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Results tagged with 'Memphis'

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Walking in Memphis, appreciating Summerfest

Published May 7, 2014

Over the weekend, I spent four great days in Memphis, Tenn., in part to take in the 2014 Beale Street Music Festival. I had a great time in the city, but it reinforced just how special Summerfest is as a music event.


Doubters need to watch thrilling NBA playoffs

Published April 25, 2014

Sit down in front of your TV and watch two or three of the NBA playoff games going on right now. I don't care which ones. Any series at all will suffice. I'm confident that what you see will amaze you.


Local artist creates Pope's portrait from condoms

Published March 17, 2013

Shorewood's Niki Johnson, a MIAD instructor and artist, recently finished a piece called "Eggs Benedict," a portrait of the pope made from 17,000 colored, non-lubricated condoms.


"Memphis" gets under your skin

Published Jan. 9, 2013

It doesn't take long for the cast of "Memphis" to let you know what the show is all about. Almost the very first lyrics sung by the smooth-talking Delray set the whole evening up clearly. From that point on the Tony Award-winning musical "Memphis," which opened a week-long run last night at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, gets under your skin and into your blood in the way few plays, much less musicals, ever do.


Coming soon: "Memphis"

Published Dec. 22, 2012

The question of when rock and roll really began has been argued about for decades, but most music historians believe the music that became rock and roll began on Beale Street in Memphis. The story of Beale Street is coming to Milwaukee with the Jan. 8-13 run of the award-winning "Memphis" at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

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Sleepless In Memphis

Thursday February 5th, 2009 - Memphis, TN It was a balmy 3 degrees as I got up at exactly 3am to pack my car for the drive down to Memphis this week. One of my comedy friends is having marriage hiccups and wanted to get out of the house for a few days and asked if I minded if he came alo...

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