ArtsMemphis Blog

Topic: The Orpheum

Celebrated Performers and Emerging Talent: March 2 - March 6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 1st, 2016

The extra day in February did not stop the calendar from still overflowing with arts events this weekend. Start out the new month right by enjoying concerts, performances, fundraisers, gallery openings and more.  read more »

Topics: The Orpheum Theatre, Gallery Ten Ninety One, PRIZM Ensemble, Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company, Cordova High School Orchestra

Deep Thoughts: Feb. 10 - Feb. 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 9th, 2016

Do you find it overwhelming to contemplate your life and place in the world? Let the arts guide you through the complexities of human identity, memories, emotions and history. Have a cathartic experience at the theatre, by listening to radio play, at a photography exhibition or a piano concert.  read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Chatterbox Audio Theatre, Annesdale Park Gallery, The Orpheum Theater

Discover the Arts: Making Music | Jan 26 - Jan 31

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 27th, 2016

A classically trained garage band, a symphony that only plays five decades of Star Trek arrangements, over 240 international blues performers and some jazz musicians all walked into a bar... Just kidding. Amazingly, ALL of the world class music described above will be performed in dozens of venues in Memphis this week - Check them out!  read more »

Topics: Buckman Perfromance Arts Center, The Orpheum Theatre, Concerts International, Germantown Performing Arts Center

Discover the Arts: November 4 - November 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 3rd, 2015

After last weekend’s wild Halloween celebrations, this weekend is all about taking it easy. From lectures to play-openings, Memphis will host numerous laid back options for arts enthusiasts to enjoy.  read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, The Orpheum Theatre, Brooks Museum of Art, Beckman Arts Center, Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Discover the Arts: April 29-May 3

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 28th, 2015

Art can allow us to obtain a unique glimpse into the past-hear a legendary musician perform songs from America's past, glimpse a documentary detailing a boxing great's historic stance, see images from the soulful "Memphis Sound" and expierience the legacy of a historic Memphis neighborhood.  read more »

Topics: The Orpheum Theatre, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, PRIZM Ensemble, Visible Community Music School, Blues City Cultural Center

Discover the Arts: April 8 - April 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 7th, 2015

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire…Enjoy a unique meal at a former firehouse, delight children with a classic children’s literature character, sing along with the beginning of the Midtown Opera Festival, and experience the latest creations from the Dixon’s educational programs. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis Culinary Series, Midtown Opera Festival, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, The Orpheum Theatre

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 24 - July 27

Posted on July 22nd, 2014

Channel your inner truck driver at the party of the year, celebrate Memphis' vibrant culture, take a trip to Treasure Island and put a twist on dinner theatre. read more »

Topics: ArtsAccelerator, ArtsMemphis, Broad Avenue Pavilion, HypeLife Arts, The Orpheum Theatre,

Discover the Arts: June 12 - June 15

Posted on June 10th, 2014

Treat yourself to a chamber music festival, watch a wedding-themed double feature, see how science inspires art, explore the works of one of America's favorite artists and enjoy a night of electro-funk. read more »

Topics: PRIZM Ensemble, The Orpheum, The Metal Museum, Artistik Approach, Discover the Arts, The Brooks Museum

Discover the Arts: May 1 - May 4

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 29th, 2014

Enjoy a free bluegrass music festival under the stars, take the kids on a bear hunt, pay homage to the Civil Rights movement through the art of photography and go back in time at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens for a 1920's take on a Shakespearean classic.  read more »

Topics: Germantown Performing Arts Center, The Orpheum Theatre, The Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art and Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Discover the Arts

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: December 18-22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 17th, 2013

See much loved NPR broadcaster Carl Kasell live at the Orpheum. See the Metal Museum’s latest creative and humorous exhibit of Metalsmiths at Play. Don’t be a scrooge! Celebrate the holiday season with Theatre Memphis. Take in the Biblically inspired work of African American artists at the Dixon. read more »

Topics: The Orpheum, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Metal Museum, Metalsmiths at Play, Theatre Memphis, A Christmas Carol, Ashe to Amen, Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Discover the Arts: November 15-November 17

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 12th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Celebrate the 85th birthday of The Orpheum Theatre with an art auction. Don’t miss the IRIS Orchestra debut of young clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. Hear a lecture by internationally-renowned artist Theaster Gates. Learn the tricks of the metal working trade. read more »

Topics: The Orpheum Theatre, Art Auction, IRIS Orchestra, Theaster Gates, Crosstown Arts, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Metal Museum

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: 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