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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

The extraordinary rise and precipitous fall of the Memphis College of Art
When Jeffrey Nesin packed up his bow ties and returned to New York in 2010, The Commercial Appeal wrote a glowing farewell to the

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TVA considers big changes for an energy-efficient future.
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Tubby Time! Take Two.

Tubby Time! Take Two.

The Tigers’ coach takes on a fresh season with lots of new faces — and lots of question marks.
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Verbatim "Closed borders white nation, now we start the deportation." This awkward couplet was chanted by white supremacists marching in Shelbyville, Tennessee, last Saturday.

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Radio Silence

We had questions and got no answers.
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Historic Cooper-Young

Midtown neighborhood on the path for historic protections.
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Big Show! Big Tent!

Big Show! Big Tent!

The Indie Memphis Film Festival celebrates 20 years of movies that matter.
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Paranormal Memphis — The Endless Halloween

Paranormal Memphis — The Endless Halloween

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Fly on the Wall 1495

Signs The Pony, "America's Strip Club," is a welcoming environment for those suffering from celiac disease. Gluten-free lap dances are available upon request.

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A Q & A with Veda Reed, Dolph Smith

Distinguished Artists/Educators Talk Change, Volleyball and the Role MCA Played in Desegregating Overton Park

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Oswalt New Downtown Memphis Commission CEO

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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

tinduckisback: Here's another interesting commentary on the state of higher education. [1]

The truth is that all institutions of higher »

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The Windjammer to Close

Kate Jesse: Someone buy it!!! this is so sad!! Memphis losing its charm :( »

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'Massive' New Boat Brings Friction on the Riverfront

Val Nesmith: IT LOOK LIKE IT WILL BE A FUN PLACE AFTER REFURBISHING. MAYBE THE OWNER SHOULD SEEK INVESTOR'S AND MAKE IT »

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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

Tony Parker: I had the privilege of attending the Memphis College of Art as an Illustration major from 1995-1999. I enjoyed my »

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