Black and Proud

Black and Proud

Five Memphians talk about what it means to be Black in today’s society.
Beyond police brutality and systemic racism, Black people, because of their hairstyles, music of choice, sexual orientation, and culture, often face discrimination, microaggressions, and

Nothing is the Same: How the Pandemic is Changing Us

From wearing masks to being more aware of personal space, there is no aspect of society that hasn’t been or won’t be affected by the

COVID Blues: Al Kapone is Back With a New Album and a New Name

Al Kapone wrote "COVID Blues" and "Hustle Up" shortly after the quarantine began a few months ago. But as time progressed, Kapone, 48, wasn't

The Summer Reading Issue: The Bluff City Book Club

There has never been a better time for some summer reading. It’s hot, it’s allergy season, and we still have the coronavirus to contend with.

Craft Factory: Wiseacre's New Brewery is a Whimsical Hi-Tech Wonder

Everything is bigger, more sophisticated. Even the whimsy. Especially the whimsy. Wiseacre Brewing Co.’s massive new state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Memphis is a wondrous, hilarious,

A Week of Unrest

Protests erupted all around the country over the past week in the wake of the unjust, brutal, and very public killing of George Floyd

The Music Issue: Music in the Time of Corona

With shelter-in-place still the most responsible policy for all of us, a lot of people are imagining that the once-thriving music scene in Memphis

VENT! Nine Memphians Let It All Hang Out

Times are tough. We're stuck inside a lot. And when we go out, we're either walking the dog or making quick trips to stores while

Welcome to the Machine: Fight Over Voting System Raises Issues of Integrity and Nepotism

Are the citizens of Memphis and Shelby County — troubled with decades of problematic and even botched election results — really about to acquire

CirQuest Labs Acquired by German Medical Company

More Than 1,000 New Virus Cases Added This Week

RiverArtsFest Cancels This Year's Event


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