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Newly on-sale and in-de­mand shows: Come­di­enne and re­al­ity-show star Kathy Grif­fin plays the Har­rah’s Casino in Tu­nica, Miss., on July 22 at 9 p.m. Tick­ets are $45 to $75. On sale now at all Tick­et­mas­ter out­lets, tick­et­mas­ter.com or (800) 745-3000. Power-pop le­gends Paul Collins’ Beat re­turn to the Hi-Tone Café on July 16 at 9 p.m. Tick­ets: $10. On sale now at hi­tone­mem­phis.com. Join in or watch in hor­ror as zom­bies at­tack Beale Street this evening at the fifth an­nual Mem­phis Zom­bie Mas­sacre. Dress up like the un­dead and be­come part of the horde, leav­ing from Earnes­tine & Hazel’s at 6:30 p.m., or wear an “X” of duct tape on your cloth­ing and get de­voured by zom­bies along the way. Visit the web­site mem­phis­zom­bies.com for rules, tips and more in­for­ma­tion.


In ad­di­tion to the usual art gallery open­ings, this month’s South Main Art Trol­ley Tour fea­tures car­ni­val per­form­ers in­clud­ing ma­gi­cians, henna artists, face painters and strolling mu­si­cians. Two South Main res­i­dents vie for a Tasters’ Choice award. And the Mid-South Chap­ter of the Amer­i­can Red Cross, which is aid­ing area flood vic­tims di­rectly, will set up an Emer­gency Re­sponse Ve­hi­cle and pro­vide demon­stra­tions. Do­na­tions can be made there or at par­tic­i­pat­ing stores through­out the night. 6-10 p.m. in the South Main His­toric District.


The an­nual Mem­phis Hates You Fes­ti­val is back. Started as a mod­est off­shoot of the on­line metal mu­sic fo­rum of the same name, the fes­ti­val has packed the Hi-Tone Café the past two years, and has gen­er­ated a ma­jor buzz among lo­cal hard-rock en­thu­si­asts. The third edi­tion of the fes­ti­val in­cludes more than a dozen lo­cal and re­gional acts. Tonight’s bill fea­tures Cre­mains, Epoch of Un­light and Sons of Tonatiuh . Satur­day’s con­cert fea­tures Hosoi Brothers, Gypsy Hawk and Mu­sic Hates You. Start­ing at 6 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day the Hi-Tone Café, 1913 Po­plar. Tick­ets are $10 per show, or $20 for both days. They’re avail­able at the door. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 278-8663, or go to hi­tone­mem­phis.com.


Voices of the South launches its sixth an­nual Chil­dren’s Theatre Fes­ti­val this week­end. The event kicks off tonight at Rhodes Col­lege’s McCoy Theatre with strolling per­form­ers and pic­nick­ing. The evening’s per­for­mance is

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