With his new movie Speak to Me, Dix Hills artist Kurt Damas hopes to shed light on men’s mental health

The grief that followed the death of his close friend Kurt Damas last year changed his view of mental health. He said the loss he suffered was a catalyst for Damas, who also lost his uncle, to write and direct a film that he hopes will help start a conversation about mental health, especially among … Read more

Kurt Vonnegut’s book is the inspiration for the Memphis band’s concept album

In 1958, author Kurt Vonnegut began work on his second book, a comic science fiction novel called “The Sirens of Titan.” Sixty-five years later, a new Memphis group named Salo Pallini will release a companion album to the book. Led by bassist Landon Moore, Salo Pallini features some of the city’s best players—including bassist John … Read more