Thursday update

The CA has ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Memphis, including

  • Friday-Saturday in Health Sciences Park
  • Freedom Ride bike ride on Mud Island Saturday
  • Shop Black Festival at Fourth Bluff Park Saturday
  • Community Day at the National Civil Rights Museum Wednesday

LEO Events seeks a Director of Events.

The CA has a look inside DeMoir Books & Things on Main Street in the old Feast & Graze space. The store has an emphasis on LGBTQ+ and BIPOC content.

Also from the CA: Is Memphis Tigers basketball getting Louisville back on the schedule?

Former Tiger DeAndre Williams discussed his future plans with Action News 5.

Joey Chestnut may be banned from the July 4 Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating competition on Coney Island… but on Labor Day, he’ll go heads up against fellow multi-time hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi. The battle will be broadcast on Netflix.

Singer/songwriter Ashley McBryde, who got her start in Memphis, doesn’t drink whiskey anymore but she still sings about it.

There will be a pop-up art book sale Saturday at 325 Wagner Place. Cocktails  and coffee drinks will be served.

That’s all for now. Back tomorrow.

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