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Learn how to ballroom dance like the contestants on dancing with the stars from instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studio. The premier ballroom and Latin dance studio offers classes for all ages and skill abilities. Tom Korpitz, Jody Jonakin, and April Korpitz are here to tell us how you can sign up and what can expect.
MIFA's Fitben Challenge is in full swing. One of the owners of the new restaurant Belly Acres in Overton Square is leading this challenge. The challenge will help raise money for MIFA's March For Meals promotion, which benefits meals on wheels. Ben McLean is here to invite you to join the challenge with him.
Learn the formula for achieving goals, and master the fundamentals for lasting success. Expert and New York Yimes best-selling author Don Huston joins us to tell us how and he also introduces us to his recently released book "Selling Value: Key Principles Of Value-Based Selling."
28 year old Alex Rushing is the owner of three boutiques here in Memphis. The Ivory Closet, The Attic Apparel, and The Cedar Room. All three include something for men and women to wear. She joins us now to tell us more and show off the latest spring wear.
It's time to talk beauty with Stacy Vason. Spring forward with a fresh new look! Today we learn about how to turn a classic hair cut into a fresh new "do."
Our next music guest just released a new cd and DVD called "The Gospel According To Jazz." Memphis own' Kirk Whalum is here today to share more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 30th.
It's Fitness Friday, and as always we hope you're ready to work out with us. Today we get fit body combat style. But before we do, we introduce you to DeSoto Athletic Club personal trainers Callie Steward and Kendall Capps.
The fork is a website that helps Memphians figure out where to eat, what to eat, and why. A great guide for foodies. The fork founder John Klyce Minervini and Chef Mike Patrick of Rizzo's Diner joins us to tell us why we should eat a Rizzo's Diner and to show us how to make lobster pronto pups.
Memphis Fashion Week is in full swing and it is not all about the clothes. September Nail Salon is the official nail salon for the event. Models are here to show off the hottest colors that will be hitting the mani cam runway. Here to tell us more about it is---Jennifer Purnell.
Memphians you are encouraged to get out and see the city. It is so many great things to try that you may not have experienced For those of you who experience something for first time use #Yelp901 first and describe it. You could win a prize. Senior community manager of Memphis Yelp, Joelle Pittman is here to explain how the bucket list work.
The Fierce And Fabulous Fashion Show will take place tonight at Ocielo Mexican Bar and Grill in East Memphis. The event will include a red carpet pre-show, vendor shopping, and door prizes. Models are here to show off some of the fashions that will hit the runway. But first we'll talk to Veronica McNillon, Jenni Graham, and Niketa Webster who are here to invite you to this event.
Our next music guest appeared on our show earlier this month and they are back to invite you to their cd release party at Hi-tone in Midtown Memphis. The band--- Blackberry Wednesday--- will perform for us today---but before that we'll talk to them about their upcoming projects.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 27th.
We are in the kitchen this morning with Flying Fish. Chef John May is here to teach us how to make grilled tilapia fish tacos.
The 1st annual "She Said Yes Bridal Show" is this Sunday at the Oak Court Mall in Memphis. The spring bridal show will feature fashion, vendors, and newlywed games. Models are here today to show us some of the wedding gowns. But before that---Colby Midgett and Paula Jones are here to tell us more about it.
Aspiring models pull out your portfolio and head shots. An opportunity for you to become a professional model may be near. Adrienne Owens, president of Lip Addyct, one of the fastest growing cosmetic lines in the mid-south joins us to tell us more.
Time now for our Local Law segment with Cedrick Wooten. Today he's here to talk about home improvement.
If you have a love one or a friend that needs help dealing with a traumatic event that occurred in their life, pay attention to our next guest. The Transformation Center offers healing to those suffering from an eating disorder and trauma issues. Kent Smith joins us to inform us more about the Transformation Center programs.
The Memphis Zoo has a new exhibit you can explore. Baby chicks are on display as a part of the “Little Chick, How Do You Grow” exhibit. Here to tell us more about it is Laura Doty and Anna Rehkopf.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 26th.
