Taking Memphis in Stride with Rockin’ Running Tours

Taking Memphis in Stride with Rockin’ Running Tours
“It’s really a great thing,” comments John Linter, owner and guide of Rockin’ Running Tours in Memphis, Tenn. “We feel like we are showing people the real deal…the way Memphis really is from the street level.” Linter was introduced to running tourism (or site jogging) by his wife, Crissy, who in turn was told about this “new adventure” by a friend. Since Linter is an avid runner (as well as an AFAA certified personal trainer), he thought it was a cool idea to bring to the area. In...
September 1st, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: city tour, Memphis, outdoor activity, outdoor recreation

REVIEW: Run, Don’t Walk, to Memphis!

High energy rock and roll, taking us back to the very roots of the musical genre, permeated the 5th Avenue Theatre for opening night of Memphis.  You could feel the music — not just from the stage, but among the audience as well.  Memphis tells the story of a not so gentler time in that city.  A time when the city was deeply divided, both by race and by attitude.  A time when the music was divided by color – white music and “colored” music.  It was a rebellious...
February 7th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Memphis, music, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, rock & roll

Take a Peek at Memphis

... you ever seen a performance that was so compelling that you were unable to adequately express why it was so great? That’s how I feel after seeing Memphis, currently running at the 5th Avenue Theatre. As I attempt to stop sputtering about the production, take a look at one of the reasons why I enjoyed it so much: And if I can stop that sputtering and rambling about my thought, I’ll post my full review tomorrow. I loved this show! Tags: 5th Avenue Theatre, Memphis, music, musicals, Performing...
February 6th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 5th Avenue Theatre, Memphis, music, musicals, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance

Memphis: A Little Race, Religion & Rock-n-Roll

Tickets are on sale now for the 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of Memphis, and evening of race, romance and rock and roll. Memphis tells the story a Huey, a white DJ in 1950’s Memphis, who spins the music of black and white America, trying to create his own colorblind world of rock and roll.  Huey was, perhaps, a little ahead of his time, but the timing of this production, just a week after Barack Obama is sworn is as our 44th President, gives pause for reflection. Location:  1308...
January 23rd, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: 5th Avenue Theatre, Memphis, musicals, People Watching, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance

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