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  • Memphis Music Magnet pinpoints Soulsville

    February 05, 2016
    When the Memphis Music Magnet began as an arts-based revitalization concept in a University of Memphis classroom in 2008, there wasn’t a specific neighborhood in mind. But quickly the plan clearly focused on music and the... read more
  • Memphis Bears Hold Groundbreaking for Academy of Dreams

    January 26, 2016
    A local non-profit that focuses on giving kids in North Memphis something  to do through sports is one step closer to having their own facility. The Memphis Bears held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday afternoon for... read more
  • Community LIFT President attends Kresge Foundation roundtable in New York

    January 22, 2016
    LIFT President attends Kresge Foundation roundtable in New YorkEric Robertson participates in exchange of best practices, topic: Urban Revitalization NEW YORK, New York-January 21, 2016 Community LIFT President Eric... read more
  • Budding music ecosystem helping Memphis musicians ‘make it’

    January 19, 2016
    For Memphis musicians like John Paul Keith, the grind is not a catchy rallying cry or slogan. It’s a philosophy, a work ethic that allows musicians like him to earn a living dedicating themselves to their craft in one... read more
  • FREE Certified Income Tax Prep!

    December 16, 2015
    You don't have to pay for tax prep -- FREE certified income tax prep!For households with children earning up to $52,000 or households without children earning up to $20,000. Call to schedule an appointment today, 1-... read more
  • City begins taking applications for summer programs

    December 15, 2015
    The Memphis Office of Youth Services will accept applications for the Memphis Ambassadors Program (MAP) and Mploy Youth Summer Experience program through Jan. 15.To continue reading, visit: The Commercial Appeal. To apply... read more
  • Local musicians working with middle-school students

    December 15, 2015
    Musician Ryan Peel was supervising his students at Grizzlies Prep charter school as they cleaned up from a percussion class when one of them inquired about a record deal."He was like 'can you ask your boss?'"... read more
  • ArtsFirst Funding for 2016

    November 19, 2015
    ArtsMemphis is currently accepting requests for ArtsFirst funding for 2016; the deadline is December 1.ArtsFirst is the First Tennessee Foundation’s arts funding program administered by ArtsMemphis. ArtsFirst... read more
  • Will change at City Hall help Tray, others too young to vote?

    October 20, 2015
    A couple of weeks ago, Mayor A C Wharton stopped by Levitt Shell and said a few encouraging words to the crowd.It was another lovely autumn evening in Overton Park. Hundreds of Memphis, Midtown and music lovers — Wharton... read more
  • EDGE leaders questioned by Memphis and Shelby County officials

    October 20, 2015
    EDGE does not control who is hired by companies that receive local PILOTs, has issued far fewer PILOTs than has been publicly reported and can make changes to how it operates, but not without ramifications.Those were some of the... read more