Justin Timberlake, Ellen DeGeneres & Stax Music Academy: A big night of holiday giving

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CLOSE JT and Ellen spread holiday cheer to Stax Music Academy Memphis Commercial AppealStax Music Academy (SMA) was given a national, primetime spotlight Thursday, with Justin Timberlake and Ellen DeGeneres celebrating the school and its students as part of an NBC-TV holiday special.Stax Music Academy’s appearance came on the final night of […]

Memphis director Craig Brewer’s ‘Dolemite’ earns Golden Globe nominations

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John Beifuss, Memphis Commercial Appeal Published 11:08 a.m. CT Dec. 9, 2019 CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext Slide”Dolemite Is My Name,” the new movie from Memphis director Craig Brewer, has earned two major Golden Globe nominations. A comical if nonetheless largely factual movie biography of the late “adult” party record monologist, independent […]

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