Showing posts from March 23, 2011

Baby, It's You! Shirelles Broadway Musical Previews March 26th

The cast of BABY IT'S YOU talks about their new musical and performs some of the show's best songs at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. Presenting the first look into the upcoming Broadway musical BABY IT'S YOU! The inspiring story of New Jersey housewife Florence Greenberg whose 1958 discovery of The Shirelles turned her into the music industry's first female powerhouse. BABY, IT'S YOU! starts previews on Broadway March 26th. Learn more at

Child Sex Slave Trafficking Happening in Memphis

Memphis, Tenn. - Children being held captive and sold for sex, some call it modern day slavery and it's happening right here in Memphis and the Mid-South. In Brief: - TN lawmakers are calling on a full scale investigation of child sex trafficking. - International child-sex traffic ring busted in Memphis in 2008. - Sex with children is being advertised on common websites. Child-Sex Traffic Ring Bust in Memphis The FBI has been investigating human trafficking for years. Now the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been asked by lawmakers to find out how big of a problem it really is. The images are shocking but the details behind child trafficking are even harder to stomach. "It's more serious than most people realize," said Ryan Dalton with Operation Broken Silence. In 2008, Memphis federal officials were awarded for dismantling an international child sex-trafficking ring. One victim told investigators, at age 13, she was smuggled from Mexico with

Priscilla Presley Discusses Being Married To Elvis on The Talk

Priscilla Presley shares the challenges of being married to Elvis Presley and why she says he was easy to mother. Plus, life together after their divorce.

Priscilla Presley Discusses Family Life On The Talk

Delta Cuts Memphis Flights

Listen up Memphis travelers...we have good news and bad news. The bad news is Delta has cut Memphis flights. And the good news is Southwest airlines may very well merge with Airtran. The Commercial Appeal reports Southwest Airlines buyout of AirTran, potential balm to Memphis International Airport's losses to a Delta Air Lines downsizing, moved a step closer to reality Wednesday. AirTran shareholders approved a proposed $1.4 billion sale to Southwest Airlines, leaving federal antitrust clearance as the last hurdle. Southwest and AirTran want to close the deal in the second quarter and merge operations over time. AirTran, with four flights daily from Memphis to Atlanta, would have sole occupancy of Terminal A once Delta completes a 25-percent departure reduction and consolidates gates into Terminal B at Memphis. The potential to bring in Southwest and inject more competition into the Memphis fare structure wasn't lost on airport, business and tourism officials. Delta s

Elizabeth Taylor's Final Resting Place - UPDATED!

Elizabeth Taylor's Final Resting Place Update: March 24th 6:45PM TMZ has obtained Elizabeth Taylor's death certificate which states she will in fact be entombed at Forest Lawn, Glendale, the same cemetary as her dear friend, Michael Jackson and not next to her parents in Westwood as previously reported. Elizabeth Taylor's Death Certificate The private funeral service is being held now, TMZ reports only family and close friends will be attending. Click below to watch video of the limos arriving for her service. Video of the limos arriving for Elizabeth Taylor funeral A public service is being planned and we'll update when we have more information.

Marian Cocke's 20th Annual Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner

The 20th EPMD will be on August 12, 2011 and tickets are already on sale Cost will remain at $85.00 and tables will be reserved as is our custom - If you have groups of friends who would like to sit together - please send all checks for that table at the same time. My preference is that you send a sase to have your tickets returned. The event will be at the Peabody Hotel Grand Ballroom Mezzanine A beautifully appointed dinner will be served followed by a memorial service to remember Elvis . This candlelight service lasts about 15 minutes and will then be followed by entertainment. If you would like to be a part of the memorial service YOU MUST ATTEND PRACTICE WHICH STARTS AT 12:00 noon - PLEASE BE ON TIME. Marian Cocke 784 Pecan Gardens Circle East Memphis TN 38122 (901) 324 9612 E-mail Marian At:

Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin Premieres March 24th

'Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin' The days when Memphis wrestling first got hugely popular in the Sputnik Monroe era, all the way through the ’70s when Jerry Lawler and “The Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart were the big names in Memphis . It will premiere at Malco Paradiso with shows at 7 and 9 on March 24, and then will have a week-long run at Studio on the Square beginning the 25th. To commemorate the film, March 24 is being named National Sputnik Monroe Day. Event details Place: Malco Paradiso Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011 Time: 9 p.m.