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“Works on Paper” Exhibition by Nathan Alan Yoakum

December 8, 2017 - articles

Works on Paper An Exhibition by Nathan Alan Yoakum You’re invited to explore the colorful new works by Nathan Alan Yoakum at Jay Etkin Gallery on December 15 from 6 – 9 PM. 942 Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104

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Opera Memphis December Events: Mozart at U of M and Arts Against Hunger

December 5, 2017 - articles

  November 27- December 21. Donate at Opera Memphis and receive $5 off tickets! This holiday season, Opera Memphis is part of a group of arts organizations fighting hunger in our community. Please bring nonperishable food items to Clark Opera Memphis Center (6745 Wolf River…

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Laughter, Thy Name is Sister Myotis

December 4, 2017 - articles

by Kevin Shaw  | photos courtesy of Steve Swift    It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 15 years since the Memphis community (and world) was blessed with the angelic presence of Sister Myotis. Whether it’s in the theatre, at an awards show or just…

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Rock N Roll Hall of Famers to Play the Orpheum May 15

December 3, 2017 - articles

An Evening With  2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees ORPHEUM THEATRE        MAY 15 Tickets make a great holiday gift! Tickets on sale Friday, December 8 at 10 am at Ticketmaster.com; Orpheum box office. Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 # # #   EVENT…

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2018 Grains & Grits Festival Date Announced

November 29, 2017 - articles

Third Annual Event Set for November 3, 2018 TOWNSEND, Tenn. — The date of the third annual Grains and Grits event, a festival of Southern spirits and gourmet grub, has been set for November 3, 2018. This event will bring together whiskey lovers, distillers and culinary enthusiasts from across the country to celebrate the culture…

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WICKED on Sale December 11th

November 22, 2017 - articles

BROADWAY’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER TO RETURN TO MEMPHIS’ ORPHEUM THEATRE MARCH 7-25, 2018 *             *             * TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 11 BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ AND WINNIE HOLZMAN BASED ON THE NOVEL BY GREGORY MAGUIRE   MEMPHIS – WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster and Memphis’ most popular musical, will return to the historic Orpheum Theatre March…

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Valerie June Shares the Gorgeous “With You-a Sweet Little Love Song”

November 21, 2017 - articles

Valerie June shares a gorgeous acoustic “With you-A Sweet Little Love Song” today via streaming platforms. This sparse and delicate demo version beautifully captures the raw essence of the song which originally appears on her critically acclaimed album, The Order of Time, released earlier this year….

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Emerald Theatre Company Presents: Cabaret Noel III: Sleighbells Ring, Are You Listening

November 21, 2017 - articles

Emerald Theatre Company Presents: Cabaret Noel III: Sleighbells Ring, Are You Listening   TheatreWorks  2085 Monroe Ave, 38104   etcmemphistheater.com    December 8, 9, 10, 2017   Friday and Saturday’s at 8:00 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM   All tickets are $15.00 and sold at the door   Media Contact: Hal Harmon  hharmon299@aol.com Join ETC…

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LGBTQ Presence at Indie Memphis Film Festival

November 16, 2017 - articles

story by Chellie Bowman    Indie Memphis Film Festival celebrated its 20 year anniversary this year and was a huge success, bringing in more attendees than ever before. If you weren’t able to attend, you probably noticed the section of Cooper that was shut down…

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Holiday Lights, Music and Santa in Cooper Young! – Thursday, December 7 from 5 – 6 p.m.

November 15, 2017 - articles

Santa Visits Cooper Young   Celebrate the holidays in the Cooper Young Historic District on Thursday, December 7. Local businesses will belighting up their windows and outdoor displays for the annual Cooper Young “Unwrapped” contest hosted by the CYBA.  Our special guest judges this year are the…

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