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Contents OCTOBER 2015

Outtakes 18 20 25 28 30 36 38 54 58 62 64 66 68 69 70 71 73 82 84

Orpheum Annual Art Sale Live at the Garden: Rob Thomas Wings Polo Classic Zoo Rendezvous Paw Prints Party Shotguns & Sunflowers Party Rock for Love: Levitt Shell Finale Delta Blues Winery Red Shoe Event MidSouth Book Festival Art on Tap Exceptional Foundation Fashion Show Forrest Spence 5K Cardio Barre Germantown Grand Opening Central Gardens Home Tour After Party Les Passees Holiday Consignment Shop Opening Party The Peabody Memphis Anniversary Celebration Rock for Love: Crosstown Block Party A Vintage Affair: A Toast to Life

Features 49 56

Keeping Up With Memphis Jones Memphis Love Challenge: Turkey Trotters

Regulars 40 Fashion: 60 Choose 901 72 4Art 75 Recipes: Southern Comfort 86 Book Review 88 4Music 92 Celebrating Marriage 96 More4Memphis

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 ָ ‫ כִ 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

“City on a Hill”

“City on the Hill”

The phrase “City on a Hill” taken from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, has been used by theologians to describe the calling of the Church since Christ first spoke the words as recorded in the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew. The phrase has been used continuously in American politics to describe the calling of America to separate itself from the way the rest of the world governs and treats its people. John F. Kennedy used the phrase when he said, “We must always consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill, the eyes of all people are upon us.” Ronald Reagan in his farewell speech to the nation: “…I’ve spoken of the shining city all my political life, but I don’t know if I ever quite communicated what I saw when I said it. But in my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, wind-swept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace, a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity, and if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That’s how I saw it and see it still...” In 2006, then Senator Barack Obama addressed The University of Massachusetts with his own take on the idea “...But of course, America is an unlikely place - a country built on defiance of the odds; on a belief in the impossible. And I remind you of this because as you set out to live your own stories of success and achievement, it’s now your turn to help keep it this way. It’s your turn to keep this daringly radical but unfailingly simple notion of America alive - that no matter where you’re born or how much your parents have; no matter what you look like or what you believe in, you can still rise to become whatever you want; still go on to achieve great things…” Presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson recently said, “Here’s a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently.” In the song “City on the Hill,” recorded by Casting Crowns, the lyrics challenge us to recognize the importance of the individuality and differences that make a community. The success of a city is accomplished only through the appreciation and support of the differences that make up the city. The City of Memphis is built on the bluffs above the Mississippi River, but it can only truly stand out if we its citizens appreciate each other and what we have. I am grateful that these past several years our city seems to be embracing and enjoying the greatness of our history and unique culture. There is a real sense in our city that we are on the verge of a changing attitude about ourselves. The lyrics from the song below should serve as blueprint for success and warning of how not fail. Seek the Peace and Prosperity of Memphis!

Did you hear of the city on the hill Said one old man to the other It once shined bright, and it would be shining still But they all started turning on each other You see the poets thought the dancers were shallow And the soldiers thought the poets were weak And the elders saw the young ones as foolish And the rich man never heard the poor man speak But one by one, they ran away With their made up minds to leave it all behind And the light began to fade In the City on the Hill, the City on the Hill Each one thought that they knew better But they were different by design Instead of standing strong together They let their differences divide And one by one, they ran away With their made up minds to leave it all behind And the light began to fade In the City on the Hill, the City on the Hill And the world is searching still But it was the rhythm of the dancers That gave the poets life It was the spirit of the poets That gave the soldiers strength to fight It was fire of the young ones It was the wisdom of the old It was the story of the poor man That needed to be told It is the rhythm of the dancers That gives the poets life It is the spirit of the poets That gives the soldiers strength to fight It is fire of the young ones It is the wisdom of the old It is the story of the poor man That’s needing to be told But one by one will we run away With our made up minds to leave it all behind As the light begins to fade in the City on the Hill

Jim Walker



About the Cover Love for

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Scarf: Lansky // Short Necklace: Joseph // Necklace: Joseph // Vest: Lori James // Camisole: Sorrelle // Hat: Joseph. Photo by Lindsey Lissau.

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Boots: Marmi // Trousers: Oak Hall // Vest: Lansky’s // Blouse: Lori James // Clutch: Lori James // Pearl Necklace: Lansky // Long Necklace: Lori James // Bracelets: Sorrelle. Photo by Lindsey Lissau.

One by one will we run away With our made up minds to leave it all behind As the light begins to fade in the City on the Hill The City on the Hill (Come home) And the Father’s calling still (Come home) To the City on the Hill (Come home)

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October 2015 Volume V • Number 12 PUBLISHER Jim Walker jim@4memphis.com EDITOR Stephanie Beliles stephanie@4memphis.com MANAGING EDITOR Sandi Butler Hughes sandi@4memphis.com ART DIRECTOR Ben Williams ben@4memphis.com GRAPHIC DESIGN Courtney Searcy SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN Ashley Stanton ashley@4memphis.com ADVERTISING Mark O. Ramirez mark@4memphis.com Cathy Farrell cathy@4memphis.com Becky Crucifixio becky@4memphis.com PHOTOGRAPHERS Baxter Buck Bill Carrier Lindsey Lissau Mark O. Ramirez James Wessels CONTACT 4Memphis 1044 Brookfield Rd.

