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1. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
2. Laurelwood Unplugged Back for Third Season
- Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Two years ago, the owners of the Laurelwood Shopping Center wanted to experiment with something unconventional that would serve as a treat for shoppers – a live music concert series.
Thus was born the idea for Laurelwood Unplugged, and that series of early evening shows headlined by all-female acts is back next month for a third season.
- Friday, September 21, 2012
Catholic Charities of West Tennessee’s Mobile Food Pantry will be holding a nonperishable-food drive during the grand opening of the fred’s Super Dollar at 7143 Winchester Road Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Contact Alie Lifsey at email@example.com.
4. Historically Hip
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
There will be meandering crowds, hand-made art, funky tunes, political campaigning, locally sourced foods and a fireworks display.
More than 400 vendor booths are slated to celebrate this year’s 25th anniversary of the Cooper Young Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of Cooper Street and Young Avenue.
5. Creative Aging Mid-South Honored by Huffington Post
- Monday, July 30, 2012
Creative Aging Mid-South, an organization dedicated to promoting vital aging through the arts, is one of 10 arts-focused nonprofits across the country being saluted this month by The Huffington Post, in partnership with GreatNonprofits.org.
6. Outdoor Sounds
- Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Summer is nearly here. Partygoers have begun packing rooftops, while shoppers and restaurant diners also are keen on a little musical entertainment to help liven up predictable experiences.
And that means Memphis-based Resource Entertainment Group sees opportunity – literally – high and low.
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a Small Business Council breakfast Thursday, April 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic is “Make Your Business Mobile.” Cost is $25 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. Call Erica Milford at 543-3518 for details.
8. Rooftop Revelry
- Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Peabody hotel is poised to join the Madison Hotel in launching its newest round of rooftop revelry this week, and the mission for this year’s shindigs is the same as always.
Both hotels hope to bring a crowd-pleasing mix of song, dance and drink to the tops of two prime Downtown landmarks.
9. Sunset Atop the Madison Starts Thursday
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
The Madison Hotel is kicking off a new season of Sunset Atop the Madison Thursday, April 12.
First up is Elmo & the Shades from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Weather permitting, Sunset will continue every Thursday night through the end of August.
10. JudyMac Team Celebrates Clients With Annual Party
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
For 23 years, Judy McLellan has hosted a holiday party not only for her team members but for anyone she has been involved with in the homebuying process.
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the DMC conference, 114 N. Main St.
12. Cobb Brings Unique Sound to Calvary Series
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Joyce Cobb is a versatile singer and entertainer on the local music scene who knows how to deliver a memorable show.
13. Styles Blend at Opus One Concert
- Monday, November 07, 2011
Call it “Million Dollar Beethoven” or “Whoop That Shostakovich.”
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s conductor-less, style-mixing Opus One concert series takes on the crunk music of Al Kapone in its season opener. The Nov. 10 concert to be held at the New Daisy Theater is the first time in symphony history that the orchestra has performed on Beale Street.
14. Calvary and the Arts Features Americana Artist Spence
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Wednesday, Nov. 2, marks the halfway point for the Calvary & the Arts Concert Series, Calvary Episcopal Church’s annual musical series in memory of Dottie Jones.
For nearly 30 of Calvary’s 179-year-old history, the church has highlighted the Memphis tradition of great musicians and great food with free concerts at the church, 102 N. Second St. This year’s concerts, on Wednesdays at 12:05 p.m., run through Dec. 7.
15. Madison Hotel to Kick Off Rooftop Party Season
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Madison Hotel will kick off Sunset Atop the Madison and debut Moonlight Atop the Madison Thursday.
Sunset Atop the Madison, the weekly after-work event, will feature a cash bar, special rooftop terrace menu and live entertainment beginning with Elmo & The Shades followed next week by the Memphis All-Stars.
