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Pickle Fest 2019 to be held at Hollywood Cafe

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Dispatch War Rocket Ajax to Time Warp Drive-In's FUTURECOOL

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Elvis is Everywhere!

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Save the Swamp

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Soul Train Dance Off

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Funky, soulful dance and costume contest. DJ Wheeler will be spinning the beats.

The Goonies

Saturdays, Sundays, 4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31 @ CTI 3D Giant Theater

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U of M Students Look to Raise Funds for African-American Greek Organizations

U of M Students Look to Raise Funds for African-American Greek Organizations

Students at the University of Memphis recently launched a campaign to raise funds for their predominantly American-American Greek-letter service-based organizations on campus.

Abortion Battle Lines

If abortion had not been an option for former addict Ashley Howell when she unexpectedly got pregnant two years ago, she might have relapsed.

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Sports

August Angst: Sport's Cruelest Month

August Angst: Sport's Cruelest Month

What if we woke up one morning and there were no sports?

Laird Veatch Named U of M AD

University of Memphis president David Rudd announced Friday that Laird Veatch has been hired as the school's new athletic director.

Clipped Wings?

The St. Louis Cardinals essentially stood pat at baseball's trade deadline.

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Music

Counting Down Elvis: His 100 Finest Songs Offers a Deep Appreciation

Counting Down Elvis: His 100 Finest Songs Offers a Deep Appreciation

Here at the Flyer, we're all about the art of songwriting, as evidenced in our June 27th cover story, but we also appreciate what both the Rolling Stones and Alex Chilton told us: "It's the singer not the song."

1000 Lights: Zen and the Art of Stooges Covers

There's only one band in Memphis, and everyone is in it.

Bobby Rush is Back, Grooving the Blues Away

The 86-year-old local treasure sounds as spry as a spring chicken in a Mississippi yard.

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Politics

Money Talk: A Look at Council Race Funding

Money Talk: A Look at Council Race Funding

To begin with a correction: In the Politics column for Thursday, August 1st, it was stated that Erika Sugarmon was a candidate for the Super-District 9, Position 3 seat.

Family Matters: It’s Father vs. Daughter in Council District 6 Race

While the Memphis city election was still in the petition-pulling phase, it looked for a while that there might be several family members — mostly named Ford — who might be running against each other in pursuit of the same office.

Corey Strong To Challenge Cohen in the 9th District

Former local Democratic Party head contends that he can run a well-financed race, says Congressman has failed to bring jobs to Memphis,

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Food & Drink

Pickle Fest 2019 to be held at Hollywood Cafe

Pickle Fest 2019 to be held at Hollywood Cafe

In a pickle trying to decide what to do this weekend?

A.M. Alt: The Perils of Day-Drinking

I popped into Buster's to find an interesting growler from their Pegas system.

Best Bets: BBQ Bologna Sandwich at Payne's Bar-B-Que

The BBQ Bologna Sandwich at Payne’s Bar-B-Que is my standard when it comes to barbecued bologna sandwiches.

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Opinion

Save the Swamp

Save the Swamp

In the evening, after the day's heat has broken, I like to sit outside with a glass of wine and look up.

The See-Saw of Race and Power

On July 30th, images of a bright pink seesaw installed at the U.S.-Mexico border flooded my social media and news feeds.

Heartbeat Bill Goes From Bad to Worse

One of the standard ways in which the Tennessee legislature can dispose of troublesome legislation — the kind that has an active constituency that needs propitiation but is booby-trapped with unwanted controversy — is to send it to "summer study."

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Film/TV

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

A plucky little horror film that delivers what it promises.

Dispatch War Rocket Ajax to Time Warp Drive-In's FUTURECOOL

This month's Time Warp Drive-In is devoted to 80s space opera.

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Explores The Beginning Of Narrative Film

Everything that seems natural to us now about video content is actually deeply unnatural.

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