Checking on the Arts
1:51 pm
Fri May 22, 2015

"Faulkner's World" at Memphis Cotton Museum

Credit Martin Dain

Opening Thursday May 28th at the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange is "Faulkner's World," an exhibit of photos by Martin Dain.

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2:01 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

More Memphis Streets Should Honor Great Musicians

Dedicated to the "Father of the Blues," Handy Circle can be found on Google Maps (inset). But you won't find it if you take a walk down Beale Street. The sole street corner where Handy's name would be found says "Rufus Thomas Blvd."

Memphis is a city of legendary music and musicians. It's time our streets get some soul. 

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Life Matters
6:49 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Healthy Summer Cookouts

Credit Fotolia

Summer is almost here, which means cookout season is on its way, too.

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The Weekly Dish
6:49 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Tune Up for Grilling Season

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Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and kicks off grilling season.

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7:03 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

B.B. King Brought More than the Blues to Memphis and Indianola

Travis Crawford adjusts the letters on a marquee across the street from B.B. King's restaurant on Beale Street Friday morning.
Credit Christopher Blank


The great bluesman B.B. King died Thursday (May 14)  in Las Vegas. But in the two cities most associated with his life, his legacy is more than just the blues.

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