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Eric Krasno Band live at Minglewood Hall

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REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon

Fri., April 28 @ Horseshoe Casino & Hotel

Suds and Buds

Sat., April 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Celtic Crossing

Speciality beer of the month, goody bags, and silent auction benefiting Passion for Pits Rescue.

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Memphis Pets of the Week (April 27-May 3)

Memphis Pets of the Week (April 27-May 3)

Each week, the Flyer will feature adoptable dogs and cats from Memphis Animal Services.

No New Taxes in Mayor's New Budget

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s budget for the next fiscal year does not call for any new taxes, but it does call for some new fees to build infrastructure, more money to shore up the city’s pension system, and money to retain and recruit police officers here.

More Solar Power is Coming to the Mid-South

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is constructing a one megawatt solar facility near its Allen gas site in Memphis which is set to be completed by September of this year.

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Sports

Game 5: Spurs 116, Grizzlies 103: Home Cooking

Game 5: Spurs 116, Grizzlies 103: Home Cooking

The home team hasn’t lost a game in this series yet.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #78: Take That For Grizzlies/Spurs Data

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about:

Softball Sisters

I’m a Softball Dad.

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Music

Eric Krasno Band live at Minglewood Hall

Eric Krasno Band live at Minglewood Hall

Eric Krasno, the guitarist and founding member of Soulive and Lettuce, is bringing his new band to Minglewood Hall on April 26th supporting Gov’t Mule, and it may be a case of the opener alone being worth the price of admission.

Vinyl Heaven: It's Record Store Day

April 22nd may be the busiest Saturday this spring for Memphis music lovers and vinyl hounds.

Redd Kross

At just 11 and 14, brothers Steven and Jeff McDonald began to morph their middle-school band into the stuff of punk, pop, and glam/indie-rock legend.

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Politics

Schedule for Local Democrats' Reorganization Efforts

Schedule for Local Democrats' Reorganization Efforts

Local party, decertified last August, will begin its reorganization via a series of "community forums," the first of which will take place this weekend.

Low Early Voting Totals for District 95

Most of the voting is in the contested Republican special primary, where seven candidates contend. Julia Byrd Ashworth, as the only Democrat, is the guaranteed winner of the Democratic primary. Two independents, Robert Schutt and Jim Tomasik, are also running. Ultimate winner will replace the resigned Mark Lovell.

Two Takes

Bob Corker made one thing clear at a town meeting in suburban Arlington on Tuesday — that the venue, Crave Coffee Bar and Bistro, was not yet "the time and the place" for him to express his future plans, rumors about which run from a governor's race in 2018 to a possible presidential bid two years later.

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Food & Drink

Flying Saucer Downtown Reopening May 4

Flying Saucer Downtown Reopening May 4

The Flying Saucer downtown is reopening May 4th and big changes are in store.

901 Wings Opening Downtown

The first 901 Wings was in the 662 — Southaven, to be exact.

How to Gumbo

It's Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival time, and in its honor, we turn our focus on the festival's popular gumbo cooking contest, and, specifically, on how to win it.

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Opinion

Be Polite. Be Good.

Be Polite. Be Good.

NRA types like to say "an armed society is a polite society."

Promenade Stand

Last week, Friends for Our Riverfront indicated its intention to fight the development of a new convention center hotel downtown, citing its location on land allocated by city cofounder John Overton as a public promenade.

Slouching Toward Refuge

A looming battle is building between United States cities, some states, and the federal government.

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Film/TV

Free Fire

Free Fire

Slapstick shoot-em-up rises to the level of art film

Music Video Monday: The Band CAMINO

This Music Video Monday, there's a new sheriff in town.

T2 Trainspotting

The current “epidemic” of recreational opioid drug use just goes to show you that everything old is new again.

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Schedule for Local Democrats' Reorganization Efforts

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