Former public school teacher Amanda Koonlaba has transformed her upstairs corner of the Link Centre in Tupelo into a colorful space designed to help kids embrace their creativity.
To Toccopola artist Samantha Baldwin, painting is tentative. Or, at least its essence is. Whether she must catch a fleeting idea or gain legal permission to paint public property, her craft is indefinite, provisional. That’s why good art relies on prompt action.
You might think that in a small town like Tupelo it would be hard to find international grocery items. Well, think again, because although Tupelo may be small, several international markets have made it possible to cook all types of food at home.
I just returned from a two-week trip to Italy in which I ate delicious Italian food, drank amazing wine and pretty much lived a dreamy European life for a brief period of time.