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Topic: River Project Symposium

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