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1. Dixon Opens Petit Palais Jewelry Exhibition
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A rare display of French jewelry and designs at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens traces the history of jewelry design from the late 17th century to after World War II.
The exhibition, “Bijoux parisiens: French jewelry from the Petit Palais,” marks the second collaboration in three years between the Petit Palais in Paris and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
2. Memphis Charter School Growth Ranks Nationally
- Thursday, November 15, 2012
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranks Memphis City Schools as having the ninth-highest growth rate for charter school enrollment in the country.
The new charter school survey, the seventh annual by the organization, released Wednesday, Nov. 14, shows charter school enrollment in Memphis City Schools grew by more than 21 percent in the 2011-2012 school year compared to the previous school year. Charter schools serve 6,500 students in Memphis by the alliance figures, which is a 6 percent market share.
3. Planning for the Future
- Monday, November 12, 2012
A few months ago, CNBC broadcaster Jim “Mad Money” Cramer all but reached up to the TV screen on his set to high-five Bryan Jordan, president, CEO and chairman of First Horizon National Corp., whose image was there via satellite.
4. Judge Won't Void Senate Democratic Primary
- Friday, August 17, 2012
A federal judge has refused to void the Tennessee Democratic primary for U.S. Senate won by an anti-gay candidate the party has disavowed.
District Judge Kevin Sharp ruled that the lawsuit filed by losing candidate Larry Crim was improper because it was not filed against an individual.
5. Judge Hints at Path of Voter ID Challenge
- Friday, August 10, 2012
The Nashville federal court judge who turned down the city of Memphis’ second request to use photo library cards as voter identification said the city’s legal theories in the opening rounds of what became a larger case this week were “not a model of clarity.”
6. Photo Library Card Suit Back In Court Tuesday
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
All sides in the federal court case over the city of Memphis’s photo library cards will be back in Nashville federal court ahead of schedule.
The hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger that was scheduled for election day -- Thursday, Aug. 2. -- was reset for Tuesday afternoon in Nashville by Trauger when the city renewed its motion rejected by another federal judge in Nashville.
7. City Voter ID Suit Alleges Voter Turned Away Twice
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The city of Memphis wants a Nashville federal judge to order the state to accept photo library cards issued by the city since last month as a valid form of voting identification.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday, July 24, was expected.
8. Repealing Obama's Health Care Law Won't be Easy
- Tuesday, July 17, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, if Mitt Romney wins the White House and his Republican allies retake the Senate, he could shred most of President Barack Obama's health care law without having to overpower a Democratic filibuster.
9. Grand Masters Arrive at Dixon
- Monday, January 09, 2012
For the New Year, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens chose an exhibition so grand it wouldn’t all fit through the doors.
No problem, said Dixon director Kevin Sharp. Museum officials just expanded the doors.
10. 2 Courts Back TDOT Suspension of 2 Contractors
- Wednesday, November 09, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Two courts in Nashville have backed a decision by state transportation officials to bar two guardrail companies that were implicated in corruption investigations from bidding on projects.
11. Retailers Bank on Kindle Fire for Holidays
- Tuesday, October 04, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon's Kindle Fire is a Catch-22 for retailers: The $199 tablet computer could both help Christmas traffic and hurt future sales.
Retailers hope the Kindle Fire's low price tag – which is less than half that of Apple's cheapest iPad tablet – will attract shoppers to stores during the busy holiday season. But the device, which offers free shipping and other incentives for customers to shop at Amazon, ultimately could drive sales to their online nemesis.
12. French Ambassador Delattre to Visit Memphis Oct. 6-7
- Monday, October 03, 2011
François Delattre, the ambassador of France to the United States, will visit Memphis Thursday, Oct.6, and Friday, Oct. 7.
Delattre will meet with Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and FedEx Corp. Chairman, President and CEO Frederick Smith.
13. Art Tag Team
- Thursday, July 21, 2011
Two Memphis art museums hoping to attract new audiences decided that joining forces makes a great first impression.
