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Time Warp Drive-In

Time Warp Drive-In

Sat., Aug. 19, Sat., Sept. 16, Sat., Oct. 14, Sat., Nov. 18 and Sat., Dec. 16 @ Malco Summer 4 Drive-In

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

Ruined

Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Sept. 3 @ Hattiloo Theatre

Inspired by interviews conducted in Africa with Congo refugees, this play is an engrossing and uncommonly human story with humor and song.

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Group Rallies for Confederate Statues Removal, Prepares List of Demands for City

Group Rallies for Confederate Statues Removal, Prepares List of Demands for City

Tensions in Memphis continue to rise around the city's two Confederate statues, as Tuesday evening close to 50 individuals gathered around the Jefferson Davis statue in Memphis Park on Front to rally for its removal.

Demonstrators Ready to Take Down Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue

A small group of people gathered by the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue in Health Sciences Park around midnight on Monday.

City Council Votes to Budget $6.5M to Repave City's Streets

More city streets will soon be repaved, as Mayor Jim Strickland says the City of Memphis is back to its 25-year paving cycle for the first time in a decade.

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The Sports World When Elvis Died

It’s safe to say the world changed on August 16, 1977, when Elvis Presley died at his Graceland mansion.

Grizzlies Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

The Grizzlies have announced their preseason schedule for 2017:

Cardinal Congestion

The St. Louis Cardinals are like the Los Angeles freeway system: clogged in multiple directions and seemingly going nowhere.

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Music

Trap Revival: Moneybagg Yo & the Second Coming of CMG

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There wasn’t a group prayer, but the anticipatory energy, the pop and rumble from the crowd, and the obligatory smoke (fog and otherwise), called for one.

Gonerfest 14 lineup announced!

Goner Records have announced the final line up for the four day extravaganza known as Gonerfest.

Offbeat Elvis: A Compendium of Oddities

Mojo Nixon, the gruff troubadour of the 1980s, once sang that "Elvis Is Everywhere," and it's true.

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GOP Crows in Nashville: Democrats Regroup in Memphis

GOP Crows in Nashville: Democrats Regroup in Memphis

NASHVILLE, MEMPHIS — The two major political parties each had major events last week, and the concerns that dominated those events provided clear statements as to how the parties see themselves and their current place in the world.

Doubling Down with David Kustoff

In which the 8th District Congressman, on a district-wide tour, meets his public, sort of, in a pair of local gatherings.

Corey Strong Elected to Head Revived Shelby Democratic Party

After roughly half a year of a reorganization process, there is once again a functioning Shelby County Democratic Party. And, as of Saturday, it has a newly elected chair, Shelby County Schools special projects director Cory Strong, a former naval officer and law school graduate.

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Food & Drink

Bubbling Under: Australian Sparkling Burgundy

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You have to admire the Aussies for their seeming inability to care what other people think.

Minibar Delivery Launches in Memphis

In this chapter of Never Leaving My House Again, Minibar Delivery, an on-demand alcohol delivery service, announced today that it is expanding into Memphis, starting tomorrow (!).

Instacart Enters the Market

Instacart, a grocery delivery service, officially enters the Memphis market tomorrow, August 8th.

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Meet the Tennessee Lawmakers Who Think Running Over Protesters Should Be Protected

Meet the Tennessee Lawmakers Who Think Running Over Protesters Should Be Protected

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, a nazi sympathizer killed one person and injured many more when he drove his car into a group protesting the White Supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA. With that in mind, now seems like as good a time as any to take a look a pair of Tennessee politicians who were farsighted enough to imagine just such a scenario and introduced legislation to make drivers immune from civil liability for doing something similar.

Republicans and Democrats Need More Political Self-Awareness

One of the most famous lines in the English language is actually of Scottish derivation, via the poetry of Robert Burns.

Water World: The Coliseum Could be an Aquarium

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Music Video Monday: Elvis Presley

Music Video Monday: Elvis Presley

On today's very special episode of Music Video Monday, we pay tribute to The King.

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Stephen King can't catch a break.

Memphis Filmmakers Allen Gardner and Brad Ellis Get The Band Back Together For Cold Feet

Memphis filmmakers Allen Gardner and Brad Ellis had such a good experience working on their last feature film, Bad, Bad Men, that they wanted to do it again.

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Meet the Tennessee Lawmakers Who Think Running Over Protesters Should Be Protected

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Meet the Tennessee Lawmakers Who Think Running Over Protesters Should Be Protected

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