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Former Chef Convicted in Child Abuse Case

A former Memphis chef with a history of violent behavior was convicted Monday of breaking his then-three-month-old son’s skull in 2015, according to District Attorney General Amy Weirich. A criminal court jury convicted Jason Doty, 45, of reckless aggravated assault. The conviction carries two to four years in prison. Since the victim was under age [...]

2017-09-25T20:18:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Bike Share Program Seeks Director

As Explore Bike Share (EBS), the bike share system bringing 600 bikes to the city in the spring, is getting off of the ground, its board of directors are looking for an executive director to run the program. The director will be responsible for strategic and operational responsibilities of planning, implementing, and operating the new [...]

2017-09-25T17:13:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Music Video Monday: Namazu

Music Video Monday hits the mini-links! Memphis two man metal band Namazu are dropping a new album this week, and to celebrate, they went for a round of mini golf. In their music video for "Bactine", they are having entirely too much fun. Aren't metalheads supposed to be serious and scowly? Whatever, dude. Let's hit [...]

2017-09-25T16:03:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

No Fun League (2017)

The news last week that the brain of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was damaged with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was disturbing, but in a ho-hum sort of way. Another dead-too-young former football player whose brain we would have described, not that long ago, as “punch drunk?” Pardon the lack of shock [...]

2017-09-25T15:53:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Tigers 44, Southern Illinois 31

"As long as they keep kicking 'em to me, I'm gonna keep returning 'em." Memphis sophomore Tony Pollard — a proud alum of Melrose High School — said this with a smile shortly after his Tigers completed their third victory of the season Saturday night at the Liberty Bowl. And why wouldn't Pollard be smiling? [...]

2017-09-24T05:07:00+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Grizzlies trade Troy Daniels to Phoenix

According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Grizzlies have traded Troy Daniels to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round pick. Included in the package headed to Phoenix was the middle of the 2018 second round picks of the Grizzlies, Hornets, and Heat, which means the Grizzlies essentially paid the Suns a second-rounder to [...]

2017-09-22T23:58:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Shakespeare, Ibsen, Angry Jurors, and Muhammad Ali: Memphis Theaters offer variety.

I'm glad CentreStage is dusting off Ibsen's A Doll's House, for a number of reasons. Mainly because I'm a nerd and I think, having ascribed to the usual conversations about this groundbreaking piece of modern drama, I may have missed some things, subtle and unnerving as a Roxy Music joint. Since this is a 150-year-old [...]

2017-09-22T22:55:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Listen Up: Louise Page

Louise Page timed the release of her EP, “Salt Mosaic,” so she would turn 24 during its release show at the Hi-Tone. “I love my birthday,” she said. “I don’t want to just throw myself a giant birthday party. I wanted to sort of do something fun with it. And it lined up really well.” [...]

2017-09-22T20:29:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Shelby County Recruits for a Volunteer Disaster Relief Team

In light of recent hurricanes and other natural disasters devastating parts of the country and surrounding areas, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) is recruiting a team of volunteers to help out in local emergency situations. The team will serve in the Reserve Program and will be trained in all aspects of emergency preparedness [...]

2017-09-22T19:33:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry News|
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