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Jersey Boys

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Tue., Oct. 25, 7:30-10 p.m., Wed., Oct. 26, 7:30-10 p.m., Thu., Oct. 27, 7:30-10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 28, 8-10:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29, 2-4:30 & 8-10:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 30, 1-3:30 & 6:30-9 p.m. @ The Orpheum

Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi. True story of how four blue-collar kids became…

Booksigning by Marisa Baggett

Tue., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. @ The Booksellers at Laurelwood

Author discusses and signs Vegetarian Sushi Secrets: 101 Healthy and Delicious Recipes.

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After Years of Decay, Clayborn Temple is Alive Once Again

After Years of Decay, Clayborn Temple is Alive Once Again

Today, more than 150 people filled into the sanctuary of the historic Clayborn Temple to witness new life breathed back into a resurrected stronghold of the Civil Rights Movement.

Another Round of Layoffs Begins at the Commercial Appeal

Memphis Newspaper Guild President and Commercial Appeal Reporter Daniel Connolly is hopeful, but not happy.

Feds Announce Review of Memphis Police

A new partnership between the Memphis Police Department (MPD) and the U.S. Department of Justice is expected to be announced Wednesday.

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Grizzlies finalize opening night roster, waive Jordan Adams

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.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #58: Official 2016-17 predictions

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

National Baseball Day Redux

Can’t you just hear a long-suffering Chicago Cubs fan in 1958 — a half-century since his team won the World Series — whining?

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MDC Tonight at Murphy's

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.

Rest in Peace Clay Hardee

Yesterday, the Memphis music community was dealt a stunning and heartbreaking blow when word broke on social media that the beloved Clay Hardee had unexpectedly died in his sleep.

Weekend Roundup 84: Bonnie Raitt, African Jazz Ensemble, Allison Crutchfield

Good afternoon and welcome to the 84th edition of my Weekend Roundup.

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The Big River Crossing: A Weekend to Remember

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.

Fincher Paid to Defeat Flinn in 8th Race, Publication Says

According to the Tennessee Journal, outgoing congressman put $100,000 into late attack ads that may have helped winner Kustoff close the gap and gain the victory in congressional contest.

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Nacho Ordinary Coffee, etc.

Nacho Ordinary Coffee, etc.

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

Robert Gordon Talks About Drinking and Politics

As we near November 8th, the battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is rising to new levels — and so is our blood alcohol content.

Meet the new(ish) owners of RP Tracks.

The "R" and "P" of RP Tracks stand for Rick (Johns) and Peter (Moon), the founders of the venerable college bar, which has operated near the University of Memphis for 29 years.

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Really, Austin?


Bob Corker Has Tiny Feet And It's Funny When He Stamps Them

Last night Senator Bob Corker took to Twitter — like so many brave keyboard commandos — saying it was "imperative" for Trump to accept election results, even if the outcome is unfavorable.

SCOTUS Death Roulette

So, who've you got in the Supreme Court Death Pool?

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

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.

Music Video Monday: Savoy Motel

It's Music Video Monday's time to get groovy. 

The Girl On The Train

The film adaptation of the bestselling thriller is more admirable than lovable.

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Zoo Parking Plan Meetings Open to the Public

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue and Remains to Stay in the Health Sciences Park

Poplar Lion: Gen. N.B. Forrest is Tennessee's version of Patton, Napolean, Cesar, etc. No one else comes close. Let him rest in »

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Another Round of Layoffs Begins at the Commercial Appeal

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Feds Announce Review of Memphis Police

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