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Archive: 2015

Discover the Arts: Happy New Year -December 29 - January 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 28th, 2015

Here is to new beginnings, new ideas, new energy and to an exciting and surprising new year! Stay safe and warm until 2016 at a museum, a comedy show or a class.  read more »

Topics: Dving Purpose Management Group, Blues Music Hall of Fame, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, Crosstown Arts, Indie Memphis

Discover the Arts: December 23 - December 27

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 22nd, 2015

Happy Holidays from ArtsMemphis.  We hope you enjoy time off with family and friends by attending a play, a Christmas service, a musical feast or kindergarten for grown-ups. You can take it easy at one of these fun holiday events.  read more »

Topics: Playhouse on the Square, First Baptist Church Memphis, Five in One Social Club, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: December 16 - December 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 15th, 2015

Reconnecting with family and friends while sharing amazing art and  artistry is always a good idea! There are lots of unforgettable events to chose from this holiday season.  Give a ticket to one of these events to even the hardest to impress... read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Project Motion, Brian Anderson Photography, Stax Music Academy

Discover the Arts: December 9 - December 13

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 8th, 2015

Need a break from all your holiday shopping? We suggest relaxing with this weekend’s amazing display of wintry concerts. Soul to chamber music and classical or choral concerts with arrangements that will surely blow you away.  read more »

Topics: Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Whisperings Solo Piano Radio, Memphis Wind Symphony, The Memphis Boychoir, Inc., Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Discover the Arts: December 2 - December 6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 1st, 2015

The end of the year is approaching and it’s time to celebrate!  What better way than to take in a heartwarming holiday show or to treat yourself to a unique gift from a local artist?  read more »

Topics: Concerts International, Member Brooks Museum or Art, Visible Music School, Ballet Memphis

Discover the Arts: November 25 - November 29

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 24th, 2015

Eat well. Give thanks for the healing power of the arts. Exercise your heart muscles at one of the following arts happenings. Happy Thanksgiving from ArtsMemphis.  read more »

Topics: Bridging Souls Productions, Circuit Playhouse, Lyfe is Dope, David Lusk and Flicker Street Studio

Discover the Arts: November 18 - November 22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 17th, 2015

Holiday music bring joy to your ears? Come get in the Holiday Spirit -  enjoy familiar melodies or make new holiday traditions. There is something for everyone!  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, New Ballet Ensemble and School, Metal Museum, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis

Discover the Arts: November 11 - November 15

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 10th, 2015

The spoken word is inextricably woven with ART - experience this yourself with a weekend full of stories of triumph, American music, the creative process, pride and perspective in the following "only-in-Memphis" experiences.  read more »

Topics: Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Literacy Mid-South, UrbanArt Commission, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: November 4 - November 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 3rd, 2015

After last weekend’s wild Halloween celebrations, this weekend is all about taking it easy. From lectures to play-openings, Memphis will host numerous laid back options for arts enthusiasts to enjoy.  read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, The Orpheum Theatre, Brooks Museum of Art, Beckman Arts Center, Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Discover the Arts: October 28 - November 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 27th, 2015

It's not too late to make your ARTY Halloween plans. Attend a spooky fundraiser, an eerie workshop, ghostly singing or hair-raising presentations. read more »

Topics: Latino Memphis, Memphis College of Art, Metal Museum, Memphis Boychoir, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: October 21 - October 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 20th, 2015

The arts are on FIRE - outdoor festivals, an artist talk, Shakespearean comedy and an unorthodox pumpkin carving extravaganza!  read more »

Topics: RiverArts Fest, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Rhodes College, Creative Aging, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: October 14 - 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 13th, 2015

In Memphis, it's ALL about the Music. From open houses, festivals, birthdays, concerts to tributes - there is no mistaking that our city has world class music and musicians. So get out and enjoy LIVE!, some music that moves you.  read more »

Topics: Beale Street Caravan, Concerts International, Decorative Arts Trust, Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Discover the Arts: October 7 - October 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 6th, 2015

Time to take a break, that is, a fall break! Help turn trash to treasure at Ballet Memphis’ Deconstruction Day and Dixon Gallery’s Art Break.  Enjoy a little comedy and heartbreak at The Break-Up Show and attend a workshop breaking down on the future of the arts! read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, The Break-Up Show, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: October 1 - October 4