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Orpheum Annual Art Sale Photography by Mark O. Ramirez

The Orpheum Theatre held their 21st Annual Art Sale as a celebration of the local creative community. Artists gathered on the iconic stage with their original works on display and offered for sale. In addition to the sale, the Orpheum’s own newest art installation “Orpheus Ascending” was unveiled in the Grand Lobby of the theater. The world-renowned sculptor and creator of the piece, Richard MacDonald, was present for the special ceremony. Be sure to admire this beautiful addition to the Orpheum when you are attending one of the upcoming shows! Michele & Sculptor Richard MacDonald with Pat & Anne Halloran

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Dino & Chrissy Tashie with Chris & Kristy Pelts

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Scott Elliott, Niki & Jim Shaheen with Kirby & Glenn Floyd

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Curry Luttrell, Dr. Nick Gavrizi & Cheryl Fortner

Mary Marshall Haugh & Taylor Fenton

Jennifer Anderson & Jennifer Sammons

Wings Polo Classic Photography by Mark O. Ramirez

Currie McAlpine & Angela Watson

Karen Murphee, Doris McLendon & Sarah Scoggin

The Wings Cancer Foundation had a very successful Wings Polo Classic 2015 on a polo perfect Sunday afternoon in mid-September. In addition to a rousing match, the event featured champagne served on the polo field at halftime as guests stomped divots, participated in a whiskey pull, and live and silent auctions. This year’s Wings Polo Classic raised more than $100,000 for the Foundation in one beautiful day at the Memphis Polo Club in Rossville!

Jeri Ryan, Elizabeth Willison & Fargason Erb

Lynn, Sophie, Lisa, Sadie, Krystal & Trusty Shaw

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Outtakes | Wings Polo Classic

Johnna & Reid Strange with Jeanne & John Strange

Doug Golden, Mari Authement with Kim & Ed Gentry

More 4 Wings Cancer Foundation Wings Cancer Foundation provides hope, education, research and support without charge to anyone touched by cancer. You can make a difference by transforming compassion into action by volunteering, sending Wings holiday cards, or making a donation. For more information, visit wingscancerfoundation.org. Addison Wilson & Miller Hastings

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Zoo Rendezvous Photography by Mark O. Ramirez

Who knows what all happens after dark at the Memphis Zoo? On September 12th, it was one of the biggest culinary parties of the year at the annual Zoo Rendezvous! Scrumptious food stations from Memphis’ finest restaurants dished up the tastings, and specialty cocktails were poured by favorite bartenders. This is the largest fundraiser of the year for our award-winning zoo, and a spectacular night to eat, enjoy, and find out what wild things happen when the sun goes down. The Le Bonheur Zoo Boo is going on during October, visit memphiszoo.org for more information.

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Paw Prints Party

Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County hosted the 2015 Paw Prints Party in late August at the Racquet Club of Memphis. The Paw Prints Party is the HSMSC’s largest annual fundraiser, and guests were treated to a delicious dinner, a wine pull, and live music from Front & Beale. Extra special guests at the party were several adopted dogs who are now in loving homes, thanks to the HSMSC and funds raised at this howling good time.

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Shotguns & Sunflowers Party Photography by Mark O. Ramirez

Shotguns & Sunflowers Party benefitting Palmer Home for Children and Jonah’s Journey was held on September 6th at Panther Creek Ranch. This is the sixth year Kirby and Glenn Floyd have held the dove hunt, but this year’s hunt, thanks to numerous sponsors which were lead by Bluff City Jaguar Land Rover and Oak Hall, was just the warm up act to the real event: a successful party to raise money for these special children. Palmer Home in Mississippi and Jonah’s Journey in Tennessee provide homes for over a hundred children in either a residential childcare program or private foster care. For further information go to palmerhome.org.

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Chance Floyd & Sara Bryant

Glenn Floyd, Rusty Robinson & Teri Jackson

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Wilson Brown with Griffin & Bill Walden

Henry & Heather Grosvenor

Pamela Hauber, Emily McEvoy & Amy Howard

Celia Floyd & Abby Jones

Kristin Budzak & Joy Sharpe

Corinne Williams, Porter Johnson, Olivia, Amy & Julianna May

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Rock for Love 9 Levitt Shell Finale Photography by Baxter Buck Rocking across Midtown for the Labor Day weekend, Rock for Love 9 concluded on Sunday night, September 6th at the Levitt Shell. The North Mississippi All-Stars brought out a crowd that packed the lawn. At the pre-concert VIP event, guests sipped the Rocket #9, the Memphis Made beer brewed to just for the Rock for Love festival. In 2016, Rock for Love will mark a decade as community music festival and Church Health Center fundraiser - and we are already counting down to next year!

More 4 the Church Health Center Patients that seek help at the Center are some of our area’s poorest individuals and families. This fund helps ensure that patients get their daily medications without sacrificing so many of their daily basic necessities. Patients increasingly find themselves torn between separate costs, whether it’s deciding between medications and rent, or between a tank of gas and seeing the doctor. Please consider a monthly, recurring donation to the CHC Gallant Fund. Your donation of $10 each month can make a difference for those in need. Visit churchhealthcenter.org to make a donation.

