Monday update

Jennifer Biggs of The Daily Memphian, in today’s food roundup, reports that Grecian Gourmet is going to offer cooking classes (scroll down to the second item in the article). Class participants will make dolmades and spanakopita, eating the dolmades there in class and taking a pan of spanakopita home. They will serve wine at the class. $59 per person, $100 for two. You can take the class either 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, March 19, or 1 to 3 PM Sunday, March 24.

Max’s Sports Bar has extended the signup deadline for its cornhole tournament through tonight. Tournament begins tomorrow and continues through 7 Tuesdays. Stop by the bar this evening (opens 4:30) to sign up your team.

Joe Mullinax of Grizzly Bear Blues has an important question.

We are less than a week away from the John Mellencamp show at the Orpheum. He’ll be there Sunday, March 17, at 8 PM, performing classics from his 40-year catalog as well as some new material. Tickets start at $39.50 and there are some VIP packages as well. Every ticket holder will receive a copy of Mellencamp’s upcoming album, Other People’s Stuff, to be released in November.

Hell has frozen over. I agree with Donald Trump on something.

Not a very newsy day. Back tomorrow with more.