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First Friday at Five Coffee House Concert

First Friday of every month, 5 p.m. @ Howard Vance Guitar Academy

For more information and reservations, call 767-6940.

Fourth Bluff Fridays

Fri., Sept. 9, 4:30-9 p.m. and Fri., Oct. 7, 4:30-9 p.m. @ University of Memphis Law School

Located in Memphis Park next to the Law School featuring food trucks, local beer, and live music.

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Boyd Threatens Overton Park Conservancy Funding Over Greensward Suit

Boyd Threatens Overton Park Conservancy Funding Over Greensward Suit

Legal wrangling on the Greensward parking issue re-surfaced Tuesday as Memphis City Council member Berlin Boyd accused the Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) of being behind the open meetings lawsuit filed in April and threatened to pull the organization’s city funding.

Marijuana Law Passes First Hurdle in Council

An ordinance to decriminalize marijuana possession will get a full vote by the Memphis City Council in two weeks and it will come with a favorable recommendation from the council’s Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee.

Jones Opposes TVA Wells with Resolution Tuesday

Memphis City Council member Martavius Jones formally added his voice Tuesday to the chorus of Memphians who don’t want the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to dig wells into the Memphis Sand aquifer.

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Sports

Q & A: Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican

Q & A: Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican

After more than 60 years in Illinois, the World Series of Drag Racing has found a new home at Memphis International Raceway in Millington.

Carson Kelly: Yadier Molina's Heir Apparent?

Someone had to play centerfield for the San Francisco Giants after Willie Mays.

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Music

Cities Aviv at the Brooks Museum

Cities Aviv at the Brooks Museum

This Wednesday night Cities Aviv will perform at the Brooks Museum.

Weekend Roundup 76: The Rebel, Tony Joe White, Tora Tora

By now you the drill, here are your top concerts going down in M-town this weekend. 

Being Good Pays Off

Roughly six years ago, former Memphian Jameson Schwieger was thumbing through the cassette bin at a thrift store on Summer Avenue.

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Politics

Shelby County Democratic Party Decertified

Shelby County Democratic Party Decertified

State Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini has, in the wake of the dispute between the TNDP and the Shelby County Democratic Party over the correct procedures for dealing with ousted former SCDP chairman Bryan Carson, officially decertified the local party.

Breaking the Lull

As it turns out, the political Dog Days have a modest amount of woof to them. E.g., Friday, August 26, will see the unveiling of a monument to Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th or Women’s Suffrage Amendment.

How It Happened in the 8th District

Tennessee's 8th District GOP Primary, David Kustoff, George Flinn, Brian Kelsey, Mark Luttrell

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Food & Drink

Korean BBQ To Open in Cooper-Young, etc.

Korean BBQ To Open in Cooper-Young, etc.

Jun Lee says the original plan was to open the second DWJ Korean Barbecue in Oxford, but then real estate agent Robert Taylor turned Lee on to the old Greencork space in Cooper-Young. 

Saturday With Champagne

"Remember gentlemen, it's not just France we are fighting for, it's Champagne!"

New locations for Havana’s Pilon and Frost.

Not very long after Marialys Gonzalez and her husband, Pedro Pena, opened Havana's Pilón on Madison in downtown Memphis three years ago, the requests started pouring in for a more eastward representation.

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Opinion

Addicted to Trump

Addicted to Trump

Paris — I awake to brilliant sunshine.

What Not to Wear

Let's accept that I ended up on Oprah's website.

Tales of New Orleans

I'd reached the point in the evening when a gnat in my drink seemed more like a feature than a bug. I'd reached the point where that line seemed like comic genius, so I tweeted it. I'd reached the point where having a small dog walking up and down the bartop seemed perfectly normal. I'd reached peak New Orleans ...

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: The Shieks

Music Video Monday: The Shieks

Music Video Monday works hard for its money. 

Sausage Party

Three words: Pansexual Food Orgy

Pete’s Dragon

If there's a lesson to be learned from the plague of remakes, it's this: You're better off remaking a mediocre movie than remaking a good movie.

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