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Perre Magness

Looking for a tasty yet easy dish to bring to your next Holiday party?


Her Father's Music: A Redemption in Blues

Dec 12, 2016
Zandria Robinson

Zandria Robinson's father was a "complicated country contradiction." She loved his kindness, suffered his sins, and tried hard to understand what made him the man he became. In some ways, his favorite music was the ultimate guide to his soul. Robinson is a native Memphian and a professor at Rhodes College. Her story, "Listening for the Country," is excerpted from Oxford American magazine's latest music issue, now in bookstores.

When considering what to give for gifts this Holiday season … think about a locally made treat.


Jennifer Chandler

Today is National Giving Day!


First, I want to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving!


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

Three years ago, bass player David Parks teamed up with DjDnyce (K97) and created a “jam session” of local musicians. The event, called “Lyfe is Dope,” soon became more of a cultural attraction, bringing together hip hop visual artists, fashion designers and filmmakers. Parks, who now lives in Los Angeles and tours with the like of Justin Bieber and Jason Derulo, talks with us about the music business and what it takes to succeed.

 


 

Healthy Holiday Eating

Nov 16, 2016

According to the New England Journal of Medicine, people generally report a weight gain of three and a half pounds over the winter holidays, and holiday eating is mostly to blame.


Justin Fox Burks

Down here in the South, a Thanksgiving is just not complete without pecan pie!


A True Champion

Nov 9, 2016

A Champion is defined as a "victor in a challenge, contest or competition."


Is it ever too early to start thinking about Thanksgiving?


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