Guide to the Blues Hall of Fame Museum in Memphis

The Blues Hall of Fame Museum is a hidden gem in Memphis. Here’s a guide for blues enthusiasts and novices alike. Take a self-guided tour around 10 different galleries with interactive touchscreen displays where you can listen to music samples, watch videos, and learn more about the 400 Blues Hall of Fame inductees.

Dark tourism in the neighborhood: embrace or reject

Special guest blog: Dark tourism, a growing travel niche, features destinations known for a disaster or tragedy. Is it sensationalism, an exploitation, or simply curiosity and appreciation for history and a way to honorably pay tribute to the victims? Dr. Beth Wield Heidelberg, a professor of Urban Studies at Minnesota State University, shares insights from her research on the impact of dark tourism on local governments and how they respond.