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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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Up in Arms Collective Presents RESPONSE 2

November 8, 2017 - articles

November 6, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Rose Cochran, community collaborator– 901.355.9078 Up in Arms Collective’s RESPONSE 2 – So what now? 9 months after the inaugural RESPONSE show, it has become apparent that America’s new reality is here to stay. Even the nicest guy on late…

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Crosstown Arts–November 2017 Events

October 25, 2017 - articles

ART Austin Blue Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-9 pm Crosstown Arts, 430 N Cleveland EP Release and art show Catering by Club Windward Organized by the artist Art/Race/Violence: A Collaborative Response Opening: Sunday, Nov. 12, 2-5 pm On view Nov. 12-Jan. 14 Crosstown Arts Galleries 1350 Concourse Ave.,…

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Crosstown Arts October Event Calendar

September 20, 2017 - articles

(Image above Alex Paulus from Better Homes & Gardens)  Crosstown Arts – October 2017 Events   ART Idiopathic Friday, Oct. 13, 6-8 pm Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland Exhibition with new works by Denise Wakeman and Lacy Mitcham  Babysitters, Unicorns, and Other Freaks Saturday, Oct. 14, 4-8…

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Crosstown Arts – September 2017 Events

August 23, 2017 - articles

(piece pictured above by Lisa Williamson, from Four Knowledge II) ART Four Knowledge II Opening Reception Reception: Friday, Sept. 8, 6–8 pm On view: Saturday, Sept. 9 Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland Work by Beth Barnes Winterburn, Kat Gore, Janet Stuart Smith, and Lisa Williamson. Curated by Ken…

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Public Invited to Collaborate on Cascading Flower Curtain Art Installation in Crosstown Concourse

August 16, 2017 - articles

  Crosstown Arts and Church Health are pleased to partner on a collaborative art project titled Stargazer Garden to be installed this fall in the West Atrium of Crosstown Concourse. The project, a curtain constructed from paper flowers, is led by Crosstown Arts resident artist Eric Clausen. It’s…

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Continuum Music Festival Juxtaposes Contemporary Chamber Music with Blues, Rock, and Hip-Hop

July 11, 2017 - articles

(above photo, chatterbird of Nashville)   Blueshift Ensemble and Crosstown Arts are pleased to present the inaugural Continuum Music Festival — an annual three-day festival of collaborations among musicians and artists of diverse genres from Memphis and beyond — from Thursday, August 3 to Sunday, August…

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Crosstown Arts Events — July 2017

June 22, 2017 - articles

MUSIC Thelonious Monk: The Music of Monk Saturday, July 8, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Crosstown Arts Gallery, 422 N. Cleveland St. Jazz performance featuring Stephen Lee (piano), Johnny Yancey (Trumpet), Sylvester Sample (Acoustic Bass) and Nygel Yancey (Drums) celebrating the legacy of Thelonious Monk….

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From Jazz to Zither to Contemporary Classical: Summer of Music Kicks Off at Crosstown Arts

May 23, 2017 - articles

  Crosstown Arts will operate a full-time music department — centered around a performance space in Crosstown Concourse dubbed the “Listening Room” — once the organization is settled into their new space inside Concourse. But the contemporary arts organization isn’t waiting for its fall move…

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…Boy, Bye.

February 7, 2017 - articles

Ain’t love grand? Yeah, right. If you are not feeling the love this season, check out these events that are right up your alley. We Need to Talk BREAK-UP ARTIFACT EXHIBITION Opening Reception: Friday, February 10, 5-8 p.m. Exhibition on View: February 10-18; 10 a.m….

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