Monday News Update: Pep Talks, Downtown Myths, Makeovers and Benefits

January 28, 2013 10:44 am0 commentsViews: 4

Happy freakishly warm Monday, y'all.

Here's your morning Memphis news update, complete with pep talks, myths, makeovers and charity benefits.

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- Because it's Monday, you probably need a pep talk. Especially if that pep talk includes an adorable kid and music from local rapper Skewby.

- The playwrights (and Jonesboro, Ark. school shooting survivors) behind "The Warrior" are hosting a reading of the play at Circuit Playhouse to benefit Newtown, Conn. survivors. Zack McMillan has the details.

- Here are 10 things that you probably believe about downtown Memphis that aren't true.

- Alas, poor Hi-Tone. The final show for the Midtown venue has been announced, and it's going to be a really great one.

- Attention, makers: the Indie Style Market is looking for vendors for a Valentine's Day Pop-Up Shop.

- Cooper-Young's favorite corner store, the Midtown Market, is getting a makeover.

- If you're planning to attend the Everywhere Else start up conference next week, note that it has moved from the Peabody to the Cook Convention Center.

- In case you forgot, Memphis' bike lanes and skate park are both huge benefits to the city.

- Lastly, Coach Josh Pastner is taking part in the Inifini Coaches Challenge, and his goal is to rasie $100,000 for Le Bonheur. Go cast your vote for CJP.

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