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Memphis Jones by Sandi Butler Hughes | Photography by James Wessels

On a late afternoon, mid-week, we settled into a somewhat quiet two-top in the elevated, lowceilinged VIP section, stage right at B.B. King’s Blues Club. In a bit of serendipity, our Lamar Sorrento table is boldly painted with the word “Memphis” where Memphis Jones and I take our seats. An exuberant performing personality, he is spreading Memphis gospel and music lore to the world in a niche he invented simply being Memphis Jones.

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When he slips on his hat and spats and takes the microphone, Memphis Jones is one of the most vocal cheerleaders and frontline promoters for our city. He performs weekly on Beale Street with his band, and they bring a popular blend of trivia and Memphis music - “infotainment” - that is energetic and entertaining. At the tourist hotspots of Hard Rock Cafe and B.B. King’s, Memphis Jones, the man and his band, showcase Memphis music to visitors who come to our music mecca. “I am in the company of people who love music, and they have been saving for years and planning to come all the way from wherever, all the way to Memphis, this little town, with one street in downtown because the music was calling them home. I’m that way too.” “I love this city,” Memphis continues in a passionate cadence, “I love this city because it’s viewed as an underdog. Nashville kind of jumped out ahead of us as an industry home, LA is LA, New York is New York, and we got this terrible curse in the late ‘60s when Dr. King was murdered here. And I love underdogs.” When he says the word “love,” his baritone voice oozes with a warmth and you know he means it. And he says it often when talking about his work and his city, after all it is his namesake. “I love to encourage underdogs, and it’s just a super-duper added bonus that all these building blocks of modern pop culture all come from Memphis, Tennessee. The looks, the sounds, the vernacular, there is no such thing as ‘cool’ without Memphis, Tennessee.” It seems that Memphis has been training for this career all his life when he began collecting rock-and-roll trivia at the tender age of six years old, enamoured by the band KISS. His older brother taught him to read before kindergarten, and he would wait on the magazine aisle while his mom grocery shopped, reading about his bands. “I’d be on the magazine aisle reading CREEM, Teen Beat, and Tiger Beat to find out about my bands. That lead me to the Beatles, and then even before Elvis, that lead me to Carl Perkins.” Music trivia is woven into his casual conversation as easily as it is his stage performances. “George Harrison’s stage name was ‘Carl Harrison’ because he loved Carl Perkins so much. Ringo Starr said the backbeat of Beatles music was inspired by J.M. Van Eaton’s inability to 50 / 4Memphis

play a shuffle on ‘Great Balls of Fire’ by Jerry Lee Lewis. I came upon this knowledge that my backyard is ground zero as far as the rest world is concerned. If the musical universe has a center, it’s here.” With his encyclopaedic knowledge of music trivia coupled with his talent on keyboard and guitar, he formed a trio, using his same unique moniker “Memphis Jones” for his band name. The bass player is Mike Stoker. Friends since they were 12 years old, Mike and Memphis have collected trivia about artists and songs that now is being shared every time they take the stage. Kirk Barkley completes the band behind the drum kit. All three are independent musician entrepreneurs making a living in the music world of Memphis. Mike works as a luthier, and he and Kirk both work as independent musicians too. Memphis describes his choice of bandmates as “men with a local footprint and international reach because the people we are really here to entertain are not the locals. They are Scots, and Australians, and from the Far East.” Like his bandmates, Memphis Jones has crafted other business interests that capitalize on his music knowledge and passions. He leads tours for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau; he runs segments of social media for Tupelo and Tunica, Mississippi, promoting the music heritage of those areas; he works with Graceland posting daily video updates during Elvis Week; he’s the annual host and emcee for the enormous Collingwood Elvis Festival in Collingwood, Ontario; and he serves as the Worship Pastor at The Love of Christ Church. It is his pastoral work that is the heart of all that Memphis does. He plans his touring schedule to be home for church on Sunday morning, and on his website, the “CCM” tab is ironically in the middle of all the other tabs. A click recounts his work in Contemporary Christian Music with pioneer and mentor, the late Dana Key, and reveals another facet of Memphis Jones as artist and “encourager” of people. As Worship Pastor, he works with the musicians in the flock to develop their excellence, and then sends them out to lead and encourage others beyond the walls of The Love of Christ Church.

A self-described “family man,” Memphis’ wife, Heather, serves as the perfect counter-balance to his rock-and-roll musician persona. They work together as a team, and she helps him with his business as he helps her with family matters to include homeschooling their young children. In addition to working with her own children, Heather is a founder and director of Community, a homeschool tutoring resource (CommunityHomeschoolClasses.com), and both Jones’ are active in the homeschool community. Memphis is quick to point out that he “didn’t fit that system” of the traditional school environment, even making a “D” in music. Instead, he was known around the halls of his alma mater Raleigh-Egypt High School as “Rock Trivia Jones.” He explains that he is a clown, makes people laugh, and engages and encourages people, but other than that, his says his skill sets are “pretty slim.” But for anyone who has experienced Memphis Jones, he is maximizing that skill set and doing exactly what he has been called to do. “At the end of my two hour show, every single person within earshot is an expert in the lore of Memphis music. That’s my goal is to send out disciples. I’m a disciple-maker who says ‘You gotta go to Memphis! You gotta go to Stax! You gotta go to Graceland!’ You don’t even know why you love that Elvis record until you see his kitchen and realize that he was a human after all.” On Beale Street, Memphis Jones gets ready to take the stage at B.B. King’s on the iconic street where he is both honored and humbled to play. “I realized that it’s about 1% of my performance, and 99% about making sure that every single heart is overflowing with a love of the music that brought them here. Every song that you know and love has roots that either come to or grow through Beale Street. Beale Street touches every corner of music.” As for Memphis Jones, he opens his show with the familiar bars of a classic Memphis tune and sets about his nightly gig of touching hearts with his own special brand of Memphis. For performance memphisjones.net.






