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Booksigning by Cary Fowler

Booksigning by Cary Fowler

Sat., Dec. 10, 2 p.m. @ The Booksellers at Laurelwood

Author discusses and signs Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault.

A Victorian Christmas

Sat., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Mallory-Neely House Museum

Celebrate the Yuletide with refreshments, exhibit featuring dolls from 1850 to 1950, and a visit from Father Christmas. Vintage-style Father Christmas photo packages available.

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UTHSC Awarded Grant to Study Tobacco Use in Military

UTHSC Awarded Grant to Study Tobacco Use in Military

Professors at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were awarded more than $400,000 in grant funding to study tobacco use in recruited members of the United States Air Force.

Here Comes the 'Ikea Effect'

Our up-yours pride for Ikea choosing Memphis over Nashville has waned, perhaps, as the prestige of the promise gives way to the reality — flocks of ferocious fans gridlocking the suburbs.

MadAir Event on Saturday

Madison Harrison, who is 21 years old, says that when she was younger her wheels of choice were rollerblades, but a few years ago she and a group of friends got into longboarding.

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Sports

Grizzlies 88, Trail Blazers 86: Haiku Game Notes

Grizzlies 88, Trail Blazers 86: Haiku Game Notes

Last night’s game was hard to watch right up until the moment that it wasn’t. The Grizzlies trailed Portland 68-79 with 5:45 to go when David Fizdale called his last timeout, and over those last few minutes, Marc Gasol–who ended up playing almost 35 minutes–absolutely took over, scoring 9 of the Grizzlies’ last 20 points by himself.

Grizzlies 96, Sixers 91: The Other Things

The Grizzlies have won four games in a row now, all of them without Mike Conley, Chandler Parsons, Vince Carter, and James Ennis.

Grizzlies 110, Pelicans 108: The Long Game

When Mike Conley went down, I did the math, and I did not expect the Grizzlies to win this game, but that’s exactly what they did, beating the Pelicans in New Orleans 110-108 in double overtime.

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Music

Weekend Roundup 90: Mark Edgar Stuart, Faux Killas, Kirk Whalum

Weekend Roundup 90: Mark Edgar Stuart, Faux Killas, Kirk Whalum

Good morning and welcome to the 90th edition of my Weekend Roundup.

River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

By now many Flyer readers have learned that someone entered River Records at 822 S. Highland late Thursday afternoon and fatally shot longtime proprietor Jerry Gibson during what police suspect to be a robbery.

Get Buck with Tommy Wright III: A Playlist

Here is a collection of some of the best Tommy Wright III songs YouTube has to offer as you prepare for the show at the Hi-Tone tonight.

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Politics

Dems' State Senate Leader Foresees Clashes with Haslam

Dems' State Senate Leader Foresees Clashes with Haslam

But Lee Harris sees bi-partisan cooperation on other issues, including marijuana law reform and the TVA-aquifier controversy, the latter with — wait for it — Brian Kelsey.

Medical Marijuana Coming to Tennessee?

According to a variety of signals, remedial state legislation is on its way. At least one bill on the subject will be announced next week, and there are serious hints of bi-partisan cooperation.

Politicians Call the Roll in Memphis and Nashville

Tennesseans whose names were still circulating in the grapevine, as of mid-week, for possible appointive positions in the administration of President-elect Donald Trump were U.S. Senator Bob Corker, 7th District congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, former state Economic Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, and former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. of Memphis.

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Food & Drink

Chef Tam's Underground Cafe Going in Imagine Space

Chef Tam's Underground Cafe Going in Imagine Space

Chef Tam's Underground Cafe is set to open in the old Imagine space on January 28th.

Can It! What’s a “Crowler”?

When I first heard of the term "crowler" — the can version of the growler — I was more confused than intrigued.

Now open: 901 Grille and Market

Hamida Mandani graduated with a master's degree in business in 2009, right about the time the Great Recession kicked into high gear.

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Opinion

Knowing Jack: A Dog Worth Saving

Knowing Jack: A Dog Worth Saving

This time last year, I was driving home from seeing my parents in Laurel, Mississippi.

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Letters.

MATA Needs More Funding

In response to The Memphis Flyer cover story: "Bus Stopped: The Battle over Route 31" published on December 1st, there is one key point we all can agree on: Memphis needs and deserves a reliable and efficient transportation system.

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Film/TV

Free In Deed

Free In Deed

The acclaimed, made-in-Memphis drama makes its theatrical debut.

Holiday Blu Ray Offerings Get Weird with Twin Peaks, animated Star Trek and Twilight Zone

Looking for a gift for the cinephile in your life?

Bobby "Blue" Bland Celebrated With Special Screening Of Unsung

The life of Memphis blues legend Bobby "Blue" Bland will be the subject of an episode of TVOne's series Unsung.

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"I Love You Too, America": Memphians Prep for Life Under Trump

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River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

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River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

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