Thursday, October 27, 2011

Unified Board Declines Herenton Charter Bid

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM

Former Memphis mayor Willie Herenton was rebuffed in his bid to run charter schools in Shelby County. John Branston has more.

An Unholy Alliance

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 4:02 AM

Bruce VanWyngarden says we seem to be under minority rule these days.

The March to Madness

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 4:01 AM

Frank Murtaugh previews the Memphis Tigers' season, including interviews with players and Coach Pastner in this week's cover story.

About That New City Website ...

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Bianca Phillips talks to Cardell Orrin about his company's contract to help create a new city of Memphis website.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Carrie Mae Weems

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 11:00 AM

Famed photographer Carrie Mae Weems will speak at the Tennessee Art Education conference this week.

An Opera About Collard Greens

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 10:43 AM

It's not over 'til the collard greens sing. Or something. Susan Ellis reports on an opera about that Southern food staple -- greens.

Deep Thoughts about Tiger Football

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 8:36 AM

Every week, Frank Murtaugh thinks about Memphis Tiger football so you don't have to. Here is this week's edition.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Crime is Low at the University of Memphis

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:44 PM

Louis Goggans reports that the U of M has the lowest campus crime rate in the state among schools of more than 5,000 students.

"Autumn Nights" at Sharpe Planetarium

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Learn about fall constellations, Greek myths, and that big ol' moon at "Autumn Nights." Now showing at Sharpe Planetarium.

Higher Ground

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 7:24 AM

Vera Farmiga directs and stars in Higher Ground, an exploration of faith and doubt. Chris Herrington has a review.

Monday, October 24, 2011

New Prehistoric Home Coming to Chucalissa

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:17 PM

A new prehistoric home will be built at the Chucalissa Museum. Bianca Phillips reports.

Steve Jobs and Memphis, Another Look

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:09 PM

John Branston says the new Steve Jobs biography sheds more light on the Apple founder's time in Memphis for transplant surgery.

Cardinals-Rangers Working on a Classic Series

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:15 AM

Frank Murtaugh is watching the World Series and likes what he sees.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

She Can't Stand Her Friend's Blowhard Boyfriend

Posted By on Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 3:39 PM

Jack Waggon advises a woman whose best friend is dating a man who is a bloviating braggart.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Brian Selznick Illustrations at the Dixon

Posted By on Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 9:23 PM

More than 100 paintings and illustrations by children's author Brian Selznick are featured in an exhibit called "From Houdini to Hugo" at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens.
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