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 29th, 2015

Celebrate the first weekend in October with festivals and openings! Both the Bona Fide Blues Festival and the 4th Annual Afternoon of Art Festival are free on Saturday, while the Jay Etkin Gallery will host an art opening on Friday. Looking to get a jump on Halloween? Carrie the Musical and the Unreal Film Festival should get you started. read more »

Topics: Circuit Playhouse, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis Blues Society, Fisherville Civic Club, Cellardoor Cinema

Discover the Arts: September 23 - September 27

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 22nd, 2015

Revisiting a classic can bring forth new insight. Experience the following events with a new perspective or for the first time. See Voices of the South and Collage dance Collective reinterpret pieces from their repertoire. Fix a broken but treasured heirloom at the Metal Museum. Hear the legendary gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama, together since the 1930’s, at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center.  read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Collage dance Collective, Metal Museum, Beckman Performing and Fine Arts Center

Discover the Arts: September 16 - September 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 15th, 2015

Since some people are thinkers and others are doers. This weekend’s eclectic sampling of arts events caters to Memphians of all sorts. Whether you enjoy relaxing at outdoor concerts or want to try your hand at abstract painting, this weekend’s events will allow you to experience the myriad of arts organizations enlivening Memphis.    read more »

Topics: Stax Museum of American Soul Music, ArtsMemphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Levitt Shell, Music at Second, Fountain Art Gallery

Discover the Arts: September 11 - September 13

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 8th, 2015

It's time to DANCE! We are beyond lucky to have several fantastic dance companies in Memphis. Their productions are easy to love and tough to resist. This weekend is no expection with four dance productions in the span of three days by two Memphis dance organizations.  read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, New Ballet Ensemble & School, Memphis Botanic Garden, The Halloran Centre

Discover the Arts: September 3 - September 6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 2nd, 2015

Labor Day weekend 2015 is all about festivals! These three local festivals showcase Memphis film, music, comedy, visual art and heritage across the city. Events will be going on all weekend throughout midtown and downtown from the Levitt Shell and Malco Studio on the Square to S Main - there's no excuse to not check out at least one event. read more »

Topics: On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Festival, Center for Southern Folklore, Church Health Center

Discover the Arts: August 26 - August 30

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 25th, 2015

Are you curious about public art and the Crosstown neighborhood? Good news. There are several fantastic exhibitions, screenings, award shows and casting calls to satisfy yourcuriosity this week. Choose from an opening reception featuring 14 visual artists with public art projects in Memphis or a collaborative exhibition featuring works from several artists living and/or working in the Klondike Smokey City, New Chicago and Crosstown neighborhoods. Or are animated films, the performance arts, acting and filmmaking  more your speed? Check out a film ... read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Crosstown Arts, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Ostrander Awards, Katori Hall

Art in Motion: Playback Memphis invites all to share reasons why Memphis Matters

Posted on August 19th, 2015

Misunderstanding and conflict are easy to find today – whether you look in Baltimore, Houston or right here in Memphis. Playback Memphis offers an alternative response to the bleak headlines of the day. Through their regular Memphis Matters performances and in other venues, the interactive theatre company provides Memphians an opportunity to create, grow and learn in a safe environment that supports emotional and relational health.  read more »

Topics: Guest blog, Art in Motion, Playback Memphis

Discover the Arts: August 19 - August 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 18th, 2015

School gets started and the arts shift into high gear! Enjoy dinner with a Grammy Award winning guitarist in a newly renovated venue, celebrate our local independent music scene at an outdoor festival, experience art in your own neighborhood by touring a citywide, outdoor exhibition, and take a master class from  hip-hop choreographer who has worked with great musical artists including Beyonce and Usher! read more »

Topics: Memphis Acoustic Music Association, FOMOFest, Rhodes College Clough-Hanson Gallery, Memphis Black Arts Alliance

Discover the Arts: August 12 - August 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 11th, 2015

Twist the night away, feel the rhythm, beat the heat and master the metal! It's going to be a ridiculously fun time at the first annual International Rockabilly Festival, the regional premiere of a Broadway dance spectacular, a party with sprinklers and popsicles, and honoring a renowned metalsmith. read more »

Topics: Memphis International Rockabilly Festival, Hattiloo Theatre, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, The Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: August 5-August 9

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 4th, 2015

The hundred degree days won’t stop Memphis from having a good time! Check out this week’s events that will leave you to enjoying the last weeks of summer without being stuck in the sun. There’s an early yoga session at the Dixon Gardens- starting your day on a relaxing note! Go down to the river for a one-of-a-kind view along with a one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Metal Museum. Check out the Rec Room for an awesome night filled with whiskey and donuts… is there a better combo? And end your week feeling amazed about our universe by viewing a 3D movie at the Pink ... read more »

