We have your Friday planned as Chinese Connection Dub Embassy takes the #dontletmeddownmem stage at 4PM on FB Live! Some suggestions to enhance your listening experience:
Enjoy a beer from a Memphis brewery
Order delivery from a local restaurant
Dance with your family pic.twitter.com/nAiXVp7tCr
— #dontletmedownmem (@dontletmedownm1) April 17, 2020
The Memphis Flyer has its list of live-streamed music events in Memphis this week on its music blog, and they have done an excellent job compiling the list. In particular, may I recommend DJs Tree, Mylon Webb and Scotty B tonight at The Lightclub at 8 PM, broadcast on Twitch.
One of my favorite authors, former FBI agent Joe Navarro, discusses how to read body language now that we’re wearing face masks.
Grizzly Bear Blues has an analysis of why Jalen Green’s decision to forego college and join the G-League could be the death of college basketball as a training ground for the NBA’s elite.
Catherine & Mary’s has posted their to-go menu for today (4-8 PM).
Five inmates at 201 have tested positive for COVID-19.
From the Rendezvous:
Happy Friday! Updated Menu 4.17.20 – and, yes, includes desserts! Call us for curbside 901-523-2746. pic.twitter.com/1y6ZhB9yMv
— The Rendezvous (@Rendezvous_Ribs) April 17, 2020
From Bardog Tavern:
From Max’s Sports Bar:
Due to the larger than expected number of preorders, and in an attempt to maintain safety and less wait time, we have decided to extend Saturdays crawfish
pickup window to 11:30-1:30. this means our normal menu will be off line until 2:00 and no walk-ups will be taken until 1:30. Thanks again for all of your support and we’ll see you tomorrow!
From Elmwood Cemetery:
— Elmwood Cemetery (@ElmwoodCemetery) April 17, 2020
High Ground News has info about two virtual screenings of locally-made short films, “Who is Gatsby Randolph?” (Saturday at 8 PM) and “Clubbin” (Monday at 6 PM).
Buy a meal, feed those in need:
.@MayorMemphis will donate up to $2,500 to the @MSouthFoodBank for the first 100 photos that residents tag the City’s Facebook/ Twitter pages featuring a to-go order purchased from a local Memphis restaurant. #MayorsMealChallenge pic.twitter.com/3xbl6RUhLh
— City of Memphis (@CityOfMemphis) April 17, 2020
Happy ending for Scott from Laid Off Lawn Care who had his tools stolen from Commissioner Tami Sawyer’s porch while doing work at her home:
I’m in tears y’all! You turned a really horrible incident into one of the brightest moments of quarantine. Thank you for looking out for Scott. Your swift generosity allowed him to reorder his tools today! This is the Memphis I love! Love that the support that came from all over! https://t.co/ujse283YfL
— Tami Sawyer Says Stay Home! (@tamisawyer) April 17, 2020
Enough Twitter embeds for one morning. I’m off to get some PBR in the house for tonight’s episode of WWE Smackdown, eat that read beans & rice I posted about earlier, and get back to trying to finish my book before my Scribd free trial runs out. Back later today or tomorrow with more.