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The Orpheum Soiree: A Whimsical Night Inspired by Willie Wonka

When Charlie found a Golden Ticket in the classic tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, he is transported into the fanciful world of Willy Wonka. Guests at this year’s annual Orpheum Soiree will experience a magical evening of delectable dishes, specialty cocktails, and fantastical fun on Friday, November 15.

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Carnival Memphis 2018

HIP HIP HOORAY! The 87th Anniversary year of Carnival Memphis was another great success,raising money for the community and having fun doing so. Led by the organization’s first female President, Ginger Collier. King Jim Taylor and Queen Ellen Horn presided over a Royal Court consisting of thirty Princesses, including Ladies of the Realm from as far away as Chicago, IL. …

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Praying for Change

April 1 ushers in the 2018 Eastertide season, along with numerous 50th anniversary events marking the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4th. As our city reflects on this spiritual time and remembers the tumultuous events of the 1960s, a new book by Carter Dalton Lyon shares the story of activists who took a stand for inclusion …

Things To Do Over the Break!

By Grace Gage 1. Start off your holidays the right way with a drive through Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park! With more than 1.5 million lights illuminating the Memphis night sky, Starry Nights is the biggest annual drive-through holiday light show and festival in the Mid-South. This year, International Paper Starry Nights features a completely new light show that …

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Noshing, Sipping & Giving

Ryan explained that his involvement in the MFWF is about sharing the culinary arts as well as giving back. “FedExFamilyHouse is such an important part of Le Bonheur and the patients they treat. It’s easy to think about the costs that the medical treatment puts on a family, but often times it’s the hotel stays, the food, and definitely the emotional …

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#4Music Spotlight: Mak “Makky” Kaylor

How lucky are we to live in a city where live music plays virtually every night! Today we’re shining a #4Music spotlight on singer/songwriter Mak “Makky” Kaylor and The Swanky South Players who have an upcoming show at Lafayette’s next Sunday. As a proud Memphian, Makky began his career playing at local music festivals and venues across the mid-south in …