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7 Arrested in West Tennessee on Federal Drug Charges

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Blood Ritual: “King Hedley II” is an All-American Tragedy

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John Waters' Rich, Warped Pageant

Memphis Gaydar

"Love Doesn't Hurt" Benefit

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Weekend Roundup Part 11

Hungry Memphis

Schweinehaus’ Kartoffelpuffer

Beyond the Arc

Next Day Notes: Cavaliers 111, Grizzlies 89

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Guess What? Insure Tennessee is Back and on a Roll

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Memphis Fashion Week Opening Party at Joseph

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"Belongings"

"Belongings"

March 27-29 @ Crosstown Arts

Exhibition of objects transformed into a new work of art. Opening reception: Fri., 6-9 p.m.; Gallery talk and roundtable discussion: Sat., 2 p.m.

Rhythmic Circus-Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Fri., March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. @ The Orpheum

Featuring Heatbox the human beatbox, joined by the swingin’ seven-piece funk band and vocalists to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp.

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7 Arrested in West Tennessee on Federal Drug Charges

7 Arrested in West Tennessee on Federal Drug Charges

After a year-long investigation, law enforcement arrested seven Dyer County residents on federal drug trafficking charges this morning.

"Love Doesn't Hurt" Benefit

The Shelby County Family Safety Center has a special emergency fund for victims of same-sex domestic violence, and this weekend, the organizers of the "Love Doesn't Hurt" fund will be holding its third annual benefit event.

Spring Brews

These days you can watch the seasons change in your pint glass.

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Sports

Next Day Notes: Cavaliers 111, Grizzlies 89

Next Day Notes: Cavaliers 111, Grizzlies 89

I just don't even know what to say about these anymore.

Memphis Tigers' Nick King to Transfer

I loved Nick King the first time I saw him in a Memphis Tiger uniform.

Next Day Notes: Grizzlies 103, Knicks 82

The Grizzlies went to New York Monday night and beat the Knicks, 103-82, even though it felt at times like they didn't really want to, allowing the Knicks back in during the second quarter, only leading them by two points (50-48) at halftime and surrendering the lead only moments into the third.

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Music

Throwback Thursday: Lil Lody Talks Sister's Death, Being Sued by Juicy J and Project Pat

Throwback Thursday: Lil Lody Talks Sister's Death, Being Sued by Juicy J and Project Pat

After creating my blog Calling the Bluff in 2012, the first artist I interviewed was rapper/producer Lil Lody.

Weekend Roundup Part 11

There are a TON of bands playing around town this weekend, so here are ten shows you definitely do not want to miss. The tournament might be on TV, but take some time away from the tube and support local music!

Every Time I Die Live at the Hi-Tone

It might seem like you picked up a copy of the Flyer from 2004, but Every Time I Die really is playing the Hi-Tone next Monday.

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Politics

Jindal Talks Tough on Islam

Jindal Talks Tough on Islam

“These are terrorists who are beheading and killing … They’re Muslims. They’re not a religious minority.”

Guess What? Insure Tennessee is Back and on a Roll

Governor's Medicaid Expansion plan, rejected in special session, has been revived and is being green-lighted in committee.

The Race Is On, and Some Council Candidates Are Getting a Lucrative Head Start

District 1 incumbent Bill Morrison scores with high-stakes fundraiser; newcomers Worth Morgan and Philip Spinosa set for big start-ups, too

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Food & Drink

Schweinehaus’ Kartoffelpuffer

Schweinehaus’ Kartoffelpuffer

It’s easy to fall into the habit of going out to eat at the same places over and over again.

Now open: City and State and Pyramid Vodka

City and State is a shop full of things that demand to be touched.

The Growler Now Hammer and Ale

The Growler in Cooper-Young has expanded its offerings and been rebranded as Hammer and Ale. 

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Opinion

Flying by the Seat of My Pants

Flying by the Seat of My Pants

A couple weeks ago in this space, I jokingly wrote that Memphis Airport Authority head Jack Sammons had agreed to become the executive editor of the Flyer.

The Rant (March 26, 2015)

HBO struck gold with the six-part documentary, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.

No Red-light Cameras

The city of Memphis has a large (and growing) red-light camera program.

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Film/TV

Time Warp Drive-In: It Came From The Drive-In

Time Warp Drive-In: It Came From The Drive-In

The popular drive-in film series returns for its second year of thrills, chills, and cheese.

John Waters' Rich, Warped Pageant

Is anyone having more fun than John Waters?

Red Army

Billy Corben's documentary Cocaine Cowboys was a minor hit when it was released in 2006, but it has proven hugely influential in the current golden age of documentaries.

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