Events

Ballet Memphis

  • Visual Arts Exhibit Parsing Banality: Post-Painterly Art of Dilettantism By, Steven Heard

    Mar 20th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138

    In the Lobby Gallery

    Artist’s Reception
    March  22
    5:30 – 7:30pm

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  • Science to Art: Photographs and Paintings by Dr. Gopal Murti at Gallery Ten Ninety-One

    Mar 20th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    “You can make an artist out of a scientist but you can’t take the science out of his art”. Come see an amazing display of works by award-winning scientist-turned-artist, Dr. Gopal Murti. You may also visit his website at www.artofgopalmurti.com.

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  • 2 for the Show at 'KNO - Works by Don Meyers & David Tankersley

    Mar 20th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    David Tankersley has worked in pen and ink for the past 15 years. His professional career spanned the worlds of journalism, advertising and publishing, as well as art and film. He maintains he is less fine artist than “journalist in pen and ink,” documenting buildings, corners and, on occasion, the people of Memphis. He uses a stippling technique. He has begun adding “rough acrylic sketches” to his work.

    David is also an actor and has had several roles in many local Indie film productions.

    Don Meyers has been an artist working in watercolors, acrylics and oils for over 5o years. 

    He began his career at Playboy magazine as an art/creative director and graphic designer in 1962. He later became a "Mad Man" advertising art director working for various ad agencies in Chicago, Los Angeles and Memphis. He's had art shows in these cities as well and is also a filmmaker, actor and director, specializing in short films and has won several awards for a short film called, "Hypnotic Induction."

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  • Orange Mound in October: Melrose Heritage Gallery (Appointment Only)

    Mar 20th, 2019
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Melrose High School, 2870 Deadrick Ave, Memphis, TN 38114

    Orange Mound in October!

    Come Join us on October 19th, from 12-3 for the opening reception of the Melrose High School Heritage room and gallery! Following directly after the Melrose High School Community Breakfast, which starts at 9:00AM and goes until around 11:30AM, The Heritage room will unveil its new exhibit;

    Torchbearers of Excellence: A Tribute to Melrose Alumni

    There will be pieces featured on loan from the Whithers Museum, as well as many never before seen artifacts from Orange Mound's Community and Residents and specialty pieces from community artists for all to enjoy.

    Come and Soak in some Orange Mound History!

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  • Creative Aging Senior Arts Series: IRIS Orchestra's String Trio

    Mar 20th, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Extd. Memphis, TN 38117

    A special presentation from IRIS Orchestra String Trio performing an eclectic mix of styles guaranteed to delight audiences with classic favorites as well as new gems. Featuring Marcin Arendt, frequent concertmaster of IRIS and violin professor at the University of Memphis, Rosa Ortega Iannelli, IRIS viola fellow originally from Puerto Rico, and Carrington Truehart, IRIS cello fellow and Memphis native, this concert promises to inspire your sensitivities and may just leave you dancing in the aisles!  The program is followed by a complimentary reception.

    More information and advance purchase general admission tickets are available at https://www.creativeagingmidsouth.org/senior-art-series-link.  Tickets also available at the door for a minimum donation of $5 (cash or check).  Limited wheelchair seating is available; to reserve a wheelchair space call (901) 272-3434.

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  • All Together Now Artist Reception

    Mar 20th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    74 Flicker Street, Memphis, TN 38104

    Flicker Street Studio presents an exhibition of small scale painting, drawing and sculpture.  The work of 13 artists is presented including Nancy Cheairs, Jim Buchman, Melissa Dunn, Elizabeth Alley, Meredith Olinger and Susan Maakestad.