16. Laurelwood Hosts New Concert Series
- Monday, April 11, 2011
Starting this month, the Laurelwood shopping center in East Memphis is no longer just the place to go for things like fresh-baked bread at Panera Bread or service from the independent book store Davis-Kidd Booksellers.
17. Lokion Celebrates 10 Years With ‘10x10’ Music Gift
- Friday, October 29, 2010
From offices at 88 Union Ave., high atop Downtown Memphis and overlooking the Mississippi River, Megan Jones feels on top of the world.
18. Proceeds Of Book, CD To Help Uninsured Musicians
- Monday, September 20, 2010
Jim Dickinson once said that the hardest nights for a touring musician were Christmas, Easter and Memphis.
For Memphis musicians, those hard times can last all year long.
19. Honoring Heritage
- Friday, September 03, 2010
Judy Peiser has a good idea of how Memphians define Memphis, but the catch is that her definition lasts only one year at best.
This weekend, the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, hosted by the Center for Southern Folklore, gives Memphians a chance to live Memphis’ identity and cultural legacy on the streets of Downtown.
20. Music & Heritage Festival Set for the Weekend
- Wednesday, September 01, 2010
The 23rd annual Memphis Music & Heritage Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Main Street between Peabody Place and Barboro Alley.
This year’s festival will honor Memphis musician Jim Dickinson and feature performances by Bobby Rush, Kate Campbell, Al Kapone, Joyce Cobb, Hill Country Revue, Eddie Bond, The Homemade Jamz Blues Band, a special tribute to Dickinson featuring Sid Selvidge, Jimmy Crosthwait, Cody Dickinson and Steve Selvidge, and more.
21. Up on the Roof
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Thursday night is party night in Memphis, at least from mid-April until the end of August on the rooftop of the Madison Hotel.
Sunset atop the Madison Hotel Concert Series is a cooperative effort between the Madison Hotel, Resource Entertainment Group and local entertainment. The music ranges from jazz to blues to rockabilly to oldies.
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
The Madison Hotel will host Sunset Atop the Madison Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hotel’s rooftop, 79 Madison Ave. The event will include a live performance by Joyce Cobb, a cash bar and a rooftop terrace menu. Admission is $7. For more information, call 333-1200.
- Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Maximize Your Exposure on the Internet Search Engines” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
24. Levitt Shell Preps for Spring Season, Big Star Tribute
- Monday, May 10, 2010
The Levitt Shell in Overton Park took Memphis by storm in its inaugural season by offering free music on themed-genre nights. This season, the schedule is being thrown out the window.
From May 20 to June 20, the Levitt Shell will offer five free weekly concerts featuring local and out-of-town artists in Latin, soul and R&B, Americana, children’s music, and Memphis.
25. Surprises Possible as Primary Filing Deadline Nears
- Thursday, February 18, 2010
Although today marks the filing deadline for the May 4 Shelby County primaries and independent candidates on the Aug. 5 county general election ballot, plenty of political drama remains.
In fact, the filing deadline is often just as important – and surprising – as election day.
26. Music & Heritage Festival To Kick Off Saturday
- Tuesday, September 01, 2009
The Center for Southern Folklore will present its annual Memphis Music & Heritage Festival on a two-block area of Main Street Saturday and Sunday.
More than 400 musicians with local ties will perform including Kate Campbell, Al Kapone, Amy LaVere, Blind Mississippi Morris, Brad Webb, Sonny Burgess & The Pacers, The Daddy Mack Blues Band, Joyce Cobb, Tempeh Four, the Millennium Maddness Drill Team and more.
27. Music of Duke Ellington To Kick Start BPACC Showcase Season
- Monday, August 31, 2009
The Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC) kicks off its Showcase season with a tribute concert of the utmost sophistication. Jazz and blues singer Joyce Cobb and pianist Donald Brown will host a “Symphonic All-Duke Ellington Night” Saturday at 8 p.m.
28. Music Commission To Honor Group of Women
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Thursday, the Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission will honor 11 women who have contributed to Memphis music.