Topics: Dixon Gardens, Metal Museum, Night Out, Pink Palace Museum

Discover the Arts: July 29 - August 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 28th, 2015

Be enlightened. Let art teach you something new about a far-off place, family, wine or a stranger. See the premiere of a Southern family drama that depicts a young man's yearning to escape from an abusive home life. Learn the science behind your favorite vintages. Explore hidden treasures in a collabortive art installation. Listen to the true stories about feeling like a fish out of water. read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, Crosstown Arts, Amurica Photo

Discover the Arts: July 22 - July 29

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 21st, 2015

If not for your love of art, what would you do on a hot late July weekend in Memphis? We have a mix of indoor/outdoor activities that will be sure to get your mind off the hot, humid temperatures. Interact with Chinese artists who have more than 5,000 years of artistic lineage influencing their work. Celebrate 27 years of fun on the bluffs of the Mississippi River in a beautiful park-like setting. Learn all about the art of camping. Enjoy six short films that won awards at this year’s Sundance Festival.  read more »

Topics: Memphis College of Art, WEVL 89.9 FM, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Indie Memphis, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: July 15 - July 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 14th, 2015

Multiply your summer fun! This week’s art events and performances feature multi-media, multi-creative practices and multi-instrumentalists.  There’s a contemporary art show created in response to socially conscious music from the Stax Records catalog, a festival celebrating the largest graffiti mural in Memphis, a Digital-Rock-Bboy-Jam inspired block party with art-making, music, film, and dance, and a Brazilian choro concert. read more »

Topics: West Tennessee Choro, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Paint Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Tierney Bambrick

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 8th, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Tierney Bambrick, Marketing Manager at Opera Memphis read more »

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Discover the Arts: July 8 - July 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 7th, 2015

Experience the vulnerability, self-sacrifice, faith, and devotion it takes to make art. Open up with an art show of haunting drawings and paintings. Survive the world premiere of a play set in the mountains of Appalachia. Be exalted by joyful gospel music. Get an introduction to one of the most magnetic characters ever to grace the screen.  read more »

Topics: Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, TheatreWorks, Abundant Grace Fellowship, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Amy King Ruggaber.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 7th, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows attended the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Amy King Ruggaber, Associate Executive Director at Playback Memphis. read more »

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2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Melody Barham

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 6th, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Melody Barham, Community Engagement Manager at Soulsville ... read more »

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2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Brittney Bullock.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 5th, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Brittney Bullock, Community Engagement Manager at Crosstown ... read more »

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2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Lindsay Mitchell.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 4th, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Lindsay Mitchell, Executive Director of Stage Door ... read more »

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2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Cindy Cogbill.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 3rd, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Cindy Cogbill, Director of Programming at the Levitt Shell read more »

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2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Cindy Younker.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 2nd, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Cindy Younker, Executive Director at the Buckman Perfroming Arts ... read more »

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Discover the Arts: July 1 - July 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 1st, 2015

The sights and sounds of Memphis are as universal and iconic as those of Independence Day. Celebrate both traditions with the best views of the Mississippi River, fireworks and patriotic music, a Memphis music review, and two of our city's finest singer-songwriters. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Levitt Shell, Platinum Productions, Studio688

2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts: Siphne Sylve.

Posted by 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows on July 1st, 2015

Join the 2015 Fellows through the following blog series about their experience during the 2015 Americans for the Arts National Convention. The ArtsMemphis Fellowship, launched in 2014, was designed to build the capacity of arts leaders and their organizations in the field of social change and community engagement. The 8 individuals selected as 2015 Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which focused on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment. Afer the jump, hear from Siphne Sylve, Direct of Public Art at UrbanArt Commission read more »

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Discover the Arts: June 24 - June 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 23rd, 2015

The arts are beckoning you to experience our rich culture and cutting edge art- won't you come share the good news! Come together around tamales at the inaugural festival celebrating delicious Latin American food, art and culture. See how art and activism have the power to change perceptions, demystify taboos, and expand world understanding. Strenghten the arts by attending a concert by our city's most talented young performers as they share the Memphis Sound. Find one of the keys to confronting race and social injustice. read more »