Wendy Moten delivered an impressive performance recently. In case you missed her, take listen. Here is Wendy with "Come In Out Of The Rain."
It's Colon Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. The major¬ity of these cancers and deaths could be prevented. Dr. Paul Bierman, a gastroenterologist with Baptist Medical Group, joins us to talk about screening tests and treatment.
Damien Hill, also known as "Chill," is a youth minister who wants people from all walks of life to relate to his message and music. Christian rap is not offensive but rather is a relatable form of expression for youth and young adults and beyond. He is also a Christian rapper and he is here to perform his single "Looking." But first let's get to know Damien a little better.
Marie Pizano of MVP3 Corner Spot joins us. She's here to talk about her upcoming projects involving the Memphis community.
The Orpheum Theatre and The Memphis Symphony Orchestra is teaming up to offer Disney's most beloved songs in "Disney In Concert: Magical Music From The Movies." The Memphis Symphony Orchestra is here to perform for us today, but before that we'll talk to Orpheum president and CEO Pat Halloran, who is here to explain why this concert is so special.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 25th.
Looking for the right product to add that extra hint of flavoring to your food. Try Backyard Southern Style Seasoning. Donn Carroll and Grantt Eddinger joins us now to show us how to maximize the flavor of food with their signature seasoning.
It's that time of year again...I’m talking about Fit For The Cure. Ladies...join thousands of other women who will get properly fitted for a bra. Participating in this event will benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation. Dillard's cosmetic manager Kristie Norleet-Jefferson and Laquanda Johnson are here to explain Welcome Kristie and Laquanda
Have people talking about your wedding weeks after it’s over. Event planner Tyron Wells is here to give you advice on how to make your wedding center pieces and decor a must see during your upcoming nuptials. Wlcome Tyron.
Get a New York taste here in Memphis. Murray's Cheese Shop is now inside of Kroger at Poplar and Highland in Memphis. Anita Short and Shamaka Coleman are here to show us some of the best cheese selections along with some local beer options.
Our next music guest is a local band who plays the blues, soul, funk, and rock. Objekt 12 is here to perform for us today---but before that we'll find out some of their latest projects. Welcome Fred Franklin.
Time now for our Pick A Pet segment. It's our chance to feature some of animals at The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County in need of a new home. Today Katie Pemberton from The Humane Society is here explain how you can adopt a pet.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 24th.
There are a lot of Mid-South events going on and unfortunately social gatherings often lead to more eating. Not a good thing when there is lack of physical activity. Celebrity health author and nutrition expert Dr. Felicia Stoler is here to give us some Winter repair tips and talk about nutrients our bodies crave in the Spring.
Carol's Cheesecake & More has been in business since October of 2014. Carol Minneci, who is the owner, is here to show us some of their yummy desserts they have to offer.
The Junior League of Memphis promotes voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through action and leadership of volunteers. And it happens to be one of the largest volunteer groups in the Mid-South. JLM is hosting a character breakfast this Saturday at the Junior League of Memphis Community Resource Center. Keating Lowery is here to tell us more about it and how those interested can attend.
First segment of Local Memphis Live on March 23rd.
IT'S FITNESS FRIDAY, AND AS ALWAYS WE HOPE YOU'RE READY TO WORK OUT WITH US. MANY OF YOU ARE TRAVELING FOR SPRING BREAK AND TODAY WE ARE GOING TO LEARN HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE WHILE ON THE ROAD. EXTENDED STAY AMERICA HOTEL'S TRAVELING TRAINER---CHRISTA HUDSON--- IS HERE TO SHOW US SOME EASY HOTEL ROOM EXERCISES.
PASTA LOVERS REJOICE... TODAY IS NATIONAL RAVIOLI DAY. IT'S NORMALLY STUFFED WITH MEAT, CHEESE, VEGETABLES OR SEAFOOD. SOUNDS GOOD. SENIOR COMMUNITY MANAGER OF MEMPHIS YELP JOELLE PITTMAN AND JOSH STEINER, THE OWNER AND CHEF OF STRANO! SICILIAN KITCHEN & BAR ARE HERE TO SHOW US HOW TO PREPARE RAVIOLI.
