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Recommended Arts Events October 5th - 9th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 5th, 2016

From Rock to Chamber, from Downtown to Germantown, it's a weekend full of MUSIC with a few of our favorite local ARTISTS sprinkled in.   read more »

Topics: DOWNTOWN COMMISSION, CROSSTOWN ARTS, LEVITT SHELL, PRIZM ENSEMBLE, IRIS ORCHESTRA, MEMPHIS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

Recommended Arts Events July 13 - 17th!

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 12th, 2016

Get out and support the arts this weekend!  Hear about 40 years of history with our volunteer radio station, WEVL, at Dixon's Munch and Learn, discover the world of comic books with local artist Adam Benet Shaw, relive the legendary R. L. Burnside's music through his grandson at the Levitt Shell, celebrate 28 Years of Blues on the Bluff at the Metal Museum, and join in with other makers at a meet and greet with Made By.  read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, WEVL, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 901 Comics, Levitt Shell, Made By

Recommended Arts Events July 6 - 10th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 5th, 2016

Explore a hands-on family art gallery, learn how an exhibition comes together, see a Southern gothic tale come to life, get your groove on with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, and celebrate the contributions of women in theatre at a weeklong festival! read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Metal Museum, TheatreWorks, Playhouse on the Square, Levitt Shell, Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis, Hattiloo

Celebrate America! Recommended Arts Events June 29 - July 3

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 29th, 2016

Pop into July! Celebrate the July Fourth weekend with a host of local arts events! read more »

Topics: Germantown Community Theater, Memphis Symphony, Levitt Shell, Vintagia, Circuitous Succession Gallery, Memphis Wind Symphony

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: 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

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 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: 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: 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: August 21-August 24

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 19th, 2014

Watch a Disney classic come to life on stage, celebrate the end of summer, relive the hits of a famous band and show your support through art. read more »

Topics: Playhouse on the Square, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Levitt Shell, Indie Memphis, Memphis Botanic Gardens

Discover the Arts: July 31 - August 3

Posted on July 29th, 2014

Learn all about applying for a grant, take a look at this century's hottest armor, watch some of Billy Joel's greatest moments and sing along to one of America's favorite musicals. read more »

Topics: ArtsAccelerator, The Metal Museum, Indie Memphis, The Levitt Shell, The Orpheum

Discover the Arts: July 2 - July 6

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Treat your ears to a free concert, explore the wonders of the farmer's market and celebrate America's birthday.  read more »

Topics: Stax, Levitt Shell, Cooper-Young Farmer's Market

Discover the Arts: October 11-October 13

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 8th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Join in on the conversation about the history and future of the book at a free symposium at Rhodes College. Support the Levitt Shell with a star-studded evening in Overton Park. Hear IRIS orchestra perform a piece by Peter Serkin, inspired by the works of Mark Rothko. See the Blair String Quartet—Memphis and Nashville’s own chamber musicians in an intimate setting. read more »

Topics: The Past and Future of the Book, Rhodes College, Stars at the Shell, Levitt Shell, IRIS Orchestra, Peter Serkin's Passionate Colors, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Blair String Quartet, Memphis Chamber Music Society

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

Discover the Arts: August 22-August 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 20th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Bid on pieces of Art from the Heart and support Page Robbins. See Memphis’ own Big Star reunited in their concert film at the Levitt Shell. Bring the kids to the Dixon for a night of family fun, art and live music. Support Collage dance Collective at their Jazz Brunch with great music and delicious food. read more »

Topics: Art from the Heart, Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center, Big Star, Levitt Shell, Indie Memphis, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Family Night, Collage dance Collective, Sunday Social Jazz Brunch

Discover the Arts: August 8-August 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 6th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Support Memphis’ budding visual arts scene and celebrate the launch of ArtsMemphis’ ArtsAccelerator Fund with a night full of art, dancing and some surprises along the way! See the famed International Guitar Duo perform a range of duets. Rock out at the Levitt Shell with the Stones’ infamous Rock ‘N’ Roll Circus film. Spend Sunday afternoon browsing and buying the works of local Memphis artists at the Orpheum. read more »

Topics: ArtsAccelerator Fund, Crosstown Arts, International Guitar Duo, MAMA, Indie Memphis, Levitt Shell, Rock 'N' Roll Circus, The Orpheum