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In 1998, the day after Thanksgiving, Robert “Punch” Pearson decided to teach his daughters the lost art of being grateful. In modern society, people can sometimes forget to be appreciative. One often hears grumblings about politics, religion, and finances. With trends constantly evolving, keeping up with the Jones’ has become a full-contact sport. Therefore, Punch wanted his girls to not only be thankful for what they have, but to be gracious in honor of how God had blessed them. So that day, he loaded the girls and two friends up and drove downtown to the Cook Convention Center to hand out meals to the less fortunate. That day, Punch had a lightbulb moment. “I want my children and others to truly understand the meaning of Thanksgiving by meeting and helping those less fortunate,” he notoriously said. Years later, his loved ones have immortalized that selfless sentiment in an organization called Turkey Trotters.

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Giving back had always felt good for Punch. However, he had a breakthrough realization that day after Thanksgiving 17 years ago: yes, the people that were lining up to receive food were in need. However, they were able to ask for and go get their meals themselves. What about the family that had someone suffer from a major illness and has taken on major debt from medical expenses? What about the elderly that live alone and get lost in the shuffle? What about the single parent family that scrapes by? In other words, what about the people who really need the help who have not asked for a handout? That group is to whom Punch wanted to minister.

100 volunteers strong: just the way Punch would have it. Now, Turkey Trotters delivers the same full Thanksgiving meal, in addition to fruit, candy and non-perishables, to approximately 140 families in need in Shelby County. However, in honoring Punch’s wish to reach those who are truly in need, the families list served by Turkey Trotters is compiled by inquiries to churches, school guidance counselors, and religious ministries. No one on the list is self-nominated. “We even take the names of people suggesting other families that have fallen on a hard time that year. We want to help those who really need the help, not someone who calls and says ‘I need my Thanksgiving turkey again this year,’” says Dennie Rodgers, Punch’s sister and long-time Turkey Trotter.

By Thanksgiving the following year, Punch had rounded up his family and friends as volunteers. Punch worked at Piggly Wiggly as a Butcher Supervisor, so he was able to secure Turkey Trotters needs volunteers and funds in order to food vendors to donate to the cause. The mayor’s office grow. They will meet at 7:30 AM at Sidecar Café for coffee, sent the group a list of 18 families that were in need of a breakfast, and delivery lists. The volunteers will be finshed Thanksgiving meal, so the group went to work on organizing by 10 AM in ample time to enjoy their family Thanksgiving. a turkey, a green bean casserole, dressing, sweet potato Robert “Punch” Pearson However, the early morning volunteer experience is what casserole, rolls, two pies, and soft drinks. The night before makes Turkey Trotters special; Don Pearson, Punch’s father, that Thanksgiving in 1999, ten volunteers met the night before at Flashback Vintage’s parking lot and got their assignments. The next recalls several instances where families are so overwhelmed with gratitude that the morning, the group met at 7 AM at the Piggly Wiggly on Madison, loaded up, and set volunteers are invited into the home to pray with the family. Happy tears are shed, out to feed the families. They dubbed themselves “Turkey Trotters,” and they found because since these families do not nominate themselves, the humble reverence of the situation is overwhelming. Every year the organization gets letters of deep the experience so rewarding that they immediately began to plan for the next year. appreciation and gratitude. And that is why every year, the number of volunteers In 2002, Punch passed away, leaving behind his passion for helping others as double. inspiration to his friends and family. His sudden death served as motivation to continue his legacy. Without Punch’s vendor connections, the group has had to raise A few hours of your time or a few dollars from your wallet can offer hope and funds for food costs. Punch was always the avid golfer, so the Turkey Trotters started happiness to a family in need this Thanksgiving. For all of their dedication to offering a memorial golf tournament, and 100 percent of the proceeds go directly to feeding happiness and thanks to those sometimes overlooked, Turkey Trotters is 4Memphis the families in need. Now, in its 11th year, the Turkey Trotters Golf Tournament (held #MemphisLoveChallenge recipient this month. Think you are #blessed? Then please give back out of gratitude. Visit TurkeyTrotters.com. Your kind support not only allows the first Sunday in October) is dubbed by many as the “most fun golf tournament in town.” Every sponsor, golfer and donor involved in the tournament contributes to the this tradition to continue, but offers a new opportunity for a Thanksgiving tradition cause, and because of the tournament’s success, Turkey Trotters has grown into over of your own.

