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Time Warp Drive-In: Season 5

Time Warp Drive-In: Season 5

Sat., June 16, 8 p.m., Sat., July 14, 8 p.m., Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., Sat., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 15, 8 p.m. @ Malco Summer 4 Drive-In

Fun Home

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through May 27 @ Playhouse on the Square

Based on the best-selling graphic novel. Author Alison Bechdel is introduced to the audience at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family.

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Airbnb Marks Its Biggest Memphis Weekend

Airbnb Marks Its Biggest Memphis Weekend

Airbnb notched its biggest-ever weekend in Memphis about two weeks ago.

Haslam Allows ‘Mass-Deportation’ Bill to Become Law

Ire builds in the immigrant community after Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he will allow a bill that’s been referred to as “mass deportation” legislation, to become law.

New Media Venture May Be Home for Calkins, Biggs, Herrington

Some new news-media venture is in the works in Memphis, sources close to the move said Thursday morning, and it may be the new home for some of The Commercial Appeal’s most-recognized bylines.

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Sports

NBA Draft Doldrums

NBA Draft Doldrums

Live long enough and you’ll see your share of game-changing NBA drafts.

Jerry Jarrett Hosting New Podcast

Legendary former Memphis wrestling promoter Jerry Jarrett announced on Twitter this week that he plans to launch a podcast.

Grizzlies To Pick Fourth in 2018 NBA Draft

The ping pong balls were not the Grizzlies' friends on Tuesday night, as they secured the 4th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft in the lottery on Tuesday night.

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Music

Quintron Brings Weather Warlock to Bar DKDC

Quintron Brings Weather Warlock to Bar DKDC

This Friday, a slight chance of thunderstorms will give way to clear skies in the evening, with temps hovering around 70 degrees.

Beale Street Caravan Produces “I Listen to Memphis” Video Series

Kevin Cubbins, executive director of Beale Street Caravan, says it was time for the long-running radio show to change directions.

The 39th Annual Blues Music Awards: Winners Both Global & Local

Everyone was dressed to the nines last night as the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards paid honors to the world's greatest blues artists.

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Politics

Keeping Score in Strickland's Tent at the Barbecue Fest

Keeping Score in Strickland's Tent at the Barbecue Fest

The annual Memphis Barbecue Festival is under way downtown, and, as usual, the city’s chief executive — these days it’s Jim Strickland — opened things up on Wednesday night with an opening reception at the big mayoral tent, which, by tradition, was the first hospitality tent on the south end of Tom Lee Park, closest to the Beale Street.

Truce, Sort Of, Between Luttrell and County Commission

Anyone who attended the regular committee meetings of the Shelby County Commission last Wednesday, May 9th, and followed that up with a visit to the full commission's regular public meeting on Monday, May 14th, might be mildly confused about the resolution of a long-running power struggle between the commission and the county mayor's office.

Candidate List filling up for Vacated Spinosa Seat on Council

Interim Appointment to be Followed by August Special Election

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Food & Drink

Pete & Sam's returns!

Pete & Sam's returns!

The moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived — if you’re a Pete & Sam’s lover, like I am.

Mint for Summer: Juleps Aren’t Just for Horse Racing

A few weeks ago, I spent a Saturday afternoon perched on a stool at the long wooden bar at Café 1912.

Nothing but respect for the super legume, lentils.

I am SO PUMPED TO EAT LENTILS!

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Opinion

It’s May: Cue the ‘Cue for Memphis

It’s May: Cue the ‘Cue for Memphis

In Memphis, we see a lot of ourselves in our barbecue.

Put the Phone Down, Ladies!

I've never been a victim of racism.

Metal to the Pedal

So, I went away for a week of rest and relaxation and I missed the most Memphis thing ever: After being out of commission for four years(!), one of the newly refurbished downtown trolleys smashed into a Sprock n' Roll pedal-party bike on the Main Street Mall.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Lisa Mac

Music Video Monday: Lisa Mac

Remember, folks, it's not too late for Music Video Monday to take you back.

"INCONCEIVABLE!" Fantasy Lineup For Saturday Night's Time Warp Drive-In

The May edition of the Time Warp Drive-In series is a smorgasbord of tasty fantasy treats from the 1980s.

Lean On Pete

Despite what you may have gathered from the movie poster or the trailer, Lean on Pete is definitively not a horse movie.

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