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A movie clip in advance of the Distinguished Achievement Award on April 2

The College of Communication and Fine Arts’ 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award for the Performing and Creative Arts is April 2. Tom Shadyac, the acclaimed filmmaker who’s making a huge difference on the University of Memphis campus and in the city at large, is the honoree. You’ve bought your tickets. Right?…

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Another reason why you should attend the ’19 Distinguished Achievement Award

Last month, Voices Online offered fans of movie director Tom Shadyac (pictured) a list of five reasons to buy tickets to the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award for the Creative and Performing Arts. Dean Anne Hogan and the University of Memphis’ College of Communication and Fine Arts are honoring Shadyac at…

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5 reasons to attend the ’19 CCFA Distinguished Achievement Award

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 College of Communication and Fine Arts’ Distinguished Achievement Award for the Creative and Performing Arts. This year’s recipient is Tom Shadyac, the renowned screenwriter, author, producer and director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, and Bruce…

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‘Once More at the River’ documents civil rights and activism in Memphis

For months, students at the University of Memphis interviewed more than 20 civil-rights activists and other key figures in Memphis for a documentary timed around the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. That documentary, “Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM,” premiered Tuesday night…

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