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Valerie June’s Sweet Valentine’s Day Gift: For The Loved & Loveless

February 14, 2018 - articles

SPECIAL TWO-TRACK BUNDLE FEATURES THE UNRELEASED TRACK“LOVE TOLD A LIE” AND ALBUM FAVORITE “TWO HEARTS”   February 14th, 2018 – Acclaimed, genre-defying singer-songwriter, Valerie June offers a double dose of tender reflection on For The Loved & Loveless, a special, two-track digital bundle available everywhere on Valentine’s Day. The bundle features the never-before-released song “Love…

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Opera Memphis Warms Up the Winter with Mediterranean-inspired Italian Girl in Algiers

January 25, 2018 - articles

Memphis, Tenn. January 25, 2018 – Opera Memphis presents its second opera of the season, Rossini’s comedy The Italian Girl in Algiers, in an production Opera News called “an unusually entertaining evening at the opera.” To celebrate the Mediterranean setting, both evenings will begin with a Mediterranean food festival at 5:30 pm in…

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Diana Krall at the Orpheum!

January 24, 2018 - articles

An Evening With DIANA KRALL  ORPHEUM THEATRE     Saturday, June 30  Tickets make a great Valentine’s gift!  Tickets on sale Friday, January 26 at 10 am at Ticketmaster.com; Orpheum box office. Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 # # # Media Contact: Hardy McBee Email: hardy@beaverproductions.com EVENT INFORMATION: TITLE: An Evening…

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Orpheum Theatre Group’s February 2018 Events

January 23, 2018 - articles

TITLE: ALVIN AILEY American Dance Theater EVENT TYPE: Dance DESCRIPTION: Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity. Engage your emotions when Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater returns with contemporary works that touch on timely…

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Rural Mississippi Gets Its Own LGBT Bookstore!

January 11, 2018 - articles

by Melinda Lejman | photo above by Jamie Harker   In this day and age, taking a chance on a brick and mortar bookstore is an intimidating proposition. Competition with e-books and audio books might turn a would-be entrepreneur away from investing in a local…

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Halloran Centre to Host Creators of Vocal Play

January 10, 2018 - articles

CREATORS OF VOCAL PLAY CONTINUE TO WOW AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE NATURALLY 7 February 3 at the Halloran Centre MEMPHIS, TN – The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series continues with the mesmerizing talents of the original vocal play group, NATURALLY 7 on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30pm. Single and group tickets…

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Perfect Arrangement at The Circuit Playhouse

January 9, 2018 - articles

Perfect Arrangement by Topher Payne The Circuit Playhouse January 26 – February 18, 2018 It’s 1950, and new colors are being added to the Red Scare. Two U.S. State Department employees, Bob and Norma, have been tasked with identifying sexual deviants within their ranks. There’s…

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Voting is now open in Brooks African-Print Design Challenge

January 9, 2018 - articles

What: In celebration of the next special exhibition, African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style , Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and Spoonflower – a Durham, North Carolina company – are partnering for an African-Print Design Challenge that incorporates the repeating design style of African…

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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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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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