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Lipstick Smear: Let Theatre Memphis' "Stage Kiss" slip you some tongue

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I Love Juice to Open in TN Brewery

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Costumes & Cocktails

Sat., Oct. 21, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. @ Art Village Gallery

Featuring hor d'oeuvres, signature mixed beverages, a live tribute to Prince, a Silent Disco Room, and 2 DJs benefiting The Lupus Foundation of America-Midsouth ("The…

Time Warp Drive-In

Sat., Nov. 18 and Sat., Dec. 16 @ Malco Summer 4 Drive-In

Movies start at dusk. See website for theme and movie line-up.

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Amazon Could Build a New 'Receive Center' in Memphis

Amazon Could Build a New 'Receive Center' in Memphis

An Amazon distribution center could come to Memphis and bring 600 jobs, as Wednesday the city’s economic development agency approved a $15 million tax break for the company.

City Council Calls for a Backup Plan to Remove Forrest Statue

The Memphis City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday, calling for the city

Mud Island Could be Home of New Freshwater Aquarium

A freshwater aquarium might soon be a new attraction at the Mud Island River Park, as Tuesday a Memphis City Council committee recommended a resolution that could allow sales taxes from the Downtown tourism and development zone (TDZ) to fund portions of the project.

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Sports

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

• The arrests of Shaun Rupert (on armed robbery charges) and Ernest Suttles (rape charges) are deeply troubling developments in an otherwise successful half-season of Tiger football.

Grizzlies to waive or trade Baldwin, Zagorac today

The Grizzlies have until the close of business today to get down to the official 15-man opening night roster, and it's been a matter of some speculation who would be the final players waived.

NBA 2017-18: We’ve Been Here Before

Predictability is poison in the sports world.

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Music

Jon Langford: Welsh Punk Explores the Soul of the South

Jon Langford: Welsh Punk Explores the Soul of the South

Recently I spoke with Jon Langford, founding member of the punk/post-punk British group the Mekons, not to mention other, more country-influenced bands like the Waco Brothers and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, about his latest project, Four Lost Souls.

Ponderosa Stomp Recap: 24 Hours in NOLA

Although Ponderosa Stomp, the New Orleans-based love letter to lesser-known soul, blues, rockabilly, and garage artists, was cut short by the fizzled Hurricane Nate, the festival was hopping last Friday.

James Hunter

If you're new to the James Hunter Six, you're in for a treat this Saturday.

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Politics

Filling in the Blanks

Filling in the Blanks

If Rip Van Winkle happened to be not a fictional character from a previous century but  a current resident of Shelby County, Tennessee, he would not have had to nod off for a full score of years to wake up to a drastically changed landscape.

On Politicians and Gannett's "Seat at the Table"

Pre-arranged "exclusive" announcements by Harris and Blackburn indicate a possible competitive advantage of chain journalism in a transformational time.

Haslam Out of Senate Race, Blackburn In

Governor, after pondering, says race would be a "distraction" from gubernatorial service; Congresswoman, meanwhile, says, "Bring it on."

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Food & Drink

Tater Tots Now Available at All Huey's

Tater Tots Now Available at All Huey's

Breaking!

I Love Juice to Open in TN Brewery

The folks behind Memphis' I Love Juice Bar announced yesterday that a third location will open in the Tennessee Brewery in spring 2018.

All that and avocado toast: Park + Cherry and Edge Alley

You've probably tasted some of their inspired eats if you've been to any of the Dixon special events over the last several years.

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Opinion

El Pendejo

El Pendejo

Here is my dream scenario: The Robert Mueller investigation finds that the Russians not only hacked individual polling places, but actually flipped the vote in certain precincts in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

Staying the Course

Standing on the tee box, I survey the fairway, a slight downhill dogleg left.

Why Doesn’t She Leave?

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Film/TV

Sooth the Pain With All The Rage Documentary at Crosstown Arts

Sooth the Pain With All The Rage Documentary at Crosstown Arts

Indie Memphis is coming up in two weeks.

Music Video Monday: Eric Hughes

Music Video Monday is bringing it on home!

Blade Runner 2049

"I can't help thinking it's a lot like making a sequel to Casablanca," tweeted author William Gibson while on his way to see Blade Runner 2049.

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Memphis Fire Department: Critical Changes Needed to Improve Services

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