On a given night in midtown Memphis one can find any number of different rock bands thrashing out riffs and tossing off lyrics as fast as the thirsty audience members pour down cheap beers. Amidst the dim lights, heat and discordant blend of conversation and sharp chord progressions emerging from venues like the Hi Tone, the Buccaneer Lounge and Bar DKDC there has been a group distinguishing itself over the course of the last year or so as one of the best up and coming rock acts in the city. Brash yet thoughtful, with bracing guitar and sing-a-long harmonies, there is not quite anything like them in Memphis or elsewhere.
MEMPHIS, TN – Pat Halloran, longtime President and CEO of the Memphis Development Foundation which operates The Orpheum Theatre, has announced plans to retire on December 31, 2015. Halloran joined the Memphis Development Foundation (MDF) in 1980 and will have completed 35 years of service at the time of his retirement.
The entire Memphis community was invited to celebrate with Billy Rivers and the Angelic Voices of Faith as they celebrate their 35th Anniversary during Labor Day Week-end with a special concert on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Golden Gate Cathedral, 3240 James Road in Memphis, where Bishop Edward H. Stephens, Jr., is the Senior Pastor.
Instead of gifts they may only use once, why not give them a year of exploring the Hidden Universe, discovering Wicked Plants, learning Animal Grossology and diving into the deep with Humpback Whales! At the Pink Palace Family of Museums, for $100 you can give all this plus more to a family of four.
GIFT CARD GIVEAWAYS TO SHOPPERS ON DECEMBER 6
A Total of 26 Randomly Selected Shoppers Will Be Surprised With Two Simon Gift Cards:
One to Keep and One to Pay Forward
This week the Oak Court Mall is hosting the Memphis Mistletoe Gala benefiting the Memphis Cultural Arts & Enrichment Center/Watoto Organization. So we decided to sit down with the founder of Watoto so that we could learn more about this amazing organization.