Lyon Forrest Hill


When an artist undergoes a great change, it is inevitable that his work will reveal the past, present and future. Lyon Hill’s portfolio reads like a narrative self-portrait that stems from torment and blossoms into a dark, yet romantic evolution, [...]

Andy Smith


Andy Smith doesn’t speak casually when talking about Indie Grits, the independent film festival he has directed for the past five years. He is  contemplative and chooses his words carefully – possibly because words don’t come easily when describing the [...]

A New Home for Our Nick


The sun was beating down on Main Street, on an abnormally hot December day, as I peered into the darkened storefront that has been the face of The Nickelodeon Theatre for nearly three decades. I was there to meet Bruce [...]