Goings On!

Three creepy Halloween events happening at Victorian Village

The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum at 680 Adams Ave. in Victorian Village will host three creepy events leading up to Halloween. Haunted Happenings takes place Oct. 25 from 7-11 p.m. Have a dark stroll through a creepy Victorian mansion filled with tricks and treats, see paranormal presentations from inside the mansion by local experts and enjoy [...]

Help needed for Barksdale mural painting, Oct. 12-13

Help needed for Barksdale mural painting, Oct. 12-13

  The Barksdale mural is moving forward and we are ready to start some of the mural work. Work will start Saturday, Oct. 12 at 9 a.m. and continue until about 4 p.m. or until we come to a stopping point. This will include filling in basic outlined structures and can be done by any [...]

Photo by Amanda Hill/AM Photography

Let the good times flow at Cooper-Young Beerfest

  Go get your Cooper-Young party hat back out of the closet because Beerfest is back and it’s better than ever. The Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest gets tapped on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. at a new location with a ton of new breweries, a bunch of your old-time favorites and fewer tickets [...]

Paul Taylor to play gazebo Oct. 3

Paul Taylor to play gazebo Oct. 3

Paul Taylor, singer/guitarist with The Merry Mobile and multi-instrumentalist with numerous Memphis bands, will perform a free concert at the Cooper-Young gazebo, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 3, for the monthly Cooper-Young Night Out. Stop by local restaurants and retail shops to get in on drawings, free refreshments, live music and discounts on everything from sushi to [...]

Map shows route of Friday 4-Miler

Friday 4-Miler race to close Cooper-Young streets (map attached)

The Festival Friday 4 Miler will race through through Cooper-Young on Friday and police will close off the streets along the race route from about 6:30 to 8 pm. Please park your cars off the street if possible and be sure your garbage cans are pulled back. Please keep pets and children off the street to provide the [...]

MGLCC hosts Outflix film festival

Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center will present its 16th annual Outflix Film Festival from September 6-12, at Malco’s Ridgeway Cinema Grill (formerly Ridgeway Four). “Outflix is presented by Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center with the firm belief that it is important to see our lives reflected on the big screen,” said Ben Helm, [...]

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Beerfest moving to Midtown Autowerks

This year’s Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest will be held from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 19 at Midtown Autowerks, 795 S. Cooper. Organizers say the two-acre location will give them more space, visibility and shade. The festival had been held for several years behind former Lifelink Church. This year’s festival is shaping up to be the largest yet, [...]

Artist reception for Katie McWeeney exhibit Sept. 5

Artist reception for Katie McWeeney exhibit Sept. 5

The Cooper-Young Community Association  will host “Questions?”, an exhibition of MFA artwork by Katie McWeeney, through Sept. 22 at the CYCA offices at 2298 Young. The public is invited to attend the artist Reception that will be held Thursday, Sept. 5 from 7-9 P.M. and meet the artist in person. McWeeney’s work investigates connection through [...]

Crowds packed the old Hi-Tone for Rock for Love in 2012.

Rock for Love 7 benefit concert set for Sept. 5-7

Rock for Love 7, the seventh annual Church Health Center benefit, is set for Sept. 5-7 at Ardent Studios, Young Avenue Deli and the Levitt Shell. Bands include Kirk Whalum, the Bo-Keys with John Gary Williams and Percy Wiggins, Memphis Dawls, Dead Soldiers and more. Rock for Love has raised more than $120,000 for the [...]

Motel Mirrors to headline Cooper-Young Festival stage

Motel Mirrors to headline Cooper-Young Festival stage

Motel Mirrors, a country-rock combo featuring Cooper-Young’s own Amy Lavere and John Paul Keith whose debut album will be released by Archer Records Aug. 27, will headline the music stages at the annual Cooper-Young Festival on Sept. 14. This year’s music lineup, which was released today, features a number of big-name Memphis bands drawing national [...]