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Tea Parties, Racism and Eddie Griffin

Gayle Reaves
When Eddie Griffin wrote back in March in the Weekly’s 2nd Thought space about the racism reported on behalf of protesters during the debate over the healthcare reform bill, his column drew a lot of response, including fr...


A New Era for TCCD?

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More Scenes from Love Shack CD Release

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to local photog Mike Hollis. 33


Scenes from Last Night’s Love Shack Party

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to everyone who came to Love Shack So7 last night and made our annual Music Awards compilation CD release party such a rousing success. Thanks also to the folks who played, including Calhoun, Christian L. Williams, Luke ...



Midweek World Cup Thoughts

Kristian Lin
Saturday afternoon’s Round of 16 matchup is set: We’re playing against Ghana, the country that knocked us out of World Cup 2006 early, so this is an opportunity for payback. (By the way, that Serbia bandwagon that I jumped ...


Zimmerman Responds to Ridglea Theater Concerns

Anthony Mariani
Council member Zim Zimmerman issued an e-mail regarding the pending sale of the Ridglea Theater property. “Over the past several days, the District 3 Office has received numerous phone calls and e-mails regarding the fate...



“Weekly” Awards CD at Love Shack

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight (Wednesday) 6-9pm, your beloved Weekly will celebrate the release of our 13th annual Music Awards Compilation CD at Love Shack So7, 817 Matisse St. in the new So7 development. We’re especially proud of this year’s ...


Justice Done for USA

Kristian Lin
I said it in a previous post, and it certainly bears repeating: They wouldn’t be the U.S. soccer team if they did things the easy way. USA went into its last World Cup group game against Algeria knowing that they needed t...



Ridglea Theater Statement

Anthony Mariani
In response to the news that Bank of America will be taking over the Ridglea, co-owner Wesley Hathaway released the following statement: FROM RIDGLEA THEATER: As you may have heard, the previous owner of the Ridglea Theater com...


Benefit Set for Toby Keith’s Ax-Man, 817′er Joey Floyd

Anthony Mariani
Toby Keith guitarist, native 817’er Joey Floyd, and wife Laurin lost everything they owned in the recent Nashville flood. Cowtown Bar and Grill (7108 Camp Bowie Blvd. West, 817-570-7910) is holding a benefit for them on Sun.,...