable to their client. Divorce is difficult. Divorce is made worse by misinformation. The Rices’ guide to divorce is available to you at www.aboutdivorce.com.
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