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December-2011

Don Trip’s heartfelt plea for his son becomes a musical sensation — and helps his own healing process. more

Arts

Sullivan, de Waal, and Leibovitz take a look. more

Arts

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Arkansas State’s Hugh Freeze destroys football coaching myths. more

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Brandon Dill

Experts ponder ways to make better use of Tom Lee Park. more

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photographs by Don Perry

James Davis Ladies Night - November 10, 2011... more

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photographsy by Evarist O'Neil

Opening Night Cast Party for Puccini’s Tosca... more

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Justin Fox Burks

Fine dining at Felicia Suzanne’s stays true to its splendid chef’s farm-fresh Southern roots. more

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PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS: MS RIVER BY © Eric Hinson | Dreamstime.com; OBAMA by © Dubesor | Dreamstime.com; SHANE BATTIER BY LARRY KUZNIEWSKI

Some years are more memorable than others. more

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Jonathan Postal

After five years, Hattiloo Theater's Ekundayo Bandele has built a major civic institution from the ground up. more

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Brandon Dill

If you think slavery is a thing of the past, listen to Ryan Dalton. more

Columns

I've never been one to think Bloody Marys need to be saved for brunch. For me, the veggie centric cocktail works any time, most recently about 5 p.m. on Christmas when I was cooking dinner. I m... more

Dining

Our tree is beautiful, and my paper whites are blooming in time for Christmas. Still, I’m dreaming of food. Here’s why:   Instead of shopping after work, we opt for dinner at Andrew Michael... more

Dining

The sister of murder victim Emily Fisher has been informed that the next court date for Alfred Turner has been reset from December 15th to January 6th.  Turner was convicted  of facilitation of fel... more

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PHOTO COURTESY BENJAMIN HOOKS CENTRAL LIBRARY

Times have changed. Half a century ago, Santa didn't have to trek back and forth to his workshop at the North Pole when he needed to refill his bag with toys for Memphis boys and girls. And neither... more

Ask Vance

For me, chilly December weather prompts a craving for Thai food, and nothing satisfies that food itch like Emerald Thai Restaurant, located on Mt. Moriah across the street from Neely's Bar-B-Que. ... more

Dining

One of the very best things about this time of year is enjoying retailers' holiday displays. The creativity that is put into the visuals is always festive and celebrates fashion as its highest art ... more

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Memphis has always had more than its share of colorful characters. Here's the latest example: While rummaging through an old bookstore years ago, I turned up this old black-and-white postcard for "... more

Ask Vance

Union Avenue, as you may know, was once a fine residential street, lined with grand homes, though it really takes quite an imagination to picture it that way. During the 1940s and 1950s, especially... more

Ask Vance

I’ve come to relish surprises this time of year. Something unforeseen, unexpected, even unintended. And this has nothing to do with objects wrapped in shiny, multicolored paper. Or an overstuffed s... more

Columns

It's been a long, hard road to justice — forget closure — for the family of Emily Klyce Fisher, who was murdered in her Central Gardens home in February 1995.  And the one person sent to prison for... more

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