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After-Summer Cardio with Jeff Black

December 11, 2017 - articles

by Jeff Black, ACE-CMES | blackcmes@gmail.com   Summer may be over, but keeping yourself healthy with cardiovascular activity shouldn’t stop with the warm weather. Many people begin doing cardiovascular activity to slim down for the summer and give it up as soon as the fall…

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Opening Tonight at TheatreWorks: Cabaret Noel III Sleighbells Ring, Are You Listening

December 8, 2017 - articles

Emerald Theatre Company Presents Cabaret Noel III: Sleighbells Ring, Are You Listening TheatreWorks  2085 Monroe Ave, 38104 December 8, 9, 10, 2017   Friday and Saturday’s at 8:00 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM All tickets are $15.00 and sold at the door Join ETC as we continue our annual sold out evening…

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“Works on Paper” Exhibition by Nathan Alan Yoakum

December 8, 2017 - articles

Works on Paper An Exhibition by Nathan Alan Yoakum You’re invited to explore the colorful new works by Nathan Alan Yoakum at Jay Etkin Gallery on December 15 from 6 – 9 PM. 942 Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104

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Cristina McCarter’s City Tasting Tours

December 7, 2017 - articles

story & photos by Chellie Bowman, Digital Media Manager, Focus Magazine   In 2012 Memphis native Cristina McCarter went on a food tour in Miami and absolutely loved it. She had been blogging about the local culinary scene here already and instantly knew Memphis really…

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Opera Memphis December Events: Mozart at U of M and Arts Against Hunger

December 5, 2017 - articles

  November 27- December 21. Donate at Opera Memphis and receive $5 off tickets! This holiday season, Opera Memphis is part of a group of arts organizations fighting hunger in our community. Please bring nonperishable food items to Clark Opera Memphis Center (6745 Wolf River…

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Laughter, Thy Name is Sister Myotis

December 4, 2017 - articles

by Kevin Shaw  | photos courtesy of Steve Swift    It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 15 years since the Memphis community (and world) was blessed with the angelic presence of Sister Myotis. Whether it’s in the theatre, at an awards show or just…

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Rock N Roll Hall of Famers to Play the Orpheum May 15

December 3, 2017 - articles

An Evening With  2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees ORPHEUM THEATRE        MAY 15 Tickets make a great holiday gift! Tickets on sale Friday, December 8 at 10 am at Ticketmaster.com; Orpheum box office. Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 # # #   EVENT…

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Cohen Recognizes World AIDS Day

December 1, 2017 - articles

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) made the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day on Friday, December 1: “This year’s World AIDS Day theme is ‘Increasing Impact Through Transparency, Accountability and Partnerships.’ We’ve made great strides in detecting HIV infections and extending the lives…

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Congressman Cohen Hails Approval of Mandatory Training on Workplace Rights for Members and Employees of the House

November 30, 2017 - articles

Congressman Cohen Hails Approval of Mandatory Training on Workplace Rights for Members and Employees of the House  WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) praised today’s passage of a resolution (H. Res. 630)requiring Members and Employees of the House of Representatives to complete anti-discrimination and anti-sexual harassment…

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Lucy J’s Bakery: At the Intersection of Delicious and Living Wage

November 30, 2017 - articles

by Melinda Lejman | photos courtesy of Tracy and Josh Burgess   Baked goods are a triumph all their own, and a delicious one at that. As a challenged baker, I view those with the ability to combine flour, eggs, sugar and a few other…

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