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  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

    Mar 20th, 2019
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

    Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

    The original production won 10 Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

    Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life," Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

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  • Visual Arts Exhibit Parsing Banality: Post-Painterly Art of Dilettantism By, Steven Heard

    Mar 21st, 2019
    All-day Event
    Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138

    In the Lobby Gallery

    Artist’s Reception
    March  22
    5:30 – 7:30pm

    More Details
  • Science to Art: Photographs and Paintings by Dr. Gopal Murti at Gallery Ten Ninety-One

    Mar 21st, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    “You can make an artist out of a scientist but you can’t take the science out of his art”. Come see an amazing display of works by award-winning scientist-turned-artist, Dr. Gopal Murti. You may also visit his website at www.artofgopalmurti.com.

    More Details
  • 2 for the Show at 'KNO - Works by Don Meyers & David Tankersley

    Mar 21st, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    David Tankersley has worked in pen and ink for the past 15 years. His professional career spanned the worlds of journalism, advertising and publishing, as well as art and film. He maintains he is less fine artist than “journalist in pen and ink,” documenting buildings, corners and, on occasion, the people of Memphis. He uses a stippling technique. He has begun adding “rough acrylic sketches” to his work.

    David is also an actor and has had several roles in many local Indie film productions.

    Don Meyers has been an artist working in watercolors, acrylics and oils for over 5o years. 

    He began his career at Playboy magazine as an art/creative director and graphic designer in 1962. He later became a "Mad Man" advertising art director working for various ad agencies in Chicago, Los Angeles and Memphis. He's had art shows in these cities as well and is also a filmmaker, actor and director, specializing in short films and has won several awards for a short film called, "Hypnotic Induction."

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  • Orange Mound in October: Melrose Heritage Gallery (Appointment Only)

    Mar 21st, 2019
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Melrose High School, 2870 Deadrick Ave, Memphis, TN 38114

    Orange Mound in October!

    Come Join us on October 19th, from 12-3 for the opening reception of the Melrose High School Heritage room and gallery! Following directly after the Melrose High School Community Breakfast, which starts at 9:00AM and goes until around 11:30AM, The Heritage room will unveil its new exhibit;

    Torchbearers of Excellence: A Tribute to Melrose Alumni

    There will be pieces featured on loan from the Whithers Museum, as well as many never before seen artifacts from Orange Mound's Community and Residents and specialty pieces from community artists for all to enjoy.

    Come and Soak in some Orange Mound History!

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  • Broadway 101: Fiddler on the Roof

    Mar 21st, 2019
    4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education, 225 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

    Learn from the pros before you see the show! Students in grades 7-12 learn music or choreography from cast members performing in the Orpheum’s touring Broadway shows.

    Broadway 101 registration includes:

    • A workshop with a cast member of a nationally touring Broadway show
    • A Q&A session with the cast member for an inside look at professional theatre
    • A personalized keepsake Orpheum Theatre Group lanyard and nametag
    • Pre-show dinner
    • A ticket to the performance following the workshop

    About Fiddler on the Roof

    You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production of Fiddler on the Roof, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

    Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life," Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

    More Details
  • All Together Now Artist Reception

    Mar 21st, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    74 Flicker Street, Memphis, TN 38104

    Flicker Street Studio presents an exhibition of small scale painting, drawing and sculpture.  The work of 13 artists is presented including Nancy Cheairs, Jim Buchman, Melissa Dunn, Elizabeth Alley, Meredith Olinger and Susan Maakestad.


    More Details
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

    Mar 21st, 2019
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

    Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

    The original production won 10 Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

    Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life," Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

    More Details
  • Visual Arts Exhibit Parsing Banality: Post-Painterly Art of Dilettantism By, Steven Heard

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138

    In the Lobby Gallery

    Artist’s Reception
    March  22
    5:30 – 7:30pm

    More Details
  • Science to Art: Photographs and Paintings by Dr. Gopal Murti at Gallery Ten Ninety-One

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    “You can make an artist out of a scientist but you can’t take the science out of his art”. Come see an amazing display of works by award-winning scientist-turned-artist, Dr. Gopal Murti. You may also visit his website at www.artofgopalmurti.com.

