John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal

John Beifuss

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by John:

SneakFest shoe expo steps into FedExForum. Here's what to expect.

There's no business like shoe business, as vendors from across the country will demonstrate during SneakFest at Memphis' FedExForum. → Read More

Jerry Lee Lewis: Fans, peers pay last respects at Mississippi funeral home

Hundreds lined up to pay their respects to Jerry Lee Lewis during a visitation Thursday in Hernando, Mississippi. → Read More

'General Hospital' at Graceland: Soap stars come to Elvis-land for fan celebration

About a dozen "General Hospital" cast members and executives are scheduled to be at Graceland for the "2022 General Hospital Fan Celebration." → Read More

Indie Memphis Film Festival 2022: Here are the award winners

More than 20 honors were doled out during Indie Memphis Film Festival's Saturday night awards ceremony. Here's a look at the winners. → Read More

Freedom Award gala delivers 'call to arms' while paying tribute to honorees

Taylor Branch, Isabel Wilkerson and Fred Smith were honored during the National Civil Rights Museum's annual Freedom Award ceremony. → Read More

'Black Panther': Memphis writer pens new 'Panther's Rage' adventure for Marvel

Memphis author Sheree Renée Thomas has written a new hardcover "Black Panther" novel for Marvel. → Read More

Bring on the ghouls, ghosts and good times! 11 things to do for Halloween in Memphis

Halloween season in Memphis has more ingredients than a witch's brew for fans of spooky fun. → Read More

The horror! Halloween season delivers onscreen screams in Memphis. Here's what's playing.

Horror movie fans, rejoice! The Halloween season is here, and that means plenty of scary screenings in Memphis. → Read More

The 901: Book bans, the people's Rock and Memphis concerts

From book bans to The Rock in Memphis to the October concert calendar, here's a look at some recent news stories. → Read More

Memphis Comic Expo connects top comic book creators with fans

The 2022 Memphis Comic Expo will feature more than 30 professionals, representing Marvel, DC, Archie Comics, Image, Dark Horse and other companies. → Read More

Cooper-Young Festival returns with music, food and 400-plus vendors. Here's what to expect

One of Memphis' biggest annual public parties, Cooper-Young Festival is Sept. 17. Here's a look at the fest's history and what's planned this year. → Read More

'Priscilla': Presley movie to be made by Sofia Coppola

Director Sofia Coppola's next movie will be "Priscilla," based on the 1985 best-seller "Elvis and Me" by Priscilla Presley. → Read More

'A beautiful sight': Elvis fans from around the world honor the King at Candlelight Vigil

Elvis fans by the thousands came to Graceland to participate in the Candlelight Vigil, which marked the 45th anniversary of Presley's death. → Read More

'My buddy' Elvis: Pat Boone comes to Graceland to talk about friendship with the King

Pat Boone said he has plenty of stories and "deeper insights" to share about Elvis Presley, whom he believes was "spiritually hungry." → Read More

45 Elvis events in the 45 years since the death of the King: A year-by-year look

Elvis Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977. That event has not kept him off the front page, off the Billboard charts or off the movie and television screen. → Read More

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art picks new director

Zoe Kahr of the prestigious Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the new head of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. → Read More

Movies, music, muscle cars: Malco Summer Quartet Drive-In hosts 'Cars Under the Stars'

Classic cars and classic car movies come together at historic Malco Summer Quartet Drive-In. → Read More

'Drag brunch' comes to Beale Street

Starting Aug. 7, a "Beauties on Beale" drag brunch will be held at noon every other Sunday at the Hard Rock Cafe at 126 Beale. Admission is free. → Read More

Hot dog! The Wienermobile is coming back to the Memphis area

The popular hot dog-shaped vehicle known as the Wienermobile is coming back to Memphis. → Read More

The man behind 'Gray Man': From novels to Netflix, Memphis author Mark Greaney is a force

Memphis author Mark Greaney's "Gray Man" character leaps from page to screen in movie starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. → Read More