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Jan + Feb Celebrations

January 2, 2018 - articles - ,

by Robin Beaudoin

 

JAN 6

Big Gay Dance Party Vol. 2
Stop 345, 8 pm – 2 am
345 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN  38103

Jump into January in style – at our LOUD AND PROUD celebration of great music, good friends and community spirit … all brought to you by Friends For Life! Tickets start at $10 and VIP packages are $50. brownpapertickets.com/event/3200452

Jan 21

TEP Gumbo Contest presented by Hilton
Hilton Memphis, 4:30 – 7 pm
939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120

Teams converge on Memphis to win the title of “Best Gumbo,” as decided by a panel of judges and tasters like you. Dance to live music by Lisa B and Zigadoo Money Clips, and catch the Mardi Gras spirit. General admission is $25, with sponsorships and tables also available.

For tickets, visit tnep.nationbuilder.com/tep_gumbo_contest_2018

Jan 27

Mystic Krewe of Pegasus Mardi Gras Ball XV
Minglewood Hall, 7 PM
1555 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN  38104

Join us, one and all, on a perilous and spectacular adventure into a mysterious land. The trek will be full of ferocious creatures, witches good and bad, strange creations, wonders to behold and danger around every corner. Yet through adversity, one finds true friendship, heart, wisdom, courage and the meaning of home. Make sure your Ruby Slippers are polished and packed as we embark on A Journey to the Emerald City! Tickets are $65, tables of 8 $500. brownpapertickets.com/event/3008539

Feb 13-18

The Color Purple
Orpheum Theatre
203 S Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

A Pulitzer Prize winning tale by Alice Walker told on stage through jazz, blues, and dance, the show has had 11 Tony nominations. The Color Purple centers on the life of Celie, a young black girl living in rural 1900s Georgia with her incestuous, abusive father. Celie’s life is rescued by un-saintly singer,

Shug Avery, who gives her the hope to believe in a happy future. For tickets and times visit orpheum-memphis.com

 

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