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ArtsMemphis Bravo Party 7.22.10

Blues, spoken word, opera, food, wine and good people. That was last night at the Center for Southern Folklore for the ArtsMemphis Bravo Party. ArtsMemphis Bravo is a group of Memphians aged 21-40 that gather together about 10 times a year to see plays, art exhibits and music. Last night was the [continue reading]

July 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

HiTone w/Bulletproof Vests

I went to the HiTone tonight – for the first time! Been wanting to go ever since I moved to Memphis 2 years ago. It is the most popular spot for local bands as well as national acts. Back in the 1970s the building was Elvis’ karate dojo, so it was doubly special for me! Tonight [continue reading]

July 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

planning for U2011 Across America

I woke up this morning after a great, full night’s sleep with no plans except to go out tonight. I realize it is July 13th, which is the 25th anniversary of the Live Aid concert, which pretty much made U2. I get an email saying the Chicago U2 concert has been rescheduled for July 5, 2011. [continue reading]

July 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Summer Plans

After being disappointed by the postponement of the U2 tour and my entire summer plans being cancelled, I made a new plan. I still went on my roadtrip, but it was only 9 days instead of 2 months. So what to do with the rest of my summer? For the remainder of June, I’m going home to [continue reading]

June 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

ON THE ROAD last stop Shreveport

After a great day and night in a Dallas, we left this morning for Shreveport, Louisiana – our last stop on the roadtrip. After three and a half hours, we arrived at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on Elvis Presley Avenue where Elvis Presley headlined the Louisiana Hayride in the 1950s. [continue reading]

June 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

Vegas – day 2

Day 2 of Vegas was fantastic! Didn’t lose much at the slots, waited in lines a lot and saw NKOTB! We had breakfast at Paris. Our great waitor Dennis brought me panackes and the best unsweetened iced tea – so strong! We then went to the new Planet Hollywood casino, well new to us anyway. [continue reading]

May 8, 2010 // 2 Comments