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Tigers 70, Houston 67 (OT)

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Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

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Blueprints to Freedom: an Ode to Bayard Rustin

Blueprints to Freedom: an Ode to Bayard Rustin

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Feb. 12 @ Hattiloo Theatre

Set in 1963, an openly gay, Black proponent of non-violent civil disobedience was jailed several times for refusal to register for the World War II…

Artist reception for "Beloved, Quirky, and Covered in Paint: Peter Bowman, 1942-2015"

Fri., Jan. 20 @ Memphis College of Art

Exhibition in memory of MCA alumnus Peter Bowman, former art instructor and beloved artist within the Memphis community. For more information about the reception and…

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Student Organizers From Four Colleges Lead Protest Against Trump, Issue Demands

Student Organizers From Four Colleges Lead Protest Against Trump, Issue Demands

It started at the University of Memphis.

Sierra Club Protests Trump's EPA Choice

Members of the Sierra Club's Tennessee Chapter gathered at the Clifford Davis Federal Building Thursday to protest the nomination of Scott Pruitt, President-Elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

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How David Fizdale's Successes Cast A Different Light on Dave Joerger

How David Fizdale's Successes Cast A Different Light on Dave Joerger

Editor's Note: I am at a conference this week out of town, so I asked my old friend and brilliant basketball mind Andrew Ford to chip in with a couple of guest posts.

Tigers 70, Houston 67 (OT)

The Tigers erased a five-point deficit in the last three minutes of regulation, then outscored Houston 6-3 in a sloppy overtime period to earn their biggest win of the season to date.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #65: MLK Day, All Stars, Playoff matchups, and more

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

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Music

Kedron Johnson: From Hoops to Hip Hop

Kedron Johnson: From Hoops to Hip Hop

You might remember Kedren Johnson as the Vanderbilt transfer who helped shape the final years of the Pastner era of the Memphis Tigers.

Duets for Mellotron

In April, 2016, there was a unique concert at Crosstown Arts.

New Memphis Music

Brandon Taylor — Radio Ghost (Madjack Records)

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Politics

Key Political Moves Underway in Memphis and Nashville (UPDATED)

Key Political Moves Underway in Memphis and Nashville (UPDATED)

A statement made by state Senator Mark Norris (R-Collierville) in Nashville last week all but put the Senate Majority Leader in the running for the governorship in 2018.

Cohen Won't Attend Trump Inauguration

After making announcement at Mason Temple commemoration for MLK, Congressman catalogues several "distressing" actions by President-elect and tells Flyer that insulting tweets about civil rights icon John Lewis became "the straw that broke the camel's back."

Briefs from the Political Week

Rallings downplays homicide numbers; Commission prepares legislative package, includes medical marijuana, not in agreement yet on MLGW issue; Cohen gets new leadership post in Congress

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Food & Drink

Drinking “Well”: Should You Order the High-end Stuff at a Bar?

Drinking “Well”: Should You Order the High-end Stuff at a Bar?

After work one day last week, a friend and I made an impromptu stop at the backroom bar at Cafe 1912.

Cafe Brooks Debuts, etc.

• Cafe Brooks by Paradox, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, opened today.

Wine-speak

The thing to remember is that wine-speak isn't about expertise; it's about what the philosopher professor Harry Frankfurt called "bullshit."

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Opinion

The Only Two Questions That Matter

The Only Two Questions That Matter

Another Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is behind us, a weekend in which his life and his dream of equality for all were celebrated with speeches, marches, and good works in the community.

The MLGW Groundhog

The issue of county participation on the board of the city-owned Memphis Light, Gas & Water is, for the time being, moot.

Living the Dream: Are We Really Working in Service to Dr. King’s Vision?

By the time you read this, we will have celebrated a national holiday commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King was a civil rights pioneer, a champion for nonviolent struggle toward equality and justice, and an outspoken critic of the United States of America.

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Film/TV

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Cultures clash in Martin Scorsese’s epic of Christianity in feudal Japan

Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

Bad, Bad Men, an independent comedy made by Memphians Allen Gardner and Brad Ellis, is now available on Amazon streaming video.

Jackie

When Jackie was being filmed in early 2016, few could have predicted how relevant it would be in 2017.

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