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Gannett to Pay Severance in Guild Agreement

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Tav Falco Premieres New Feature Film Urania Descending

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Psycho

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Thu., June 22, 7 p.m. @ The Orpheum

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Thu., June 22, 7:30-10 p.m. @ The Cotton Museum

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Summer Fashion, Memphis Style!

Summer Fashion, Memphis Style!

Local designer and fashionista Andrea Fenise talked to six young Memphians about how the city has shaped their fashion sense.

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New Group Focuses on Clean Drinking Water in Memphis

For the past five months, a group has gathered at Laurel Cannito's East Memphis home on Friday evenings.

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Sports

Memphis Redbirds Revival

Memphis Redbirds Revival

In mid-May, not long after the Memphis Redbirds reeled off a franchise-record 11-game winning streak, I asked first-year manager Stubby Clapp about the secret sauce he’d concocted at AutoZone Park.

St. Louis Cardinals in Crisis: What's Gone Wrong

When presented a good news-bad news scenario, I like receiving the bad news first.

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Music

Memphis Concrète Festival: Making Synthesizers Weird Again

Memphis Concrète Festival: Making Synthesizers Weird Again

Just up the river from Memphis, in 1944, one of the first compositions known as musique concrète was presented, The Expression of Zaar, using manipulations of wire recordings to create an audio collage independent of the sources it was based on.

'From Memphis to the Mersey' forges trans-Atlantic bonds

Memphis has long figured in the musical imagination of Liverpool, England.

Me and Leah set to celebrate debut CD

This week, the folk-pop duo Me and Leah will release its debut album – a sparse and beautiful 9-song, self-titled effort – on the digital label American Grapefruit.

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Politics

Echoes of Discord

Echoes of Discord

As partisan disagreements on pending legislative measures continued to dominate the Washington political scene, there were distinct local echoes.

County Officials Seek End of Federal Monitoring of Juvenile Court

Letter from Mayor Luttrell, Juvenile Court Judge Michael, and Sheriff Bill Oldham is follow-up to personal request made to Jeff Sessions on occasion of AG's recent Memphis visit; officials allege Court's shortcomings underscored in 2012 MOU with DOJ have been dealt with. (WITH UPDATED RESPONSES

GOP's Vaughan Wins Special Election for House District 95

Republican defeats Democrat Ashworth and two independents with 60+ percent of final vote; will be third representative within the last year to serve the Collierville, Eads, Germantown district.

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Food & Drink

Margarita Time

Margarita Time

This week officially marks the beginning of summer, although, truth be told, it feels like we're already a few months into the sultry weather season.

Now open: Ono Poke and Agavos Cocina and Tequila

Tinawat Klaimongkol-Gai likes being a foodie ambassador in Memphis.

UberEats Now Delivering McDonald's

McDonald's has partnered with UberEats for what they're calling  McDelivery.

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Opinion

On the Record

On the Record

Last week, the Flyer's Toby Sells reported that the Gannett Corporation, which owns the Commercial Appeal, was refusing to pay severance to 23 former employees the company had laid off in April.

Watergate II

Hello young 'uns.

A Compromised Greensward “Solution”

Mary Wilder's June 15th Viewpoint column describes a great success story.

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Film/TV

47 Meters Down

47 Meters Down

Conflicted as to whether or not to see 47 Meters Down?

Tav Falco Premieres New Feature Film Urania Descending

Tav Falco, long known for his game-changing musical ventures with the Panther Burns, will forever be associated with Memphis, for it was here that he and Alex Chilton collaborated in the late 1970s to found the group.

Music Video Monday: Me & Leah

Slow down for Music Video Monday.

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Memphis to Receive Support for Fighting Violent Crime

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County Mayor's Team of Young People Help Clean Up City

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