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Operation Red Shoe Comes to Memphis Photography by Mark O. Ramirez Friends of cancer survivor Mckendree Walker welcomed employees of Zappos who came to Memphis to tour St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The employees had formed a team that won an internal competition to create a video that describes the unique customer relationship Zappos has with its customers. The video became a nationally-aired commercial. The team went on to reach out in a special way to a Zappos customer; Mckendree Walker along with 13 of her friends and family flew to Zappos headquarters for a dinner celebrating the life of former St. Jude patient Luis Aguilar who lost his battle with cancer February 14th, 2015. Operation Red Shoes was launched by this team as way to continue the spirit of Luis who was constant presence of joy and encouragement in the life of his fellow St. Jude patients. Luis’ signature red shoes were a constant in his daily visits to the hospital. Derrin Hawkins, Kelly Smith, Chelsea Clark, McKendree Walker, Tia Zuniga & Teri McNalley

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Well-Read Reception Literacy Mid-South Photography by Frank Chin The 2nd edition of the Literacy Mid-South Book Festival kicked off with the Well-Read Reception: A VIP Event for Avid Readers at the Playhouse on the Square. The Reception was a sold-out party that gave literary fans the opportunity to meet and mingle with the likes of Mark Greaney, Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin, and Eric Jerome Dickey, just to drop a few names of the well-known authors on hand. Friday night was the beginning of the Festival weekend with a Street Fair on Cooper Avenue, a Writers Conference, and Literacy Summit. To learn more about LMS and to help realize a vision of 100% literacy in the Mid-South, visit literacymidsouth.org. Ace Atkins

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Dixon Gallery and Gardens tapped into the brew connoisseurs in town for the Art on Tap party on a perfect mid-September Friday evening. This is the 20th year for the event featuring the finest in craft beers in Memphis and beyond. The Mason Jar Fireflies provided the live music, and local restaurants served delicious fare coupled with the unlimited beer samplings. The Jun Kaneko outdoor sculpture exhibit throughout the beautiful Dixon grounds created the ultimate artsy backdrop for this tasting party. The large-scale Kaneko exhibit will be on display through November 22nd. For more information on Dixon events, visit dixon.org.

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It was an exceptionally fashionable Sunday, August 30th with a Fashion Show to benefit the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee. The show was held at Temple Israel, and models with special needs were the superstars of the show. The event was organized by high school students Julia Greenstein, Claire Hyde, and Hannah Orgel, and raised a total of $19,185 for the Exceptional Foundation. For information on how you can help this organization committed to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, visit efwtn.org. Steve Munz, Wayne Adams, Rubye Duckworth, Julia Ramey & Fausto Garcia

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Forrest Spence 5K Photography by Mark O. Ramirez The 8th Annual Forrest Spence 5K was held the last Saturday in August with 1359 participants racing through Overton Park. This year, a total of $101,300 was raised to benefit the Forrest Spence Fund, a non-profit organization assisting with the non-medical needs of critically or chronically ill children and their families in the Mid-South. For more information, visit forrestspencefund.org

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Cardio Barre celebrated the Grand Opening of their Germantown location with a party, prizes, and fun! Founder and creator of the Cardio Barre program, Richard Giorla was there for the celebration with fans and friends of this no-impact exercise movement. Guests enjoyed Swanky’s Taco Bar and the lucky prize winners were thrilled to win items donated by Glo, Becca Belz, Baer’s Den, and several others. Cardio Barre is located at 2075 Exeter Rd Suite 81 in Germantown.

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The Central Gardens Association celebrated the success of the 39th Annual Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour on Sunday evening, September 13. Neighbors Cathy and Ted Morton hosted the after party celebration at the poolside gathering. Tour CoChairs Charles Lawing and Kathy Ferguson congratulated and thanked their fellow board members, tour homeowners and volunteers for their hard work on behalf of the association’s largest annual fundraiser. To learn more about the historic neighborhood, visit their website at www.centralgardens.org.

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Comfort Food is a way of life in Memphis, and we have rounded up the best of the coziest food the city has to offer! So pull on your fleece and flannel and hunker down to some good ol’ comfortable food!

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Ingredients: 6 Eggs 1 oz Grey Poupon 2 oz Mayonnaise

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Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling. Remove

from burner. Cover pan and drain immediately. Cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water, then refrigerate. Once eggs are completely cooled, peel off shell and then carefully cut eggs lengthwise in half. Separate out yolks carefully and put in separate bowl. In that bowl, add Grey Poupon, mayonnaise, capers, chives and salt and pepper. Mix well. Next, scoop mixture back into egg white shells and serve chilled!

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Recipes // Southern Comfort

Barbequed Half Chicken CENTRAL BBQ

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2 Tbl Kosher salt 1 Tbl Brown sugar 1/3 Tbl Cayenne pepper 1/3 Tbl Black pepper 1/3 Tbl White pepper

Mix all ingredients together with your hands in bowl. Take a half chicken and rub with dry rub. Place rubbed chicken in plastic wrap and let sit 3 hours or overnight. Unwrap chicken and place on a smoker at 250 degrees for 2 ½ to 3 hours, cooking on indirect heat. Before taking chicken off grill, brush with mild BBQ sauce (Central BBQ Mild) and let cook 15 more minutes. Serve hot and enjoy!

