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Ghost Note Ensemble and Months of Indecision

Ghost Note Ensemble and Months of Indecision

Thu., July 27, 7:30-10:30 p.m. @ The Bikesmith

We're having a free, live acoustic music show at the shop featuring Ghost Note Ensemble, Months of indecision, R Storm, and Tiffany Harmon. The music…

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Thu., July 27, 6-9 p.m. @ Ghost River Brewing

Materials provided. Eddy's Pepper food truck will be on site.

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Latino Memphis Mobilizes in Response to ICE Surge

Latino Memphis Mobilizes in Response to ICE Surge

After a "surge" by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), seeking arrests of undocumented immigrants in Shelby County commenced Sunday, local activist group Latino Memphis began to mobilize a counter surge.

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Nicole Dorsey and Vaughan Dewar

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The Memphis Redbirds are enjoying a season for the ages.

An Athlete's "Third Death"

Thirteen days before Christmas in 1980 — I was 11 years old — I received quite the opposite of a Santa Claus delivery.

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Poppa Willie's Night: Royal Studios kicks off 60th Anniversary Celebration

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“Hey, I"m looking forward to this!

MonoNeon Vision

Dywane Thomas, Jr., has written out his artistic philosophy.

Listen Up: Ben Abney

Ben Abney’s first audience was a church congregation in Millington.

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Ricky Wilkins, battling cancer, to Head  “Mem-Power Conference”

Ricky Wilkins, battling cancer, to Head “Mem-Power Conference”

In the same week that one victim of a malignant brain tumor, U.S. Senator John McCain, was somehow managing to go hiking on his home ground and planning a return to his U.S. Capitol workplace, another so stricken public figure, attorney and former congressional candidate Ricky Wilkins, was up and going and advertising a new public venture here in Memphis.

Luttrell Endorses Randy Boyd for Governor

Shelby County Mayor hails former state Commissioner of Economic Development and celebrates the rural West Tennessee roots he shares with the Knoxville native's family. "We're going to run a campaign of 'Be Like Fruitvale,'" Luttrell suggests.

Cohen Tells It!

In which Memphis’ Democratic congressman Steve Cohen, addressing an apparent GOP effort to muddy the waters on the Russian inquiry, not only takes no crap but gives it back where it came from. This is worth watching from beginning to end -- even for those who might disagree on the politics of the matter.

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Oyster City

It gave me a fine feeling of hometown pride a few months back to order a Wiseacre down at SoBou in New Orleans.

Chef Cole Jeanes on growing up and the power of wood fires

Until he was 12, Cole Jeanes hunted with his dad.

Royal's Yvonne Mitchell Cooking Up Hits

A couple things to know about Yvonne Mitchell, daughter of the legendary founder of Royal Studios Willie Mitchell: She can cook and she can cook for crowds.

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The Russians Are Coming

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There was a package addressed to me on our front porch the other day.

The Endless War in Afghanistan

Shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, I differed with a friend who said I was wrong to support an invasion of Afghanistan to root out al-Qaeda and punish the Taliban.

Be Like Ivanka

Y'all, Ivanka Trump has inspired me. I've been perusing her book, Women Who Work.

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk

At this point, Christopher Nolan is a lot like Led Zeppelin.

Never Seen It: Watching We Jam Econo with Documentary Filmmaker Joann Self-Selvidge

For the latest installment of Never Seen It, I wanted to watch a documentary with True Story Pictures founder Joann Self-Selvidge.

Music Video Monday: Valerie June

Good morning from Music Video Monday.

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