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Arts Mar 24

Smithsonian Fine Tunes a New Collection of Appalachian Blues

The migration of the blues from the fields of the Mississippi Delta to clubs on the southside of Chicago has been well-documented by historians and musicologists, but there is also a rich tradition in and around the Appalachian mountains that…

Arts Mar 02

Artists Shake Up Elvis Presley’s Image

"Echoes of Elvis" showcases works by artists created only after 1977, the year Presley died. But the show was organized with a very special anniversary in mind what would have been his 75th birthday. Therefore, the exhibit explores the many…

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