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The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz opens at the Dixon on January 28, 2018

December 28, 2017 - articles

The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz is the first American museum exhibition centered on the life of this remarkable figure in the history of modern art and design. The exhibition will trace Eugenia’s life through the many portraits bearing her likeness, as…

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The Good Word on the Streetdog

December 24, 2017 - articles

story and photos courtesy of Streetdog Foundation   Streetdog’s Mission “Streetdog Foundation rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes stray and abandoned dogs in Memphis. We are committed to placing wonderful companion animals into loving, forever homes. We believe in responsible pet ownership, spaying and neutering and educating…

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Metamorphosis Project, LGBT youth emergency shelter, is fully funded!

December 21, 2017 - articles

by Robin Beaudoin | images courtesy of OUTMemphis   OUTMemphis is pleased to announce it has successfully secured the funds needed to construct the Youth Emergency Shelter, the cornerstone of its Metamorphosis Project.The construction goal was met following the award of a $125,000 Capital Grant from…

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Crosstown Arts to Host Mellotron Variations Series

December 21, 2017 - articles

Crosstown Arts to Host Mellotron Variations Series Multidisciplinary event to feature dance, film, performances, and more   Crosstown Arts is pleased to present Mellotron Variations, a series of original musical compositions for the Mellotron that will be performed live alongside newly created multidisciplinary installations. The free and open-to-the-public, multi-day…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns to Memphis

December 20, 2017 - articles

MEMPHIS’ FAVORITE ASTROPHYSICIST RETURNS TO MEMPHIS Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson February 7   MEMPHIS, TN – Following a sold-out lecture earlier this year, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to the Orpheum Theatre by popular demand on Wednesday, February 7 at 7pm. Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 21….

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All Saints in the Old Colony a POTS@TheWorks Production

December 20, 2017 - articles

All Saints in the Old Colony By Julianne Homokay January 5 – January 28, 2017 POTS@TheWorks Playhouse on the Square is proud to present the world premiere production of All Saints in the Old Colony. After emigrating to South Boston from Ireland, Kiernan’s family fell apart…

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Q & A with Tennessee Gubernatorial Candidate Karl Dean

December 20, 2017 - articles

story by Sarah Rutledge Fischer | photos provided by the Dean campaign committee   In November of 2018, Tennesseans will go to the polls to choose the next Governor of Tennessee. Karl Foster Dean, former mayor of Nashville and leading Democratic candidate in the gubernatorial…

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Phantom Never Gets Old

December 18, 2017 - articles

by Kevin Shaw    Next year, The Phantom of the Opera will have been running on Broadway for 30 straight years! Such a lengthy run out paces its closest competitor (the revival of Chicago) by a full eight years and is showing no signs of…

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500 Years of Reformation, Still Reforming

December 15, 2017 - articles

by Rev. Monica Weber, Epiphany Lutheran Church, ELCA   A Medieval pope dreamed up the sale of indulgences so that Christians could ‘buy’ their way into heaven, and the pope could build ornate palaces and cathedrals. By 1517, friar Martin Luther and his colleagues, known as…

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Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park

December 13, 2017 - articles

Original Memphis: Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park Starry Nights is the largest holiday light show and festival in the Mid-South. It’s also the longest running celebration at Shelby Farms Park. The magic of the holidays is brought to life through the drive-through display of…

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