Keller Williams performs solo at the Jefferson on Friday. Photo by C. Taylor Crothers

Keller Williams keeps stacking up the sets

There are certain musicians whose style is so unique that any snippet of their music is immediately identifiable. Multi-instrumentalist Keller Williams is one of those artists. A staple on the jam scene and the festival circuit for nearly 25 years, Williams has created a singular sound, which he dubs “acoustic dance music.” Although he wields […]

Fax Ayres’ contemporary, playful and sometimes unsettling photography is captured in “Still” at Chroma Projects through February 28. Courtesy of the artist

The light and dark interplay of Fax Ayres’ imagery

Do we continue to have time to admire the still life? In a world where disposable and looping ultra-high resolution video pops from the phones in our pockets, the composed scenes of the genre require more from our attention. The art form that originated with painting centuries ago has been criticized for nearly as long […]

Farm Bell Kitchen’s owner, Ryan Hubbard, and executive chef, Jabari Wadlington, in their West Main Street eatery, which serves new Southern cuisine and is housed in a brick building constructed by Thomas Jefferson’s master carpenter. Photo by Stephen Barling

Farm Bell Kitchen honors its historic roots

By Sam Padgett and Erin O’Hare The weathered farm bell stationed outside the restaurant is a bellwether for what you’ll find inside: farm-to-table Southern cuisine. Ryan Hubbard, co-owner of Red Hub Food Co. and the Dinsmore Boutique Inn, has combined his love of preserving the past with his passion for new Southern cuisine into Farm […]