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For the Sweet Tea Brine 2 Qts Sweet tea, brewed 2 Qts Smoke brine

1 C Molasses 1 C Dark brown sugar

In a large pot over high heat, add sweet tea and smoke brine. Stir with a wire whip and bring to a boil. Add molasses and brown sugar. Stir until sugar and molasses in completely dissolved. Pour into a large pan and place into ice bath to cool. Marinate pork porterhouse in Sweet Tea Brine for 8 hours before grilling. For the Southern Comfort Peach Glaze 2 ½ C Southern Comfort liquor 2 ½ C Peach Monin syrup 1 ¼ C Sweet and Spicy Tangy BBQ sauce 1 ¼ C Hickory BBQ Sauce

4 Tbl Molasses 4 Tbl Corn starch 4 Tbl Water

Place Southern Comfort into a heavy stock pot over medium. Reduce liquor by half. Add peach Monin syrup, tangy bbq, and hickory bbq sauce and mix with whip. Add molasses and stir until fully incorporated. In a stainless steel mixing bowl, add corn starch and water. Mix with whip to form a slurry. Add slurry to sauce to thicken. Mix with whip until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat and cool. For the Porterhouse: Remove pork from Sweet Tea Brine after the 8 hours of marinating. Brush each side of pork with salad oil and season with a BBQ rub. Place season side down on 500 degree broiler. Cook to form diamond marks and baste with half of Southern Comfort Peach Glaze. Turn over and cook to form diamond marks. Remove from broiler and baste pork with other half of glaze. Top with a peach compote and enjoy pork porterhouse with marbled mashed potatoes and succotash. 76 / 4Memphis


Recipes // Southern Comfort

(Makes 8 biscuits)

1 ½ C All-purpose flour 1 Tbl Baking powder 1 Tbl Light brown sugar ½ Tsp Salt 1/3 Tsp Cinnamon

1/8 Tsp Ground allspice 5 Tbl Butter, cold, cut into pieces ¾ C Pumpkin puree ½ C Milk

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with 2 layers of parchment paper or a silicone liner. Whisk flour, baking powder, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and allspice in a medium bowl. Work the butter in with fingertips, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine the pumpkin puree and milk and stir into the flour mixture; dough will be moist. Gently press out the dough into a rectangle about 1/2”thich and fold into thirds like a business letter. Turn and repeat. Pat dough out into an 8x5-inch rectangle, about ¾” thick. Using a 2- to 3-inch round biscuit cutter, cut out biscuits and place on prepared baking sheet. Press dough scraps together and cut out additional biscuits. Bake in middle of oven until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Cool slightly on a rack; serve warm with Apple Cinnamon Butter. Apple Cinnamon Butter (Makes about ½ cup) 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 Tbl Sugar, or to taste

½ Tbl Cinnamon ½ C Dried apple rings, chopped

Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust sugar as needed to taste.

Lake Farm’s Blackened Catfish over Jalapeno Mac & Cheese AMERIGO

For the Catfish 7 Catfish filets, 9 oz each

For the Blackening Rub 2 Tbl of paprika ½ Tbl of thyme ½ Tbl Black pepper, ground ½ Tbl Rosemary 1 Tbl White pepper, ground

½ Tbl Basil, dried 1 Tbl Cayenne pepper ½ Tbl Oregano, dried 1 Tbl Onion powder 2 Bay leaves, crushed

Mix all ingredients together in a ziplock bag and shake vigorously until mixed evenly throughout. Fully cover the filets of catfish in the blackening rub. Heat a large skillet on high with 1 Tbl of oil per fish filet. When oil begins to smoke, remove from heat and GENTLY lay your fish in, moving just enough to ensure that there is oil underneath all parts of the fish. Return to medium heat. Let cook until about 70% done on the blackened side, and then CAREFULLY flip over your filets. Let cook for another 2 or 3 minutes then take out of a pan & place on a paper towel to remove excess oil. For the Jalapeno Mac & Cheese 1 Jalapeno 1 oz Butter 2 C Heavy cream 1 lb Smoked gouda cheese, grated

1 Tbl White pepper, ground 2 Tbl Kosher salt 10 oz Dry pasta of your choice

Boil a pot of water for your pasta, and cook this at the same time you cook your Gouda Sauce. Split, and then de-seed the Jalapeno. Place in a large sauce pan with the butter and sauté until it changes color. Add the heavy cream and bring to a boil. After the cream reaches a boil, turn off heat and add grated cheese and salt and pepper. Stir with a sturdy whisk until the cheese is totally melted and smooth. Add this sauce to your freshly cooked and drained pasta. Serve as a side to the catfish and enjoy! October 2015 / 77

Recipes // Southern Comfort

Fried Catfish Plate KOOKY CANUK

For the Catfish 2 Catfish pieces, 8 oz each 1 pint Buttermilk ½ C Cornmeal

1 C Crisco or canola oil for frying

Place two 8 oz. pieces of catfish into butter milk then cover with cornmeal. Fry at 350 for approximately 5 minutes or until golden brown. For the Mac ‘n’ Cheese 1 C Macaroni noodles 4 Tbl salt ½ can Cheddar cheese sauce 1 C heavy cream Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add macaroni noodles. Let them simmer until soft and then drain. Add cheese sauce, heavy cream, and salt, mixing well. Serve on the side. Also good with turnip greens and tartar sauce!

Eggplant Royale OWEN BRENNAN’S

For the Eggplant: 1 Eggplant peeled and sliced into discs ½ C Panko crumbs Bread eggplant in panko, and fry eggplant until golden in color and set aside. For the Sweet Corn Sauté: 1 gal corn kernels roasted in oven (8 minutes) 2 cups diced red onion 1 quart diced roasted red peppers, rinsed well in cold water 2 T minced garlic

2 c sliced scallions 1 c cider vinegar 3 T red pepper flakes Salt and pepper to taste

Add vinegar together in a large mixing bowl with all other ingredients. Toss to mix well. Sauté your sweet corn mixture until hot. Place corn sauté on plate and add fried eggplant on top. For the White Truffle Aioli: 1 c egg yolks (approximately 14 yolks) ½ c lemon juice ½ c cider vinegar ¾ c white truffle oil

1 quart olive oil Salt and white pepper to taste 1 c water

Place egg yolks, lemon juice, cider vinegar, and roasted garlic in the bowl of the food processor and blend at high speed. Slowly add the oil in a steady stream. Season with salt and pepper. Add water until the aioli is loose enough to come out of a squirt bottle but not runny. Spread truffle aioli across the top and serve.

