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It's Ffitness Friday and today personal trainer Mary-Marsha Riley is here to tell us about her Back To School Bootcamp.
Get ready to duck, dive, slip, trip, and laugh your way through the hit and run 5k course . The Hit And Run 5k has also partnered with the Ronald McDonald House charities of Memphis. So you can have fun and support a great cause. Brandon Spevak is here to tell us how you can sign up.
Our next author has a book out titled "Fate At Birth". The book is about a young girl's encounter with lust, love, and loss. Lakisha Mitchell-Buffington is here to tell us more about it.
Our next guest is a local author, poet, and motivational speaker. She has five books out now that include "Love: Letting One View Everything", and "On The Way". Jessica Crenshaw is here to share more about it.
For all of you jazz lovers, there is now a straight ahead jazz magazine and a smooth jazz magazine for you to read. Founder Stephen Lee is here to share more about these online digital magazines. He's also apart of the Stephen M. Lee Trio.
Make up artist Carren McNeal is back with us today, and she's brought with her the regional education artist for Stila cosmetics, Sami Heacock. Stila cosmetics is celebrating its 20th birthday and tomorrow team members will be at Sephora Wolfchase. They'll tell us more about that and they'll also be showing us how you can transform your cosmetic wardrobe this fall with just a couple of products.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 22nd.
ServiceMaster employees are planning to volunteer their efforts across the country in the second annual "We Serve Day" this Friday. Here in Memphis---volunteer services will include assisting the National Civil Rights Museum, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Velvet Graham is here to tell us more about it.
Your invited to a Health & Fitness Night this Sunday at Autozone Park. Dustin Starr and Maria Garay are here to tell us more about this event.
Kids ages 13 and under in Bartlett, Cordova, and Olive Branch have a chance to receive college scholarships. And all they have to do is color. It's all part of the Cellular Connection "Color For College" program and Matt Leone is here to tell us how it works.
As your loved ones experience the physical and emotional effects of aging, most family members want comfort in knowing about their safety as they continue to live independently in their homes. Synergy Homecare opens the door to peace of mind by providing the high quality care your loved ones deserve. Brian Walker is here to tell us more about it.
The Orpheum's 20th annual Art Sale is this Saturday. The event will feature art from the area's top artists, wine tasting, and heavy hors d'oeuvres. This is the Orpheum's way of thanking local artists for their support of the theatre while providing Mid-Southerners the opportunity to purchase great works of art. Christina Torres and Lauren Steinkamp are here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 21st.
We're joined now by the owner of the European Wax Center . And she's here with one of her wax specialist, Christine Jarred to help show us what any waxing should include to ensure optimal skin health and lasting waxing effects.
Chef Jimmy Gentry from L'Ecole Culinaire is back with us today The school will be hosting a Carribean Sizzle Cooking Class on Friday, so he's helping us gear up for it with today's recipe.
Our next guest is here to talk about his stage play production of his book, "The Boy From The Ditch". The play will be held at the Kroc Center for three shows starting this Friday. Welcome Dennis Turner and his lead actress Nichole Jackson.
Our next guest is a woman of many titles. Dr. Dorothy Thomas is an addictions expert, a speaker, and a local author. "Down In The Valley" and "On The Outside Looking In" are two books under her belt and she's here to share about it.
The All Dance Everything Expo is taking place this weekend. There will be performances from all type of dance styles, including dance battles and a dance team competition. Ladia Yates is here to talk more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 28th.
We're back now to talk about creative ways to cook with pork rinds. Welcome Andrea of Aandrea's Cooktales
The "3 artists 1 yard" event is already in full swing. It allows local Memphis artists to play music as a way to connect neighborhoods. The group Artistik Approach performs.
The "3 artists 1 yard" event is already in full swing. It allows local Memphis artists to play music as a way to connect neighborhoods. The group Artistik Approach will be performing for us in our next segment, but before that---Caleb Sigler will tell us more about the event.
Time now for our "Digest On This" segment with Dr. Phillip Bowden from the Mid-South Gastroenterology Group. This weekend, Dr. Bowden is the honorary co-chairman for the Hank Aaron 2014 Celebrity Sports Weekend. Dr. Bowden, there are several events lined up for this weekend. Can you provide more information about the cause?
The Walgreen's Way To Well Health Tour is taking place in the Mid-South this week. Free health tests will be offered at designated stores each day through Friday. Therlow Hudson is here to talk about and show us some of different types of screenings that will be offered.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 19th.
The Make-Up Free Movement is taking over social media this morning. More than 12 million no make up Instragrams have been posted and hashtag "Woke Up Like This" has been used more than 500,000 times. But if you're not ready to go completely naked on your face - you can just go nude. ABC's Sara Haines has some tips on how to do it.
