Happening this week: U.S. Women’s Olympic Boxing team trials at the Cannon Center. 24 women will compete, with a winner being chosen in each of three weight divisions.
Rachel’s Salon and Day Spa is having its annual Cut-a-Thon in Court Square Thursday from 11 to 1:30. You can get a haircut or neck massage and meet Teri Trotter, founder of the Pink Wig Project. There will be food trucks and live music by Gerry Finney.
Want to be a cannibal? Eat a hot dog. A study found human DNA in 2 percent of hot dogs. That’s pretty disturbing. Also, 10 percent of vegetarian hot dogs were found to contain meat.
The owner of the New Daisy blasted the Tennessee Department of Revenue for padlocking his business without prior notice. He had the matter cleared up within one day and no concerts were missed.
Norah Jones plays the Orpheum tonight at 8.
This Friday is a spooky South Main Trolley Night, with many shops in the area open until 9 or later. Ar South Main Book Juggler, there will be a signing of Sun Records: An Oral History. EZR Management will have an open house at 390 S. Main. There will be a South Main Association member area next to Bluff City Coffee with chili dogs and witchy brews: free for SMA members, $10 for others. Live music at venues up and down the street.
The Sinners for Saints Halloween Ball has announced an additional attraction: Fortune tellers at the indoor trailer park from 9 to 11 PM. I will say it one more time: This is absolutely the party where you want to be on the evening of Halloween. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Lord T and Eloise are the headline act.
Station 3: The Memphis Fire Haus will be open Wednesday night for those who choose to pre-game or post-game for the Grizzlies’ home opener against Cleveland. Southbound Seafood will be there, selling boiled crab legs, boiled shrimp, gumbo and etoufee.
That’ll do it for now. Undecided between Bardog and Blind Bear for happy hour tonight, but I will be at one or the other.