Jim Witter brings the music of Christmas to Bartlett
Updated 12/07/2013 at 12:02 a.m.
Growing up in a musical family in Canada, song was a huge part of the holiday celebration for Jim Witter. Throughout the season, if someone in the house wasn’t playing an instrument or singing, then there was holiday music playing ...
Collierville stage: 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever'
Published 12/05/2013 at 6:12 p.m.
The annual Christmas pageant gets a hilarious makeover in a new production being staged by the Collierville Arts Council this weekend and next at the Harrell Theater.
Casino Scene: Loverboy, Styx
Published 12/05/2013 at 12:30 p.m.
Eighties hitmakers Loverboy and Styx will be working for the weekend in Tunica.
DeSoto production of "Beauty and the Beast" has Broadway touch
Published 11/28/2013 at 7:59 p.m.
Local theater companies face a daunting challenge whenever they attempt to take on a production like DeSoto Family Theater’s new staging of the Disney musical classic “Beauty and the Beast,” which opens Friday and runs through Dec. 15 at the ...
Germantown Community Theater has flurry of holiday shows
Updated 11/29/2013 at 12:30 a.m.
Germantown Community Theater has a trio of presents for theater lovers this holiday season.
North Mississippi Allstars: Multimedia at Minglewood
Published 11/27/2013 at 12:30 p.m.
The North Mississippi Allstars have played a Memphis holiday show — always taking place sometime between Thanksgiving and New Year’s — for the past dozen years. But Cody Dickinson, the drumming half of the Grammy-nominated blues-rock brother act, says this ...
Kathy Mattea brings her Appalachia-inspired sound to Germantown Performing Arts Center
Published 11/21/2013 at 6:34 p.m.
Like most of the country music establishment, Kathy Mattea spent all this week preparing for Friday night's tribute in Nashville to the late singing legend George Jones.
Johnny Winter bringing his blues to Beale St.
Published 11/21/2013 at 2:34 p.m.
Twenty-five years after the Blues Foundation inducted him into its Blues Hall of Fame, blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter will at last accept the honor in person at a Hard Rock Café fundraiser for the Memphis-based organization.
Young Bartlett actors to showcase storytelling power of audio theater
Published 11/20/2013 at 6:03 p.m.
This week some kids in Bartlett have learned to look beyond what they can see to conjure stories in their imagination.
Guitarist Ed Finney's musical journey comes back home
Published 11/15/2013 at 10:15 a.m.
Ed Finney’s 50-plus year career playing music has taken the guitarist from Stax and the bars on Beale Street to the hottest jazz clubs in New York and San Francisco, and to the remotest corners of the world, including Morocco, ...
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