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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For dcp) The 2018 American Music Awards were a bit underwhelming, but the Aretha Franklin tribute did not disappoint. Performers sang songs from Aretha’s 1972 Amazing Grace album, which is still the best-selling gospel album of all time. EXCLUSIVE: Rickey Minor on prepping Aretha Franklin tribute for...
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WIDE RELEASES Bad Times at the El Royale (R for profanity, drug use, graphic violence and brief nudity) Suspense thriller revolving around seven strangers in search of redemption who rendezvous at a rundown hotel in Lake Tahoe. Co-starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Cynthia Erivo...
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The Mempho Music Festival lived up to its “food, music and nature” theme this year as fans gathered for the second annual event at Shelby Farms last weekend. The two-day event kicked off Saturday with several major acts performing for fans in an intimate setting, while being surrounded by the...
Directed by Ruby O’Gray, “A Trio of Comedies Written by Women” will run debut Oct. 12 and through Oct. 14 at TheatreWorks @ the Evergreen located at 1705 Poplar Ave. The Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis Production is being hosted by the Bluff City Theatre Company. ‘Save Me A Place at...
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Angela Bassett continues to be the picture of health and an inspiration to women everywhere thanks to the powerful roles she plays and the unwavering beauty and grace with which she lives her life. The actress recently opened up to TheGrio about an issue that’s very...
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The 2018 incarnation of the Indie Memphis Film Festival will feature a full slate of films, including five world premiere screenings and one U.S. premiere screening during its Nov. 1-5 run. With many of the filmmakers in attendance, there also will be special presentations such as “Cabin Boy” with Chris...
Kirk Whalum travels the world playing concerts in venues of all kinds, but he brings his talents – and his friends – home to Memphis with a music series entitled Kafé Kirk beginning October 7 at the Halloran Centre. Part of the On Stage at the Halloran Centre series, Kafé...
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PASADENA, Calif. – Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run II Tour – a Mr. and Mrs. affair primed to show off the power of two, rather than the transcendent talent of one or the other – landed at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. last Sunday night (Sept. 23). On...
Kirk Whalum travels the world playing concerts in venues of all kinds, but he brings his talents – and his friends – home to Memphis with a music series entitled Kafé Kirk beginning October 7 at the Halloran Centre. Part of the On Stage at the Halloran Centre series, Kafé...