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Booksigning by Aisha Zorelle Raison

Booksigning by Aisha Zorelle Raison

Fri., May 26, 6-9 p.m. @ South Main Book Juggler

Author discusses and signs Fear of an Enlightened Black Woman.

Opening reception for "This Land: An American Portrait"

Fri., May 26, 6-8 p.m. @ David Lusk Gallery

Exhibition of photographs by Jack Spencer. Also featuring book of photographs, This Land.

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VIDEO: Sessions Promises Tough on Crime Approach, Draws Protestors

VIDEO: Sessions Promises Tough on Crime Approach, Draws Protestors

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with local leaders in Memphis Thursday, promised a return to a tough-on-crime approach to prosecuting criminals, and drew a protest Downtown.

MLGW and UPS Receive Sustainability Award

Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) and the United Parcel Service, Inc.

Q&A with Martha Hample

Some key decisions were made for Railgarten this week that would direct the path forward for the Cooper-Young entertainment complex to open permanently and completely.

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Sports

Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Hockey will never stick in Nashville.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #81: Chandler Parsons, Year One

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about:

Triathlon Tandem

Shared interests strengthen a marriage.

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Music

The Restoration of John Gary Williams

The Restoration of John Gary Williams

It may have taken John Gary Williams’ eponymous LP 40- some-odd years to make the journey from recording studio to record bins, but this fine example of smooth, orchestral soul seems to have landed on my record player right on time.

Graham Winchester and the Ammunition Return with New Record

Graham Winchester may be the purest embodiment of what it means to be a Memphis musician.

Tobin Sprout and Elf Power Down By The River

The 1990s lo-fi rock movement had its roots in Memphis and Ohio.

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Politics

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

In remarks to a luncheon of the Rotary Club of Memphis on Tuesday, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell made a strong statement in defense of the media’s role vis-à-vis the government, and the term-limited official, who is destined to leave office at the end of his current four-year term, indicated that he intends to intervene directly in next year’s Republican primary to determine his successor.

Closing Out the Session in Nashville

The 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly, which came to an end last week, was one of the more momentous in recent years, as measured by the triumph of Governor Bill Haslam's "IMPROVE Act," which levies significant gasoline and diesel price increases to begin the long overdue process of rebuilding and renovating the state's thoroughfares.

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Food & Drink

Shipt Launching June 1st

Shipt Launching June 1st

Shipt, an app-based grocery delivery service will launch in Memphis June 1st.

Bubbly!

A few weeks ago, I was at a friend's house, catching up on episodes of Feud and snacking accordingly.

A taste of Colombia from El Sabor Latino and Arepas Deliciosas

I feel almost certain that when the folks at Memphis in May were deciding on which country to feature in 2017, someone had recently eaten at either El Sabor Latino or Arepas Deliciosas, two Colombian restaurants that opened in October 2015 along the Summer Avenue corridor.

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Opinion

Return to the Route

Return to the Route

"In one mile, turn left on Highway TT."

Arkansas Goes to Pot

On November 8, 2016, 53 percent of Arkansas voters approved Issue 6, a medical marijuana initiative.

Twenty Years On

Twenty years ago, Colombia was on the brink of collapse.

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Film/TV

The Lovers

The Lovers

Have you ever seen a movie and wondered what the filmmakers thought they were doing?

Alien: Covenant

Dear Sir/Madam/Sexless Artificial Intelligence,

Twin Peaks and American Gods Bring Surrealism To TV

Last Sunday night may have been the weirdest night in the history of American television.

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Catching the Big One

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VIDEO: Sessions Promises Tough on Crime Approach, Draws Protestors

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Council Recap: Beale Street Bucks, Railgarten Get New Ways Forward

PersonalAccountability: 1. Discontinue Beale Street Bucks
2. Cordon off Beale St. entertainment district
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