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February 20, 2017 • CULTURE, FOOD

Hello, Sugar: Mardi Gras King Cake with Haydel’s

Fat Tuesday is a week away. But if you move fast, there’s still time to order a king cake from legendary New Orleans bakery Haydel’s.

King cake—otherwise known as a galette des rois—is a ring-shaped dessert named in …

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February 19, 2017 • CULTURE, FOOD, PLACES

An Experts’ Guide to Music, Shops, Hotels & Fun in New Orleans

Our Draper James Experts’ Guide to New Orleans began here with an introduction of the insiders who filled us in on all the Crescent City has to offer as well as their picks for food and drink. Below, we cover …

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February 8, 2017 • CULTURE, Nashville Store, PARTIES

Party People: Draper James + Nashville Artist Collective

The Nashville Artist Collective is digital gallery offering original works by local artists. Its mission, says Rowanne McKnight, who spearheads the venture, is “to nurture Nashville artists while giving collectors access to affordable art outside of the traditional gallery scene.”…

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January 17, 2017 • CULTURE, Playlist

Southern Soundcheck: Best Country Wedding Songs

When it comes to favorite country wedding songs, Reese has two: “Forever & Ever Amen” by Randy Travis and “This is Us” by Mark Knopfler & Emmy Lou Harris. We added those to our list of best country wedding songs …

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December 14, 2016 • Behind The Scenes, CULTURE, PEOPLE

Art Story: Lindsay Cowles Arrington

At our Draper James boutiques in Dallas and Nashville, we proudly feature the work of Southern female artists.

Here’s the story of Lindsay Cowles Arrington: A contemporary artist and decorative arts designer based in Richmond, VA, Lindsay makes large-scale …

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