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1. Events -

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will hold its annual holiday celebration, featuring the Swing Time Explosion: Big Band Holiday Show, Wednesday, Dec. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

2. Soulful Synergy -

What happened at the corner of McLemore Avenue and College Street in the 1960s is nothing short of extraordinary.

At the crossroads of segregated neighborhoods in South Memphis, two white business partners would open the doors wide to whites and blacks alike, who congregated to write and record songs that would set off a soul explosion heard around the world.

3. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names New Class -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Johnny Cash, influential blues guitarist Albert King and soul singer Carla Thomas are among the 13 new inductees of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.

4. New Vibe Connects to Soulsville’s Classic Sound -

When the music that helped define Memphis was being made at 926 East McLemore Ave., there wasn’t much thought about giving the music the grand sweeping depth of a symphony orchestra.

5. City’s Music Hitting Some High Notes -

THE MEMPHIS SOUND HAS A NEW GIG. Memphis has had plenty of superstars, but the beat behind them and underneath and around them, the bass they stood on, the lead they followed, the brass that announced them and made them royalty – that beat was a superstar all by itself.

6. Teens Awaken in Broadway Musical -

Love and flowers aren’t the only things that bloom in spring, at least according to an award-winning Broadway musical premiering at Circuit Playhouse in March.

In “Spring Awakening,” teenagers’ natural urges and unanswered questions combine in a rush of rock music to spell out the drama of becoming an adult.

7. Charity Finds Use For Unspent Gift Cards -

Emily Thomas wants the neglected gift cards that have been languishing for months in your wallets, desk drawers and purses.

8. Preventive Care: It's Free, Except When It's Not -

CHICAGO (AP) – Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.

His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. The nation's 1-year-old health law requires most insurance plans to cover all costs for preventive care including colon cancer screening. So Dunphy had the procedure in April.

9. Most American Airlines Fliers to See Little Impact -

NEW YORK (AP) – For most of the 240,000 passengers who fly American Airlines each day, the airline's bankruptcy filing should have little noticeable impact.

American continues to operate flights, honor tickets and take reservations. It says its frequent-flier program will be unaffected.

10. City’s Story Recounted in ‘Memphis 101’ -

A cross-section of native Memphians and Memphians by choice spent the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 9, exploring the stories that shaped the city during “Memphis 101,” a free, public event held biannually at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

11. Stax’s Al Bell to be Recognized with Grammy Trustee Award -

Al Bell is a recording industry legend, responsible for shaping Stax Records and more specifically, the careers of Booker T and the MG’s, The Staple Singers, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Sam and Dave and The Bar-Kays, just to name a few.

12. Memphis Movement -

Memphis music producer Scott Bomar considers “Wattstax,” the concert documentary about Stax Records’ 1972 concert in Los Angeles, the “pinnacle of the Memphis music business.”

13. ‘Hairspray’ to Provide Big Boost for SRVS -

Controversial music, dramatic hairdos and original artwork combine to benefit people living with disabilities in an artistically unique kickoff event at Playhouse on the Square.

On Sunday, Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will offer the play “Hairspray” as part of its fourth annual prelude benefit that begins a summer of fundraising.

14. Irish Soul Man Promotes Memphis Music Tourism -

Chris Maher is one of Memphis soul music’s greatest ambassadors.

The 35-year-old disc jockey hosts a radio show called The Soul Train, he’s the founding CEO of a major soul music festival and he’s the creator of a charity – inspired by the Stax Music Academy – aimed at providing music education for urban children.

15. Archived Article: Memos - Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship

Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...

16. Archived Article: Briefs - Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a

Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 650. Cost is $35.

For information, call Pam Pittman at 685-7500. Gary...

17. Archived Article: Comm Focus - Local police prepare to saturate New Year's Eve roadways

Local police prepare to saturate New Years Eve roadways

By STACEY WIEDOWER

The Daily News

Several years ago in Mississippi, 9-year-old Carla Thomas and her grandmother were heading...

18. Archived Article: Memos - John Koonce, Michael A

John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...

19. Archived Article: Stax (lead) - Hold On - the City Council is coming with $1 Council considers Stax museum funding By MARY DANDO The Daily News A resolution appropriating $1.25 million in general obligation bonds for the Stax Museum will go before Memphis City Council at 3:30 p.m....

20. Archived Article: Redding (lead) - Mr Mr. Pitiful may be honored with park By MARY DANDO The Daily News The man who sang "Ive Got Dreams to Remember" and "(Sitting On) The Dock of the Bay" may have a permanent memorial in Memphis when Otis Redding Park is complete...

21. Archived Article: Calendar - March 2 March 2 The 18th annual Freedom of Information Congress will be held at the University of Memphis at 7:30 p.m. in the psychology auditorium. The speaker will be Jack Anderson, who will discuss investigative reporting and the role of journali...

22. Archived Article: Calendar - Feb Feb. 8 The Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert F. Sharpe Sr., founder and executive director of the National Planned Giving Institut...