Christopher Blank

An illustration from Harper's Weekly shows the chaos of the 90-minute Battle of Memphis.

Image courtesy Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin Hooks Central Library

One hundred and fifty years ago this month, a one-sided skirmish that barely deserves its name — the Battle of Memphis — was fought by naval gunboats on the Mississippi River alongside our city. Bu... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Features


Jonathan Postal

The addition of Memphis College of Art’s gallery and grad school brings new life to South Main. more

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Can Playhouse on the Square reinvigorate the Memphis arts community? more

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