Topics: Centro Cultural, Caritas Village, Crosstown Arts, ArtsMemphis, Levitt Shell, Marshall Arts, Circuitous Succession

Discover the Arts: June 17 - June 21

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 16th, 2015

Thursday evening was made for going to arts events - start your weekend early with no regrets the next morning! This Thursday, June 18- Enjoy the nectar of the gods and the music of the devil, attend a free chamber music festival, make art and see a movie, or take a guided sculpture tour. Plus, two not to miss bonus events.  read more »

Topics: Beale Street Caravan, Luna Nova Music, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Playhouse on the Square, Memphis Slim House

Discover the Arts: June 10 - June 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 9th, 2015

Cool off at these hip art events around town. Critically acclaimed, genre-busting musicians Black Violin play a free concert, classical music is alive and well at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, middle school students dance professional repertoires in Springloaded and escape the hustle and bustle of the city on a tour of rural routes.  read more »

Topics: Levitt Shell, PRIZM Ensemble, New Ballet Ensemble and School, Indie Memphis, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: June 4 - June 7

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 2nd, 2015

Welcome to summer break. Hit up the amazing shows, lectures and performances going on including a presentation on muralism in international contexts, a darkc omedic odyssey, a Midsummer Nights Dream, and a large-scale multi-media installation incorporating audio, video, digital photographs, and tamale leaves!  read more »

Topics: UrbanArt Commission, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Crosstown Arts, Centro Cultural

Discover the Arts: May 27 - May 30

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 26th, 2015

Experience and celebrate art made in and about the South. Drink mint juleps with Faulkner, catch up with "a perfect storm of creativity" downtown at the Hyde Galleries, learn How-to-do-it-yourself, and make your own work of art on the Mississippi River.  read more »

Topics: Number: Inc., Germantown Community Library, Memphis College of Art, Cotton Museum

Discover the Arts: May 20 - May 24

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 19th, 2015

Let's get together! This Memorial Day weekend, groups of artists will showcase fascinating art books, the best of children's theatre, blacksmithing techniques and styles of bellydancing.  read more »

Topics: GLITCH, Voices of the South, the Metal Museum, and Memphis Raqs

Discover the Arts: May 13-17

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 12th, 2015

Are you ready for a renaissance? Experience a moving marriage between music and dance, see interpretations of Memphis stories via movement, laugh out loud at a modern farce, and view nuanced visual art.  read more »

Topics: Levitt Shell, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, New Ballet Ensemble, Germantown Community Theatre, Project Motion, Memphis Germantown Art League

Discover the Arts: May 6-10

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 5th, 2015

Sing and dance your heart out! See a play based on a classic Shakespeare comedy, marvel at a documentary about a form of dance that originated in Memphis, hear touching music from a Nigerian musician, and experience a variety of visual and performance art.  read more »

Topics: Playhouse on the Square, Brooks Museum of Art, Buckman Performing Arts Center, Hattiloo Theatre

Discover the Arts: April 29-May 3

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 28th, 2015

Art can allow us to obtain a unique glimpse into the past-hear a legendary musician perform songs from America's past, glimpse a documentary detailing a boxing great's historic stance, see images from the soulful "Memphis Sound" and expierience the legacy of a historic Memphis neighborhood.  read more »

Topics: The Orpheum Theatre, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, PRIZM Ensemble, Visible Community Music School, Blues City Cultural Center

Discover the Arts: April 22 - April 26

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 21st, 2015

Find out how the arts can inspire and empower. See the impact the arts have had on the Broad avenue historic district, learn how quilting has inspired new chamber music, be introduced to the perspectives of deaf culture and discuss the complexities of sexism in the media.  read more »

Topics: Broad Avenue Development Corp, PRIZM Ensemble, Circuit Playhouse, The Junior League

Discover the Arts: April 15- April 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 14th, 2015

Have a glimpse into the Republic of Gabon through its music, food and art, see one of pop music's most powerful voices, behold one of ballet's most iconic stories of good and evil, view artwork deeply tied to place through Delta landscapes, or examine your soul through dance. Anyway you LOOK at it there's a wide variety of art events to check out this weekend.  read more »

Topics: Africa in April, Ballet Memphis, Betsy Brackin Burch, Wendy Moten, Bridging Souls Productions, Hattiloo Theatre

Discover the Arts: April 8 - April 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 7th, 2015

