901 May 2015

The OTLS Cigarette Lighter Collectors Club will gather in Memphis for their 29th annual convention June 4th-7th. more

May 29, 2015 1:50 PM Columns

Happy Thursday! This weekend everyone is Italian at the Italian Festival. You might even find something of interest from your favorite Italian restaurant of yesteryear at auction. But you’ll never know if you don’t go. Enjoy your weekend. more

May 28, 2015 3:26 PM Columns

Graham,  a.k.a. “G3”

Justin Fox Burks

We’ve had more than a week to lick our wounds since the Grizzlies’ 2015 playoff run ended at FedExForum. But the beat continues, you might say, for Griz Nation. Among the fans you can count on seeing ... more

May 27, 2015 8:00 AM Columns

When Orpheum Theatre president and CEO Pat Halloran retires this December, he will have served the theatre for 35 years. In honor of his legacy, the Board of Directors of the Memphis Development Found... more

May 26, 2015 1:55 PM Columns

Overton Square celebrates 45 years with a weekend-long celebration of local music. more

May 22, 2015 12:33 PM Columns

In 1964 Johnie Hryhorchuk helped build the Roundhouse for revival.

Melody Weintraub

Happy Thursday! Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of summer. And to celebrate, Memphis is giving you some varied options including a sad farewell to the Sunset Symphony. more

May 21, 2015 3:01 PM Columns

In 2014, Memphis magazine’s parent company, Contemporary Media, Inc., worked with First Tennessee Bank officials to produce The First 150: The First Tennessee Story, a book commemorating the bank’s 15... more

May 20, 2015 12:36 PM Columns

Along with his new CD — Lucky or Strong — Caleb Sweazy has been picking up a gig or two around town when not handcrafting furniture or playing with his two kids. The album release party was held downt... more

May 19, 2015 11:00 AM Columns

Remember the late, great B.B. King with these three tributes. more

May 18, 2015 1:59 PM Columns

B.B. King, Hailed for Decades as the “King of the Blues,” Died Thursday night in Las Vegas. more

May 16, 2015 4:33 PM Columns

Register by May 31st for a free 30-day trial membership. more

May 15, 2015 2:15 PM Columns

You are what you eat. This woman’s profile suggests she is a hog about Memphis barbecue.

Lance Murphey/Memphis In May

Happy Thursday! The annual Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest dominates the weekend amid a toast to Broadway and American in Paris themed high-brow events celebrating a rich history of local theater. more

May 14, 2015 2:00 PM Columns

Contemporary Media was a big winner at the 2015 Green Eyeshade Awards, an 11-state journalism competition conducted by the Society of Professional Journalists. more

May 14, 2015 9:34 AM Columns

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and New Ballet Ensemble join forces for a free concert in Overton Park. more

May 13, 2015 1:33 PM Columns


Phillip Van Zandt Photography

Neighborhood bar crawl benefits the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County. more

May 12, 2015 1:30 PM Columns


photos courtesy Sheila and Mark Moody

An old Quonset hut that once housed the Wonder Horse Toy Factory has been renovated into a special-events space called — what else? — The Quonset. more

May 11, 2015 10:44 AM Columns

The Blues Foundation’s long-awaited exhibit is now open. more

May 8, 2015 1:04 PM Columns

Curated antique, vintage, and handmade marketplace held at the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum

Paige Miller

Happy Thursday! Take your mom on a trip around the world this weekend and never leave Memphis. Plans to travel from the Greek Festival to Memphis in May Poland exhibits to the International Guitar Festival start here. more

May 7, 2015 3:09 PM Columns

Promotional video released by the Tennessee Department of Tourism Development hits all the right notes. more

May 6, 2015 10:50 AM Columns

Johnny Cash

“Memphis Flyer” archive

The Midtown neighborhood could get a new statue of the Man in Black. more

May 5, 2015 12:52 PM Columns