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Michael Donahue

Title: Memphis nightlife and area music writer
Contact: 901-529-2797 | Send Michael an email

About Michael Donahue

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Michael Donahue

Position History

  • Memphis nightlife and area music writer
    10/02/2008 - current

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Recent Work

  • Party Line: SRVS parties with "The Color Purple" Published 06/24/2013 at 7:32 p.m.

    Anita Ward, who recorded the 1979 disco hit “Ring My Bell,” was in the audience watching her daughter, Dominique Duarte, perform in “The Color Purple” on Sunday afternoon at Playhouse on the Square.

  • Party Line: Unicorn art from different points of view Published 04/08/2013 at 10:03 p.m.

    A unicornucopia of art works dealing with the mythical horse-like creature with a horn on its forehead were featured at The Super Epic Memphis Magical Unicorn Exhibition Show recently held at Marshall Arts.

  • Party Line: Rufus' kids reunite Published 09/06/2011 at midnight

    One of those musical happenings took place Sunday night during Center for Southern Folklore's Memphis Music and Heritage Festival. Children of the late Rufus Thomas -- singers Vaneese and Carla Thomas and their brother, Marvell Thomas, on keyboards -- reunited ...

  • Party Line: Radiothon kickoff Published 01/18/2011 at midnight

    Memphis celebrities, including basketball great Elliot Perry and WMC-TV anchor Joe Birch, participated in Celebrity Waiters Night last Tuesday at Buffalo Wild Wings on U.S. 64. The event kicked off the 20th annual Rock 103 Ronald McDonald House Radiothon.

  • Party Line: Holiday traditions Published 12/21/2010 at 12:04 a.m. 2 Comments

    The Memphis Junior Cotillion Club held its revamped Presentation and Holiday Ball Sunday night at The Peabody.

  • Party Line: Flip-flops, tank tops at Phoenix Club summer bash Published 08/30/2010 at 5:52 p.m.

    The invitation to Phoenix Club's "Party at the Palace" read "Attire is casual, flip-flop & tank tops (you get the picture)." "I didn't realize people were gonna take that to heart and actually wear tank tops and flip flops," said ...

  • Party Line: Sideburns for life Published 08/09/2010 at 5:46 p.m.

    Jordan Janawitz took home the gold -- or, rather, a colorful plaque bearing a picture of Elvis in a white jumpsuit -- after winning first place in the Mr. Sideburns contest at the 24th Elvis 7's rugby tournament. Players from ...

  • Party Line: Party over here Published 05/18/2010 at 12:03 a.m.

    The Memphis in May International Festival World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is one big party, but within that party are hundreds of little parties held by cooking teams.

  • Party Line: How sweet it is Published 05/11/2010 at midnight

    "La Dolce Vita" was the theme of the Art of Good Taste Grand Auction Saturday night at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In addition to the auction, where bottles of wine were sold for thousands of dollars under a tent ...

  • Party Line: Second Chance Prom time-travels to assist Neighborhood School Published 02/16/2010 at 12:03 a.m.

    It was big hair and spiky pumps for some women and mullets and checkered Vans for some men -- along with dated formal attire -- at the Second Chance Prom on Saturday night at Minglewood Hall.

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