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Recipes // Southern Comfort

Unfried Southern Chicken LYFE KITCHEN

For the Chicken 4 pieces of 5-6 oz Boneless skinless chicken breasts Flatten the raw chicken to ½ inch by covering breasts with plastic wrap and pounding with a meat tenderizer. For the Breading 10 oz Panko bread crumbs 2 oz Parmesan cheese 1 Tbl Seasoning salt ½ tsp Smoked paprika ½ tsp Cayenne pepper

½ tsp Black pepper ½ tsp Onion powder Mix thoroughly and store in an air tight container.

For the Spicy Buttermilk Marinade 1 Qt Buttermilk 4 oz Hot sauce Marinade chicken breasts in spicy buttermilk overnight. Remove chicken from spicy buttermilk, and place ½ of the breading mix in a bowl and bread chicken, turning to cover both sides. Push down firmly fully covering the chicken. Tap off excess crumbs. Discard any leftover bread crumb mix that has been in contact with raw chicken. Transfer to parchment lined sheet pan and spray with olive oil on both sides. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes or until cooked thru.

Quail & Dumplings ITTA BENA

For the Quail 4 Whole quail 1 Tbl Olive oil 8 C Water 2 Tbl Chicken base 3 Celery stalks, chopped 3 Carrots, chopped 1 Yellow onion, chopped 1 Bay leaf

1 tsp Paprika 2 Sprigs thyme ½ Tbl Black pepper 8 Tbl Butter 2/3 C Flour ½ C Heavy cream Kosher salt and black pepper to taste

For the Dumplings 1 ¼ C Flour 2 tsp Baking powder ½ tsp Salt

2 T Butter ½ C Milk

Mix dry ingredients of dumplings with milk and butter in a mixing bowl. On a floured board, knead dough slightly. This is loose dough, and if overworked the dumplings will be tough. Roll dough with a rolling pin until 1/8 inches thick. Cut dough into strips, about 1” × 3”. In a large pot, bring 8 C water to a boil. Once boiling, add chicken base, bay leaf and vegetables and cook 8 to 10 minutes. While vegetables cook, melt 8 T butter in a saucepan. Once melted, add 2/3 flour and whisk to create a roux. Cook roux 30 seconds stirring frequently, then add to chicken stock to thicken. Add heavy cream, paprika, black pepper and thyme, and return to a boil. Add dumplings one at a time, stir, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes. While dumplings cook Cover the bottom of a saute pan with olive oil and set over medium high heat. Season quail with salt and pepper. Once hot, carefully lay quail into pan and cook 1 or 2 minutes, or until slightly browned. Flip quail over and transfer pan to a 350° oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool briefly. Remove meat from the bones of 2 quail, and add to stock. Reserve other 2 quail for garnish.

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Recipes // Southern Comfort

Fried Quail & Cornbread ERLING JENSEN’S

For the Quail 2 C All-purpose flour 1 dash Sugar 1 dash Cayenne pepper

1 dash Grated nutmeg Salt and ground white pepper to taste 1 C Buttermilk

Place whole quail in buttermilk for 30 minutes. Mix first 5 ingredients together and set aside. Transfer brined quail into mixture and bread lightly. Fry at 350 until cooked through. For the Cornbread ½ C Unsalted butter 2/3 C White sugar 2 Large eggs 1 C Buttermilk

½ tsp baking soda 1 C All-purpose flour ½ C Cornmeal Salt and ground white pepper to taste

Melt butter in large skillet. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Quickly add eggs and beat until well blended. Combine buttermilk with baking soda and stir into mixture in pan. Stir in cornmeal, flour, and salt until well blended and few lumps remain. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.

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More 4 the Church Health Center The Church Health Center relies on volunteers and gifts-in-kind to keep costs low. Gifts-inkind can be delivered to 1210 Peabody Avenue. For information, call (901) 272-7170. For a complete Wish List, visit churchhealthcenter.org. • Over-the-counter vitamins and other medicines • Betadine solution • Canes

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Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins

