Editorial Results (free)
1. Promoters Exporting Authenticity Of Memphis Music in Another Way
- Tuesday, September 12, 2017
A new 5,000- to 6,000-seat concert venue at Graceland by early 2019 is competition. But it probably brings more customers to the overall market for concerts in the city, says the founder of Music Export Memphis, the city’s export office for the music business.
2. Last Word: The Amazon Competition, Millington Shelters and Grizz Ownership Drama
- Friday, September 8, 2017
With a social media post Thursday morning, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the city is ready to compete in a very public competition for the $5-billion second North American headquarters Amazon.com announced earlier Thursday. Some context here. The $5 billion investment by Amazon in what it calls HQ2 compares to the $9 billion St. Jude is investing in its expansion including about $1 billion in capital costs and the rest research, technology and other development costs included in what is more than a physical expansion.
3. Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence Adds 4 to Board
- Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence has added four members to its board of directors.
The new members are Olliette Murry-Drobot, executive director of the Family Safety Center; Kiesha Davis, director of grant-making and capacity building at Memphis Music Initiative; Bonnie Hollabaugh, director of development for Christ Community Health Services; and Pat Mitchell Worley, owner of FanfareCR.
4. Grizzlies, Indie Memphis Team Up to Help Filmmakers
- Monday, September 26, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies and Indie Memphis has joined forces to award five cash grants of $3,000 each for short films to be produced about the female Grizzlies experience, with the five winning films to premiere at the 2017 Indie Memphis Film Festival.
5. Memphis Musician Loan Program Awards First Loan
- Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Memphis musician and Beale Street fixture Eric Hughes is finishing his latest album with help from a non-traditional source.
6. The Grind
- Saturday, January 16, 2016
For Memphis musicians like John Paul Keith, the grind is not a catchy rallying cry or slogan. It’s a philosophy, a work ethic that allows musicians like him to earn a living dedicating themselves to their craft in one of the most important music cities in the world.
7. Despite Rhetoric, Florida Game Critical for Tennessee's Butch Jones
- Saturday, September 26, 2015
Tennessee’s Butch Jones will coach the biggest game of his three-year tenure with the Vols – and probably the biggest of his entire coaching career – at Florida on Saturday.
Like it or not, Jones is carrying the weight of UT’s 10-game losing streak to Florida on his shoulders.
8. Pera Elected Vice President of Tennessee Bar
- Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Lucian T. Pera, partner in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese LLP, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association and will automatically become president of the organization in 2017-2018. Pera, who joined Adams and Reese in 2006, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, media law, and legal ethics and professional responsibility.
9. With Dobbs at QB, Vols Look Set for Bowl Season
- Saturday, November 8, 2014
As the jubilation settled this week, the University of Tennessee’s football team and its fans still savored last Saturday’s 45-42 overtime victory at South Carolina.
This week’s open date is so much sweeter for UT (4-5, 1-4 SEC) because of the stunning comeback victory.
10. Is This the Year the Vols Stomp the Chomp?
- Saturday, October 4, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Much has happened since Tennessee placekicker James Wilhoit booted a 50-yarder with seven seconds remaining and the No. 13-ranked Vols beat No. 11 Florida 30-28 at Neyland Stadium.
11. Memphis-Made Video Stars ‘Two Kings’
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
A new music video recently filmed in Memphis features the unlikely duo of veteran country artist Pam Tillis and Memphis native and rising rhythm and blues star Kris Thomas.
12. Mitchell Worley Nominated for Billboard Mag List
- Monday, December 12, 2011
Pat Mitchell Worley, Memphis Music Foundation director of development and communications, recently was nominated for Billboard’s Women in Music 2011, put together by Billboard magazine.
13. Hattiloo Theatre Hosts Black Arts Symposium
- Thursday, July 7, 2011
Hattiloo Theatre, a nonprofit black repertory theatre at 656 Marshall Ave., will host a Black Arts Symposium Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Friday, May 13, 2011
The Baccalaureate Service for the 162nd Session of Rhodes College will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
15. 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.
16. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Performance Excellence Association of the Mid-South will hold a lunch and learn series today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelby County Training Auditorium in the Peggy Edmiston Building, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Lunch is $7 for members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information, e-mail Harriet Browning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber’s Metro Business Council will hold the annual Fall Sales & Marketing Summit today at 11:30 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The theme will be “Winning Strategies for Winning Clients” and will feature a panel of sales and marketing specialists. For more information, contact Angela Michaels at email@example.com or 543-3546.
- Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “A Health Care Provider’s Guide to Navigating Employment and Labor Issues” today from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the firm’s Downtown office in the First Tennessee Building, 165 Madison Ave. Cost is $50. For more information and to register for the event, contact Esther Stone at 577-8125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, August 19, 2008
The East Memphis Kiwanis Club will meet today at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Gigi Lee with Wings Cancer Foundation will speak. For more information or reservations, e-mail Mathis Young at email@example.com.
- Thursday, November 30, 2006
The Memphis Advertising Federation meets today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Ira Babin, director of marketing for the Louisiana Office of Tourism, is the guest speaker. The event is free for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.
22. Rhodes College Singers Perform at Calvary and the Arts
- Monday, November 27, 2006
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers a free tax preparer seminar from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Attendees will hear from speakers from the IRS, the U.S Department of Treasury and the Social Security Administration. For more information, visit www.irs.gov.
- Monday, November 20, 2006
Theatreworks holds an opening night performance for "24/7 Café," a play by Ruby O'Gray, Friday at 8 p.m. at 2085 Monroe Ave. The performance runs through Dec. 3. Friday and Saturday performances take place at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 3 p.m. The play, which is set in South Memphis in 1967, focuses on social and romantic issues. Call 946-6140 or visit www.theatreworks.org for ticket information.
24. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
25. Former Mayor Hackett Tapped For CEO Post at Children's Museum
- Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Richard C. "Dick" Hackett has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the Children's Museum of Memphis. Hackett officially will take office July 17. Hackett served as mayor of Memphis from 1982 to 1992. He also served as senior vice president at ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, for nine years after his mayoral term.
26. Arts Council Beefs Up Fund-raising Staff
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
The Greater Memphis Arts Council has added Emily Patterson and Pat Mitchell Worley to its development and fund-raising department. Patterson, formerly the director of grants and business development for the group, has been named the council's directo
- Monday, December 12, 2005
The board of directors of Mpact Memphis meets at 6 p.m. today at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Contact Pat Mitchell Worley at 312-7760.
Memphis City Schools breaks ground on a new building for Manassas High School at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the site of the new building at Manassas and Wortham streets. Call 416-5300.
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Matt Weber, vice president of Protective Life Insurance Co., is the guest speaker. For reservations, contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.
29. Mpact Memphis Hosts Career Workshop
- Monday, July 18, 2005
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center hosts "Job Searching on the Web" at 6 p.m. at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Call 415-2722 to register.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women presents "Does One Calorie Level Fit All?" from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital, located at 6225 Humphreys Blvd. The seminar offers participants tips and guidelines on leading a healthy lifestyle. Call (800) 4BAPTIST or 227-8478 for reservations.
30. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 10, 2005
Memphis Standout - Alberto Gutierrez
Community Activist Promotes Citys Music Heritage
LANE GARDNER CAMP
The Daily News
Memphian Pat Mitchell Worley loves the citys blues music legacy.
I just know what moves me and what makes my soul s...
31. Archived Article: Mpact (lead)
- Friday, October 1, 2004
Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential
Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential
Group helps recruit new professionals, retain area grads
The Daily News
Mpact Memphis is definitely living up to its name. The organization is making...