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Bruno Mars

Sun., Sept. 17, 8 p.m. @ FedExForum

Bruno Mars live at the FedEx Forum. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Peabody Rooftop Party

Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17 @ The Peabody Hotel

Meet on the roof for music and fun.

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Celebration Scheduled to Kick off 'Great Streets' Downtown

Celebration Scheduled to Kick off 'Great Streets' Downtown

The Downtown Memphis Commission is sponsoring a party tonight at 5:00 to celebrate the kick off of the Great Streets Pilot project, which created a new space for bikers and pedestrians Downtown.

Lyft: Memphis Home to Generous Tippers

Lyft said Memphis is home to some of country’s most generous tippers.

MemphisFlyer.com to require Facebook or Google account for comments

Beginning on Wednesday, June 28, the Flyer will only accept story comments from registered Facebook or Google accounts.

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Sports

NBA Draft: Grizzlies turn nothing into something in 2nd round

NBA Draft: Grizzlies turn nothing into something in 2nd round

The Grizzlies didn’t have any picks heading into last night’s NBA draft, but the consensus was that they’d be active in trying to move into the second round to take some chances on players they thought could develop into NBA assets.

Grizzlies draft Ivan Rabb 35th Overall

The Grizzlies went into the 2017 NBA Draft without any picks, having traded them both away, but the general consensus was that they’d find a way to get into the second round.

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.

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Music

Stax Music Academy to play Levitt Shell, European tour

Stax Music Academy to play Levitt Shell, European tour

Yesterday I stopped by the Stax Museum of American Soul Music for the thousandth time.

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.

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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

Now open: Ono Poke and Agavos Cocina and Tequila

Now open: Ono Poke and Agavos Cocina and Tequila

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

Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman to open restaurant at Old Dominick Distillery

Chef/restaurateurs Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman will operate a restaurant in Old Dominick Distillery.

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.

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Opinion

WMC's Jerica Phillips Interviews a Dog

WMC's Jerica Phillips Interviews a Dog

Well, sort of...

Memphis in New Orleans: Visiting the Cecil's Hi-Hat Sign

Leaving New Orleans is hard, but Fly on the Wall has a tip for Memphians returning from the Crescent City.

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.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Chris Milam

Music Video Monday: Chris Milam

It's just another gig for Music Video Monday.

47 Meters Down

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

On Location: Memphis Brings 15 Films to Clayborn Temple

In this month's Memphis Magazine, I wrote about the rebirth of the Clayborn Temple.

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