The Sigma Lambda Lambda chapter of Omega Psi Phis hosting their 10th annual Healthy Kids Clinic this Saturday at the Bert Ferguson Community Center. The free event will include health screenings, games, & physical activities. Dewayne Sweet and DJ Shingles are here to tell us more about it.
Our next guest is a local author with a book out titled "Why Ask Why?: When You Say We're Stupid Anyway". The book is about relationships that focus on men's insights on the opposite sex. Jamal Ellenten is here to tell us more about it.
The Arrow Academy of Excellence completed their first successful school year in 2013. And now that school is back in motion this year, they have added the 2nd grade. Dr. Raychellet Williamsom is here to tell us more about it.
A GLOW Production will be held this Saturday at the Buckman Performing Arts Center. It's an evening of ministry & entertainment. The production will include a gospel comedy, poetry, & play. Pastor Eric Patton, Angela Jones, & Kevin Phipps are here to tell us more about it.
Cycle 21 of America's Next Top Model is set to premiere on our CW30 station on today. And Memphis' own Adam Smith is one of the participants. Last week I got a chance to interview him via Skype from Los Angeles.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 18th.
It's Fitness Friday and today we'll learn how to do a full body cardio and muscle conditioning workout using only a step box. Personal trainer Roland Gennessey of Transforming Bodies is here to whip us into shape.
Our next guest is the founder of Music U, an online music platform where independent artists can gain exposure and music lovers can discover new artists. And speaking of artist, we have the band "The Stone Coats" here to play for you today. But first we'll talk to J.T Wilson to learn more about Music U.
If your kids like Legos - they are in luck. A new store, Bricks and Minifigs, features all things Legos. Owners Patty and Mark Guttensohn are here to tell us about it.
You don't have to travel very far to get a taste of the Caribbean. The Caribbean Association Of Memphis is hosting a festival right here next weekend. The group's president - Alvin Levy - joins us now to tell us all about it.
Number of celebrities are headed to tunica this weekend for the 15th annual Walter Payton Celebrity Scholarship Golf Classic. The tournament's director - Eddie Payton - joins us now.
Tomorrow is National Bratwurst Day. Andrea Letard of Andrea's Cook Tales is here to tell us more about it.
Welcome back to Local Memphis Live. "Love Calls" and "I Can't Stop Loving You" are two hits that topped the music charts for Motowns R&B singer Kem. He's going to be at the Stax Museum today for an exlcusive preview of his new album "Promise To Love." He's here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 15th.
Blues lovers get ready. The 12th annual Memphis Tri-State Blues Festival is this Saturday at the Landers Center in Southaven. This years artist include Bobby Rush, Mille Jackson, and Sweet Angel. Sweet Angel is here to perform ----but first we'll talk to her about her latest projects.
The Universoul Circus is coming back to town. Promoter Val Copeland is here to tell us what you can expect to see under the big top this year.
The owner of Angel's Beauty Spa is joining us today to talk the henna body art program she will be leading this weekend at the Collierville library. She will also be giving us a henna tattoo, and she brought a model with her today to demonstrate another popular culturall practice, eye brow threading.
New Choose 901 t-shirts are on sale this week. The shirts are made to create unity across the city and pride in our communities. Emily Cupples is here to share more about it and tell us about their new t-shirt design.
Playhouse On The Square will host "The Great Wine Performances" next week. The fundraising event is a part their 45th anniversary celebration. Your favorite characters will serve you wines while you test your knowledge of some of their most popular plays. Noby Edwards and Courtney Oliver are here to share more about it.
The annual Spirit Of SRVS event will be taking place next weekend. The fundraiser benefits people with disabilities. SRVS executive director Tyler Hampton and Spirit Of SRVS co-chair Frances Metheny are here to tell us more about SRVS and what you can expect at their event this year.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 14th.
We talked earlier this hour about August being Child Support Awareness Month, but it is also National Black Business Month. In light of that, we're happy to have the owner of one of the mid-south's favorite eateries, Uncle Lou's Fried Chicken on the show with us today. Mr. Louis Martin is here with his marketing director, Kelly Martin.
You are invited to take part in a Memphis Dishcrawl event happening tonight. The theme is "Bacon Lover's Delight" And if you are not familiar with a Dishcrawl , don't worry...Hollye Taylor is here to tell us all about it.
The Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation's annual Art Of Caring fundraising event will be held next weekend. The event features artwork donated by local artists, and the proceeds benefit the Baptist Trinity Hospice House and Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief. Penny Aviotti is here to talk more about the fundraiser.