The Emissaries of Memphis Music luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. in The Tower Room Restaurant on the top floor of Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave.
- Friday, December 29, 2006
MO's Music & Art Café hosts the folk/rock trio Sibella Sunday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 3521 Walker Ave. From 10 p.m. to midnight, blues musician Dave Crowder will team up with bass player Woody Cross to perform. MO's new Blues Burger will be introducted during Crowder's set. For more information, call 324-7892 or visit www.memphisoriginals.com.
30. Making Beautiful Music Together
- Thursday, December 07, 2006
For the past 10 years - shuttling from festivals to juke joints and barrooms across the country - a dedicated crew of Memphis broadcasters has been chasing the blues.
The Beale Street Caravan, a local radio program that's essentially a love letter to one of Memphis' most familiar and adored exports to the world, has now passed the decade mark. It's been on the air since the first broadcast in October 1996, and today the program is heard by at least 2.4 million listeners on more than 300 radio stations worldwide.
31. Royalty Money Better Late Than Never, Music Heritage Group Insists
- Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Stax record label could be headed for a potential rebirth, thanks to Justin Timberlake's announcement Sept. 15 that he wants to build a contemporary version of the iconic label, which started in 1959 as a small record store in South Memphis and later helped launch the careers of music legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding.
32. Get Ready For Calvary & the Arts
- Thursday, September 14, 2006
Part-time singer and entertainer Teresa Pate is over the rainbow for Judy Garland. And she intends to put that adulation on display at an intimate concert in November, part of a series that's long been a Downtown Memphis tradition.
- Thursday, December 22, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Last Minute CLE" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 29 in the MBA conference room of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Topics to be covered include contempt, ethics and landlord and tenant law. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
34. Memphis Advertising Federation Hosts 2006 ADDY Briefing
- Monday, December 19, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association Criminal Law Section presents a session on criminal appeals from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Courthouse, Criminal Court Division 8. Cost is $25. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
35. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Calvary Episcopal Church hosts Joyce Cobb with Cool Heat at 12:05 p
The Shelby County Health, Educational and Housing Facilities board meets at 3:30 p.m. today at 160 N. Main St., Suite 850. For more information, call 545-4588. The Center City Co...
36. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, November 02, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon Wednesday in the Skyway at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. today at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportun...
37. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 01, 2004
Mpact Memphis hosts networking event
Mpact Memphis Hosts Networking Event
Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportunity for college...
38. Archived Article: Calvary (lead)
- Tuesday, October 05, 2004
Sherwood Pate, concert manager
Calvary Kicks Off Annual Arts Series
Weekly concerts offer break for Downtown workers
The Daily News
With Wednesday afternoons performance by the Tennessee Bolt Smokers bluegrass band, Calvary ...
39. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, November 05, 2003
Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds at Ambassador/Diplomat Meeting at 11:30 a
WREC Newsradio 600 personality Mike Fleming addresses the Kiwanis Club of Memphis at noon today at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Call Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125 for...
40. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business After Hours networking session from 5 p
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Belhaven College, 5100 Poplar Ave. Cost is free. Call 372-9...
41. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 03, 2003
This Week in Memphis Nov. 3-9 Community Foundation Hosts Charity Update
The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis presents The Year for Charities in the Courts, Treasury and the IRS from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the ...
42. Archived Article: Concerts (lead)
- Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Mid-week concert favorites return to Calvary
Midweek Concerts Return to Calvary
Free Downtown series runs through Dec. 10
The Daily News
For the past 12 years, Sherwood Pate has enjoyed the Calvary and the Arts concert ser...
43. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
44. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Varsity OKs buyout
Varsity OKs buyout
by management, firm
Varsity Brands Inc., a maker of cheerleading, soccer and dance uniforms, will be purchased by senior management and the closely held merchant banking firm Leonard Green & Partner...
45. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 21, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Oct. 21-Oct. 27
The Memphis Bar Association hosts the Estate Planning Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. This weeks seminar, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., is The Whys and Wherefores o...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 16, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 16-July 22 July 16 Memphis city officials will host a public meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Plaza Club in the Toyota Center, next to AutoZone Park, to discuss the application for the R...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 09, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 9-July 15 July 9 Starlit Nights, the Sharpe Planetariums summer program, continues through Sept. 16. Designed to help attendees find their way around the night sky and answer stargazing question...
48. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, July 06, 2001
A Wet n Wild Members-Only Night, sponsored by Memphis Light, Gas & Water, is 6 p A "Wet n Wild Members-Only Night," sponsored by Memphis Light, Gas & Water, is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 13 at the Memphis Zoo. Members will be treated to...
49. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, September 22, 2000
International arts, crafts on display at Audubon Park International arts, crafts on display at Audubon Park The Pink Palace Crafts Fair has a new name for its 2000 festival but it still will offer its traditional variety of arts, crafts, food and en...
50. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 27, 1999
Family Services of the Mid-South will hold training workshops for Crisis Center volunteers from 8:30 a The Memphis Humane Society will hold its 1999 Paw Prints Party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Pier restaurant, 100 Wagner Place. Tickets are ...
51. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 20, 1999
Memphis Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Pat Kerr Tigrett to support Memphis music through scholarships and sponsorships, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Isaac Hayes Scholarship Fund at Manassas High School Memphis Chari...
52. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 13, 1999
The Elvis Presley International 5K Run and Fun Walk will begin at 8 a The Elvis Presley International 5K Run and Fun Walk will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at Graceland. More than 4,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate. The event supports...
53. Archived Article: Boys Girls Fest
- Thursday, September 24, 1998
Festival to benefit Festival to benefit Boys & Girls Club The BellSouth Colors of Memphis Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 on the shores of Rainbow Lake in Overton Park. The event will consist of live music, including Jo...
54. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 09, 1998
The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Election concerning all contested judicial and clerk races on Aug The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Ele...
55. Archived Article: Commission
- Tuesday, August 26, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Minority commissioners keep up boycott despite agreement By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News County Commissioner Pete Sisson said Monday if boycotting minority commission members failed to appear for the next commission meeting on...
56. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, May 23, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Life is for Living Friends for Life AIDS Resource Center puts emphasis on quality of life for persons living with HIV and AIDS By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Shortly after his 40th birthday, Butch Valentine was diagnosed as h...
57. Archived Article: Wolfchase.st
- Tuesday, February 25, 1997
For those who live and die by the adege shop til you drop, grab party duds and head for the Wolfchase Galleria grand opening bash tonight. Wolfchase parties tonight, readies for grand opening Wednesday Feb. 25, 1997 -- For those who live and die by ...
58. Archived Article: Wolfchase
- Tuesday, February 25, 1997
For those who live and die by the adege shop til you drop, grab party duds and head for the Wolfchase Galleria grand opening bash tonight. Wolfchase parties tonight, readies for grand opening Wednesday By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News For those wh...
59. Archived Article: Real Focus3
- Tuesday, February 04, 1997
Wolfchase gala will feature Temptations, local artists Wolfchase gala will feature Temptations, local artists The grand opening of the Wolfchase Galleria on Feb. 25 will feature the music of the Temptations, Rufus Thomas, Ruby Wilson, Joyce Cobb, th...
60. Archived Article: Folklore Filler
- Thursday, August 08, 1996
Local groups to help aid Local groups to help aid folklore center in move Inside Sounds and Yarbroughs Music are sponsoring benefits for the Center for Southern Folklore on Friday and Aug. 25. The music programs will generate needed funds while the ...
61. Archived Article: Cutline
- Monday, March 25, 1996
cutline Anthony Prim, a patient at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center, listens to the music of Joyce Cobb on Friday. The concert was one of the many activities held at the hospital during Children and Healthcare Week. ...