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We Saw You: Great Wine Performances

Michael Donahue

“I’m Singing in the Rain” or “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” might have been a good last-minute musical additions to the 14th Annual Great Wine Performances. But “Rain, Rain Go Away” would have been the best. Rain began falling right around the time the Playhouse on the Square benefit began July 27th. “We were […]

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We Saw You: Great Wine Performances

“I’m Singing in the Rain” or “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” might have been a good last-minute musical additions to the 14th Annual Great Wine Performances. But “Rain, Rain Go Away” would have been the best. Rain began falling right around the time the Playhouse on the Square benefit began July 27th. “We were […]

U.S. Lawmakers Aim to Ban Primates As Pets

Should federal law forbid owning a chimpanzee as a pet?  That was a question before federal legislators, including Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) on Thursday. Lawmakers reviewed the Captive Primate Safety Act in a Water, Oceans, and Wildlife hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee. The bill would make a federal law against the purchase, trade, […]

Firebird: Conjuring Power and Passion with Dance and Steel

Firebird, a new immersive modern dance work, transports the audience to new realms.

MLK50 Hires Adrienne Johnson Martin as Executive Editor

The veteran journalist will take the helm starting September 7th.