Housing Secretary Ben Carson Says Poverty Is A 'State Of Mind'

When it comes to poor Americans, the Trump administration has a message: Government aid is holding many of them back. Without it, many more of them would be working. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney said as much when presenting the administration's budget plan this week to cut safety net programs by hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 10 years. The administration also wants to tighten work requirements for those getting aid, such as food stamps, or...

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WKNO Features

A Big Easy Treat

May 2, 2017
Cafe du Memphis

For a taste of New Orleans, head to Overton Park this Saturday for Café du Memphis!


Mama Gaia

Give your diet a Spring-cleaning!


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

In his new book, From Boss Crump to King Willie: How Race Changed Memphis Politics, Otis Sanford examines the winning political strategy of E.H.Crump, at one time the most powerful politician in the state of Tennessee.


The Floral Table

Apr 18, 2017
The Garden District

Next weekend is Art by Design. 


Traditionally eaten on Good Friday, hot cross buns are a popular tradition for Easter weekend.


CentreStage Theatre

CentreStage Theatre presents "Judgment at Nuremberg," Abby Mann's theatrical version of his Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1961 Richard Kramer film, at Theatreworks, April 21-23 and 28-30.  Marler Stone directs.


Everything is Local

Apr 10, 2017

A retail store or restaurant may have only one location or multiple locations, but without finding the right location, and without proper management, your business may suffer.


New Ballet Ensemble pushes the envelope again with their remix of the classic Coppelia at their annual "Springloaded" performance, April 7, 8, and 9 at GPAC.


If you are like most of us, the tree is about the only thing that got trim over the holidays.


IKEA

Easter is coming up … and for us Southerners that means deviled eggs, baked hams, ambrosia, biscuits, and coconut cake.


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Tennessee Historians Are Still Tracking Casualties, A Century After World War I

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Delta Regional Authority Begins Pilot Program To Bolster Art And Culture

One of the state’s most culturally significant regions is receiving a boon to its arts and development sectors. The Delta Regional Authority announced that nearly $460,000 will now be available to innovators in the fields of art and culture through its Creative Placemaking Initiative. “Investments in our arts and culture sectors are an incredible contributor to our innovation, to our entrepreneurship, and having a more inclusive economy for our communities,” said Chris Masingill, DRA Federal...

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