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Malco Announces "Throwback Thursday" Film Series

Malco Announces "Throwback Thursday" Film Series

Malco Theatres announced today that the company was launching a new weekly film series highlighting popular classic films.

Judge Temporarily Halts Voter Registration Law From Taking Effect

A state law that places restrictions on voter registration efforts was temporarily blocked Thursday by a federal court.

Southern Hospitality: Priscilla Presley Hosts a Weekend at Graceland

Priscilla Presley — actor, producer, and one-time wife to Elvis Presley — still fields a lot of questions about her former husband.

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Sports

Memphis Routs South Alabama, 42-6

Memphis Routs South Alabama, 42-6

The University of Memphis stepped on the gas early against South Alabama and never let up in a 42-6 victory in Mobile.

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

• The Tigers have started three of the last four seasons 3-0. So a win this week at South Alabama would be no big deal, right?

Baseball at Its (Almost) Best

If you've ever attended a Memphis Redbirds game at AutoZone Park, there's a book I urge you to read, and particularly if you saw a game on a Tuesday night in August, with maybe 400 other fans in the stadium.

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Music

Katharine Hedlund: Soul, Standards and Rhythm in a Live Recording Session

Katharine Hedlund: Soul, Standards and Rhythm in a Live Recording Session

Paul Taylor, the local multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire who manages the recording studio at Crosstown Arts, recently approached me about a project he was particularly excited about: a live jazz recording session, open to the public, that would be held in the Green Room listening space this weekend.

Artina McCain’s Celebration of Black Composers

Artina McCain, assistant professor of piano at University of Memphis, is a busy woman.

Alice Hasen Releases New Album: Violintro

Memphis music fans are well acquainted with violinist Alice Hasen, even if they don't know it.

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Politics

Meeting Time: Congressmen, Candidates, and Campaign Chairs

Meeting Time: Congressmen, Candidates, and Campaign Chairs

Last week was one in which a central figure in the national impeachment drama came to Memphis, and a week in which the three central figures in the Memphis mayoral race kept to their familiar positions vis-à-vis each other.

Downtown Town Hall Leads to Dialogue on City Issues

Council candidate Pearl Eva Walker uses the method to stir up a coherent critique of current city-government attitudes toward development.

Strickland‘s Amen Corner

Some critics of Mayor Jim Strickland have expressed skepticism about his accomplishments and maintain that he is out of touch with large portions of the greater Memphis community — specifically, its African-American population. The Prayer Breakfast shared by Strickland and African-American pastors on Saturday at his Poplar Avenue headquarters in the old Spin Street building could be seen as a move toward discrediting such assertions.

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Food & Drink

The Devil’s Harvest Breakfast IPA

The Devil’s Harvest Breakfast IPA

I love the scenery in Oxford this time of year, although I'm not sure that they like the look of Memphis at the moment.

Moondance Grill Will Open Thursday, September 12th

Coinciding with a near full moon, Moondance Grill, a new Germantown restaurant, will open September 12th.

Memphis Food & Wine Festival will be Oct. 12

More than 40 chefs - area and from around the country - and almost 40 vintners will take part in this year’s Memphis Food & Wine Festival, which will be held Oct. 12th at Memphis Botanic Garden.

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Opinion

Rebranding Summer Avenue

Rebranding Summer Avenue

In recent years, the Summer Avenue Merchants Association has been working on a marketing initiative to "rebrand" Summer Avenue as an international district.

Not So Super ...

Early voting for the October 3rd Memphis city election runs from September 13th to September 28th.

About That Cover ...

Last Friday, I received a direct message on Twitter from county commissioner and mayoral candidate Tami Sawyer.

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Film/TV

It Chapter Two

It Chapter Two

Me: Well, I saw the rest of It.

Music Video Monday: Ally and the Walrus

Music Video Monday asks, have you hugged your unicorn today?

Indie Memphis Youth Fest Showcases the Future of Film in the Bluff City

Indie Memphis’ Youth Film Fest has been the film organization’s most successful new recent addition.

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

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Herenton Opposes Gay Marriage (and Pot)

Adoka Stone: Doc is on the wrong side of these issues. Pastors,phew, I don't think he even needs their support but then »

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Meeting Time: Congressmen, Candidates, and Campaign Chairs

crackoamerican: Greg, holy cow, don't keep us hanging. Why do you see no light at the end of the tunnel? »

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Meeting Time: Congressmen, Candidates, and Campaign Chairs

Greg Guess: I am not a fan if Jim Strickland and dont know enough about Herndon to comment on him but I »

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