“A Very Impressionistic Summer,” which includes separate but related exhibitions at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, will involve a rare financial collaboration between the institutions as well as shared programming.
14. Dixon Returns to French Roots
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is going back to its roots in a big way. After numerous American art exhibitions, French Impressionism will again take center stage with a massive collection by one of the genre’s rock stars.
15. Sharp Optimistic About Future of CRE
- Friday, June 17, 2011
For more than 17 years, Mary Sharp has made a name for herself in the historically male-dominated industry of commercial real estate.
16. ‘Radical Painter’ on Display at Dixon
- Monday, February 14, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens continues its foray into the major schools of American art with a look at the loaded compositions of a worker artist with a simple name.
“Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene” opened at the Dixon last month and runs through April 17. It is the latest in a string of American exhibits to fill the galleries of Memphis’ hub for French Impressionism.
17. Dixon Exhibit Reveals Verve Behind Still Life
- Monday, November 08, 2010
Most Americans are introduced to still life artistry in junior high school art classrooms, the walls of which are usually lined with drawings of fruit bowls and flowers.
But a new exhibit already open at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens shows how dynamic doing nothing can be.
- Tuesday, June 01, 2010
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The meeting will include the awarding of Paul Harris Fellows and Rotarian of the Year. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
19. GreenScape Promotes Colvett to President
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been with GreenScape since 1992 and also has served the company in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing. His civic and community activities include serving as treasurer of the Tennessee Republican Party, and as a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and the University Club of Memphis.
20. Dixon to Feature National Ornamental Metal Museum Work
- Monday, January 11, 2010
he National Ornamental Metal Museum isn’t moving from its haven above the Mississippi River, but East Memphis arts patrons soon will have a chance to view metal art from local artists without trekking Downtown.
21. Geithner: Some Bailout Funds to Help Lower Debt
- Friday, November 20, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday the government's $700 billion bailout program will end "as soon as we can," and that part of it will be used to lower the soaring federal debt.
22. Dixon’s Civil War Exhibit Punctuated by Whitman’s Poetry
- Monday, August 24, 2009
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is attempting to tackle the environment of the American Civil War through the eyes of an unconventional poet in the current art exhibition “Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era.” The exhibit, which opened last month, includes American masterpieces of the 1860s from collections across the country.
23. Dixon Gallery and Gardens Appoints Sharp as Director
- Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens Board of Trustees has appointed Kevin Sharp as the museum's new director. Sharp received a bachelor's degree in art history from Central Missouri State University and completed graduate studies at the University of Illinois in art history and architecture. He previously served as the research curator for The Art Institute of Chicago and as the curator of American art at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla.
24. Goldstein Named MAAR Associate of the Year
- Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Crye-Leike Realtors associate Pat Goldstein has been awarded the 2006 Realtor Associate of the Year Award by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Goldstein has worked as an agent for 23 years and specializes in residential, relocation, first-time homebuyers and new home real estate sales.
25. Archived Article: Special Report2
- Tuesday, May 18, 2004
New home construction pushes outwardly
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26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 2003
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27. Archived Article: Travel (lead)
- Tuesday, July 01, 2003
Patriotic weekend is protocol for travel
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Montgomery Bell State Park near Nashville, Tenn., doesnt accept campground reservations, but rather has a first-come, first-p...
28. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 07, 2001
The Realtors Land Institute site selection seminar is 8 a The Tennessee Real Estate Commission seminars scheduled Wednesday and Thursday have been canceled. Due to the recent budget constraints, the state has canceled all travel by TREC. Benny Lende...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 05, 1998
SCB Computer names officer Jeffrey Cobb has been named chief operating officer and Michael Hirschey named executive vice president of outsourcing and enterprise resource planning services at SCB Computer Technology Inc. Cobb joined SCB in 1983 and s...
30. Archived Article: Timber Prices Lj
- Monday, May 13, 1996
lj 10/5 cates New trade pact limiting lumber may mean higher home prices By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A new trade pact reducing the U.S. supply of Canadian export timber has contributed to a drastic one-month jump in lumber prices and is already...