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Ben Jones Chapter Says 'No' to Amendment 2

Beyond the Arc

Next Day Notes: Grizzlies 105, Timberwolves 101

Tiger Blue

"American" Football Picks: Week 10

Hungry Memphis

Stax's Heart Full of Soul Dinner at Napa Cafe

Fly On The Wall Blog

Johnny Cash's Son Strips at the Airport

Memphis Gaydar

Memphis Lesbian History Discussion

Calling the Bluff

Yo Gotti Connects with Lil Boosie for "I Feel Like"


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Cocktail Hour and Artist Talk

Cocktail Hour and Artist Talk

Thu., Oct. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @ The Cotton Museum

Discussion with the artist, Lisa McCord, celebrating the release of her two newest books of photography, Osceola and Highway 61.

Artist reception and booksigning for Tales from the Rim

Thu., Oct. 30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. @ Stonewall Hall

Exhibition of art from Russ Thompson's new collection of short stories called Tales from the Rim based on real Tennessee ghost stories and legends.

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New Fund Established to Help Test City’s Rape Kits

Testing the thousands of backlogged rape kits that surfaced in Memphis last year is estimated to cost more than $6.5 million, and officials said this month that more than $3.7 million is still needed to reach that goal. 

LGBTQ Radio Show To Air on KWAM 990

Life coach Gwendolyn Clemons and her son Davin are two peas in a pod — they are both gay, both ministers, and both work in the criminal justice system.

U of M May Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour

After working as a custodian at the University of Memphis for eight years, 61-year-old Thelma Rimmer only makes $8.94 an hour.

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Wertheimer Photographed Young Elvis

Wertheimer Photographed Young Elvis

Alfred Wertheimer, the New York photographer who took some of the earliest and most iconic professional photos of Elvis Presley, died on October 19th at the age of 84.

The Soundtrack to Indie Memphis

This week, the Indie Memphis Film Festival kicks off with a long weekend full of interesting programming.

Floyd Newman to receive brass note on Beale

This Saturday, November 1st, at 1 p.m., the legendary bandleader, instructor, and saxophonist Floyd Newman will be honored with a Beale Street Brass Note.

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Ben Jones Chapter Says 'No' to Amendment 2

Ben Jones Chapter Says 'No' to Amendment 2

Predominantly African-American legal association objects to proposed new process for appointing state appellate judges.

Election Year 2015 is Upon Us

Even as time was running out on the elections of 2014, with early voting ending this week in the election process that ends Tuesday, November 4th, the stirrings of Election Year 2015 were at hand. 

Outlook Uncertain for Roland Ordinances Amending County Wage Requirements

Proposal to strike "living-wage" language from Shelby County Code gets tentative approval on first reading; one on "prevailing wage" fails. WITH VIDEO

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Food & Drink

The Creamery Memphis: gelato with a twist.

The Creamery Memphis: gelato with a twist.

What is the most unlikely flavor combination you can think of?

Logan Guleff to compete on Master Chef Junior.

He cooks beets and Brussels sprouts and can talk knowledgably about the unique layering of smoke flavors.

Stax's Heart Full of Soul Dinner at Napa Cafe

The third annual Heart Full of Soul dinner, benefiting the Stax Music Academy, is set for Sunday and Monday, November 16th and 17th at the Napa Cafe.

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Vote No on Amendment Three

Vote No on Amendment Three

State Senator Brian Kelsey is a sponsor of Amendment 3.

The Rant (October 30, 2014)

Every day when I wake up, I go look in the bathroom mirror and say, "Hello, Dad."

What They Said (October 39, 2014) …

About Toby Sells' story, "Confederate Heritage Groups Vow to Fight Park Name Changes" ...

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A Visit to Zebra Lounge

A Visit to Zebra Lounge

The new-to-Memphis Zebra Lounge fits — forgive me — squarely into Overton Square, providing a new option for bar-hoppers in the area.

Negative Approach at the Hi-Tone

Negative Approach come to the Hi-Tone next Tuesday night, marking the second time in two years the Michigan hardcore legends have rolled through town.

"Memphis Rocks" Book Signing Friday

On Friday at Bookseller of Laurelwood, author and archivist Ron Hall will sign his latest book, Memphis Rocks: A Concert History: 1955-1985.

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Next Day Notes: Grizzlies 105, Timberwolves 101

Next Day Notes: Grizzlies 105, Timberwolves 101

Last night, the improbable happened: the Grizzlies won their season opener for the first time since the franchise moved to Memphis.

"American" Football Picks: Week 10

Last Week: 4-0Season: 47-13

Welcome to Grizzlies Season.

Tonight, it begins.

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Reader Comments

Confederate Heritage Groups Vow to Fight Park Name Changes

tartuffe: The Confederacy equals the KKK equals terrorism. The tragic history of Memphis includes that it was, at one time, known »

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Gentrify My Historic Neighborhood, Please

Data First: If we form judgements about neighborhood change based on superficial appearances, we fall into the same trap we fall into »

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Q&A with Thorne Peters, Marijuana activist

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New Rules Coming for Uber, Lyft

Vernon Scott: Hey Mr. Smythe, thank you for your taxi service to our great city for the past 50+ years, but yours »

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