    More Details
  • 2 for the Show at 'KNO - Works by Don Meyers & David Tankersley

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd., Cordova, TN 38016

    David Tankersley has worked in pen and ink for the past 15 years. His professional career spanned the worlds of journalism, advertising and publishing, as well as art and film. He maintains he is less fine artist than “journalist in pen and ink,” documenting buildings, corners and, on occasion, the people of Memphis. He uses a stippling technique. He has begun adding “rough acrylic sketches” to his work.

    David is also an actor and has had several roles in many local Indie film productions.

    Don Meyers has been an artist working in watercolors, acrylics and oils for over 5o years. 

    He began his career at Playboy magazine as an art/creative director and graphic designer in 1962. He later became a "Mad Man" advertising art director working for various ad agencies in Chicago, Los Angeles and Memphis. He's had art shows in these cities as well and is also a filmmaker, actor and director, specializing in short films and has won several awards for a short film called, "Hypnotic Induction."

    More Details
  • Orange Mound in October: Melrose Heritage Gallery (Appointment Only)

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Melrose High School, 2870 Deadrick Ave, Memphis, TN 38114

    Orange Mound in October!

    Come Join us on October 19th, from 12-3 for the opening reception of the Melrose High School Heritage room and gallery! Following directly after the Melrose High School Community Breakfast, which starts at 9:00AM and goes until around 11:30AM, The Heritage room will unveil its new exhibit;

    Torchbearers of Excellence: A Tribute to Melrose Alumni

    There will be pieces featured on loan from the Whithers Museum, as well as many never before seen artifacts from Orange Mound's Community and Residents and specialty pieces from community artists for all to enjoy.

    Come and Soak in some Orange Mound History!

    More Details
  • Masterclass on Creative Strategies for Artists and Communities

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    3:30pm - 5:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

    Masterclass on Creative Strategies for Artists and Communities

    As an extension of her keynote talk, this skills-building masterclass with De Nichols will provide artists and cultural organizers with core tips, tools, and a collective call-to-action to them navigate moments of conflict, tension, and inequality as they work across institutions, communities, and systems. Using the practice of design thinking as a foundation, De will demonstrate multiple creative problem-solving strategies that artists can use to champion and confront complex issues and topics. Participants will learn how to use art and design thinking to negotiate change, advocate for themselves and their values, and engage more equitably with community stakeholders in their work.

    Keynote Talk: Saturday, March 24th at Crosstown Arts

    This event is an official event of The Young Collectors Contemporary hosted be Young Arts Patrons

    $25

    See Full Young Collectors Contemporary Schedule at http://www.youngcollectorscontemporary.com/2019-schedule

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  • All Together Now Artist Reception

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    74 Flicker Street, Memphis, TN 38104

    Flicker Street Studio presents an exhibition of small scale painting, drawing and sculpture.  The work of 13 artists is presented including Nancy Cheairs, Jim Buchman, Melissa Dunn, Elizabeth Alley, Meredith Olinger and Susan Maakestad.


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  • 5 Fridays of Jazz - Hope Clayburn and Soul Scrimmage

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Benjamin L Hooks Public Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN 38111

    Levitt Shell and Memphis Library Foundation present 5 Fridays of Free Jazz. All shows are held at Benjamin L Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111) All concerts are free. Food trucks and bars will be onsite with items for purchase. Donations are always appreciated but not mandatory.

    Clayburn's funky saxophone, flute chops, and soulful vocals have given her the opportunity to play with prestigious musicians such as James Brown, The Allman Brothers Band, Maceo Parker, and the North Mississippi Allstars. She came back to Memphis after European tour in 2009 with The Dynamites.

    Her band Soul Scrimmage mixes soul and funk tunes with afrobeat and reggae, which is intended to create an energetic and uplifting atmosphere. The band features Hope on sax and flute. She also provides vocals and serves as composer. Robert Allen Parke