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A series of temporary artworks and performances in response to public art around Memphis. At the Benjamin L. Hooks Library, installation artist Paige Ellens will…

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Ounce of Change: The Latest Pot/Hemp News

Ounce of Change: The Latest Pot/Hemp News

Adorning the glass exterior of the newly opened Ounce of Hope on Cooper are several thin-bladed leaves, familiar to anyone who had a Bob Marley poster in college.

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‘Boiling Point’

Civil rights groups say the community's response to Wednesday's fatal shooting of Brandon Webber at the hands of U.S. Marshals officers last week went beyond the events of the week and is the result of years of injustice.

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Beat Me in St. Louis: The Cardinals' Crisis

Beat Me in St. Louis: The Cardinals' Crisis

The St. Louis Cardinals are fluttering.

901 FC Can't Tame the Lions of Orlando

For about five minutes after 901 FC scored at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex, the crowd went wild and pandemonium ensued across Shelby County.

Taylor Jenkins: What We Know (And Don’t Know)

As soon as information was released Tuesday morning by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Memphis Grizzlies had selected Taylor Jenkins as their newest head coach, many people messaged me, looking for my opinion on the hire.

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Son Volt’s Jay Farrar on His New Album and Woody Guthrie

Son Volt’s Jay Farrar on His New Album and Woody Guthrie

Before I officially begin my interview with Jay Farrar, who spoke to me over the phone from his home in St. Louis in advance of Son Volt's upcoming concert at Lafayette's, I have to tell him how much I love New Multitudes, the 2012 Woody Guthrie tribute album Farrar teamed up with other alt-country superstars to make.

Bonnaroo 2019, The Coolest On Record, Is Still Red Hot

The 18th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was a sell-out this year, thanks to a varied lineup featuring everything from jam band Phish to rapper Cardi B. Although most of the larger acts this year limited their photographers to large-name media outlets, the Flyer did get into the photo pits for the sax-playing DJ Griz, emo rapper Juice WRLD, folk rockers The Avett Brothers, songwriting legend John Prine, and — most importantly — comedy rap trio The Lonely Island.

Camp DJ: Opening Young Hearts and Minds With Music

Summer is here at last, bringing with it that mainstay of seasonal fun — youth camp.

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Brandon Webber Shooting is Seen Through Multiple Lenses

The Brandon Webber shooting in Frayser has proved to be a Rashomon-like event, in that, like the classic Japanese film, it involved dramatically conflicting accounts of a graphic incident, each version stemming from an angle of vision that reflects the beholder's preconceptions, prejudices, and cast of mind.

Brewing Budget Fight?

It's a complicated business, requiring serious mathematical ability and diplomatic skills.

Done Deal! 2019 People's Convention Makes New History

Marathon affair at Paradise Entertainment Center channels revisionist energy, names mayoral candidate Tami Sawyer as a consensus choice.

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The Path of Andrew Michael’s Josh Hunt

The Path of Andrew Michael’s Josh Hunt

Food was always a big thing in the Hunt household.

Bitchin’ Camaro: Hot Cars and Cold Beer in the Natural State

We were somewhere around Blytheville, at the old airport, when Big Red blew a rod in a foul cloud of black smoke at better than 200 miles per hour.

Curb Market Hires New Manager

Robert Humphreys began his new stint as the manager of Curb Market, the locally owned grocery store inside of the Crosstown Concourse, last week.

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Context is Complex: Race, Names, and Education Don’t Always Add Up

Context is Complex: Race, Names, and Education Don’t Always Add Up

In Memphis, we're all pretty familiar with this one question.

Hang Up and Drive

Beginning July 1st, it will be illegal for Tennessee residents to have a phone in their hands while driving.

The Brandon Webber Case: Work To Be Done

As noted elsewhere in this issue, the major local news of late has focused on the tragic death in Frayser of young Brandon Webber at the hands of U.S. Marshals, followed by an immediate and widespread community reaction to the presence of law enforcement officers dispatched to the scene for crowd control.

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The Dead Don’t Die

The Dead Don’t Die

Jim Jarmusch applies his deadpan to the undead

Indie Memphis Pays Tribute to Legendary Director Agnes Varda

Last March, Agnés Varda passed away at age 90.

Dark Phoenix

The X-Men, and 20th Century Fox, come to an ignoble end

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