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It's Fitness Friday, And as always we hope you're ready to work out with us. Benton Wilbanks with the Next Level Pilates joins us today.
If you haven't had the chance to dine at the Capital Grille here in Memphis, you are missing out. Here to tell us more about the high end restaurant is managing partner Craig Patton along with Executive Chef Partner John Leichty who's here to cook one of their menu items.
Miss Gay Tennessee America is taking place next weekend at the evergreen theater here in Memphis. Here to tell us more about the state pageant is PJ Newton.
Next weekend is the FedEx Rock-N-Roll Ride, a two day cycling event that raises money to support people living with multiple sclerosis. Kerry Hayes with Boscos Cycling is participating in the event. He joins us now to tell us more about it.
Melodic grooves and mellow tunes will be flowing down Beale Street this weekend. The 5th annual "Pianos In The Park Jazz Fest" is this Sunday at W.C. Handy Park. Jazz keyboardist Bobby Lyle, saxophonist Dr. Bill Hurd, and jazz band Prime Cut will be performing at the festival. Prime Cut is here today to give us a little sneak peek in just a minute. But first Dennis Adams with Strictly Jazz Entertainment is going to tell us more about the jazz festival.
Tomorrow is National Holistic Pet Day. Brittany Gilliam, the regional manager at Hollywood Feed, joins us now along with her dog Frank to talk about providing a holistic life for your pets.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 29th.
The Salon Affiliation is known as the World's beauty industry business and social network. It is now being launched here in Memphis. Here to explain some of the benefits is Angela Brown.
The inaugural Southern Heritage Classic Business Conference will be held next month. The conference is open to the public and will be free. Mary Bright is here to talk about the sessions that will be offered.
You just heard from Beka Desantis and her band "Union Avenue". Beka is singer and songwriter for both pop and contemporary worship music. She also recently won the pop category of the American songwriting awards for her original song entitled "Magnetized" She'll be performing with her band again in just a just a bit, but first we wanted to give her a chance to talk more about her music and her upcoming performance at the Delta Fair.
There are more than 50 music performances this fall at the University of Memphis. The lineup includes a Mozart opera, a live-music showing of the 1931 film Frankenstein, and a Bassoon-A-Palooza concert. Dr. Randal Rushing is here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on August 25th.
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.
A stolen truck was found in the Arkansas River nine years after it went missing.
An Amber Alert has been issued for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard.
Starting on Labor Day, city workers will shell out 24% more in health benefits.
Donald Gwiin is in custody after Memphis police say he forced a woman to preform oral sex before robbing her at gunpoint.
A one-alarm fire at the Super 8 Motel on Lamar and Winchester in Southeast Memphis closed part of Lamar and left many people without a place to stay on Sunday.
Sumo wrestlers took the stage at the Delta Fair on Sunday.
The housing market shows signs of improvement as home sales rise in Arkansas.
The University of Memphis Tigers blew out Austin Peay in their first game of the season.
The Memphis Music and Heritage Festival showcases and celebrates the music, culture, arts and rhythms of the Memphis-Delta region.
Business owners in Ferguson, Missouri, say they don't know when they'll feel safe to repair damage left by looters and vandals.
The Annual Delta Fair is going on now at the Agricenter in Memphis.
To celebrate Greyhound Bus’ Centennial, the company embarked on a nearly 40-city centennial tour.
A spokeswoman for MATA says they are making great progress on repairing the trolleys.
As the worst Ebola outbreak in history continues to spread through West Africa, health officials are scrambling to find a means of containment.
Two juveniles are facing multiple charges after robbing an Arkansas Arby's and holding three employees at gun point for more than two hours on Saturday.
About 150 teams gathered in Clinton, AR on Saturday to compete in a Labor Day Weekend tradition.
In November, Arkansans decide if alcohol can be sold in every county in Arkansas.
Students at an Arkansas high school are frustrated they can no longer hold signs of religious faith on campus.
Labor Day weekend is upon us and Memphis is a melting pot of things to do starting Friday night. Everything from music, food, football, and movies.
Construction on the long awaited outlet mall in Southaven is delayed again.
On this Labor Day weekend, some bad news for those folks who labor for the city of Memphis.
A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.
More manpower to keep Southaven safe. Southaven police chief Tom Long spoke in front of aldermen and residents during a budget meeting this week.
To the rest of the world, September 1st is just another day. This year in the United States it also happens to be Labor Day. In Memphis it is a chance to celebrate ourselves and what we love about living in the 901 area code.
CrimeStoppers of Northeast Mississippi and the Benton County Sheriff's Department need your help in solving a murder.
A county wide swearing in of all elected Shelby County officials. Including Shelby County School Board members was held Friday morning.
No need to hit the road this Labor Day weekend. Take a staycation and enjoy all of the activities the Mid-South has to offer.
The doctors are not going anywhere. That is the message from county leaders tonight regarding the closing of Crittenden County Regional Hospital.
New information about a Berclair mobile home park that was being forced to shut down.
The problems with the Veterans Administration Hospital are spreading.
The violent Memphis summer is resulting in people fighting back.
Students at Anthem Career College may have to find a new place to learn. The college is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
More than a hundred students in Mississippi skipped class Thursday to protest the firing of their principal.
Dozens of people came to the Frayser Exchange Club as six community groups announced a new effort called the Frayser Success Zone. The goal is to identify how to help children succeed and grow up in a safe neighborhood.
It is not the best choice for hydration during the summer, but we know many are grabbing a cold beer to cool off.
Years overdue and millions of dollars over budget, Beale Street Landing has had a rough start.
New jersey governor Chris Christie is getting a taste of the south while making campaign stops on behalf of Asa Hutchinson in the Arkansas Governor's race.
Rumors of a sick-out for Shelby County teachers.
Thursday marks a new chapter for the newly elected Shelby County Commissioners as they go through orientation.
Claims of rape during a controversial "cure" for homosexuality.
A Southaven man who ran a daycare out of his home is accused of sexually abusing a child.
The company that owns Elvis Presley's airplanes at Graceland has listed them for sale.
More problems at the Memphis Veterans Administration Hospital.
Preparing for one of the biggest sporting events in Memphis.
One of the Mid-South's best burger joints and a local nonprofit are working together to feed those in need.
A historically low performing Shelby County School is making a huge turnaround.
Mid-south lawns are not looking their best.
Hundreds of employees are still trying to cope with the huge blow that Crittenden Regional Hospital is closing for good in just a matter of days.
A man is behind bars after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman, then led officers on a foot chase through South Memphis.
A robbery victim rushed to the hospital after being shot overnight Tuesday.