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Game 4: Grizzlies 110, Spurs 108: One For The Ages

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Low Early Voting Totals for District 95

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State Officials Search for North Memphis Bear

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Game 3: Grizzlies 105, Spurs 94: Grindhouse Forever

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T2 Trainspotting

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How to Gumbo

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 The Graduate (1967)

The Graduate (1967)

Sun., April 23, 2 p.m. and Wed., April 26, 7 p.m. @ Malco Paradiso Cinema

Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival

Sun., April 23, 11 a.m. @ Mississippi River Park (formerly Jefferson-Davis Park)

Featuring 18,000 pounds of crawfish plus art,music, drinks, other food, and more benefiting Porter-Leath.

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State Officials Search for North Memphis Bear

State Officials Search for North Memphis Bear

State wildlife officials made the scene of a bear sighting in North Memphis Thursday afternoon.

Former MATA Chief Pleads Guilty on Prostitution Charge

Ron Garrison, the former CEO at Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), pled guilty on an Alford plea Friday to charges of prostitution.

4/20 at Overton Park, Not Very Lit

In years past, on April 20 (4/20)— dubbed "Weed Day" around the world— in Memphis Overton Park was the place to gather, roll, and light up, but this year, the only things rolling were the wheels of police cars as they circled the park.

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Sports

Game 4: Grizzlies 110, Spurs 108: One For The Ages

Game 4: Grizzlies 110, Spurs 108: One For The Ages

I had no idea what to expect last night before the game.

Game 3: Grizzlies 105, Spurs 94: Grindhouse Forever

For the first time in a long time, the Grindhouse was itself last night.

Game 2 Recap: Spurs 96, Grizzlies 82

We know by now that the Grizzlies are creatures of habit, and so in Game 2, they did what they’ve done for years now, time after time after time: they found themselves down 30, decided to start fighting at halftime, closed the gap to single digits, and then got so worn down that they couldn’t withstand the inevitable counterpunch.

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Music

Vinyl Heaven: It's Record Store Day

Vinyl Heaven: It's Record Store Day

April 22nd may be the busiest Saturday this spring for Memphis music lovers and vinyl hounds.

Redd Kross

At just 11 and 14, brothers Steven and Jeff McDonald began to morph their middle-school band into the stuff of punk, pop, and glam/indie-rock legend.

Levitt Shell Announces 2017 Lineup

The Levitt Shell has announced its lineup for the 2017 season, which kicks off Friday May 12th with a pre-season show featuring the Stax Alumni Band.

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Politics

Low Early Voting Totals for District 95

Low Early Voting Totals for District 95

Most of the voting is in the contested Republican special primary, where seven candidates contend. Julia Byrd Ashworth, as the only Democrat, is the guaranteed winner of the Democratic primary. Two independents, Robert Schutt and Jim Tomasik, are also running. Ultimate winner will replace the resigned Mark Lovell.

Two Takes

Bob Corker made one thing clear at a town meeting in suburban Arlington on Tuesday — that the venue, Crave Coffee Bar and Bistro, was not yet "the time and the place" for him to express his future plans, rumors about which run from a governor's race in 2018 to a possible presidential bid two years later.

District 95 Showdown

Ten aspirants for the District 95state House seat vacated by Mark Lovell turned up for a TNA forum at Collierville High School last week. There were 7 Republicans, 2 independents, and 1 Democrat. One of them will get to replace Lovell.

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Food & Drink

How to Gumbo

How to Gumbo

It's Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival time, and in its honor, we turn our focus on the festival's popular gumbo cooking contest, and, specifically, on how to win it.

Zaka Bowl Expands Menu, No Longer Vegan

Zaka Bowl, the build-your-own veggie bowl restaurant which opened in East Memphis last fall, recently expanded its menu.

How to Find the Perfect Beer for your Ribs

It's hard not to love a Southern belle — especially after witnessing one execute a precise head flip that sends a loose strand of hair back where it's supposed to be without having to take the barbecued rib out of her hand.

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Opinion

Be Polite. Be Good.

Be Polite. Be Good.

NRA types like to say "an armed society is a polite society."

Promenade Stand

Last week, Friends for Our Riverfront indicated its intention to fight the development of a new convention center hotel downtown, citing its location on land allocated by city cofounder John Overton as a public promenade.

Slouching Toward Refuge

A looming battle is building between United States cities, some states, and the federal government.

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Film/TV

T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting

The current “epidemic” of recreational opioid drug use just goes to show you that everything old is new again.

Free Fire

Slapstick shoot-em-up rises to the level of art film

Music Video Monday: XVII TRILL

Today's Music Video Monday is fan service.

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