Editorial Results (free)
1. New Daisy Renovation Signals New Era for Historic Building
- Saturday, July 25, 2015
With a national partner found in Live Nation Entertainment, the New Daisy Theater is getting all dolled up to host nearly 200 musical acts annually.
The job doesn't just call for a new coat of paint to cover the decades of graffiti: the historic theater at 330 Beale is getting a complete overhaul.
- Saturday, May 02, 2015
Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with a “Party in the Park” Wednesday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Court Square, at Main Street and Court Avenue. The event will include food trucks, booths, entertainment, giveaways and more. Visit ilovememphisblog.com.
- Friday, May 01, 2015
2015 Beale Street Music Festival will be held Friday, May 1, through Sunday, May 3, in Tom Lee Park. The kickoff to the Memphis in May International Festival includes more than 60 acts crossing every genre. Tickets are $40 each day. Visit memphisinmay.org/musicfestival for a lineup and more information.
- Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Orpheum Theatre will host Bob Dylan and his band in concert Thursday, April 30, at 8 p.m. at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at Orpheum-memphis.com.
5. Live Nation Buys Stake In Bonnaroo Music Festival
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation said Tuesday that it bought a controlling stake in annual music festival Bonnaroo.
The purchase will boost Live Nation’s portfolio of music festivals, which attract hundreds of thousands of people paying hefty ticket prices. Late last year, it bought a controlling stake in Lollapalooza.
6. Beale Panel Faces Conflict-of-Interest Questions
- Thursday, April 23, 2015
The new city panel that would guide the long-term development and possible expansion of Beale Street isn’t quite ready to begin work yet.
The Memphis City Council gave its conditional approval Tuesday, April 21, to Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s 13 nominees for the new Beale Street Tourism Development Authority provided 11 of them provide written statements swearing they have no direct financial interest in Beale Street businesses.
- Wednesday, April 22, 2015
JETS Memphis (Jet & Engine Trading Society) will host its second annual evening reception Wednesday, April 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, 191 Beale St. The commercial aviation business and networking event will include heavy hors d’oeuveres, drinks, and rock and soul music. Visit team.aero/jetsmemphis to RSVP.
8. Live Nation Beale Alliance Touted As Concert Comeback
- Thursday, April 02, 2015
On the sidewalk in front of the New Daisy Theater on Beale Street are two brass music notes, side by side. One honors the late Mid-South Concerts promoter Bob Kelley and the other honors Mike Glenn, the New Daisy’s long-time operator.
9. Malone Takes Early Vote In Mayoral Primary
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone took the early vote in the three-way Democratic primary for Shelby County Mayor.
The first results of the Tuesday, May 6, election night showed Malone leading rivals county commissioner Steve Mulroy and former Shelby County Schools board member Kenneth Whalum Jr.
- Friday, February 14, 2014
The Mid-South Sports and Boat Show will be held Friday, Feb. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 16, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The event will include boat and tackle vendors, and seminars for both children and adults. Visit midsouthboatshow.com for hours and ticket prices.
- Saturday, February 01, 2014
The University of Memphis will host its Black History Month opening ceremony and presentation of the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. James L. Netters Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Visit memphis.edu for a schedule of other Black History Month activities.
- Friday, January 31, 2014
Network of Memphis will meet Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Dixie Cafe, 4699 Poplar Ave. The women’s networking organization will host Mark Dean, executive director and CEO of Volunteer Mid-South. RSVP at networkmemphis.org by Friday, Jan. 31, at noon.
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Christian Brothers University will host a panel discussion titled “Let’s Talk About Race” Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. in Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. A diverse panel of CBU students will discuss their lives and dispel myths. Cost is free. Visit cbu.edu.
- 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.
- Friday, August 30, 2013
Business and Professional Women of Tennessee members will meet Friday, Aug. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at Jason’s Deli, 3743 Poplar Ave., to discuss re-establishing a Memphis chapter. The state organization is an affiliate of the BPW Foundation, an advocate for women on work-life balance and workplace equity issues. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 489-5481.
- Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The National Black MBA Association of Memphis will hold its Visionaries Breakfast Symposium Tuesday, April 24, from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the Tower Room, 5100 Poplar Ave. The topic is “Great Minds Don’t Think Alike.” Cost is $10 for association members, Leadership Academy members and MBA students, and $15 for nonmembers. Register at nbmaavbs.eventbrite.com.
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Show Me the Money (and the Strings): Things the Construction Industry Needs to Know about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ron Terry Center of First Tennessee Bank, 4385 Poplar Ave. The event is free. To register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or email@example.com.
- Friday, October 26, 2007
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold its annual seminar with workshops to help nonprofit organizations with marketing communications, public relations and advertising today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. Registration is $95 at the door, including breakfast and lunch. Contact Sally Baker-Brenner at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 748-8889 to register.
- Thursday, October 25, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Memphis Mayor Willie W. Herenton will present "Memphis: Achieving its Potential." Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Talk Shoppe presents "Snapshot of the Memphis Multifamily Market" today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
- Tuesday, May 08, 2007
St. Francis Hospital will host a luncheon for Memphis-area business leaders to discuss hospital quality ratings today at 11:30 a.m. in the St. Catherine's Room at St. Francis, 5959 Park Ave.
- Monday, May 07, 2007
Methodist Transplant Resource Center is holding its annual golf tournament, Transplant Fore Life Classic, today at 11 a.m. at Irene Golf & Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. The tournament is limited to 36 teams. For more information or to register, call 516-7993 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, December 05, 2006
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South holds its holiday party today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for members and $15 for guests. For more information, call 937-5532 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Friday, February 24, 2006
The Center City Commission's Board of Directors meets today at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Advanced Estate Planning Practice Update-2006" today from noon to 3:15 p.m. in the MBA Conference Room of the SunTrust Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Registration fee is $189; $99 for newly admitted lawyers and retired senior attorneys. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.
25. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, February 21, 2005
City Park Services Director Reveals Plan for Wolf River Greenway
Wolf River Conservancy Hosts Annual Meeting
The Institute of Real Estate Management presents IREM RES201: Successful Site Management from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the...
26. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, February 14, 2005
MBA Hosts High School Mock Trial Competition
YLD Hosts High School Mock Trial Competition
The Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association hosts the local district 2005 Tennessee High School Mock Trial Competition through F...