Memphis students are flocking to Athens, Fayetteville and Fort Worth, three popular Southern college towns. Whether you are planning to go to a game this fall, or you are a parent dropping off a co-ed, here’s our insider’s guide to where to eat, shop and stay.
Memphis offers much more than vibrant urban life. Check out these local outdoor adventures to suit your inner explorer.
Using a variety of materials, students will learn to sketch imperfectly both with ink and watercolor. Ages 15 and up, and all levels of experience are welcome. The $155 admission price also includes all materials. artsmemphis.org
On August 27 at 5:30 p.m., Crosstown Arts, the UrbanArt Commission and Arts mMemphis will debut a multi-venue exhibition and programming series to celebrate local public art makers. Patrons will be able to enjoy beautiful art as well as gain insight into the process of creating art from conception to completion. The exhibit will continue
This Levitt Shell festival honors the late Martha Ellen Maxwell, who was a founding board member for New Ballet Ensemble and the Levitt Shell. It starts at 4 p.m. and will include experiences with art, dance, storytelling and concludes with the finale of Memphis Renaissance and Harlem. The finale program will highlight both the Memphis Symphony
Get ready to book it at 9 a.m. to benefit both Shelby County Books from Birth and The Emmanuel Center. Race day features great music, face painting, balloon animals, race prizes, a 200 meter dash for kids and food from Memphis Pizza Cafe, Germantown Commissary and Easy Way. The race starts and finishes at Church of
The Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School presents Ailey II, the younger company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, at 7 p.m.. The company, celebrated for sprit, energy, talent and passion, is one of the most popular dance companies in the world, and admission is only $35. artsmemphis.org
A social media sensation, this collective of animators, choreographers, dancers, composers and actors has created an entirely new entertainment phenomenon. Light infused images, together with live dance, result in technologic and choreographic magic. They will perform at 7 p.m., $30. artsmemphis.org
Hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association, the annual festival will be a trendy and energetic mix of art, music and crafts from over 435 artisans country-wide to celebrate the best of Memphis people and culture. The Cooper-Young historic district was named one of the “Top 10 great Neighborhoods in America,” and is now one of
Who doesn’t need some more Southern family drama in their lives? This play brings out the raw emotion, self-discovery and freedom of a young boy on a Tennessee farm. Presented by Voices of the South at TheatreSouth, admission is $17 and $23 for students/seniors and adults respectively. artsmemphis.org