In case you haven’t heard the latest Grizzlies news, it’s pretty shocking. The front office has given head coach Dave Joerger permission to interview with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Even if he doesn’t get that job, he could be done in Memphis. Wow. Team management is falling apart. Time to give George Karl a call.
Be sure to pick up a copy of the Memphis Flyer today. Cover story is “$outh Main.”
Think you know your city? Kevin Cerrito hosts Memphis trivia tonight at Tamp & Tap at 7 and tomorrow at the Green Beetle at 8. Topics include Memphis Restaurants, Geography, Sports, Current Events, History, Music, etc. Keeping with the theme, there will be $3.50 Memphis Made Brewing Co. pints on special at Tamp & Tap tonight.
The Redbirds will celebrate the life of Silky Sullivan with an Irish Night on Friday. The first 3000 fans will get a green batting helmet courtesy of Silky O’Sullivan’s. As is the case every Friday game night, there will be a block party in the plaza from 5-7 with $2 16 oz. Coors Light and live music. Game time is 7:05 PM. (If you need help deciding what to wear, let me point out that Tube Top Month begins two hours and five minutes prior to game time.)
Another big night coming up for the ‘Birds will be the Thursday, May 29, when they will be on TV for CBS Sports Network’s Minor League Game of the Week. Game time is 7:05 vs. the Iowa Cubs. There will be specials of $3 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $2 popcorn, and $1 hot dogs. Fans can also receive a $5.29 discount off of Field Box tickets to this game, courtesy of TNStars® College Savings 529 Program.
Want to get your kids involved in theater? The Orpheum has summer camps for students who have just completed the 2nd-4th, 5th-9th, and 10th-12th grades. Details here.
Interesting impromptu BBQ team post-mortem session at the Saucer last night among a few of the members. There are many members of this team who aren’t on the board of directors but who have ideas that are worth listening to. We need to have fewer board meetings and more full team meetings.
All right. Time to hit Publish and walk outside and look at the three goslings out by the pond. I guess that’s one advantage of working in suburbia. I’ll be back Downtown and out and about at 5:30.