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- Thursday, February 25, 2016
Poplar Pike Playhouse will present the regional premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Thursday, Feb. 24, through March 12 at 7653 Poplar Pike. The “Under the Sea Party With Ariel and Friends,” featuring a character lunch, crafts and a framed picture with Ariel, will be March 5 and 12 at noon. Visit ppp.org for details and tickets.
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre will screen “Dorothea Lange” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. The screening is part of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, which runs through April. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
3. Timberlake Sings a Little, Dances a Little at Memphis Event
- Monday, October 19, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake sang and strutted his way through his induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, doing vocal impersonations of soul singers Al Green and Otis Redding, performing on stage with Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, and joking with buddy Jimmy Fallon.
4. The Soul of Memphis
- Tuesday, June 09, 2015
What if there was one place that could give a meaningful identity to a new generation of Memphians, preserve the sacred story of Memphis’ social and musical history and communicate the city’s soul to the rest of the world?
5. Because I Say So
- Thursday, April 02, 2015
“Ipsy dipsy!” shouts Ann Marie, Marlo Thomas’ character in “That Girl.” Trying to impress a judge in court, she mispronounces “ipse dixit.” Meaning “he, himself, said it,” this Latin phrase connotes a dogmatic, unsupported assertion.
6. Exhibiting Soul
- Tuesday, November 18, 2014
For more than a year, award-winning photographer and New York native Thom Gilbert has been shooting portraits of oil drillers in Texas, fishermen in Alaska, coal miners, cowboys, Detroit auto assembly workers – a group of people he refers to as “iconic Americans.”
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will hold its annual holiday celebration, featuring the Swing Time Explosion: Big Band Holiday Show, Wednesday, Dec. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
8. Soulful Synergy
- Saturday, December 07, 2013
What happened at the corner of McLemore Avenue and College Street in the 1960s is nothing short of extraordinary.
At the crossroads of segregated neighborhoods in South Memphis, two white business partners would open the doors wide to whites and blacks alike, who congregated to write and record songs that would set off a soul explosion heard around the world.
9. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names New Class
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
MEMPHIS (AP) – Johnny Cash, influential blues guitarist Albert King and soul singer Carla Thomas are among the 13 new inductees of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
10. New Vibe Connects to Soulsville’s Classic Sound
- Monday, October 22, 2012
When the music that helped define Memphis was being made at 926 East McLemore Ave., there wasn’t much thought about giving the music the grand sweeping depth of a symphony orchestra.
11. City’s Music Hitting Some High Notes
- Friday, June 08, 2012
THE MEMPHIS SOUND HAS A NEW GIG. Memphis has had plenty of superstars, but the beat behind them and underneath and around them, the bass they stood on, the lead they followed, the brass that announced them and made them royalty – that beat was a superstar all by itself.
12. Teens Awaken in Broadway Musical
- Monday, March 05, 2012
Love and flowers aren’t the only things that bloom in spring, at least according to an award-winning Broadway musical premiering at Circuit Playhouse in March.
In “Spring Awakening,” teenagers’ natural urges and unanswered questions combine in a rush of rock music to spell out the drama of becoming an adult.
13. Charity Finds Use For Unspent Gift Cards
- Thursday, January 26, 2012
Emily Thomas wants the neglected gift cards that have been languishing for months in your wallets, desk drawers and purses.
14. Preventive Care: It's Free, Except When It's Not
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
CHICAGO (AP) – Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. The nation's 1-year-old health law requires most insurance plans to cover all costs for preventive care including colon cancer screening. So Dunphy had the procedure in April.
15. Most American Airlines Fliers to See Little Impact
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – For most of the 240,000 passengers who fly American Airlines each day, the airline's bankruptcy filing should have little noticeable impact.
American continues to operate flights, honor tickets and take reservations. It says its frequent-flier program will be unaffected.
16. City’s Story Recounted in ‘Memphis 101’
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
A cross-section of native Memphians and Memphians by choice spent the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 9, exploring the stories that shaped the city during “Memphis 101,” a free, public event held biannually at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.
17. Stax’s Al Bell to be Recognized with Grammy Trustee Award
- Friday, February 11, 2011
Al Bell is a recording industry legend, responsible for shaping Stax Records and more specifically, the careers of Booker T and the MG’s, The Staple Singers, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Sam and Dave and The Bar-Kays, just to name a few.
18. Memphis Movement
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Memphis music producer Scott Bomar considers “Wattstax,” the concert documentary about Stax Records’ 1972 concert in Los Angeles, the “pinnacle of the Memphis music business.”
19. ‘Hairspray’ to Provide Big Boost for SRVS
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Controversial music, dramatic hairdos and original artwork combine to benefit people living with disabilities in an artistically unique kickoff event at Playhouse on the Square.
On Sunday, Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will offer the play “Hairspray” as part of its fourth annual prelude benefit that begins a summer of fundraising.
20. 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.
21. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
22. Archived Article: Briefs
- Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a
Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 650. Cost is $35.
For information, call Pam Pittman at 685-7500. Gary...
23. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, December 27, 2002
Local police prepare to saturate New Year's Eve roadways
Local police prepare to saturate New Years Eve roadways
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Several years ago in Mississippi, 9-year-old Carla Thomas and her grandmother were heading...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
John Koonce, Michael A
John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...
25. Archived Article: Stax (lead)
- Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Hold On - the City Council is coming with $1 Council considers Stax museum funding By MARY DANDO The Daily News A resolution appropriating $1.25 million in general obligation bonds for the Stax Museum will go before Memphis City Council at 3:30 p.m....
26. Archived Article: Redding (lead)
- Thursday, November 30, 2000
Mr Mr. Pitiful may be honored with park By MARY DANDO The Daily News The man who sang "Ive Got Dreams to Remember" and "(Sitting On) The Dock of the Bay" may have a permanent memorial in Memphis when Otis Redding Park is complete...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 01, 1999
March 2 March 2 The 18th annual Freedom of Information Congress will be held at the University of Memphis at 7:30 p.m. in the psychology auditorium. The speaker will be Jack Anderson, who will discuss investigative reporting and the role of journali...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 08, 1999
Feb Feb. 8 The Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert F. Sharpe Sr., founder and executive director of the National Planned Giving Institut...