A lot of people in Frayser are fed up with the violence in their community.
People are making a stink about the stench coming from hundreds of dead fish.
Mid-South homeowners are being targeted by crooks steps away from their front doors.
As we battle through the hottest days of the year, we are all trying to stay hydrated.
Rebuilding. People in Tupelo have been doing just that since the April 28th tornado.
The way power is made in Memphis is about to get cleaner.
An update tonight on 65 dogs and puppies rescued from a home in Tippah County, Mississippi.
JACKSON, MS - The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed it is investigating two cases of tuberculosis at two different casinos in Tunica. Both cases involve casino employees, and investigators are working to identify anyone who may have come into contact with the workers.
If you've shipped from a Cordova UPS store, your information could be at risk.
Testing of the backlogged rape testing kits has resulted in 22 indictments.
The city of Memphis is considering using eminent domain to acquire Raleigh Springs Mall for a $66 million mixed-use redevelopment project.
A freshman at Arkansas State University is in critical condition at Regional One in Memphis after being impaled by a golf club. It happened the night of Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Kappa Alpha fraternity house in Jonesboro.
The racial tension and police reaction in Ferguson hits close to home for many in Memphis.
Memphis Crisis Center reports a big spike in the number of crisis calls they have gotten since film actor, Robin Williams' suicide.
She's been warned. But one Memphis woman said it is a trip she must make.
The troubles in Ferguson are causing a ripple effect in Memphis.
So far this summer the heat has been manageable.
Want to pick up a bottle of wine on your next trip down the grocery store?
One of the most promising new developments in Memphis is not a new neighborhood at all.
It's hot, it's humid, and our air quality is suffering.
One of the most upscale neighborhoods in Memphis is being disrupted by a recent crime spree.
Curious about the future of the former Mid-South Fairgrounds?
It's sparked a hot debate across the country. How young is too young to be left home alone?
A crook is on the run after a robbery at a Family Dollar store in Raleigh.
Mid-south peanut butter lovers beware, some of the stuff in your pantry could be contaminated with salmonella.
A former administrative services assistant with the Tennessee State Museum took $61,892.04 in taxpayer money.
The MATA security guard accused in the death of a bus passenger, after pushing him, has been indicted.
An investigation is underway into a school bus crash in Midtown Memphis.
A new study finds a voucher program in Tennessee would not only benefit students leaving public schools, but also students who stay in public schools.
The escalating situation in Ferguson, MO has shed light on the militarization of civilian police departments in many cities across the U.S.
A reason to celebrate tonight for Shelby County School district.
Armored vehicles and tear gas continue to be used to control crowds of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week following the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager.
Time is running out to change the Memphis city retired workers' health insurance plans.
Thieves are targeting Mid-South storage units. They broke into five dozen at one East Memphis company. Renters at the A-AAAKey Mini Storage off Getwell near I-240 are filing police reports.
Crooks in DeSoto County are working to con you out of cash over the phone and on your doorstep.
Two local men whose job it is to dispose of medical waste, including unused medications, are locked up charged with stealing the products instead.
Memphis mayor A C Wharton said city programs to stop youth violence are working.
Memphis Police are asking for the public's help to find thieves who stole $400,000 worth of property from a Hickory Hill warehouse. The theft happened sometime between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on July 19, 2014 at the warehouse at 6005 Freeport.
Lorenzen Wright's motorcycle going up for auction
Property crime & domestic violence is down but major violent crime is up.
Hackers gained access to Community Health Systems network and stole data on 4.5 million patients nationwide.
MLGW crews will be working well into the week to finish repairs on a electrical cable system that caused a black out in a large part of downtown Memphis Friday night.
A Shelby County middle school missed the start of the football season because there was no equipment to keep the players safe. After cries from parents, school leaders are scrambling to ensure a season.
That will be $10 please. The city's most famous street now has a controversial cover charge. At least after midnight on Saturday.
Memphis leaders want answers. Mayor A C Wharton and Police Director Toney Armstrong are concerned about all the recent shootings and murders of young people in the city.
A petition drive for a constitutional amendment that would allow every county in Arkansas to legally sell liquor and beer ends Monday.
Kids gunned down in the streets of Memphis. In the last month, kids have been killed or wounded in 24 shootings.
For years, aspirin has been called a miracle drug and now a new study indicates it could dramatically cut your risk for cancer.
Too many jobs are being shipped overseas. U.S. Senator Mark Pryor said he has a plan to keep "American-Made Strong" in Arkansas.
Trees can add beauty and value to our homes, even reduce heating and cooling costs if they are properly placed.