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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 August 10th - 14th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 10th, 2016

This weekend, we’re focusing on music and film!  Embark on a journey of discovery - experience a foreign film, an international film and music festival, a panel discussion on blues and a couple of sensational musicals. read more »

Topics: BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART, HATTILOO THEATRE, ON LOCATION, PLAYHOUSE ON THE SQUARE

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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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: June 26 - June 29

Posted on June 24th, 2014

Enjoy a variety of performances at a grand opening, spend the evening in Italy, view the work of southern artists and discover the new Beale Street Landing.  read more »

Topics: Hattiloo Theatre, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Number Inc, Beale Street Landing Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: May 8- May 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 6th, 2014

Celebrate the presence of the black cultural arts in Memphis, fall in love with a New York based dance company, venture into the world of Vaudeville and treat your ears to some a capella melodies. read more »

Topics: Hattiloo Theatre, Collage Dance Collective, Playhouse on the Square, Delta Capella, Discover the Arts

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

Special Edition: Discover the Arts - Black History Month in Memphis

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 4th, 2013

Discover the arts this month! As a city with such a rich legacy of both African-American history and the arts, it’s no surprise that Memphis’ arts groups are celebrating Black History Month with a variety of vibrant and engaging events. Here are some ways for you to celebrate Black History Month with the arts. 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. Below we've highlighted just a few of many ... read more »

Topics: Black History Month, Discover the Arts, Stax Music Academy, Memphis College of Art, Playhouse on the Square, Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ballet on Wheels

Rants & Raves - A Review of The Mountaintop

Posted by Glenda Mace on January 23rd, 2013

The Mountaintop, a play by Memphis native Katori Hall opened Friday at Circuit Playhouse to a sold out house. A collaboration of Circuit Playhouse and Hattiloo Theatre it was a stellar opening night with the Olivier winning Ms. Hall in attendance. The Mountaintop made its world premiere in a three-week run at London’s Theatre 503 in June 2009, and then transferred to the West End’s Trafalgar Studio 1. The production received two Evening Standard Awards nominations, including Most Promising Playwright, and was awarded the 2010 Olivier Award for Best Play. read more »

Topics: The Mountaintop, Circuit Playhouse, Hattiloo Theatre, Rants & Raves, Glenda Mace, Katori Hall

Discover the Arts: Jan. 17 - Jan. 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 15th, 2013

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events!  Take the time to honor the wisdom and celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through an award winning play, a premier touring dance company and the re-opening of a one-of-a-kind collection. 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 17 - 21. read more »

Topics: The Mountaintop, Circuit Playhouse, Hattiloo Theatre, Prizm Ensemble, Rudi E. Scheidt Scool of Music, Metal Museum, Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School, Opera Memphis, Elixir of Love

Discover the Arts: Dec. 6- Dec. 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 4th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events! HOLIDAY EVENTS SECOND EDITION: These events are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Be apart of Memphis traditions, start new ones or give the gift of the arts! 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 performances from December 6 - 11 read more »

Topics: Nut ReMix, It's A Wonderful LIfe: A Live Radio Play, Holiday Show and Sale Open House, The Nutcracker, Steve Cropper, Booker T & the MG's, New Ballet Ensemble, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Metal Museum, Hattiloo Theatre, Stax Music Academy, A Million Wings, Wild Abundance Publishing

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