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World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest & Festival

World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest & Festival

Thu., May 25, 7 p.m.-12 a.m., Fri., May 26, 10-12 a.m., Sat., May 27, 9-12 a.m. and Sun., May 28, 9-12 a.m. @ University of Mississippi

The largest, most comprehensive competitive events for pianists steeped in the musical genres of ragtime, traditional jazz, and blues. Trophies and prizes, workshops, performances, and…

Booksigning by Aisha Zorelle Raison

Fri., May 26, 6-9 p.m. @ South Main Book Juggler

Author discusses and signs Fear of an Enlightened Black Woman.

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News

Q&A with Martha Hample

Q&A with Martha Hample

Some key decisions were made for Railgarten this week that would direct the path forward for the Cooper-Young entertainment complex to open permanently and completely.

Musicians, Murder, & Safer Streets

Musicians Rally Around Moore

Fly on the Wall 1474

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Sports

Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Hockey will never stick in Nashville.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #81: Chandler Parsons, Year One

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about:

Triathlon Tandem

Shared interests strengthen a marriage.

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Music

Graham Winchester and the Ammunition Return with New Record

Graham Winchester and the Ammunition Return with New Record

Graham Winchester may be the purest embodiment of what it means to be a Memphis musician.

Tobin Sprout and Elf Power Down By The River

The 1990s lo-fi rock movement had its roots in Memphis and Ohio.

Sarah Simmons and Star & Micey Throw Benefit for Homeless Memphians

Sarah Simmons was born in Birmingham, Alabama, but she says she owes a big debt to the Bluff City.

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Politics

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

In remarks to a luncheon of the Rotary Club of Memphis on Tuesday, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell made a strong statement in defense of the media’s role vis-à-vis the government, and the term-limited official, who is destined to leave office at the end of his current four-year term, indicated that he intends to intervene directly in next year’s Republican primary to determine his successor.

Closing Out the Session in Nashville

The 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly, which came to an end last week, was one of the more momentous in recent years, as measured by the triumph of Governor Bill Haslam's "IMPROVE Act," which levies significant gasoline and diesel price increases to begin the long overdue process of rebuilding and renovating the state's thoroughfares.

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Food & Drink

Bubbly!

Bubbly!

A few weeks ago, I was at a friend's house, catching up on episodes of Feud and snacking accordingly.

A taste of Colombia from El Sabor Latino and Arepas Deliciosas

I feel almost certain that when the folks at Memphis in May were deciding on which country to feature in 2017, someone had recently eaten at either El Sabor Latino or Arepas Deliciosas, two Colombian restaurants that opened in October 2015 along the Summer Avenue corridor.

On the Scene at Barbecue Fest

Another Barbecue Fest is the books, folks.

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Opinion

Return to the Route

Return to the Route

"In one mile, turn left on Highway TT."

Arkansas Goes to Pot

On November 8, 2016, 53 percent of Arkansas voters approved Issue 6, a medical marijuana initiative.

Twenty Years On

Twenty years ago, Colombia was on the brink of collapse.

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Film/TV

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

Dear Sir/Madam/Sexless Artificial Intelligence,

Twin Peaks and American Gods Bring Surrealism To TV

Last Sunday night may have been the weirdest night in the history of American television.

Music Video Monday: Snowglobe

Today's Music Video Monday has a story to tell.

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