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Recommended Arts Events October 12th - 16th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 11th, 2016

Get out, discover, and enjoy THE ARTS in Memphis! Listen to beautiful music this weekend with classical piano and violins, be a part of history at a premier ballet event, learn about writing the blues, support our makers in the park, and explore our history in Soulsville! read more »

Topics: YOUNG ARTS PATRONS, CONCERTS INTERNATIONAL, PINK PALACE CRAFTS FAIR, SOULSVILLE, STAX, BALLET MEMPHIS, ARTISTIK LOUNGE

Recommended Arts Events September 15 - 18th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 15th, 2016

Shake things up this weekend! Check out a wide variety of creative arts events including a lively “Pug Party”, an inventively told story about Ida B. Wells, and a photo exhibition featuring Cuba, followed by a night of extraordinary Cuban music. Then, explore “Typography 101”. read more »

Topics: DIXON GALLERY AND GARDENS, HATTILOO THEATRE, BALLET MEMPHIS, GERMANTOWN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, CREATIVE WORKS, EMERGE MEMPHIS

Recommended Arts Events for September 7th - 11th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 7th, 2016

Fall Festivals abound – this weekend check out the Mid-South Book Festival and the Outflix Film Festival, head to the 21st anniversary of Memphis’ original beer festival, then join Ballet Memphis for a Carnival of the Animals and a festival of arts, crafts and food trucks. On Monday, dial it down for an Orchestra + Wind Performance at Shelby Farms Park lake’s edge! read more »

Topics: LITERACY MID-SOUTH, OUTFLIX FILM FESTIVAL, DIXON GALLERY AND GARDEN, BALLET MEMPHIS, MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN, RHODES COLLEGE ORCHESTRA & WIND ENSEMBLE, SHELBY FARMS PARK

Reinvent Your (Out)Look: April 6 - 10

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 7th, 2016

Let this week’s arts events will transform you – inside and out!  Get fashion help, learn how to prioritize your creativity, take a closer look at some cultural traditions and personal relationships, and give your soul a lift with amazing gospel, blues and soul music. read more »

Topics: Memphis Fashion Week, Beale Street Caravan, Ballet Memphis, Crosstown Arts, UrbanArt

Spring in the South: March 16 - March 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 15th, 2016

How does Spring make us feel? Henry Van Dyke’s poem "Spring in the South” expresses it best.  "Love, love, love, and pure delight of living: Winter is forgotten: here's a happy day!"  Truly celebrate Spring by attending one of these great events.  read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Ballet Memphis, Crosstown Arts, Voices of the South

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: 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: 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: 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: December 11-14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 9th, 2014

Enjoy one of everyone's favorite ballets, fly high with the lost boys, have fun in your pajamas and put a fun twist on Shakespeare's hits.  read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square, Brooks Museum, Threepenny Theatre Company, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: October 16 - October 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 14th, 2014

Celebrate the third installment of a sensational series, experience the second annual steamroller printing event on broad avenue, see a new play by award-winning playwright and Voices of the South company member, Jerre Dye and join IRIS as one of the greatest violinists of our time, Pinchas Zukerman, makes his Memphis debut. read more »

Topics: IRIS, Ballet Memphis, Voices of the South, Five in One Social Club

Discover the Arts: September 25 - September 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 23rd, 2014

Kick off the Culinary Series in the coolest of coves, teach the kids how things move, go on a magic carpet ride and enjoy a night of ballet & jookin'. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Culinary Series, Ballet Memphis, Buckman Performing Arts Center, New Ballet, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: September 18 - September 28

Posted on September 16th, 2014

Attend an opening reception for an eccentric collection, enjoy the classic tale of a famous spider and explore the faces of Memphis. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Hattiloo Theatre, Christian Brothers University. Ballet Memphis, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: September 4 - September 7

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

Enjoy an evening in the garden, visit one of America's favorite families, listen to never before heard music and kick off a fall concert series. read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Theatre Memphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Levitt Shell, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: April 9-April 12.

