Live at 9: Porter-Leath’s foster program, Danielle Colby and ‘Too Hot to Handle’

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STEM opportunities for local students

Memphis students are becoming future scientists and engineers, through a program that’s actually putting these teens to work right now. Lakayla Matthews, Nathaniel Crawford and their teacher Cameron Cooley from the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering talks more about the program.

Make a Difference Monday

In the Volunteer state, there’s an estimated 8,000 children in the foster care program and approximately 200 of them are right here in Memphis. Porter-Leath’s Foster Program aims to connect adults who can open their homes – and their hearts- to these children in need.

Video: Become a Porter-Leath Foster Parent #fosterlove

Danielle Colby

Fans of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” will know Danielle Colby as the glue that’s held everything together for the last eight years. She stopped by Live at 9 to talk about how she got started and why she loves antiques so much.

‘Too Hot to Handle’

If you can sing, you might soon find yourself starring on stage with renowned vocalist Rodrick Dixon. He’s bringing the highly acclaimed production “Too Hot to Handel” to the Orpheum Theater in April, and he’s looking for 100 local vocalist to join him.

Auditions will be held February 17, 2018, from 10am to 1 pm at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education in Downtown Memphis.

For more information, click here.