Memphis has always marched to its own beat. Pyramid in the skyline? Barbecue in an alley? Dancing ducks in a lobby? If we believe in it, we’re doing it. There’s always something new and exciting to do, someone with a story to tell, and an idea being put into motion around here – that’s what gives Memphis soul, and we’re proud of that. Stay in the loop by checking out what’s new and trending in Memphis, and don’t forget to share your story, too.

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5 Questions with Marco Pavé

Marco Pavé is a native Memphian, gifted storyteller, and standout musician. Since 2012 when he released his first series of freestyle rap videos, he’s been performing and creating within the local hip hop scene and sharing his passion for Memphis, Black folks, and all things music. Get a peek at Pavé in the Q&A below.   1. Have you always […]

Business

Inspired: Together #forStJude

In observance of World Sickle Cell Day, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is joining forces with some of the most uplifting voices and inviting online communities to come together for an inspirational celebration filled with music, comedy and conversations. The two-hour INSPIRE Together #forstjude livestream event on Thursday, June 18th (6-8 PM ET) will unite […]

Culture

How to Protest Safely During the Time of Covid-19

People locally and across the globe have taken to the streets in protest police brutality in the USA. With everything going on, it can be hard to also remember that we’re currently in a global pandemic. So how do you spread your attention across both? How can citizens stand up for what’s right and exercise […]

Memphis

The New Memphis Sound with David Porter

When legendary, GRAMMY-winning Stax Records singer-songwriter David Porter founded The Consortium MMT in 2012, his goal was to use his career success as a “door-opener” for the next generation of Memphis talent. “What hasn’t changed since the start of my career to now is the tremendous raw talent here in the Memphis community,” Porter says. “That raw talent won’t […]

Culture

5 Self-Care Tips to Protect your Mental Health During this Time

Amid a global pandemic and the onslaught of news related to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and others, 2020 has proved to be an exceptionally trying year, especially for the Black community and people of color. Whether you’ve been furloughed or lost a job due to the pandemic or cried out […]