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 8th, 2014

See Ballet Memphis’ high flying production of Peter Pan. Check out the action at the Broad Avenue Art Walk. Learn about efforts to make Memphis a healthier city at PechaKucha 9. Witness the expertise of some of Tennessee’s most talented quilters. read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Peter Pan, Broad Avenue Art Walk, PechaKucha 9, Crosstown Arts, Wings Gallery Annual Quilters Show, Wings Cancer Foundation Gallery

Discover the Arts: April 3-6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 1st, 2014

Don’t miss the excitement of opening weekend of the second annual Midtown Opera Festival. On Thursday, hit up spark at Crosstown Arts, and then head over to the Hi-Tone to see Bobby Rush. Celebrate Memphis’ most talented student artists at ArtsFest. Celebrate Forging on the River with a Wild Game Dinner at the Metal Museum. read more »

Topics: Midtown Opera Festival, Opera Memphis, spark: loss of innocence, Crosstown Arts, Ballet Memphis, Hi-Tone Cafe, Bobby Rush, Rhodes College, ArtsFest, Wild Game Dinner, Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: February 21-February 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 18th, 2014

Discover a World of Wonders with a weekend of performances by Ballet Memphis. Brush up on your history of English and American Decorative Art with two talks from the Brooks and the Decorative Arts Trust. See young pianist Benjamin Hochman make his IRIS Orchestra debut with Andrew Sullivan’s The Tempest. Take in some of Memphis’ most important contemporary art at a free reception at ArtsMemphis, featuring a talk by Dr. James Patterson, local collector and President of Delta Axis. read more »

Topics: World of Wonders, Ballet Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Decorative Art Trust, Burghley and Burled: A Massive and Stately English Home & American Style, IRIS Orchestra, Benjamin Hochman, Delta Axis, Delta (Axis) Does Memphis, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: February 21-February 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 18th, 2014

Discover a World of Wonders with a weekend of performances by Ballet Memphis. Brush up on your history of English and American Decorative Art with two talks from the Brooks and the Decorative Arts Trust. See young pianist Benjamin Hochman make his IRIS Orchestra debut with Andrew Sullivan’s The Tempest. Take in some of Memphis’ most important contemporary art at a free reception at ArtsMemphis, featuring a talk by Dr. James Patterson, local collector and President of Delta Axis. read more »

Topics: World of Wonders, Ballet Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Decorative Art Trust, Burghley and Burled: A Massive and Stately English Home & American Style, IRIS Orchestra, Benjamin Hochman, Delta Axis, Delta (Axis) Does Memphis, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: November 6-November 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 5th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Learn about the use of fairytales and storytelling in the performing arts. Add to your art collection at the St. George’s Art Show. Support Playhouse on the Square with a Carnival Noir. Experience a one-woman play at Crosstown Arts. Attend Memphis’ version of a soul salon with food, spoken word poetry and music. read more »

Topics: Spark, Playhouse on the Square, Ballet Memphis, St. George's Art Show, Carnival Noir, Thirteen, Crosstown Arts, Neosoulville, The Word

Discover the Arts: October 16-October 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 15th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  See a documentary chronicling the origins of zombies on film. Hear writer, musician and punk pioneer Richard Hell reading from his new autobiography. Celebrate Crosstown with a neighborhood block party. Experience the opening weekend of the River Project 2 by Ballet Memphis. read more »

Topics: Southern Circuit Birth of the Living Dead, Indie Memphis, University of Memphis, Richard Hell, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Crosstown Arts, Crosstown Block Party, River Project 2, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: October 3-October 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 1st, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Get inspired by two of Memphis’ greatest assets—the Mississippi River and the arts—with Ballet Memphis’ River Project Symposium. Shell Out for the Arts with Vaneese Thomas in Overton Park. Explore the intersections of various artistic mediums with a panel discussion hosted by IRIS Orchestra. read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, The River Project Symposium, Culinary Series, The Arcade Restaurant, Crosstown Arts, Shell Out for the Arts, Levitt Shell, IRIS Orchestra

The River Project Symposium

Posted by Lauren Kennedy on September 16th, 2013

Having grown up in this area and spent time in Memphis as a kid, it can be easy to take for granted how impressive the Mississippi River is. I was reminded of this when one of my best friends from Texas came to visit and told me that crossing the Mississippi River as he was driving in was one of the coolest experiences he has had. The breadth of the river, the seemingly slow but constant movement of it, the knowledge that you aren’t likely to swim across it easily and watching it rise and fall… it really is incredible to behold. Add to all of that the enormously rich history ... read more »

Topics: River Project Symposium, Mississippi River, Rhodes College, Crosstown Arts, Ballet Memphis, University of Memphis, Center for Earthquake Research and Information, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: September 11-September 15

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 10th, 2013

Discover the arts the weekend! Spark your creativity with the performing arts on YouTube. See the opening weekend of Hattiloo’s The Whipping Man. Experience a soulful ballet performance by Collage dance Collective. Take the kids to make a multimedia creation at the Brooks. read more »

Topics: spark, Ballet Memphis, The Whipping Man, Hattiloo Theatre, Soul Suites, Collage dance Collective, Creation Station, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: September 5-September 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 3rd, 2013

