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Peabody Master Taster’s Club

First Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m. @ Corner Bar at the Peabody

Highlights a different wine making region or vintner. Four wines are served along with light bites from the Peabody chefs.

Guilt Free Ride Along Series

Second Sunday of every month, 8:30-10 a.m. and Fourth Sunday of every month, 8:30-10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 23 @ Memphis Farmers Market

Venture through downtown Memphis and beyond for a fun bike ride that's suitable for all ages.

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News

Convicted Rapist Gets New Trial Partly for "Dead Poets Society" Argument

Convicted Rapist Gets New Trial Partly for "Dead Poets Society" Argument

A convicted rapist will get a new trial in part because the Shelby County prosecutor handling the case made part of his closing argument standing on the courtroom desk, to mimic a scene from Dead Poets Society.

Rallings Calls Media Coverage of ACLU Lawsuit “Erroneous”

In response to news coverage of a recent court ruling saying that Memphis violated a 1978 consent decree by gathering political intelligence on protesters, Michael Rallings, director of the Memphis Police Department (MPD), said Tuesday that some of the language in the reports "does not accurately reflect the department's activities."

State Review of School Security Nearly Complete

A statewide assessment of the security of Tennessee schools is almost complete and $35 million in grant funds are available to help schools "address vulnerabilities and risks."

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Sports

Penny Hardaway: Hall of Famer?

Penny Hardaway: Hall of Famer?

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame recently inducted their 2018 classes, Chipper Jones, Vlad Guerrero, Randy Moss, and Brian Urlacher, among others, joining their respective sport's pantheon of immortals.

Can Redbirds Weather Cardinals' Transition Storm?

In May 2013, Sports Illustrated published an issue with five St. Louis Cardinals — all starting pitchers — on the cover.

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Music

Payroll Music: Marco Pavé’s Fresh Approach

Payroll Music: Marco Pavé’s Fresh Approach

Marco Pavé raised the profile of political rap in Memphis considerably with last year's Welcome to Grc Lnd album, in which he wove the narratives of Black Lives Matter activists into his lyrical flow.

Battle of the Titans: Lost Holsapple/Chilton Sessions to be Released

Forty years ago, a young devotee of power pop in general, and Big Star in particular, moved from North Carolina to Memphis.

Pure Memphis Music Series Announces Fall Lineup

Ask anyone who attended a concert in the last Pure Memphis Music Series at Old Dominick Distillery, and you'll surely hear what a singular experience it was.

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Politics

Most Shelby County Election Results Were Predictable

Most Shelby County Election Results Were Predictable

Republicans were not the only ones dismayed at the results of the August 2nd election.

The Schledwitz Letter Accurately Forecasts the August 2nd Election

How did the predictions of this local businessman, a longtime political veteran, stack up against the actual results? See for yourself.

Shelby Politics Won’t Take a Break After August Election

For all the ballyhoo, emailed appeals for more cash, and intensified public rhetoric of recent days, the known world will exist in more or less its usual form after the electon results of this week are digested.

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Food & Drink

Lurking at the Green Beetle.

Lurking at the Green Beetle.

The popular spelling of "Bushwacker" leaves out the second H, possibly because its creator had too many of his own concoctions and didn't care about proper spelling.

Vermouth Truth

Last week my fellow Spirits columnist Andria Lisle wrote about a bottle of Tribuno vermouth left by a departed father who was, evidently, a first-rate bartender.

Home Spirits and Vintage Memories

Last weekend, a friend and I made the 420-mile drive to Gulf Shores, Alabama.

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Opinion

T.G. Sheppard Talks Elvis in Advance of Concert at Graceland's Guest House

T.G. Sheppard Talks Elvis in Advance of Concert at Graceland's Guest House

T.G. Sheppard has recorded 21 #1 hits.

The Hustle: How the Flyer Keeps the Free Press Free

As one does, Chance the Rapper announced in July — midway through an unannounced, newly released track, "I Might Need Security" — that he had bought a news outlet.

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Film/TV

This Week At The Cinema: The Good, The Bad, and The Anime

This Week At The Cinema: The Good, The Bad, and The Anime

It's a big week at the movies in Memphis, so we'll get right to it.

Music Video Monday: Aaron James

Float into the workweek with Music Video Monday.

BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee is many things, but subtle is not one of them.

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