Editorial Results (free)
1. Berklee City Music Network Conference Returns to Memphis
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
A national music conference is headed to Memphis, bringing a variety of leaders in education and fundraising, plus youth groups and music teachers, to the Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel and Minglewood Hall for a concert and master class.
2. Soul Celebration
- Tuesday, March 12, 2013
John Fry, the venerable founder of the Memphis-based Ardent record label and accompanying studio facility, still remembers wandering into the Satellite Record Shop, the music store that once operated in front of Stax Records.
3. International Exposure
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Memphis hotel industry can thank at least 200,000 of its room nights last year to European visitors booked by tour operators.
European stays in Memphis averaged three nights, with each person spending more than $200 per day.
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Ave. Anthony Bradley of The Bradley Law Firm PLLC will present “The Truth About the VA Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit.” Cost is free. Contact Jo Garner at 482-0354.
5. Multipurpose Bldg. Planned for Soulsville Charter School
- Tuesday, February 07, 2012
1115 College St.
Memphis, TN 38106
Permit Cost: $4 million
Permit Date: Applied February 2012
Owner: The Soulsville Foundation
Tenant: The Soulsville Foundation
Details: The Soulsville Foundation has filed a $4 million building permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for a 15,000-square-foot, one-story, multipurpose building at The Soulsville Charter School.
6. $4M Permit Application Filed for Soulsville Charter School
- Monday, February 06, 2012
The Soulsville Foundation has filed a $4 million building permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for a 15,000-square-foot, one-story, multipurpose building for The Soulsville Charter School.
7. Gaining Respect
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Although known the world over as the adopted hometown of the king of rock ‘n’ roll, Memphis also gave birth to the queen of soul.
Aretha Franklin is typically associated with the city of Detroit, but the music icon spent the first two years of her life near the Soulsville neighborhood in South Memphis, where her father served as a prominent Baptist minister in the 1930s and 1940s.
8. Nashville Museum on African American Music Planned
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A new museum in the works for Nashville will aim to expand the public's idea of what makes the town Music City.
The National Museum of African American Music may sound counterintuitive for a city most closely associated with country music, a genre dominated by white performers. But supporters of the new project say the city played an important role in fostering African American music, which in turn influenced the roots of country and many other American genres.
9. Soulsville Charter School Files $10M Loan for New Bldg.
- Tuesday, June 14, 2011
1115 College St.
Memphis, TN 38106
Loan Amount: $10 million
Loan Date: May 20, 2011
Maturity Date: May 5, 2018
Borrower: The Soulsville Charter School LLC
Lender: SunTrust Community Development Enterprises LLC
Details: The Soulsville Charter School LLC has filed a $10 million construction leasehold loan through SunTrust Community Development Enterprises LLC. The loan will fund construction of a new school building – announced last year – on a 2.1-acre parcel and a 1.9-acre parking easement owned by The Soulsville Foundation Inc.
10. $10M Construction Loan Filed for Soulsville School
- Monday, June 13, 2011
The Soulsville Charter School LLC has filed a $10 million construction leasehold loan through SunTrust Community Development Enterprises LLC. The loan will fund construction of a school building – announced last year – on a 2.1-acre parcel and a 1.9-acre parking easement owned by The Soulsville Foundation Inc.
11. Marketing for a Cause
- Friday, January 21, 2011
Part two of a two-part series
Cause marketing is one way that businesses and corporations support and promote nonprofit organizations. A cause marketing program allows a business to engage with nonprofits over and above their community relations program. As the name suggests, the emphasis is on marketing, and that means that a business will draw on its sales and marketing resources to make the program successful.
12. $5.3M Permit Application Filed for Soulsville Charter School
- Tuesday, September 28, 2010
1115 College St.
Memphis, TN 38106
Permit Amount: $5.3 million
Project Cost: $5.3 million for phase one
Permit Date: Applied September 2010
Completion: July 2011
Owner: Soulsville Foundation
Tenant: Soulsville Charter School
Contractor: Looney Ricks Kiss
Architect: Flintco Inc.
13. $5.3M Permit Application Filed for Soulsville Charter School
- Thursday, September 23, 2010
A $5.3 million permit application has been filed for Soulsville Charter School, slated to be built at 1115 College St. The permit calls for construction of a two-story school building, which will replace 13 portable classrooms currently on site, according to Soulsville communications director Tim Sampson.
14. Irish Soul Man Promotes Memphis Music Tourism
- Monday, July 12, 2010
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. Obama Speech to Students Sparks New Controversy
- Monday, September 07, 2009
DALLAS (AP), - When kids all across the country return to school Tuesday, some will see a welcoming message from President Barack Obama and some won't.
Obama's planned address to students has touched off yet another confrontation with Republican critics, who have battered the White House over health care and now accuse the president of foisting a political agenda on children.
16. Finding Memphis Believers Starts With Media Tour
- Monday, June 04, 2007
Four days in Memphis was not long enough for British newspaper reporter Adam Gretton, who toured the Bluff City last fall as part of a quartet of journalists in town from the United Kingdom.
They were flown to town by the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) and whisked to a variety of landmarks on their whirlwind four-day tour. They scarfed down lunch at The Arcade Restaurant. The scribes were given a 90-minute walkthrough at Ardent Studios on Madison Avenue.
17. Snapshots in Time
- Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Over the course of former Memphian Jason Miccolo Johnson's award-winning photographic career, he's captured icons such as Princess Diana and five of the last six U.S. presidents.
He scored a rare session to photograph the late Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall, and another photo assignment carried him to Selma, Ala., where he walked across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge. That's where armed police officers attacked civil rights demonstrators in 1965, an event remembered as "Bloody Sunday."
- Thursday, May 25, 2006
The Memphis Advertising Federation meets today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Lance Barrow, coordinating producer and lead game producer for the National Football League on CBS and coordinating producer of CBS Sports golf, is the guest speaker. Admission is free for members; $25 for guests; and $10 for students. Call 726-0384 or visit www.memphisadfed.org to register.
19. Sun Records Owner Entertains Prospects
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Shelby Singleton has been talking to a colorful cast of characters about selling the Sun Records label he bought in 1969.
Singleton is chairman of Sun Entertainment Holding Corp., the Nashville company that owns the Sun logo and master recordings of such musicians as Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. He was a record producer himself before buying the Memphis label and its catalog from Sam Phillips.
20. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, March 15, 2005
By Andy Meek
Museum Weathers Storm, Eyes Future
Pink Palace looks past budget woes, seeks master plan
The Daily News
The Memphis Pink Palace Museum, in the words of director Stephen Pike, has always been a cabinet of curiosi...
21. Archived Article: S. Memphis (lead)
- Tuesday, June 01, 2004
Soulsville Looks to Shine Once Again
City leaders work to restore South Memphis neighborhood
The Daily News
South Memphis community leaders have said the multimillion-dollar Stax Museum of American Soul Music is he...