Lloyd T. Binford, president of the Memphis branch of the Columbia Mutual (later Lincoln American) Insurance Company, had the gleaming white tower built in 1925 overlooking Court Square. But insurance was just his day job...
And, yes, we know thats a picture of Amy Sedaris, David's sister. David declined to tell any Amy stories saying now that she was known it felt like gossip so to the audience member who asked, we hope this offers some solace. Oh, and she has a new book out, so you can read about her yourself.
A closing night party for the film fest follows at 11:30 p.m. at Earnestine & Hazel's.
The show, the runway debut of William Rast, was held in a Hollywood nightclub...
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Ken Hall, former excutive director of Hands on Memphis, said the merger will help the nonprofits that both groups serve.
The new group will probably not be called Hands on Memphis Volunteers. A name will be announced in the future.
The Williams Institute, based out of the UCLA law school, recently released the results of its study of gay, lesbian, and bisexual demographics between 2000 and 2005. One result: a 30 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples across the country. Researchers dont see this as a huge jump in the GLB population, thinking, instead, that the increase may be due to same-sex couples feeling more comfortable about revealing their sexuality than ever before.
In political circles, much talk has been has been devoted to the perplexing question of when the other major candidate named Ford would repudiate the increasingly bizarre bully-boy tactics of the Jake Ford congressional campaign. Well, finally, he has. Whoops....This denunciation comes from the former major candidate named Joe as in Joe Ford Jr., who finished third this year in the 9th District congressional primary won by Democratic Party nominee Steve Cohen and then promptly endorsed Cohen.
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More about Memphis hoops comes from SI.coms Seth Davis, who was in town last week to file a report on the University of Memphis basketball teams prospects for the 2006-07 season. He covered everything from ....