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Memphis GLBT-Centric Troupe, Emerald Theatre Company, Turns 19

December 3, 2015 - articles

Memphis GLBT-Centric Troupe, Emerald Theatre Company, Turns 19 Thespian Den-Nikolas Smith had always dreamed of creating a theatre company. He started small by forming Lollipop Guild Productions and indeed found success. But at some point on the yellow brick road, Smith realized that a name…

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Casting Announced for Disney’s Newsies

November 23, 2015 - articles

Casting Announced for Disney’s NEWSIES Broadway’s Tony® Award-Winning Smash Musical  Memphis’ Limited Premiere Engagement Plays Tuesday, December 8 to Sunday, December 13 at The Orpheum Theatre   Memphis, TN – Casting has been announced for the Memphis engagement of Disney’s NEWSIES.   The Tony® Award-winning production will…

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Audition Notice for Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale”

November 9, 2015 - articles

Collierville Arts Council production Harrell Theatre, Collierville, TN Directed by: Jason Spitzer Music Direction: Joshua Quinn Choreography: Kathy Caradine PRODUCTION DATES: February 19-28, 2016 Fri/Sat shows @ 7 pm; Sundays @ 2:30 pm; possible shows Saturdays 2:30 pm + 3 school matinees at 10:00 am…

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Theatre review – carrie the musical

October 12, 2015 - articles

Carrie (Like the Bucket of Blood) Doesn’t Connect by Kevin Shaw I have to admit it. I was scared. Almost terrified. From my recollections, lots of people were frightened by what they saw and I wasn’t sure I could handle it either, but I had…

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Cooper Young Rocktober Music Series

September 10, 2015 - articles

It is Rocktober in the Cooper Young Historic District! In October, join us for a whirlwind showcase of some of the top local musicians in the area. Sixteen different solos, duos and groups will play at the intersection of Cooper and Young at the Gazebo…

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Nightlife Focus – Karaoke

September 9, 2015 - articles

by Andrew Woods | Photos by Joey Miller You walk into a bar that’s blasting out karaoke. Thudding bass. Screaming crowd. Suddenly you question exactly how you wanted this night to go. You’re lucky. You’ve walked into a bar where Jacob Rickert runs the machine. You…

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Disco Donnie Presents: Ruby Rose at The New Daisy

August 20, 2015 - articles

Ruby Rose Langenheim, better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and former MTV VJ. Rose emerged in the media spotlight as a presenter on MTV Australia, followed by several high profile modelling gigs, notably as the face…

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The Cooper Young Festival 2015

August 13, 2015 - articles

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 | 9 AM – 7 PM The Cooper Young Festival, hosted by the Cooper Young Business Association (CYBA), is Memphis’ most anticipated outdoor celebration. Held in Memphis’ largest historic district, the Cooper-Young Festival is scheduled for September 19th. In its 28th…

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