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Topic: Center for Southern Folklore

Recommended Arts Events August 31st - September 4th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 31st, 2016

Expose yourself to all things Memphis, including 30 Days of Opera, Iron for Honor at the Metal Museum (where you can also “whet” your whistle), and the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival! read more »


Recommended Arts Events July 27 - 31, 2016

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 26th, 2016

Skip the heat this weekend and visit the dinosaur exhibit at the Pink Palace Museum. Check out Joseph Camp’s new works at Crosstown Arts – he’s there for one night only. Friday night, hit South Main for art, music, and more, and be sure to stop at the Hyde Gallery. Spend Saturday morning doing cool gold leaf activities at the Metal Museum. Cap your weekend at the Center for Southern Folklore with fantastic local music. read more »


Recommended Arts Events July 21st -July 24th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 19th, 2016

Experience the arts this weekend!  Meet Ernie Cefalu, Creative Director of Pacific Eye & Ear, at Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Hear Low Society at the Center For Southern Folklore. Watch Debbie Litch as Judy Garland preform at Theatre Memphis. Have your portrait taken at Crosstown Arts. Celebrate the art and stories of the "King of Toys, Happy Hal” Miller. read more »

Topics: Memphis Rock & Soul Museum, Center for Southern Folklore, Crosstown Arts, Theatre Memphis, Happy Hal Miller, Low Society, Ernie Cefalu

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 28 - August 31

Posted on August 26th, 2014

Celebrate Memphis' rich cultural heritage, see what happens when it's time to meet the parents, enjoy a night of jazz in the park and explore the work of an artist turned scientist.  read more »

Topics: Discover the Arts, Center for Southern Folklore, Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis College of Art

Discover the Arts: January 10-January 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 7th, 2014

See the opening of the ultimate musical parody at Theatre Memphis. Take the kids to see The Fresh Beat Band. Celebrate the rich history of the Center for Southern Folklore at WKNO. Experience the work of metalsmith Andrew Hayes for his “Tributaries” exhibition. read more »

Topics: The Musical of Musicals, Theatre Memphis, The Fresh Beat Band, The Orpheum, Center for Southern Folklore, WKNO, Andrew Hayes, Tributaries, Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: August 29-Septemeber 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 27th, 2013

Discover the Arts this weekend! Hear voices from the grave performed by Chatterbox. Enjoy a free festival featuring the best of Memphis’ musical heritage on Main Street. See Proof’s final run at Theatre Memphis. Spend Labor Day watching a steamroller print woodcuts and get one of your own.Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Check back every Wednesday at 2:00 for our must-see picks for the weekend – or click here to get our recommendations in your inbox. read more »

Topics: Chatterbox Audio Theatre, Spoon River Anthology, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, Center for Southern Folklore, Theatre Memphis, Proof, Steamroller Printing, Social Club