Discover the Arts this weekend! Sing for yo’ Suppa with Zydeco king Terrance Simien and swamp princess, Marcella Simien on the bluffs of the Mississippi. Kick off Ballet Memphis’ season en pointe and en vogue with a runway show featuring the company’s most beautiful costumes. See Inner City South’s one-of-a-kind fusion of hip-hop and spoken word. Hear about the inspirations for the work of two of Memphis’ favorite young artists. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Marcella Simien, Culinary Series, Sing fo yo' Suppa, ArtsMemphis, Ballet Memphis, enpointe/envogue, Inner City South, The Fusion Network Hip Hop Theatre, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, A Different Kind of Landscape: Maysey Craddock and Erin Harmon

Discover the Arts: May 8 - May 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 7th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Choose from a mind-boggling array of culture – the buffet this weekend includes Grammy winner and bluegrass pioneer Dr. R. Stanley in a historic performance at the Buckman Center, free martial arts demonstrations followed by a screening of Sword of Doom at the Brooks Museums’ Samurai Sundown Film Series and Demonstrations, and a family friendly rooftop preview of Ballet Memphis’ season finale Taking Flight at the top of the Peabody hotel.  Snack throughout the weekend on Memphis Social, a unique weekend long event mixing ... read more »

Topics: Dr. Ralph Stanley, Buckman Center for Performing Arts, Samurai Sundown Film Series and Demonstrations, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Ballet Memphis, The Peabody Memphis, Taking Flight, Memphis Social, Miss Saigon, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: April 18-April 21

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 16th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Come out for four days of fun, festivities and food at the Africa in April Festival highlighting the Republic of Senegal.  Head to Art Walk at the Broad Avenue Arts District to enjoy art, dance, live music AND men walking in high heels!  Put on your sparkly red shoes and prepare yourself for a new perspective on the great American fairytale as Ballet Memphis premieres Wizard of Oz.  Get jazzy with Rhodes College and Crosstown Arts as they present Jazz at Crosstown and/or head to the Monterey Jazz Festival at GPAC where they promise to ... read more »

Topics: Africa in April, Art Walk, Broad Avenue Arts District, Wizare of Oz, Ballet Memphis, Jazz at Crosstown, Rhodes College, Crosstown Arts, Monterey Jazz Festival, GPAC

Discover the Arts: Jan. 10 - Jan. 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 8th, 2013

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events! Find out why Theatre Memphis and the Memphis Brooks Museum are bringing back SUPER popular events Altar Boyz and the British Arrows Awards while the Memphis Symphony combines the music of Leonard Bernstein and Beethoven with dance. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of many performances and exhibitions from January 10 - 14. read more »

Topics: British Arrows Awards, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Altar Boyz, Theatre Memphis, Beethoven, Bernstein, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Memphis, U-DIG Dance Academy, Kaleidoscope Club, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis Unchained, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 27th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one of the following holiday themed art events! 'Tis the season and our arts organizations will staisfy your appitite for all the holiday classics. So you've seen them all before? You are sure to be entertained, as our taleted artists add Memphis flavor, fun twists and exciting surprises! Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of many holiday performance from Nov 28 - Dec 2. read more »

Topics: the Nutcracker, Santaland Diaries, If Scrooge Was A Brother, Holiday Artist Market, Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: Oct. 25 – Oct. 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 23rd, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one of the following art events! Get in touch with Memphis roots this weekend through retro live music, a theatrical gospel explosion, and events inspired by the Mighty Mississippi. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of the many events happening October 25-28. Click here to view the complete art events calendar. read more »

Topics: Hattiloo Theatre, Germantown Perfroming Arts Centre, RiverArtsFest, South Main Historic District, UrbanArt Commission, Memphis College of Art, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: Oct. 18 - Oct. 21

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 17th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one of the following art events! You can buy local art on Broad Avenue, see a world premiere, support a small local theatre and survey five centuries of classical violin. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of all the events happening October 18-21. read more »

Topics: Broad Avenue Art Walk, The River Project, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square, New Moon Theatre Company, TheatreWorks, Luna Nova Music, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: Sept 4 - Sept 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 4th, 2012

End the summer right with four fun arts events in Memphis. There are so many things happening, and there's no better time to explore our city's offerings than the late summertime. Check out our picks for events happening over the next few weeks at venues all over the city. read more »

Topics: Germantown Performing Arts Center, Ballet Memphis, ArtsCard, Secret Sisters, Horn Island 28, Memphis College of Art, ArtsMemphis.org, Events Calendar, Playhouse on the Square, Good People, The Circuit Playhouse