News

In partnership with Common Table Health Alliance, Vintage901 will be hosting its second Underground Low Country Boil on September 28.


BTH: Griz Prez on the Evolving Game of Memphis B-Ball

Sep 13, 2019

The Memphis Grizzlies have fed our city's sports hunger for a little over 19 years. Franchise President Jason Wexler joins WKNO-TV's Behind the Headlines this week with Daily Memphian reporter Chris Herrington and host Eric Barnes. 

 

WKNO-FM

Early voting starts today in the lead-up to the Oct. 3 City of Memphis municipal elections. Political analyst Otis Sanford says that candidates who make a strong showing in early voting usually seize the momentum for an Election Day win.

 

Susan Schadt Press

Memphis Reads presents panelists Charles Hughes, Geoff Calkins, and Zandria Robinson to help celebrate Memphis’ bicentennial by discussing the book, Memphis: 200 Years Together at 6 pm, Wednesday September 18 at Christian Brothers University Theatre and Thursday September 19 at McNeil Concert Hall at Rhodes College. The panels are free and open to the public and will be moderated by Shelby County Mayor, Lee Harris, and followed by a concert by Motel Mirrors, featuring Amy LaVere and John Paul Keith.


Pixabay

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health. One common misconception is that losing your teeth is inevitable. This is not true. If cared for properly, your teeth can last a lifetime.


Courtesy of the Stax Museum

What are the best--or, perhaps, most populist--songs recorded in the Golden Age of Memphis soul music? 

Last May, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music put the question to voters, in part to coincide with the city's Bicentennial. Stax director Jeff Kollath compiled a list of 200 tunes and asked people to check off their top picks on paper ballots and online. 

The museum recently revealed the top ten winners of the BiSOULtennial (our radio story explores the top five).

Katie Riordan


  

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is well known for its one-of-a-kind pediatric cancer research. Now, it has a one-of-a-kind tool that scientists say gives them the world’s clearest picture of cells on an atomic level, which could help advance some treatments for cancer. 

Jennifer Chandler

A tostada is basically an open-face crunchy taco. 


Rhodes College

“Spotlight on Lifelong Learning” is a weekly look at some of the exciting public conversations upcoming around Memphis. Host Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities at Rhodes College.


PBS

Beginning September 15, Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. The eight-part 16-hour series is directed and produced by Ken Burns; written and produced by Dayton Duncan; and produced by Julie Dunfey.


Pages