Word of Mouth: Arts and Culture in Memphis, Tennessee

A museum dedicated to metal art, a gallery dedicated to the African diaspora, a vinyl library and more

As the place Aretha Franklin, Issac Hayes and Al Green called home and one of the formative sites for blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee has history and culture in its veins. It’s no wonder then that the city has an inspiring music, theater and arts scene, comprised of local and international creatives; all of whom are often focused on and galvanized by community. The worthwhile …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Converting salt water to drinking water, recycling face masks in concrete, an exhibition of abortion stories and more from around the web

Researchers Uncover a Fragment of the Asteroid That May Have Killed Off Dinosaurs Paleontologists discovered a tiny fragment that may have been from the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs, as revealed in a new documentary Dinosaur Apocalypse. Found in the Tanis fossil site in North Dakota, the fragment was preserved in amber after landing in tree resin upon …

Maison Kitsuné Expands Into The Art World

The fashion brand and music label opens its first gallery in Brooklyn to highlight new and emerging art

The multi-faceted, French-Japanese fashion brand and music label Maison Kitsuné (which garnered a cult following for its Tokyo-meets-Paris minimalism and luxury) recently opened its first art gallery. A sunlit space in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill, Galerie Kitsuné is dedicated to celebrating emerging artists and does so with the same whimsy as it does with apparel and music. Presented in collaboration with art magazine balcony, the gallery’s …