Ginsburg was appointed by President Clinton in 1993, and is only the second woman to have been appointed to the court.
The AI Website's helpful hints for contestants coming to Memphis are also amusing. A sample: Apparently, [Memphis] is the primary FedEx distribution center, but lucky for you they fly passengers in and out as well. Amtrak is another option, with stops all along the Mississippi. If you're getting there by car, here are a few things you might need to know about getting around Memphis: I-40 is a good route into town. Take I-240 to complete the sojourn into downtown Memphis. Parking is basically free everywhere but downtown. When downtown, the "Parking is Fun" garage comes highly recommended ...
The photo, located at the celeb gossip site TMZ.com, shows a heavy-set Seagal decked out in some sort of tight Star Trek-esque zippered shirt, and the pounds are definitely packed.
Perhaps the weight gain is a result of his newfound rock star life. For more, go here.
The Calling Coach is for duck and goose calls only, but there are plans to make them for other animals.
Now it's Germantown's turn. Per the city Web site: "Imagine designing a city, complete with a revitalized and energetic center that encompasses things to do, places to shop, and places to live. It's not a computer game; the planning process is becoming a reality in Germantown.
City leaders want citizen input in defining the future of Germantown's central and outlying business districts. They've set September 20 through 26 as a week for resident citizens to offer input and insight on how redevelopment can improve and enhance the city."
CP=Circuit Playhouse, GCT=Germantown Community Theatre, HPAC=Harrell Performing Arts Center, NSTM=Next Stage at Theatre Memphis, POTS=Playhouse on the Square, Rhodes=McCoy Theatre at Rhodes College, TM=Theatre Memphis, U of M=University of Memphis
Community Ostrander Awards
Direction of a Play: Dave Landis, Frozen (CP)
Leading Actor (play): Jonathon Lamer, Frozen (CP)
Leading Actress (play): Irene Crist, Frozen (CP)
Supporting Actor (play): Mark Mozingo, Take Me Out (POTs)
Supporting Actress (play): Mykel Pennington, Kimberly Akimbo (NSTM)
Dramatic Production: Take Me Out (POTS)
Musical Production: Cats (TM)
Direction of a Musical: Bob Hetherington, Urinetown (POTS)
Music Direction: Angelo Rapan, West Side Story (HPAC) and Gary Beard, Cats (TM)
Choreography: Mitzi Hamilton and Kathy Caradine, Cats (TM)
Leading Actor (Musical): Robert Hanford, Jesus Christ Superstar (HPAC)
Leading Actress (Musical): Rachael Saltzman, Urinetown (POTS)
Supporting Actor (Musical): Bill Andrews, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (CP)
Supporting Actress (Musical): Megan Bowers, Urinetown (POTS)
Ensemble Acting: Cast of Jacob Marleys Christmas Carol (CP)
Cameo Role: Barry Fuller, Cats (TM)
Sound Design: Matthew Stone, Childs Play (TM)
Makeup and Wigs: Parker and Barbara Sanders, Cats (TM)
Set Dressing: Bill Short, I Am a Camera (GCT)
Props: Bill Short, I Am a Camera (GCT)
Lighting Design: Travis Richardson, Take Me Out (POTS)
Costume Design: Andre Bruce Ward, Cats (TM)
Set Design: Nick Mozak, Take Me Out (POTS)
Behind the Scenes Award: Melinda Bott (POTS)
Original Script: Playwrights Forum, Heartstrings
Set Design: Carrie Ballenger, Parade (U of M)
Leading Actor (play): Chadwick Rodgers, Einsteins Dreams (U of M)
Leading Actress (play): Erin McGhee, Tongue of a Bird (Rhodes)
Supporting Actor (play): Michael Khanlarian, Einsteins Dreams (U of M)
Supporting Actress (play): Amy Gray, The Tempest (Rhodes)vLeading Actor (Musical): Josef McClellen, Parade (U of M)
Leading Actress (Musical): Annie Freres, Parade (U of M)
Supporting Actor (Musical): Kevin Murphy, Parade (U of M)
Supporting Actress (Musical): Stephanie Kim, Parade (U of M)
Music Direction: Mark Ensley, Parade (U of M)
Choreography: Jay Rapp, Parade (U of M)
Ensemble Acting: Cast of Ubu Roi (Rhodes)
Cameo Role: Franklin Willis, Parade (U of M)
Set Dressing: M. Jonz Jones, In the Blood (Rhodes)
Props: Chris Davis, Ubu Roi (Rhodes)
Lighting Design: John McFadden, Parade (U of M)
Costume Design: David Jilg, Ubu Roi (Rhodes)
Sound Design: Michelle Lyn Cook-Brown and Hank Neuhoff, Tongue of a Bird (Rhodes)
Best Production: Parade (U of M)
Direction: Bob Hetherington, Parade (U of M)
Larry Riley Rising Star Award: Stephanie Kim
Besides its change in title, the park will add new amenities a night club, sports bar with national sports events, live entertainment, and special events. The new and improved facility should open by the end of the year. For more go here.
Go to the Les Passees Web site, to find out what kind of items are acceptable.
That means Memphis moves into the record books, folks. Our own 116-year-old, Elizabeth Bolden, is now the oldest woman alive! To honor Bolden, we here at Contemporary Media are giving her a lifetime subscription to Memphis Magazine.
To read more, go here.