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ELVIS AND MEMPHIS TOURS

  When I visit any place for the first time I like to see as much as can possibly be crammed into my time. If it is my second or third visit then covering all the missed sights is at the top of my list. For more than thirty years I have been going to Memphis, and still I learn

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ELVIS WEEK COUNTDoWn: KEY MAGAZINE COVER; ELVIS AND ANN MARGRET

Elvis Week is only Seventeen days away. For those of you headed to Memphis, I hope you will keep an eye out for the August issue of the cities Key Magazine. “Key” is distributed to all the hotels twice a month for visitors wanted to know what is going on in the city. The latest issue will release on the

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TO THE BUDDING ARTISTS

  Thought I would use this “News” piece to address all “budding” artist out there, of which I know there are many of you. Art does not start with perfection, it takes much practice. Expression, not perfection is the end goal for there is always the next piece to emerge from the drawing board.  Don’t think perfection is what I

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THE APPLE DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE

  For the past six months, my daughter Bridget and I have been working together in rebuilding my website. Weekly, I post about my work and anything interesting to me. This week, I thought it would be nice to share with you the talents of Bridget in addition to web designer. Bridget graduated from Arizona State in Fine Arts. She

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NASHVILLE: “WARHOL LIVE” AT THE FRIST

The Frist Center opened on April 2001 and has become a magnet for Nashville’s rapidly expanding visual arts scene. The building itself was the former main post office constructed in 1933-34 and displays the most distinctive architectural styles of the period; Classicism and Art Deco. Merely strolling through the building is a visual feast. In 1984 the post office building

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NEW VIDEO: COMPILATION OF ARTWORK

There are two videos of my Elvis artwork  on YouTube; “The Magic of Elvis” and “Fool Such As I”. When I designed the latest video,  I sent it to my eight year old Granddaughter who said she liked it but “why did I only use  Elvis artwork and not other things”. Her comment lingered with me so I decided to do a “medley” of

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