EMMY-AND GOLDEN GLOBE-AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS S. EPAY-THA MERKERSON KNOWN FOR HER LONG-RUNNING ROLE ON "LAW & ORDER" AND TONY-NOMINATED STAGE PERFORMANCES JOINS US TO DISCUSS HER PERSONAL TYPE 2 DIABETES STORY. SHE IS HOSTING AN EVENT TODAY WITH THE LOCAL AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION CHAPTER TO SHARE HER HEALTH JOURNEY WITH MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY.
ALL THIS WEEK ON L-M-L---- WE HAVE BEEN HIGHLIGHTING SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO SHOP ON BEALE STREET. TODAY IT'S: MEMPHIS MUSIC. MALCOM BURT IS BACK WITH US TODAY TO TELL US MORE ABOUT THE STORE AND SHOW US A FEW ITEMS
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ALL THIS WEEK ON L-M-L---- WE HAVE BEEN HIGHLIGHTING SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO SHOP ON BEALE STREET. TODAY IT'S STRANGE CARGO.
TIME NOW FOR OUR LOCAL LAW SEGMENT WITH CEDRICK WOOTEN TODAY HE'S HERE TO TALK ABOUT ACCIDENTS
THE NATIONAL COALITION OF WOMEN IN MINISTRY IS HOSTING THEIR 11TH ANNUAL ESTHER AND THIRD MEN OF MORDECAI AWARDS CEREMONY SUNDAY AT THE HOLIDAY INN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS. ME AND LAUREN WILL EMCEE THIS YEARS EVENT. DR. JADA MEEKS IS HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT IT--- ALONG WITH HONOREES MOTHER ZELMA HALL AND WANDA TAYLOR
IT IS NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH. AND WE WANT YOU TO "BITE INTO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE" NUTRITION AFFAIRS PROGRAM MANAGER LAURA MARBURY IS HERE TO EXPLAIN HOW YOU CAN ADOPT AN EATING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PLAN THAT ALLOWS YOU TO ENJOY NUTRIENT-RICH FOODS WITH FEWER CALORIES TO PROMOTE OVERALL HEALTH.
LADIES PULL OUT YOUR RED HEELS AND MEN TAKE OUT YOUR BLACK TIE FOR THE RED SHOE GALA. LOCAL 24'S KATINA RANKIN WILL HOST THE EVENT. THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT ST. JUDE FAMILY'S AT THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE JESSICA CORLEY AND JIMMY GENTRY JOINS US WITH DETAILS ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
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AS WE CONTINUE TO HIGHLIGHT SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO SHOP ON BEALE STREET. JUST A FEW MOMENTS AGO IT WAS EEL FASHIONS. JOINING US NOW IS TATER RED'S LUCKY MOJOS. LEO ALLRED IS HERE TO TELL US MORE AND TO SHOW OFF SOME OF THEIR ITEMS.
Tense moments arose during an Arkansas House Committee meeting as members considered the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that's been drawing national attention from corporate America and LGBT advocacy groups.
The Germanwings crash in France is bringing into focus in the United States how pilots are trained and screened for mental health conditions and the protocols once planes are in the air.
A woman who survived chemotherapy and a double mastectomy says two Walmart employees were loudly making fun of her appearance during a visit to the retail giant.
The local I-Team has uncovered hundreds of people hoping to get a check from the city of Memphis for damage to their cars from potholes.
A two alarm fire ripped through a Germantown Condo complex Monday afternoon. It also caused a massive traffic back up along Poplar as firefighters worked to put out the last few hot spots.
Church Road in Southaven could soon become a parking lot if some big changes are not made.
Jackson police are hoping someone can help identify a woman they say stole a wallet from an elderly woman, then went on a shopping spree.
A killer already spending the rest of his life in jail got more time added to his sentence Monday.
The number of people moving to Memphis remains relatively the same, according to the latest numbers out of the U.S. Census Bureau.
Many of you have probably stood in long lines to get your driver's license renewed or switched to a new state.
Some bad news for U.S. retailers. Consumer spending did not reach projections for the month of February.
