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1. Lewis Biography Details Turbulent Personal Life
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
If you tuned into The Late Show with David Letterman Monday, Oct. 28, you saw Jerry Lee Lewis in a very unusual setting – not at the center of attention.
2. Slive’s Influence Stretches Beyond SEC
- Friday, October 17, 2014
What would the NFL be today if Pete Rozelle had never been the league’s commissioner? We might still just be watching pro football on Sunday afternoons.
Rozelle’s name belongs in the same conversation with retiring Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive. Because what Rozelle did for the pro game – pushing the idea of Monday football for but one example – Slive has done for the SEC and college football overall.
3. Broadway’s Back
- Friday, September 26, 2014
One of the most acclaimed Broadway shows has returned to Memphis, a show so beloved that a traveling exhibit of elaborate stage costumes from the production also made its way to the city as well to give people an up-close look at costumes from the original show.
4. ‘Pop’ at Top of His Game One More Time
- Friday, June 20, 2014
Numbers rarely lie, and in Gregg Popovich’s case they finally piled up in a way too compelling to ignore.
Five NBA titles spread over 15 years is a dynasty, even – maybe especially – in this era of short attention spans. It’s long past time Popovich got the credit he deserves.
5. Cannon Works for Golf Tournament's Success
- Friday, May 30, 2014
The putter and a few white golf balls sit next to a wall in Phil Cannon’s office at TPC Southwind. It seems logical, the long-time director of the FedEx St. Jude Classic having golf equipment within easy reach.
6. Airport Artists
- Thursday, May 22, 2014
Several years ago Richard White, vice president of properties and business development at the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, noticed what he thought was a troubling trend.
7. Right on Cue
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Orpheum Theatre Memphis frequently plays host to musicals, but an arrival next week will bring something the theater doesn’t get to put on its stage often – a Broadway play.
“War Horse,” a play that inspired a Steven Spielberg movie of the same name, will premiere at The Orpheum March 25. It’s the story about a character named Albert and his horse Joey, the latter of which has been tapped to fight for the English during World War I.
8. Beale Street Music Festival Offers Diverse Lineup
- Friday, February 28, 2014
The lineup for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival features a new night of late-night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
9. Beale Street Music Festival Lineup Announced
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
The bill for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music this year features a new night of late night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
10. Older Americans Are Early Winners Under Health Law
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
CHICAGO (AP) — For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.
11. Casting Call
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
One of Pat Halloran’s favorite memories of The Orpheum Theatre Memphis happened back in 1986, when he got the chance to kick around town with Cary Grant for three days.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Center for Southern Folklore will present the Memphis Music & Heritage Festival Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Main Street between Peabody Place and Union Avenue. The event will include music, food, and arts and crafts vendors. Cost is free. Visit southernfolklore.org for a list of performers.
14. 'Memphis' Musical Ends Broadway Run
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Tony Award-winner “Memphis” has ended its run at the prestigious Shubert Theatre on Broadway in New York City.
The recent last matinee performance concluded a 1,196-performance run that took place over a period of 34 months, having opened Oct. 19, 2009. A total of 1.38 million people attended the show, including 300,000 theatergoers from foreign countries.
15. MLGW Transfers Lot To Orpheum Parent
- Thursday, May 24, 2012
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division has transferred a roughly 1-acre parcel to Memphis Development Foundation, the organization that operates The Orpheum Theatre, for $1.2 million.
The triangular-shaped parcel is bounded by South Front Street to the west and South Main Street to the east, behind MLGW property that fronts Linden Avenue to the south.
16. Actor George Hamilton Awarded Orpheum Star
- Thursday, March 22, 2012
Actor George Hamilton will be presented with a star on The Orpheum Theatre’s “Sidewalk of Stars” on Thursday, March 22, at noon.
Orpheum president and CEO Pat Halloran will present the star to Hamilton – also an author, producer, host and “La Cage Aux Folles” star.
17. Former Mazda Warehouse Sells for $13.5M
- Friday, February 10, 2012
The former Mazda North America Inc. distribution center in DeSoto County has been acquired by Hillwood Investment Properties for $13.5 million.
18. PRSA Names Halloran Communicator of the Year
- Friday, January 20, 2012
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America named Pat Halloran, president and CEO of the Memphis Development Foundation, its 2011 Communicator of The Year. Memphis Development Foundation operates The Orpheum Theatre.
19. Grizzlies Nominated for Regional Emmys
- Friday, December 02, 2011
The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the Memphis Grizzlies have been nominated in two categories in the 26th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.
20. Orpheum Looks South For Expansion Plans
- Monday, November 07, 2011
The show must go on even if the stage isn’t big enough, but The Orpheum Theater hopes to change that very soon.
Executive director Pat Halloran has announced plans to buy a Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division parking lot adjacent to the historic theater as the site for its new Performing Arts and Leadership Academy.
21. The Show Must Go On
- Friday, August 26, 2011
LIVE APPLAUSE. All are in the cast, all responsible for the experience, and all of us have a lot to show for it.
