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DRAGNIFICENT! – Part 1

August 5, 2016 - articles

Friends of George’s—the new face of drag shows by Vincent Astor Photos courtesy of Friends of George’s and Kevin Reed Photography. Identifying and historical information provided by Vincent Astor. What was George’s anyway? In 1969 George Wilson took over management of a little beer bar…

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Red Grooms – New Brooks Exhibit Will Get You Into Art, Literally.

July 18, 2016 - articles

Story and images courtesy of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Above image: Exterior of “The Bus,” (1995) a life-size piece by Red Grooms. Courtesy of Marlborough Gallery and the artist. ©Red Grooms/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.   The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has…

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American Cancer Society’s Imagine Ball Memphis Gala

July 14, 2016 - articles

Funds Raised at Imagine Ball will Support the American Cancer Society’s Mission to Save More Lives From Cancer Memphis, TN — Get ready to party with a purpose at the American Cancer Society 20th Anniversary Imagine Ball to be held on Saturday, August 27 from…

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Find your Vintage in the 901

July 14, 2016 - articles

Vintage901 presents a new 3-day wine, music and food festival MEMPHIS (July 14, 2016) – Wine lovers, foodies, and music aficionados from all over the region rejoice! A new, intimate festival is coming to Memphis March 10-12, 2017. Mark your calendars now for Vintage901 is a three-day…

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Robert Moody – Conductor, Memphis Symphony Orchestra

July 8, 2016 - articles

by Lauren Hannaford  | photos courtesy of MSO In early February, Robert Moody walked onto the stage at the Cannon Center for Performing Arts as a guest conductor for the last time before he would assume the role of principal conductor for the Memphis Symphony…

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Inaugural On Stage at the Halloran Centre Series Lineup Announced

June 7, 2016 - articles

The Orpheum Theatre Group is proud to announce the 2016-2017 On Stage at the Halloran Centre series. Ten world-class musical acts are slated to appear inside the Halloran Centre’s 361-seat auditorium beginning in September. This year’s series offers a true slice of Americana from GRAMMY®…

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Brooks Museum Focuses Summer Exhibition on Luminous Paintings by Memphis Artist Veda Reed

June 7, 2016 - articles

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is pleased to present the lyrical landscape paintings of Memphis artist Veda Reed in an exhibition organized by the museum as part of the institution’s centennial year calendar. Visitors to the Brooks Museum from June 18 to September 4,…

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The Orpheum Theatre Has Announced the Winners of the 2016 High School Musical Theatre Awards

May 31, 2016 - articles

On Thursday, May 26, 2016 The Orpheum Theatre announced the winners of the 2016 High School Musical Theatre Awards show. Modeled after the Tony™ Awards and now in its seventh year, The Orpheum’s High School Musical Theatre Awards recognizes achievements in all areas of high…

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Contest: Emerald Theater Group’s “Out of the Closet” Playwriting Contest

May 24, 2016 - articles

Emerald Theater Company now accepting submissions for “Out of the Closet,” playwriting contest. Entry deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit www.etcmemphistheater.com for more details. 

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Andy Warhol’s Diamond Dust Shoes On Loan to the Dixon

May 24, 2016 - articles

A work by Andy Warhol, Diamond Dust Shoes, is on loan to the Dixon Gallery and Gardens from the Diane B. Wilsey Collection and on view in the Catmur Foyer. Andy Warhol was already a stylish and successful commercial illustrator when the I. Miller shoe…

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