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The Grizzlies' Bad Springtime Trip

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The Bridges of Madison County

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through April 9 @ Circuit Playhouse

Based on the best-selling novel about a beautiful Italian woman who married an American soldier to flee war-torn Italy. A ruggedly handsome photographer seeking directions…

Moonshine Ball

Fri., April 21 and Sat., April 22 @ Tunica Roadhouse

Music series featuring Craig Wayne Boyd, Slick Rick, and Jaye Hammer & Denise LaSalle.

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NEW UPDATE (More Names Added): More Layoffs Hit The Commercial Appeal

NEW UPDATE (More Names Added): More Layoffs Hit The Commercial Appeal

NEW UPDATE: New names of those laid off at The Commercial Appeal have surfaced.

New Plan for Commercial Appeal To Be Unveiled Wednesday

Gannett Co., Inc. will unveil a new plan for its Tennessee newsrooms Wednesday in a town hall meeting with employees one day after several newsroom employees were let go at papers in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville.

City Wants Input on Road Projects, Bike Lanes

The City of Memphis Division of Engineering has plans to repave ten city roads, including Riverside Drive, once again adding bike lanes.

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Notes on “Grit and Grind: Burned in a Pale Fire”

Notes on “Grit and Grind: Burned in a Pale Fire”

"Dead is the mandible, alive the song."

Tubby Smith: "Learning Experience"

University of Memphis basketball coach Tubby Smith met with local media Tuesday afternoon to tie a bow on the 2016-17 season.

The Grizzlies' Bad Springtime Trip

I thought it was the Jeff Green trade.

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Music

Memphis Magic at SXSW

Rolling into Austin last week for South By Southwest (SXSW) was both exotic and familiar to me. Having first played there in 1990, this year offered more than five times as many bands, with more tech-oriented attendees (due to the growth of the non-musical conference) and a more pronounced Memphis presence than ever.

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm at Loflin Yard

Robert Cray brought his friend and Grammy award-winning producer, Steve Jordan, to Memphis to record his new record, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm.

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Politics

Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday

No sausages got made in this week’s Shelby County Commission meeting. The bottom line: No Democrat and no Republican to represent District 95, nobody at all from the district to vote on vouchers or anything else.

Mae Beavers for Governor?

Yes, Flyer folk, you may have the General Assembly's Iron Maiden to deal with in 2018!

An Even 10 Candidates to Seek District 95 House Seat

Seven Republicans, two independents, and one Democrat qualify for special election race at filing deadline for seat vacated by Lovell.

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Food & Drink

Vino Italiano

Vino Italiano

The subject of Italian wines always puts me back at Pete & Sam's over on Park, inevitably two tables over from a quartet of priests gathered around their veal parmigiano and one of those grass-wrapped bottles of Chianti.

A Secret Weapon for Your Pantry

If you're like me, you went through a balsamic vinegar phase soon after you "discovered" it.

Opening soon: Mama Gaia and Area 51

On Saturday, the first commercial sign in decades will hang in the Sears Crosstown building.

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Opinion

MAF Has a New Meaning: Memphis Ass Farm

MAF Has a New Meaning: Memphis Ass Farm

Sometimes captioning goes wrong.

Riding Shotgun on Politics

Something magical happened in our federal government last week.

Nashville Changes Fred Douglass Park to Frederick Douglass Park. Finally.

When it comes to honoring African-American heroes, Memphis has had its own awkward moments as witnessed by text on the original Tom Lee monument erected in 1954.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: MonoNeon & A Weirdo From Memphis

Music Video Monday: MonoNeon & A Weirdo From Memphis

And now, Music Video Monday brings you a new Weirdo.

Beauty and the Beast

Disney's 1991 production of Beauty and the Beast was a success by any measure.

Music Video Monday: Idle & WIld

Today's Music Video Monday is gonna patch things up.  We're going to wish you a happy first day of spring with a world premiere from Memphis duo Idle & Wild. Caleb Sigler and Sara Jo Cavitch have been playing together since meeting in church in 2014, and they have just released their first single "Come A Little Closer", a bubbly homage to togetherness recorded at the Gove Studio.  “Every person involved was not only someone we respect at what they create,” Sigler said, “but also a dear friend.” The song is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and Bandcamp.

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NEW UPDATE (More Names Added): More Layoffs Hit The Commercial Appeal

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