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire…Enjoy a unique meal at a former firehouse, delight children with a classic children’s literature character, sing along with the beginning of the Midtown Opera Festival, and experience the latest creations from the Dixon’s educational programs. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis Culinary Series, Midtown Opera Festival, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, The Orpheum Theatre

Discover the Arts: April 1 - April 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 31st, 2015

Hop around Memphis this weekend, Crosstown: hosts a timed presentation in a relaxed community setting, Cooper Young: has a sampling of new site specific dances and a premiere of a play adapted from the 1899 novel by Kate Chopin, Downtown: view new paintings by Dale McNeil in Memphis' only undergound gallery. read more »

Topics: Crosstown Arts, Voices of the South, TOPS gallery, Racine + Southern Dance Exchange

Discover the Arts: March 25 - March 29

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 24th, 2015

Try one of these events and we guarantee you will be transported to a place you have not been before... Travel with A Tribe Called Quest. Experience Disney magic backed by a live symphony. Take a guided tour of the Brooks Museum's This Light of Ours with Barbara Andrews of the National Civil Rights Museum. Pay-what-you-can to see the CEO/Founder of Hattiloo Theatre, Ekundayo Bendele, in King Hedley II.  read more »

Topics: Documentary Film, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, National Civil Rights Museum, Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Discover the Arts: March 18 - March 22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 17th, 2015

This beautiful spring weekend... dance through time with company d, walk through Glitch with Hamlett Dobbins (a highly celebrated Memphis artist), sip your way through the Metal Museum as you shop regional artists and craftspeople, and pass through the Spring Break Chalkfest at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. read more »

Topics: Company d, ArtsFirst, ArtsAccelerator, Glitch, Hamlett Dobbins, Cosmic Trunk Show, Metal Museum, Spring Break Chalkfest, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: March 11 - March 15

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 10th, 2015

Experience the joy a young child seeing a theater performance for the first time with Hattiloo at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library for a lively update of Little Red Riding Hood. Reminisce with a New York rapper with Memphis roots at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. You + Me equals a unique opening at Crosstown Arts and hang out at the Lounge where you will hear various musical styles ranging from Big Band, Soul, Hip Hop and everything in between.  read more »

Topics: Hattiloo Theatre, GIVE365, Crosstown Arts, Artistic Lounge, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: March 6-March 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 3rd, 2015

Find out how out our relationships influence art, discover how music helped a movement, follow what happens in a post-war drama and fill your weekend with laughter. read more »

Topics: Crosstown Arts, Brooks Museum, Germantown Community Theatre, Memphis Comedy Festival, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: February 26-March 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 24th, 2015

Explore the work of Southern filmmakers, celebrate Black History Month, and enjoy a Tony-award winning performance. read more »

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Guest blog by CARAMELIZED, A DOLLAR GOES A LONG WAY AT THE JAMES LEE HOUSE

Posted on February 17th, 2015

Master Chef Jose Gutierrez explained his ArtsMemphis culinary series menu inspiration wisely: “Let the space inspire you.” read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis Culinary Series, PRIZM ENSEMBLE, Master Chef Jose Guiterrez, James Lee House, Kallen Esperian

Discover the Arts: February 19-February 22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 17th, 2015

Experience new work from the ballet, celebrate with the city and explore the new work of a homegrown artist. read more »

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Discover the Arts: February 12-February 15

Posted on February 10th, 2015

Attend a performance of a lifetime, enjoy a day of theatre, treat yourself to en evening of classical music and celebrate a cult classic. read more »

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Discover the Arts: February 4- February 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 3rd, 2015

Enjoy a remarkable piano duo, have a family night filled with music and dancing, support a good cause as you enjoy works from the heart and finally get the chance to watch Oscar-nominated films. read more »

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Discover the Arts: January 29-February 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 27th, 2015

Enjoy an interactive performance with the kids, experience the world of dance at new heights, celebrate a musical masterpiece and meet a talented cast of cats & dogs. read more »

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Discover the Arts: January 21 - January 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 20th, 2015

Celebrate 31 years of the blues. fall in love with a songstress, explore the world of wine and transform a blank canvas into a work of art. read more »

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Discover the Arts: January 15 - January 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 13th, 2015

Get lost on a magical journey, create your own work of art & enjoy a film, celebrate Memphis' growing music scene and treat yourself to a free piano concert.  read more »

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Discover the Arts: January 7-January 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 6th, 2015

Enjoy an extended run of a popular show, put on your blue suede shoes, laugh the night away and celebrate the work of a local artist. read more »

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