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Recommended Arts Events September 22 - 25th with BONUS TUESDAY

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 21st, 2016

Take a trip around town this weekend for some awesome arts and entertainment! Catch To Kill a Mockingbird presented by Tennessee Shakespeare Co. at Hutchinson School, Barber Binge on Broad, have metal repaired at Repair Days 2016 at the Metal Museum and experience GPAC Grove, a food truck and music festival at the Germantown Performing Arts Center. read more »

Topics: TENNESSEE SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, OPERA MEMPHIS, METAL MUSEUM, GERMANTOWN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, BUCKMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, DECORATIVE ARTS TRUST

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 »

Topics: NEW MEMPHIS INSTITUTE, METAL MUSEUM, OPERA MEMPHIS, CENTER FOR SOUTHERN FOLKLORE

Celebrate summer solstice with great music and beautiful views

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 21st, 2016

Grab a blanket and chill out by the river with great music and cinema  - in a converted chapel or in the presence of rock stars! read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Opera Memphis, Memphis Acoustic Music Association, ArtsMemphis, Stax Music Academy, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Are You Getting Enough Art? Recommended Arts Events May 11 - May 15

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 10th, 2016

Many scientists agree that the arts can help reduce stress and anxiety, improve well-being and enhance the way we fight infection. Start improving your life today by collecting art for your home or attending an art festival with the whole family.  read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Community Supported Art, Yard Sale, UpRise Festival, Opera Memphis

Black History: Feb. 3 - Feb. 7

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 2nd, 2016

February has a way of sneaking up on you. but you better get busy if you are going to take advantage of all the amazing events crammed into the shortest month of the year – Black History, Valentine’s Day, Superbowl Sunday, Awards shows,Mardi Gras and more. Celebrate February with the arts!   read more »

Topics: Germantown Community Theatre, Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Crosstown Arts, Opera Memphis, Juneteenth Celebration

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: September 11-14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 9th, 2014

Explore what Cooper-Young has to offer, have a family-fun night at the theatre, enjoy a movie with the Opera and see what happens when hatred turns into friendship. read more »

Topics: Cooper-Young Festival, The Kroc Center, Opera Memphis, The Circuit Playhouse, Discover the Arts

Arts In Motion: Ghosts of Crosstown part 2

Posted by Ghost O Crosstown on April 3rd, 2014

Any good ghost knows you can’t possibly pen a great opera without a compelling story and an intriguing score, and that’s just what Ghosts of Crosstown offers: climactic crescendos, a dramatic rise and fall that keeps you wondering what will happen next. Of course, being that I’ve been around the block a few hundred times, I know EXACTLY what to expect.  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, ArtsMemphis, Arts in Motion, Midtown Opera Festival

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

Arts In Motion: Ghosts of Crosstown part 1

Posted by Ghost O Crosstown on March 25th, 2014

Here lies the evolution of Opera and the new angles, messages and audiences it’s reaching. You may know nothing of the subject, be unfamiliar with any noted works or libretti (we’ll get to that one later,) but who said change was easy? Not me. I’m still sneaking up on and scaring the beetlejuice out of people from 1943! By the way, I’m Ghost. Ghost O. Crosstown. (Where’s a rim shot when you need one)?  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, ArtsMemphis, Arts in Motion, Midtown Opera Festival

Discover the Arts: January 14-January 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 14th, 2014

Don’t miss the wacky and wonderful performance of The Mikado by Opera Memphis. Catch the 3PT perform classic Shakespeare with their production of Macbeth. Experience Christopher Miner’s video work, with the opening of The Gospel According to a Young American. See a screening of Jill Wissmiller’s film, presented by Glitch. read more »

Topics: The Mikado, Opera Memphis, 3PT, Macbeth, Christopher Miner, Clough Hanson Gallery, Jill Wissmiller, Glitch

Discover the Arts: July 18-20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 16th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! For theatre-loving kids, Theatre Memphis’ ShoWagon and youth company present “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” For theatre-loving adults, The Break-Up Show 3 has tales of heartbreak and rejection.  #makeascene with Opera Memphis’ Summer Conservatory performance. Enjoy blues and barbeque on the banks of the Mississippi at WEVL’s beloved fundraiser. read more »

Topics: Theatre Memphis, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Crosstown Arts, The Break-Up Show 3, Opera Memphis, #makeascene, Summer Conservatory, WEVL, Blues on the Bluff

Discover the Arts: Jan. 31 - Feb. 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 29th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! See the Cannon Center lose its roof, have your stories played back to you and survey ten plus years of great contemporary art. Plus, RISE with Collage dance Collective and go the Wild West with Opera Memphis. 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. Below we've recommended just a few of many performances and ... read more »

Topics: Memphis Matters, Playback Memphis, Elixir of Love, Opera Memphis. RISE: Winter Concert, Collage dance Collective, Present Tense: The Art of Memphis from 2001-Now, STAX Music Academy, Black History Month

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: 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

Discover the Arts: Sept 20 - Sept 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 19th, 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 20 - 23. However, there hundreds of organizations posting events to our site artsmemphis.org, making it the go-to source for engaging with the arts. read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Downtown Memphis Commission, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, 30 Days of Opera, ArtsMemphis