Arts

5 Women in the 901 Representing in Film & Television

Women have been directing films from the beginning of cinema — and have continued to break new cinematic ground since.  Earlier on women sometimes had a good shot at participating, but as the studio system took shape, men largely muscled women out of directing, producing, show running and other key creative roles. Female directors persisted anyway, innovating techniques and tackling subjects once prohibited to their gender. This piece focuses on filmmakers that have innovated or pushed boundaries in some way. Thanks to a push for more women in this film and television space. 

Arts

Five Questions with Kendrick P

Kendrick P is a busy guy – between getting his music featured on BET and MTV to releasing his first album to advocating for gun safety, we managed to get him to slow down long enough to answer five questions for We Are Memphis Music.  Tell us about your album WYAF – how long have you been working […]

Arts

10 Memphis Podcasts to Check out in 2021

Everyone a good story – The truth is however that NOT everyone loves to read them. Memphis’ ubiquitous stories and experiences NEED to be told, and considering the diversity and culture of Bluff City, there will never be a shortage of tales to be told, opinions to be expressed, and advice to be given. Podcasts […]

Activities

10 Attractions Reopening in Memphis in 2021

Memphis is finally beginning to reopen many of the famous locations and attractions found around town after nearly a year of being closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Memphians and tourists alike have missed visiting the historical and beautiful attractions around Bluff City, and finally, as the vaccine is being rolled out, and doors are […]