Reviewed by Kevin Dean, Executive Director, Literacy Mid-South

Despite the flaws and plot holes of Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins’ debut bestseller, I could not put this book down. I even liked the ending, despite its hokey reliance upon hackneyed plot devices. As other reviews have noted, this book is ripped from the same twisty, fast-paced page as Gone Girl, and the comparisons are many. If you weren’t able to read this book on the beach this summer, Girl on the Train could easily become the quick read on the porch this Fall. The book is deliciously entertaining despite its misstep in overcomplicating the narrative with plot holes filled with schlocky misdirection. Girl on the Train is like Hitchcock’s Rear Window set on a London metro rail. Rachel, the Flynnesque main character with a penchant for flagrant self-destruction, spends her mornings taking the train to work, catching glimpses of their mundane lives from their back porches and kitchen windows. After obsessing over a particular cottage and its inhabitants one day, she realizes that not only is an affair taking place, but she might have witnessed a murder, too. Between bursts of alcoholic fits, the main character inserts herself into the police investigation of the missing and possibly murdered adulterous woman. While the self destructive patterns of Rachel, the main character, seem tired since Gillian Flynn has cornered the market on female self-hatred, Rachel’s rash curiosity is. How many times have you inserted yourself into a situation, only to have it backfire in your face? (Well, I have, at least.) There are many truly cringeworthy moments when Rachel simply must have one last look. You’ll want to turn the page even though you know uncomfortable moments are inevitable on the next page. That being said, might I suggest a moratorium on cheap, “gotcha” twists in novels like these, or at least better curveballs that don’t rely so heavily on drunken, unreliable narrators who may or may not have their stories straight? Without spoiling too much, Hawkins didn’t even need to distort the facts to hide a very satisfying twist. The movie has a fantastic ending even without a big reveal, and the narrative trickery she employs to get there is frustrating. While I wouldn’t pass up this book because of a few poorly envisioned red herrings, I won’t be so kind to any future books that follow the same path. Girl on the Train will become a movie in 2016 starring Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, and Mission Impossible vixen Rebecca Ferguson. The hardback is still available at Booksellers at Laurelwood. 86 / 4Memphis

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Live at the Garden 2015 Season Recap

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Founders Brewing Dinner Napa Café recently hosted a special dinner event pairing four courses with four beers from Founders Brewery. Clyde Willis of Founders was on hand to share with guests just how spectacular beer can be, especially when paired with the right cuisine. Founders has been ranked as one of the top breweries in the world by Rate Beer for the past five years. Be sure to make your reservations for the Heart of Soul dinners at Napa Cafe, benefitting the Soulsville Foundation, November 15 and 16. Call 901-683-0441 to reserve your spot!

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Memphis Music Hall of Fame Ribbon Cutting The Memphis Music Hall of Fame opened their doors to their new space on the second floor of the Lansky Building on Beale Street, and guests were treated to a first look at the artifacts of Rufus Thomas, Elvis, Jim Dickinson, and many other inductees. The MMHOF also announced the 2015 inductees including Sam & Dave, Scotty Moore, and Justin Timberlake. The music-filled ceremony will be held October 17th at the Cannon Center for Performing Arts.


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The Association of Women Attorneys enjoyed an after-hours mixer at Heather Boutique & Spa. The AWA members sipped and shopped during the girl’s night out. Heather and her knowledgeable staff were on hand to give makeup tips and mini blow outs. It was fun night for relaxing and pampering for these hard working ladies!

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Corks For Kids Les Passees hosted Corks For Kids Wine and Cheese Event, a special fundraising party to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the LP Kids On The Block program. The party was held at the fabulous Delta Blues Winery in Lakeland. The 2015 Les Passees Stock Exchange is now open through November 1st at 6600 Stage Road in Bartlett. Visit lpmemphis.org for more information on the great work being done by the members of Memphis’ original women’s volunteer organization.

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Paragon Bank Art Reception On August 27, Paragon Bank hosted an art reception for Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD) at its Saddle Creek Banking Center. This is the second year Paragon has hosted artwork from this particular school. The bank has hosted student artwork from a different school each month since the location in Saddle Creek opened. This was the first reception Paragon has held for MOSD and for elementary student artists. The artwork consists of butterflies and caterpillars, which reflect a MOSD tradition of releasing butterflies on the graduation of their preschoolers transitioning to other elementary schools.

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Paragon Bank visited Memphis Child Advocacy Center (MCAC) on Monday, August 24, during which they received a tour of the facility and learned how the organization serves children in the community. The group then helped prepare for MCAC’s upcoming Works of Heart Gala, which consisted of wrapping wooden hearts that will be decorated by local artists, and then auctioned off. This was the bank’s latest “10 ACTS of Kindness” event.

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Seersucker Flash Mob It was the best dressed event in town on September 4 at the 5th Annual Seersucker Flash Mob. The Grand Lobby of the Peabody Hotel was filled with puckered suits and skirts, all donned to raise funds for Memphis Area Legal Services and A Step Ahead Foundation. Sponsored by Lansky at the Peabody, this was one fashionable Friday for two great causes.

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SUNRISE BUICK MEMPHIS | 1800 COVINGTON PIKE | MEMPHIS TN | 888.271.7217 S U N R I S E B U I C K W O L F C H A S E | 8 5 0 0 H I G H WAY 6 4 | B A RT L E T T, T N | 8 8 8 . 4 7 6 - 4 0 7 4 SUNRISE BUICK COLLIERVILLE | 4605 HOUSTON LEVEE RD. | COLLIERVILLE, TN | 888.625-2854 1. Covers scheduled oil changes, oil filter changes, tire rotations, and chassis lubrications, according to your new vehicle’s recommended maintenance schedule, for up to 2 years or 24,000 miles, whichever occurs first. Does not include air filters. See dealer for other restrictions and complete details. 2. Vist onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. 3. SiriusXM Radio service only available in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. If you decide to continue your service after your trial subscription, service is continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. For more information and to view Customer Agreement, visit siriusxm.com. 4. No security deposit required. Tax, title, license and dealer fees extra. Mileage charge of $.25/mile over 20,000 miles.

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