Recent FBI statistics reveal that nearly 9 million property crimes take place in the United States each year.
When a life-limiting illness is no longer manageable at home, the Baptist -Reynolds Hospice House can provide much needed support to patients and their loved ones. Part of that care involves the 11th Hour program.
Two Memphis city council members send letter to Mayor asking that he does not go through with plans to add bike lanes to Riverside Drive.
Memphis Police are investigating a crash on the I-240 loop that caused traffic to be diverted off the interstate. The driver had been shot, and died at the scene.
Bluff city pride was in full force Sunday at a special casting call in downtown Memphis. Local movie director Craig Brewer held the casting call for a new video.
Sentencing is set for Monday on an abuse of a corpse charge for convicted killer Chris Jones. His wife Heather Palumbo Jones disappeared in April 2013.
Plans are underway to add additional parking for zoo employees on North Parkway.
Students from the Memphis College of Art made Memphis a little more colorful this weekend.
As negotiations continue over the fate of Dan Jones this weekend, hundreds of protesters have voiced their support for the University of Mississippi Chancellor.
Memphis police officers, firefighters, and other city employees joined together Saturday to protest what they say are unfair working conditions. The protest happened on the corner of Poplar and Highland in the University of Memphis area.
Over a hundred girls will have a dress for prom thanks to one organization.
Grizz Nation is going green. The Wolf River Conservancy teamed up with the Memphis Grizzlies and International Paper Saturday to make Memphis a little greener.
More than 100 people gathered in Clarksdale Mississippi for a peace rally on Saturday. This comes after three murders this year in Clarksdale.
A bill that would require high school students to pass a civics test before graduation is making progress in the Tennessee State House.
A new gun bill makes it easier for women to carry a gun in the Magnolia State.
One person was killed and several others were injured in a crash on Sam Cooper near Graham Friday afternoon.
Students at Hernando High School are "Lighting It Up Blue" to spread awareness about autism.
The flu that can't be avoided by a shot could hit Memphis again.
A decades old downtown Memphis building is getting a major renovation.
The feds have indicted a University of Mississippi student who is accused of defacing a statue of a Mississippi civil rights icon.
A family is looking for answers, after woman disappeared. Carie Zapletal was last seen on December 2nd in her home in Northeast Memphis.
A 24-year-old man was convicted of first-degree murder Friday for the 2012 shooting death of an acquaintance in Frayser.
No more work is to be done at the historic Ashlar Hall. That's the word from Judge Larry Potter, who ordered that all work stop until he can make sure permits have been pulled and everything is up to code.
The head of the Memphis Police Association said he wants the feds to get involved with their contract talks.
Lakeland voters are heading to the polls to decide on a hot button issue.
An accused murderer and suspected teenage gang member is locked up in Clarksdale, Mississippi tonight as residents are vowing to take their city back.
A Bluff City woman is on a mission. Making sure every high school senior gets to enjoy their last year in school.
The Tennessee Supreme Court granted Frederick Herron a new trial after the court found several problems with his original trial that resulted in his conviction.
A missing Chicago mother with mental health issues and her 8-year-old son were found safe in Memphis Thursday night.
A bill requiring some welfare recipients in Arkansas to take drug tests before getting benefits has taken another step toward becoming law.
Folks who live near the Tunica Cutoff are keeping a close eye on rising waters.
The future of public transportation in Memphis. It is the topic of conversation at a Thursday night meeting in Memphis.
Love it or hate it, Thursday night is your chance to let the city know how you feel about potential changes to Riverside Drive.
A Shelby County Schools teacher is one of 13 around the country to get a very prestigious award.
Some magic is coming to Booker T. Washington High School Friday.
A motorist was indicted Thursday on vehicular homicide charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident in November in which one pedestrian was killed and three others were injured.
It is Spring. Which means warmer weather, more daylight, and more runners out enjoying the sunshine.
A Millington woman accidentally crashed her car into City Hall Wednesday afternoon.
Memphis filmmaker Craig Brewer is looking for people to represent the Bluff City in an upcoming video.