The lines may be drawn on a two-by-four to guide a saw instead of spoken on stage to guide an audience. The song might be whistled to accompany a hammer instead of sung to accompany a chorus. Equal parts sewing needles and director needling. Equal props for props and performances. Equal respect for those who guide you to your seat and those whose talent stands you straight up from it.
22. Halloran Receives Governor’s Arts Award
- Monday, April 18, 2011
Pat Halloran, Orpheum Theatre president & CEO, has received the Governor’s Arts Award for Arts Leadership. The award is given to those in the Arts Leadership category who have demonstrated significant support or participation in activities that foster excellence in, appreciation of or access to the arts throughout the state.
23. Economic Fair Focuses on Inner City
- Monday, June 28, 2010
The Mid-South Minority Business Council’s third annual Economic Development Fair begins Monday with three days of seminars and networking events at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
More than 220 exhibitors are taking part. This year the fair focuses on how corporations and economic development agencies are working to bring opportunities to businesses located in inner-city neighborhoods, said Luke Yancy III, executive director of the MMBC.
24. Bass Pro and Beyond
- Monday, June 14, 2010
"Adaptive reuse” is the term for what city leaders hope will happen at The Pyramid.
Throw in the Mid-South Fairgrounds and the Beale Street Landing projects, though, and “adaptive reuse” seems inadequate to define what is happening among the three concepts.
25. Familiar Names Highlight Orpheum Season
- Monday, March 29, 2010
Wicked witches, vengeful secretaries and friendly ogres highlight the upcoming 2010-2011 season of Broadway musicals at The Orpheum Theatre, whose president expects more laughter than tears from audiences.
26. Memphis’ Story Explodes Onto Broadway Stage
- Monday, October 26, 2009
The neon shines down on Beale Street every weekend, but on Oct. 19, Beale Street made its way to Broadway, as a Memphis-themed musical made its debut in New York.
“Memphis,” a highly anticipated, original Broadway musical, exploded on the stage of New York’s Shubert Theatre, highlighting the birth of a musical genre that changed the world.
27. After the Fall: The messy cleanup of Stanford Financial
- Monday, September 28, 2009
R. Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire now passing time in a Texas jail for his role in what U.S. regulators have called a “massive Ponzi scheme,” once told a roomful of his employees they ought to have three priorities in life.
28. Service First: Nonprofit orgs struggle to balance client needs with funding shortages
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Rahema Barber gazed into the void of the Power House. It looked as though all the art had been wiped away: blank walls, empty rooms and silent space.
What had been a center of creative energy was about to become a shuttered building once again – just six years after the nonprofit Delta Axis had transformed the old coal plant into a venue for contemporary art and film.
29. Behind the Scenes
- Tuesday, September 30, 2008
For television viewers around the world, it began with the host of PBS’ “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” intoning, “Good evening from the Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.”
30. Bar Gives Arnoult its Highest Honor
- Thursday, December 13, 2007
Some members of the Memphis Bar Association were concerned that last week's annual meeting luncheon might be overshadowed by Monday's appearance at a bar foundation luncheon by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
31. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, July 26, 2004
Grant Writing Workshop Held at the Radisson
Grant Writing Workshop Held at the Radisson
The Memphis chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Members presents Continuing Ed-Advanced Studies in Market Analysis from 8 a.m. to 5 p...
32. Archived Article: Beale (lead)
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Beale Street Gets Set for New Venues
Upscale club, other projects planned in anticipation of arena
The Daily News
Beale Street has seen many changes in its own character over the years. Now, changes in the neighborho...
33. Archived Article: Blues Ball (lead)
- Wednesday, September 20, 2000
The Blues Ball plays at Gibson Guitar Factory Gibson factory site of Blues Ball encore By Sue Pease The Daily News For a Memphis business desiring to raise awareness about its products and services, having a party, or rather "the" party of...
34. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Home values in the Memphis area continued to strengthen for the fourth month in a row, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Home sale prices remain strong, MAAR reports Home values in the Memphis area continued to strengthen for the...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 24, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 24-July 30 July 26 The Mid-South Coliseum board meets at 3:30 p.m. in the Coliseum boardroom. The Brooks Museum presents "Fitness and Finance: A Womens Perspective," sponsored by Merri...
36. Archived Article: Mac (bott)
- Thursday, October 22, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Romanos Macaroni Grill begins building new location Wolfchase restaurant to open in the spring By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction is about to begin on a Romanos Macaroni Grill in the Wolfchase area. Brinkers Corp. re...
37. Archived Article: Briar (lead)
- Wednesday, May 27, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Briarcrest school starts auditorium renovations By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A larger stage, more storage space and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system are part of a renovation project planned for Briarcrest Christian ...
38. Archived Article: Orpheum Lj
- Thursday, February 08, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Orpheum Theatre renovation funds reach $5 million mark Donations "coming out of the woodwork" for Orpheum Theatre By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Beginning this fall, Memphians will no longer have to travel to Nashville, St....