King of Clubs lives on in memories

The King of Clubs in Swifton, Arkansas, was a historic landmark where early rock and roll legends including Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins performed in the 1950-60s. It was situated on Highway 67, recently designated the “Rock and Roll Highway.” The history once contained inside its walls is gone now, thanks to an early-morning fire […]

Newcomb Art Gallery in New Orleans

Newcomb College was established in the late 1800s as a women’s college now folded in with Tulane University. Newcomb Pottery grew out of the pottery program and featured unique pottery styles. Many talented potters of the 19th and early 20th centuries worked there. One of the ones I’m most familiar with is Joseph Meyer. Biloxi […]

Bacchanal Wine Bar

New Orleans has some of the most fascinating architecture, and some of the most colorful shops and businesses. One popular place for lunch or wine tastings is Bacchanal Wine Bar on the corner of Poland Avenue and Chartres Street. Exotic wines and cheeses, an ever-changing menu and fun music (weather permitting), make Bacchanal a favorite […]

Frenchmen Street

I think Frenchmen Street is a lot like what I think Bourbon Street should be. Lots of music. Lots of eclectic people of all ages. Lots of fun. We wandered in and out of clubs for a few hours (oh  boy,  the after walking around the Quarter and business district all day!), and it reminded […]