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Tulsa 64, Tigers 51

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Grizzlies 106, Kings 88: Return of the King

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Greenspace Names Offers For Confederate Statues

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The Hustle Dispatch: Week 11

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Statewide Panel Will Focus on Water Availability

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Airbnb Reaches Tax Agreement With Tennessee

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Greenspace Names Offers For Confederate Statues

Greenspace Names Offers For Confederate Statues

Suitors interested in taking the Confederate statues that were removed from two Memphis parks in December have been reaching out to Memphis Greenspace, the non-profit that bought the parks and removed the statues.

Statewide Panel Will Focus on Water Availability

A statewide panel appointed recently by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will develop a new plan for the future of Tennessee’s water supply.

Airbnb Reaches Tax Agreement With Tennessee

Airbnb will start automatically collecting taxes on behalf of itsTennessee hosts beginning in March, the company announced Thursday.

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Sports

Tulsa 64, Tigers 51

Tulsa 64, Tigers 51

The Tigers' four-game winning streak ended with a thud (somewhat literally) Saturday night in Tulsa.

Grizzlies 106, Kings 88: Return of the King

The Grizzlies beat the Sacramento Kings in blowout fashion last night, 106-88, despite being tied at 40 at halftime due to a 10-point scoring effort from the home team in the second quarter.

The Hustle Dispatch: Week 11

The Hustle pull out the performance they needed, but succumb to old habits.

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Music

Rochelle and the Sidewinders: Evolving at the International Blues Challenge

Rochelle and the Sidewinders: Evolving at the International Blues Challenge

While the Great Freeze of 2018 trapped much of Memphis under a thin sheet of ice, Beale Street blazed with the best blues riffs as musicians from the world over came to town for a chance to win bragging rights as the best in the blues business.

The MSO: Bringing Political Resonance to 20th Century Works

It was impressive to see just how many listeners braved the icy roads last Saturday to attend the Memphis Symphony Orchestra's formidable “Percussion Explosion” concert at the Cannon Center.

Great Plains Soul

The Zoo Bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a hidden gem tucked away in a corner of the national blues circuit.

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Politics

MLK Challenge Issued

MLK Challenge Issued

Appropriately, the first week of organized appreciation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — centered on Monday's national holiday in his honor and the weekend preceding — focused less on the usual veneration attached to his name and rather more on the continuing challenge to change and human progress that his life represented.

Politics as Performance Art

Although Friday night came in with ice and cold, Thursday night just offered a bit of rain, giving some of the pols at large a fair chance to do their stuff.

Norris Says He Now Doubts Judicial Confirmation

Collierville state Senator complains of feared “cruficifixion” in U.S. Senate to fellow members of GOP state Senate caucus.

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Food & Drink

The Belle Tavern — don’t spoil it for the rest of us.

The Belle Tavern — don’t spoil it for the rest of us.

Over the past month several people have recommended the Belle Tavern to me, citing great drinks, an impressive bar food menu, and the happy hour, and service industry prices.

Sailor Jerry Rum: Legend in a Bottle

Sailor Jerry Rum might evoke visions of native girls beckoning on Hawaiian beaches and deeply tanned sailors at Fleet Week, but the day I talk spiced rum with Sailor Jerry brand ambassador Daniel "Gravy" Thomas, the view outside my office window, Memphis is frozen under an inch of ice and snow.

Blackstone Brewing Makes a Successful Return to Form

Kent Taylor, co-owner of Nashville's Blackstone Brewery, pointed to the glass in front of us: "We are all about what is in there," he said.

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Opinion

Snow Day

Snow Day

On Tuesday — day five of the Memphis snowpocalypse — the Flyer editor sat by the fireplace in his home.

A Dream in Limbo

Keeping Up with D. Trump is one of the most difficult reality TV shows to follow.

Respect the Voters

In 2008, in a series of referendum votes, Memphis voters made clear how they wanted Memphis City Council elections to work. This year, the city council is systematically disrespecting the voters' preferences through a series of votes for referendum do-overs this November. The result will be voter confusion at best and, at worst, the entrenchment of incumbents in an undemocratic system.

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Film/TV

The Post

The Post

Spielberg’s journalism epic is the film our troubled country needs

I, Tonya

The 24 hour news cycle began in earnest in 1991, when CNN drew big ratings with its coverage of the Gulf War.

French New Wave Pioneer Agnes Varda's Acclaimed Documentary Faces Places Comes To Memphis

The French New Wave movement of the 1950s and 60s broke new ground in a film world that was, at that time, dominated by an ossifying Hollywood aesthetic.

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A Dream in Limbo

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Helping Hands + Helping Paws at Central Library

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