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Painter brings holiday cheer to Memphis

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Midtown Memphis.

You've probably seen Calvin Farrar's work. He's painted holiday cheer on restaurant windows more than 30 years.

Calvin says he began painting as a child, and then the old Ed's Camera Shop hired him.

Huey's restaurants saw his work, and then business snowballed.

Each year, he comes up with his own concepts.

"I try to go with the theme of the building, like Bosco's beer,” Calvin said. “So I've got Bosco's and I've got Santa Claus drinking beer. Bosco's beer. Haha."

Calvin paints all kinds of themes and loves to show his love for the Memphis Tigers.


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