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  • Sep 17-23, 2009
  • Vol. 1, No. 1073

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  • The Dalai Lama is a Feminist
  • The Dalai Lama is a Feminist

    During his closing remarks at the International Freedom Award ceremony in the Peabody Grand Ballroom today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama called upon women to help create a more compassionate world ...
  • Redbirds Win Second Game of PCL Series
  • Redbirds Win Second Game of PCL Series

    Mark Hamilton belted a home run to lead off the sixth inning and the Memphis Redbirds' pitching staff held to its stellar postseason form Wednesday night, leading the home team to a 3-2 victory over the Sacramento River Cats and a 2-games-to-none lead in the best-of-five Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

    Frank Murtaugh's got the details.

  • They Got Memphis Moving
  • They Got Memphis Moving

    For more than 50 years, Hosea Hill and William Foster helped hundreds of Memphis boys and girls literally run to success on high school cinder tracks, college and Olympics stadiums around the world, and later in their professional lives as doctors, police officers, and businessmen and women.

    Read more in John Branston's Get Memphis Moving blog.

  • "For the Love of Shirley" Benefit This Weekend
  • "For the Love of Shirley" Benefit This Weekend

    Friday and Saturday night at Midtown's Hi-Tone Cafe, a large group of local musicians — including Jack O & the Tearjerkers, Impala, and Snowglobe — will band together to assist Shirley Williams, the beloved barkeep at Madison Avenue dive the Lamplighter and den mother of sorts to the Midtown cultural scene, who is struggling with medical costs after recent health problems.

    Chris Herrington has the details on this — and other special weekend music events — in this week's Local Beat column. And Andria Lisle pays tribute to "Miss Shirley" and the Lamplighter on Sing All Kinds, the Flyer's pop culture blog.

  • Beyond the Arc's NBA Preview
  • Beyond the Arc's NBA Preview

    Chris Herrington begins his annual NBA preview with a Griz- and Memphis-centric look at the rest of the league. The six-part series opens with the Atlantic Division, where former Grizzlies head coach Marc Iavaroni and former University of Memphis Tiger Chris Douglas-Roberts will toil this season. Check it out at Beyond the Arc.
  • The Dalai Lama Lip Jiggle
  • The Dalai Lama Lip Jiggle

    Memphis mayor pro tem Myron Lowery might have gotten a fist bump from the Dalai Lama, but Flyer reporter Bianca Phillips has him beat: She got a lip-ring jiggle.
  • Coming Out
  • Coming Out

    The Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center unveils new billboards.
  • Flyer Flashback
  • Flyer Flashback

    To mark the Flyer's 20th anniversary, we're looking back at stories from our first two decades.

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  • Letter From the Editor

    The saga of Congressman Joe Wilson provides a primer for how social networking and the Internet have transformed not just the coverage of the news, but the making of it ...

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