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Music to Light Up Juneteenth Celebration at Orange Mound Tower

Alex Greene

Memphis Flyer readers couldn’t miss this week’s top entry in the Steppin’ Out pages, featuring the old United Equipment building standing tall in a blue sky, announcing tomorrow’s Juneteenth Family Reunion at the newly rechristened Orange Mound Tower. It will be the inaugural event for the tower and surrounding land, now slated for mixed-use development […]

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Music to Light Up Juneteenth Celebration at Orange Mound Tower

Memphis Flyer readers couldn’t miss this week’s top entry in the Steppin’ Out pages, featuring the old United Equipment building standing tall in a blue sky, announcing tomorrow’s Juneteenth Family Reunion at the newly rechristened Orange Mound Tower. It will be the inaugural event for the tower and surrounding land, now slated for mixed-use development […]

Time Warp Drive-In Feels The Best of the Burn

Every year, the Time Warp Drive-In series dedicates one of its monthly programs to celebrate psychedelia in all its forms. Gotta hand it to ’em, they know their audience. This Saturday night at the Malco Summer Drive-In is the Best of the Burn — audience favorites from the previous years’ burn nights. First up is […]

The Sparks Brothers: Your Favorite Band’s Favorite Band

Earlier this week, I got to watch New Orleans filmmaker Randy Mack experience The Sparks Brothers live on Twitter. It went something like this:  5 min: “Hilarious Mockumentary”  10 min “Wait, is this real?”  15 min “Well-doctored vintage footage—funny!”  25 min “OK, this must be real.”  30 min “haha ‘Muff Winwood’ what a sick parody”  […]

Juneteenth Questioned as National Holiday, West Tennessee’s Birthday Poster, Tax Coffers Full, and, Like, A Ton of Tourism Jobs

The Black conservative Project 21 group said making Juneteenth a national holiday could further divide Americans.