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The Stephen King Masquerade Ball

The Stephen King Masquerade Ball

Thu., Oct. 27, 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. @ Hi-Tone

The Hi-Tone will be transformed into a Stephen King Movie featuring dance party with DJS. Come dressed as any Stephen King character for $5 admission.…

Rifftrax Live: Carnival of Souls

Thu., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. @ Malco Paradiso Cinema

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Breakout  Moment

Breakout Moment

Indie Memphis 2016 offers a kaleidoscope of stories — 185 films chosen from more than 1,000 entries, curated over the first seven days of November for audiences in downtown, Midtown, East Memphis, and Collierville.

Fly on the Wall 1444

Real Corker

Weed, Forrest, and Panhandling

Council Moves

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Ten Questions About the Grizzlies on Opening Night

Ten Questions About the Grizzlies on Opening Night

Here’s a list of things to watch for as the Grizzlies take on the Timberwolves tonight at FedExForum, in the first regular season game of the 2016-17 NBA season.

Three Thoughts on Memphis Tiger Football

• On October 6th at the Liberty Bowl, the Tigers' opponent ran 88 plays (to the Tigers' 58) and held the ball for 38:15 (essentially two-thirds of the game).

Grizzlies finalize opening night roster, waive Jordan Adams

The Grizzlies have (finally) announced their opening night 15-man roster, and it doesn't include their 2014 first round draft pick Jordan Adams.

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Melissa Etheridge at Minglewood Hall

Melissa Etheridge at Minglewood Hall

This Friday night, Melissa Etheridge will perform at Minglewood Hall in support of her Stax tribute album, MEmphis Rock and Soul.

Record Roundup

It's been a while since we ran record reviews, but instead of boring you to death with witty descriptions that may or may not make any sense, I've decided to keep things short and sweet.

MDC Tonight at Murphy's

Originally emerging out of the the Austin, TX nascent punk/hardcore scene in 1979 as The Stains, the band that would become MDC completed that city’s trio of major players (The Dicks and The Big Boys being the other two) in the early years of our nation’s hardcore movement.

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Suburban Showdowns in Germantown and District 96

Suburban Showdowns in Germantown and District 96

Even if, as is currently being assumed by observers in both major political parties, Democrat Hillary Clinton should win the presidency over Republican nominee Donald Trump, and win in a landslide, how might that affect down-ballot races in Tennessee, where the GOP, almost everywhere, remains in the ascendant?

The Big River Crossing: A Weekend to Remember

The giant locomotive whistles, the inspiring speeches, the dazzling display of rainbow lighting on the Harahan Bridge at night, and the first treks across the bridge by foot and by bike are all embedded in Memphis history now, as the "Main St. to Main St. Multi-Modal Connector" project came to pass, linking Memphis to West Memphis, and both to the future. (WITH SLIDESHOW AND VIDEO OF BRIDGE LIGHTS)

Wagner, Former GOP Chair, Appointed to Circuit Court by Haslam

Has been associated in recent years with the Memphis law firm of Rice, Amundsen & Capterton and will replace the retiring Judge Donna M. Fields.

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Food & Drink

New cookbooks from the Chubby Vegetarian and Marisa Baggett.

New cookbooks from the Chubby Vegetarian and Marisa Baggett.

It all started with a bowl of pasta and a few too many habaneros for Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence.

Great Pumpkin Beer? Not So Much.

I have to admit that I'd never even heard of pumpkin beers until after Starbucks injected the Pumpkin Spice Latte craze into the marketplace a few years ago, which generally prejudiced me against the whole idea on moral grounds.

Nacho Ordinary Coffee, etc.

Gary Cluck traveled a lot for his job, and while on the road, he got hooked on good coffee.

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Reince and Repeat.

Reince and Repeat.

In August, Donald Trump was touting all the major polls, many of which at that time had him closing the gap on Hillary Clinton and even leading her in some instances.

Down to Grizzness!

Growl towels up if you're ready for Grizzness.

Justice Denied by Partisan Politics

The dog that did not bark in the 2016 election was the long-delayed nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat.

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Look to the credits of each short film represented in the 2016 IndieGrants bloc, and you'll find recurring names of actors and crew members collaborating on one another's projects.

Keith Krass Throws Stephen King Themed Halloween Ball

Keith Krass has many talents.

Never Go Back: It Ain’t Really Reacher, but it’s Passable Entertainment

Ignoring the caveat implicit in the title of his second Jack Reacher film, Never Go Back, Tom Cruise is indeed back in a role that still seems unsuited for him, despite some improvements over his first try in 2012, the eponymous Jack Reacher.

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