Delta Roadtrip Links Clarksdale and Helena

October 2-3 the two cities join hands to celebrate art, culture, food, music, literature By Magical Madge – A Delta Roadtrip is something I have done all my life. Being born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, traveling the highways from town to town is something we grew up doing over and over and over […]

Clarksdale Mayor highlight of Helena Annual Chamber Dinner

Plus GET ON BOARD for events surrounding official launch of AMERICANA MUSIC TRIANGLE in Helena and Clarksdale – Wednesday through Friday! By MAGICAL MADGE PHOTO GALLERY at bottom of post Whooooo-oooot! When I hear that call, I know it’s a Quapaw calling! This time dear friend and founder of Quapaw Canoe Company John Ruskey invited Poor […]

Bella in Helena

A new Coco Chanel inspired women’s clothing store By MAGICAL MADGE PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEO BELOW Bella in Helena, a new Coco Chanel inspired women’s clothing store, is the latest addition to the bluff city’s downtown renaissance. The fabulous store shares an interior door with Handworks, Cathy Campbell’s successful, one-of-a-kind gift shop.

Clarksdale Garden Club and an Old Nun Prayer

Poor William was the only dude at the meeting By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi I did it! I attended a meeting of the Clarksdale Garden Club! My lovely wife, Magical Madge Marley Howell, invited me to tag along and help her film a holiday presentation by our good friend, Marilyn Trainor Storey, Mississippi Design Maven. Don’t […]

From Clarksdale to Memphis Fun

Crosby, Stills, Nash & other stuff By MAGICAL MADGE Clarksdale, Mississippi  (PHOTOS and VIDEO) In today’s world the distractions we face are immense. To focus on anything for very long is a challenge even for those not diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. The television sits dark most days, the news is depressing. Stacks of periodicals and mail pile up, the to-do […]

Maven in Coahoma May and Love Delights

By MAGICAL MADGE CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Not only does she have the ability to take just about any object and turn it into something beautiful with a gift unlike one I have ever witnessed, she delights with her words, too. This month of May has Marilyn Trainor Storey, aka The Maven in Coahoma and the MS Design Maven, […]

Baker Patton: the Cheesecake Baker Man

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi He is originally from Hopson, just South of Clarksdale, a Phi Delta Theta from Ole Miss and he likes to bake cheesecakes. In fact, if you have ever eaten at the Como Steakhouse, his delicious desserts are featured there. Baker Patton is the Cheesecake Baker Man. Lately, the MS Design Maven has been steady ordering cheesecakes from […]

Clarksdale native Kim Duease Launches Art Fabrics

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) PRESS RELEASE Kim Duease is an artist. Her palette is vivid. Her canvas is broad. Her inspiration is everywhere. Her creativity is from the heart. A native of colorful Clarksdale in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Kim began painting and creating as a child and has never stopped. For the last twenty years she has been […]

Jerry’s Dreamboat, Opening Right on Q – in Clarksdale!

By Poor William (Clarksdale, Mississippi) PHOTOS IN POST Have a hankering for unique Mississippi Delta hot tamales? Need a fix of some killer BBQ? Then look no further than downtown Clarksdale, MS, birthplace of the blues. Jerry McCray, of Jerry’s Hot Tamales, and Charles Evans, owner of Clark House Residential Inn, have teamed up to […]

Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House!

by Marilyn Trainor Storey – The MS Design Maven (Clarksdale, Mississippi)  MY DELTA: Art in the City Apartment, Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House! It is no secret, I spend a lot of time in Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta, my birthplace and home of The Blues.  I first blogged about Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 2011 […]

A Fascination With Art: Making it Your Life – Sounds interesting, huh?

(Jackson, Mississippi) by Magical Madge – On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, you can dine while talking art in a setting that is sure to impress. How could it not? The Jackson Symphony League is hosting a Spring Luncheon and the one and only Mississippi Interior Designer and Lifestyle and Design Blogger MS Design Maven, Marilyn Trainor Storey, […]