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Topic: Voices of the South

Spring in the South: March 16 - March 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 15th, 2016

How does Spring make us feel? Henry Van Dyke’s poem "Spring in the South” expresses it best.  "Love, love, love, and pure delight of living: Winter is forgotten: here's a happy day!"  Truly celebrate Spring by attending one of these great events.  read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Ballet Memphis, Crosstown Arts, Voices of the South

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: September 23 - September 27

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 22nd, 2015

Revisiting a classic can bring forth new insight. Experience the following events with a new perspective or for the first time. See Voices of the South and Collage dance Collective reinterpret pieces from their repertoire. Fix a broken but treasured heirloom at the Metal Museum. Hear the legendary gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama, together since the 1930’s, at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center.  read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Collage dance Collective, Metal Museum, Beckman Performing and Fine Arts Center

Discover the Arts: July 29 - August 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 28th, 2015

Be enlightened. Let art teach you something new about a far-off place, family, wine or a stranger. See the premiere of a Southern family drama that depicts a young man's yearning to escape from an abusive home life. Learn the science behind your favorite vintages. Explore hidden treasures in a collabortive art installation. Listen to the true stories about feeling like a fish out of water. read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, Crosstown Arts, Amurica Photo

Discover the Arts: May 20 - May 24

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 19th, 2015

Let's get together! This Memorial Day weekend, groups of artists will showcase fascinating art books, the best of children's theatre, blacksmithing techniques and styles of bellydancing.  read more »

Topics: GLITCH, Voices of the South, the Metal Museum, and Memphis Raqs

Discover the Arts: April 1 - April 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 31st, 2015

Hop around Memphis this weekend, Crosstown: hosts a timed presentation in a relaxed community setting, Cooper Young: has a sampling of new site specific dances and a premiere of a play adapted from the 1899 novel by Kate Chopin, Downtown: view new paintings by Dale McNeil in Memphis' only undergound gallery. read more »

Topics: Crosstown Arts, Voices of the South, TOPS gallery, Racine + Southern Dance Exchange

Discover the Arts: October 16 - October 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 14th, 2014

Celebrate the third installment of a sensational series, experience the second annual steamroller printing event on broad avenue, see a new play by award-winning playwright and Voices of the South company member, Jerre Dye and join IRIS as one of the greatest violinists of our time, Pinchas Zukerman, makes his Memphis debut. read more »

Topics: IRIS, Ballet Memphis, Voices of the South, Five in One Social Club

Discover the Arts: May 22- May 25

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Get a taste of BBQ and explore the gardens, enjoy a family-friendly theatre festival, find out about forges and more and watch what happens when a girl meets a frog. read more »

Topics: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Voices of the South, Metal Museum, Ballet on Wheels, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: January 22-January 26

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 21st, 2014

Experience a jam packed weeks of blues music from around the world with the 30th Annual International Blues Challenge.  Exchange local seeds and plant knowledge at the Lictherman Nature Center Seed Swap. Gear up for Valentine’s Day with the romantically concerned Almost, Maine at TheatreWorks. See another date-night play by Voices of the South. read more »

Topics: Blues Foundation, International Blues Challenge, Lichterman Seed Swap, Lichterman Nature Center, Almost Maine, Playhouse on the Square, Yellow Light, Voices of the South, TheatreWorks

Discover the Arts: Holiday Edition

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 10th, 2013

There are so many performances, exhibitions and events happening in Memphis to take the chill off of this cold weekend. Have a laugh with Memphis Fried Movie! Learn more about the Threepenny Theatre with the ever-wonderful combination of beer and Shakespeare. Spend the holidays with Sister Myotis in what promises to be a series of festive performances. Enjoy a host of holiday treats and activities at Winterfest at the Brooks. read more »

Topics: Memphis Fried Movie!, Threepenny Theatre, Crosstown Arts, Sister Myotis, Voices of the South, Winterfest, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: August 14-August 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 13th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Support an up and coming fashion illustrator. Kick off Theatre Memphis’ 2013-2014 season with The Royal Family. Bid on the works of your favorite local artists and support Baptist Trinity Hospice at The Art of Caring. See the works of two of the South's beloved artists-Carroll Cloar and Eudora Welty-come together as a collaborative performance. read more »

Topics: Theatre Memphis, The Royal Family, Kris Keys, The Road to London College of Fashion, The Art of Caring, Baptist Trinity Hospice, Voices of the South, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Carroll Cloar, Eudora Welty

Discover the Arts: August 1-August 4

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 30th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Want to do something epic? Explore Broad Avenue on a quest for the finest treasures that the arts district has to offer. In keeping with the mythology theme, see Voices of the South’s modern interpretation of the story of Icarus. “Come on down” to the Price is Right at David Lusk Gallery for great deals on original artwork. See artwork from some of the area’s most talented visual artists at WKNO. read more »

Topics: Broad Avenue, Broad after 5 Sunset Quest, Memphis Germantown Art League Exhibition, WKNO, Reasons for falling: a story of Icarus, Voices of the South, The Price is Right, David Lusk Gallery

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