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Coliseum Volunteers Meetup

Thu., Aug. 1, 6 p.m. @ Memphis Made Brewing Company

The Coliseum Coalition hosts this meet and greet for volunteers and supporters of the Mid-South Coliseum, to talk about the great future of the Coliseum…

Memphis Music Listening Party: Marcella Simien

Thu., Aug. 1, 7-9 p.m. @ Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Marcella Simien performs, then, along with Grammy-winning writer Robert Gordon, discusses the genesis of her work and the process of writing the music and lyrics.

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Commission Overrides Harris Natatorium Funding Veto

Despite some wishful advance indications that the county government’s division over funding the University of Memphis swimming facility (“natatorium,” in officialese) would end in some de facto kumbaya, the resolution of things on Monday — with the expected near-unanimous override by the Shelby County Commission of Mayor Lee Harris’ veto — left some nagging questions on all sides.

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