901 June 2011

Although Barbie is no stranger to gold lame', she usually wears it in the form of a gown or cocktail dress. But not this time. Come July, the iconic Mattel doll will be dressed up like Memphis' own El... more

Jun 29, 2011 2:15 PM Columns

A man described as our city's "walking, talking baseball encyclopedia" will make a presentation on — you guessed it, baseball history — July 7th at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library to kick off the l... more

Jun 27, 2011 12:08 PM Columns

The originator and writer of the pet-related YesBiscuit blog  has received a warning letter from City Attorney Herman Morris Jr. Her offense? Starting a fund to provide medical care for some of the an... more

Jun 20, 2011 11:37 AM Columns

The world-renowned diva who calls Memphis home has accepted the position of Artist in Residence at the University of Mississippi's Department of Music for 2011-2012.Department chairman Charles Gates s... more

Jun 17, 2011 11:11 AM Columns

At the risk of coming across as sentimentally tone-deaf, I recently told a friend that Christmas would rank no higher than fifth on my list of favorite holidays. I love Santa Claus, have spent most of... more

Jun 17, 2011 8:48 AM Columns

Art and wine — a happy combination. Now local entrepreneurs Tovah and Chris Mitchell bring that combination to  Germantown, as they launch Painting with a Twist at 3116 Village Shops Drive.With a gran... more

Jun 14, 2011 10:26 AM Columns

A dozen years ago (gosh, has it really been that long?) a rather enterprising young reporter came to work for our sister publication, the Memphis Flyer. Phil Campbell quickly found a niche with his of... more

Jun 12, 2011 9:55 AM Columns

Several writers and designers at Memphis magazine and our sister publication, the Memphis Flyer, have been named finalists in the 2011 Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards. Conducted by the ... more

Jun 8, 2011 11:06 AM Columns

How many plants does it take to grow a pizza? That's one of many facts that young visitors can learn at The Delicious Dining exhibit on display at Memphis Botanic Garden through mid-October 2011. With... more

Jun 3, 2011 3:10 PM Columns

On Wednesday, June 15th, at 7 p.m., a special screening of the independent documentary Beyond the Myth will be held at Malco Studio on the Square. Focusing on pit bulls and those who love and defend t... more

Jun 2, 2011 2:42 PM Columns

"Yes, you're from South Memphis. Yes, you’ve always been underdogs. No one has handed you a thing. But that also means that whatever you accomplish in your lives, you’ll have earned it. Whatever rewar... more

Jun 1, 2011 2:02 PM Columns

Described as a veteran domestic violence advocate, Olliette Murry-Drobot has been chosen executive director, effective June 20th,  of the Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County.Chip Dudley,... more

Jun 1, 2011 11:09 AM Columns