collector Carla McEwen-Kennedy: "Doc's News is a magazine like no
other. These features introduced us to new art and fabulous artists, and
through this magazine we were able to make discoveries, make purchases
and expand our collection."
to our readers, Doc's News is introducing an exciting new feature
section - -
We'll profile the great folk artists with professionally written features
by Doc Lawrence. You'll see them in action. We'll display their art with
gorgeous photographs and give you contact information so can can buy their
works. This will immediately become one of our most popular features!
a cable network television pilot series, is being co-produced, written
and directed by Doc Lawrence, and will have a major focus on these artists
and their contributions to the heritage and culture of the region.
THE ROAD WITH DOC LAWRENCE
year is the Golden Anniversary of the birth of Rock and Roll and Doc begins
a journey to trace the places where it all began. He begins in Shreveport,
Louisiana and explains why.
"In 1954, a very young, then natural blonde ElvisPresley performed
for 18 consecutive months on the Louisiana Hayride, a live radio show
that rivaled the Grand 'Ol Opry in Nashville. This was a huge event that
is largely unknown and I want to trace his footsteps for a national audience
before moving on to Memphis, Macon, Atlanta and New Orleans."
Doc is in the second stage of a planned television pilot to honor this
important anniversary. "There really should be a great series of
celebrations in those cities where this great American music was formed.
This continues to be a massive cultural revolution."
has been selected to write Master Sommelier Barbara Werley's wine book,
Real Wine For Real People, a predicted best seller.
TASTY NEW FEATURE in the Wine and Food Section - Doc talks with some Great
Chefs IN THE KITCHEN
than a grand hotel - the restoration of Nashville's landmark
restores a sense of quality and ease.
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Folk artists who need an audience.
Creations in cities half as wonderful as Red Grooms' magnificent"Carousel"
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