Discover the Arts: July 25-July 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 23rd, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Go back in time—to the Old Testament and the 1970s—with a performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Continue the flashback with The Doors’ legendary Hollywood Bowl performance right here in Memphis. Get funky with the Stax Music Academy Alumni Band at B.B. Kings. Make your own bronze metal molds at the Botanic Garden. read more »

Topics: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Kroc Center of Memphis, Indie Memphis, Levitt Shell, Concert Film Series, Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, B.B. Kings, Memphis Botanic Garden, Metal Clay Mold Mania,

Discover the Arts: July 12-July 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 9th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Hit the Material's visual arts community retrospective as they celebrate the production of 100+ gallery shows. There will be kid-friendly culture galore with hands-on activities, live music and performance art at the Brooks' Carroll Cloar Family Day. Big News! Former Led Zeppelin front man, Robert Plant will be right here in Memphis this weekend.  Going to be in Midtown?  Don't miss what’s sure to be a packed-lawn concert at the Levitt Shell!  This season's closer is going to outdo all other closers with performances by some of Memphis' ... read more »

Topics: Material Anthology, Crosstown Arts, Carroll Cloar Family Day, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Robert Plant, Live at the Garden, Memphis Botanic Gardens, The Recording Academy, 40th Anniversary Concert, Levitt Shell, Beijing Flickers, Global Lens 2013, Indie Memphis, Benjamin L. Hooks Library

Discover the Arts: June 20-June 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 18th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Need an outing for the whole family? Support ArtsMemphis at Shell Out for the Arts for an evening of wine, beer and dinner from Fratelli’s, great music by John Nemeth and the Bo-Keys and a special kids’ activity by Theatre Memphis. Experience a weekend of chamber music by some of the nation’s most talented musicians at the Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, produced by Luna Nova Music. Pay homage to one of Memphis’ most important assets—our teachers—at Playback Memphis’ Memphis Matters Celebrates Teachers performance. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Shell Out for the Arts, John Nemeth and the Bo-Keys, Theatre Memphis, Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Luna Nova Music, Playback Memphis, Memphis Matters Celebrates Teachers, Sid Selvidge, Levitt Shell

Discover the Arts: June 13-June 16

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 11th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Want to know about Memphis’ most creative projects and ideas? Attend Crosstown Art’s Pecha Kucha Night Volume 7 for 20 minute presentations about any- and everything. Fall under Rhett Butler’s spell at The Orpheum’s Summer Movie Series’ showing of Gone with the Wind. Struggling with writer’s block? Catch a showing of Deathtrap from Playhouse on the Square, a play that’s equal parts funny and fatal. Then spend Saturday night with Todd Snider and some very special guests at his free What the Folk! Festival at the Levitt ... read more »

Topics: Pecha Kucha, Crosstown Arts, The Orpheum Summer Movie Series, The Orpheum, The Deathrap, Playhouse on the Square, What the Folk? Fest, Levitt Shell

Discover the Arts: May 23 - May 27

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 21st, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Celebrate Memorial Day with lots of free or nearly free arts events.  Bring a blanket and enjoy the air at the Levitt Shell on Thursday night as they kick-off their 2013 season with the North Mississippi AllStars and Sons of Mudbug.  Check out some funky art at The Rozelle Warehouse’s show “All My Rowdy Friends” featuring collaborative work by four teams of Memphis artists.  Don’t miss the chance to take the kids to the 8th Annual Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival!  Presented by Voices of the South and ... read more »

Topics: Memorial Day, Free Events, Levitt Shell, North Mississippi Allstars, Rozelle Warehouse, Memphis Children's Theatre Festival, Voices of the South, Rhodes College, Bikesploitation, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: Oct. 11 - Oct. 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 9th, 2012

There's a lot going on this weekend! Get creative with great events for kids & family. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. ArtsMemphis invites you to Discover the Arts – for the first time or all over again. We've recommended just a few of all the events happening October 11 - 14. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Theatre Memphis, Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, The Memphis Chamber Music Society, David Lusk Gallery, Levitt Shell, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Pink Palace Family of Museums

Discover the Arts: Sept. 27 - Sept. 30

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 26th, 2012

Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. ArtsMemphis invites you to Discover the Arts – for the first time or all over again. We've recommended just a few of all the events happening September 27-30. Get on campus! Explore the fine arts at our local colleges and universities this weekend.  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, Fuel Film, Rhodes College, Levitt Shell, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Southwest Community College, University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University