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Nik West

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Thu., Aug. 25, 7-10 p.m. @ The Halloran Centre

She sports a colorful mohawk shaped like a bass clef. With credits that include work for artists such as, Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame, Prince,…

Booksigning by Linda Thompson

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Author discusses and signs A Little Thing Called Life.

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Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Each week, the Flyer will feature adoptable dogs and cats from Memphis Animal Services.

Greensward Plaintiffs: Boyd's Statement 'Not True,' 'Completely False'

Both plaintiffs in the now-dismissed lawsuit against the Memphis City Council regarding the Greensward said Wednesday that they did not tell council member Berlin Boyd that the Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) played any role in their filing of the suit as he claimed Tuesday.

New Trail to Connect Greenline, Agricenter Farmer's Market

An bike and pedestrian trail will soon be paved and finished to more easily connect the Shelby Farms Greenline with the Agricenter Farmer’s Market thanks some new funds from the Shelby County Commission. 

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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

Live Review: Cody Dickinson at the Grammy Museum

Live Review: Cody Dickinson at the Grammy Museum

 “This album is really my love letter to the road,” Cody Dickinson said on stage at the Mississippi Grammy 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. 

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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.

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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

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What Not to Wear

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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

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo And The Two Strings starts out with a moment of quiet bravado: “If you must blink, do it now.” The voice, we will soon learn, belongs to our hero Kubo (Art Parkinson, aka the youngest Stark on Game Of Thrones), and “If you must blink…” is the beginning of his carny pitch.

Music Video Monday: The Shieks

Music Video Monday works hard for its money. 

Sausage Party

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Boyd Threatens Overton Park Conservancy Funding Over Greensward Suit

Mempthis: Expect to see more of this kind of grandstanding from Boyd. He wants to get his name out there as »

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Kubo and the Two Strings

cshep51: Enjoyed the movie. Still asking what was the significance of two strings. Every time Kubo strikes his mandolin there are »

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Greensward Plaintiffs: Boyd's Statement 'Not True,' 'Completely False'

Sue Williams: It's still disturbing as to how the Council avoided any real transparency about that ordinance. It's certainly a terrible precedent. »

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Marijuana Law Passes First Hurdle in Council

OakTree: @mejjep - The net effect here, will be that fewer African American young people will end up with an incarceration »

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