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Drew Erwin opens downtown studio. Plus party news.

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Keith Sykes Leads Ardent Into a New Era

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"1,300 Men: Memphis Strike '68" To Screen At Main Library

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Weekend Review: Confederate Statues Loom Over GOP Debates

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Haslam Signs Bill for Sunday Wine, Liquor Sales

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GoFundMe for City Draws Dollars, Criticism

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South Main 420 Smokin Bar Crawl

South Main 420 Smokin Bar Crawl

Sat., April 21, 11-12 a.m. @ Ghost River Brewing

420/Earth Day weekend celebration featuring dank beer, smoked meats, jam bands, hacky sacks, and good times.

Southern Hotwing Festival

Sat., April 21, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. @ Tiger Lane

Compete for prizes, sample hotwings, play cornhole featuring silent auction, kids zone, and more.

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Haslam Signs Bill for Sunday Wine, Liquor Sales

Haslam Signs Bill for Sunday Wine, Liquor Sales

"Sunday Funday" might get a little more fun now that Tennesseans can now buy liquor on Sunday.

Illinois Resolution Spanks Tennessee House Members on Neo-Nazi Vote

An Illinois lawmaker has issued a blistering rebuke of the Tennessee General Assembly in a new resolution that calls out lawmakers here for failing twice to pass a resolution against  white nationalism and neo-Nazis.

GoFundMe for City Draws Dollars, Criticism

In two days, 1,918 people raised $61,300 on a GoFundMe page to help fund Memphis' bicentennial and while the page organizer is slated to meet city officials Friday, the effort has faced backlash on social media. 

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Meddlesome Brewing releases Jerry ‘The King’ Lager

Meddlesome Brewing releases Jerry ‘The King’ Lager

Watch out Budweiser, the "King of Wrestling" is coming for your throne as the “King of Beers.” This week, Memphis-based Meddlesome Brewing Company is rolling out its newest offering: Jerry “The King” Lager.

Memphis Redbirds Still Soaring

The beginning of every baseball season brings new first impressions at AutoZone Park.

Jerry Lawler Throws Fire at Crotch of Wrestler Dressed as Andy Kaufman

Even though Jerry "The King" Lawler emceed WWE's annual Hall of Fame ceremony that featured the inductions of Jeff Jarrett and Sputnik Monroe, as well as an appearance by Jimmy Hart, the most Memphis thing to happen in New Orleans over WrestleMania 34 weekend occurred the night before.

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Music

Keith Sykes Leads Ardent Into a New Era

Keith Sykes Leads Ardent Into a New Era

The legendary Ardent Studios was dealt a major blow over three years ago, when John Hampton, one of Ardent's chief producers, and John Fry, the studio's founder and owner, passed away within five days of each other.

MonoNeon Featured in Bandcamp Daily

It's no secret that the most reliable and widely-used online platform for independent artists today is Bandcamp.com.

Tonight's "Tambourine Bash" to Raise Funds for Touring Musicians

In case you hadn't noticed, Memphis is exploding with musical creativity these days.

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Politics

Weekend Review: Confederate Statues Loom Over GOP Debates

Weekend Review: Confederate Statues Loom Over GOP Debates

If there was a common theme in the two important debates held in Memphis on Wednesday — one for three Republican county mayor candidates at the Marriott East and another for three GOP gubernatorial candidates at the Halloran Center Downtown — it was one that would surely have gratified the ghosts of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Rebuilding the Shelby County Commission

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Weekend Review: Focus on Willie Herenton, Phil Bredesen, and Bob Corker

Willie Herenton became an epochal cultural figure upon his election in 1991 as Memphis’ first elected African-American mayor.

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Food & Drink

Parade Kicks Off Hot Wing Festival

Parade Kicks Off Hot Wing Festival

A parade will open this year's Southern Hot Wing Festival, starting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 21st.

Lillet Lore: A French Aperitif You Should Meet

A few weekends ago, I found myself bursting into song — belting out the makeshift lyrics, "I love a Lillet" in the best Ethel Merman impersonation I could muster.

The Liquor Store: dog-friendly and Instagram-worthy.

Gather your friends and rescue dogs, check your three-drink weekday maximum at the door, and rejoice!

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The American Circus

The American Circus

A porn actress, the president of the United States' lawyer, and the most popular television host in America walk into a court room ...

Bredesen Can’t Be GOP-Lite

There's talk of a "blue wave" sweeping the country in 2018.

Forget Trump

In Memphis last week, civil rights leader Reverend James Lawson commented on the recent peaceful, anti-gun violence March on Washington, suggesting that the decision to go to the nation's capitol was a tactical error.

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Film/TV

"1,300 Men: Memphis Strike '68" To Screen At Main Library

"1,300 Men: Memphis Strike '68" To Screen At Main Library

Reporting the story of the 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike is a lifelong obsession for journalist-turned-director Emily Yellin.

Death Grip

Memphis filmmaker Sam Bahre talks about his 11-year struggle to create I Filmed Your Death.

Music Video Monday: Stephen Chopek

Today's Music Video Monday paints a pretty picture.

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