Celebrate Memphis in May with The Great American River Run, a half marathon and 5K race taking place in Memphis, TN on Memorial Day weekend. Runners will be taken on new routes through the streets of downtown Memphis and along the mighty Mississippi River with live entertainment along the run route. The event concludes with
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Peter Nappi will be hosting a Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF) fundraiser with a live performance by Margo Price. Our giveaway is for a chance to win two VIP passes to Bonnaroo, tickets to the fundraiser and concert + a Peter Nappi gift certificate! Enter to win! First prize: Travel to Nashville & accommodations for two (up to $1,000 reimbursed) and
Million Dollar Quartet is coming home to Memphis! Bringing to life one of the most iconic moments in Memphis music history, Million Dollar Quartet takes place on a Tuesday night shortly before Christmas in 1956. Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins have gathered together at Sun Studio for the first and
Exhibition of pieces inspired by the artisan traditions and tropical nature of the Pacific and Caribbean regions of Colombia shine in this showcase of works by renowned Colombian silversmith Alexandra Agudelo. Agudelo creates an ideal harmony in her work through the interplay of the perfection of her handcrafted silversmith work and the imperfection inspired by
Photographer Nereo López and writer Gabriel García Márquez were tireless travelers and knew closely the splendor of the great Magdalena River, whose waters cross Colombia from south to north. This exhibition, from the photographic archive bequeathed by López and “El río de nuestra vida” (The river of our life), a text published by García Márquez,
The Great Mississippi Whale Watch is back! Join The Metal Museum on the bluff as they watch for “whales” making their way down the Mississippi River. With a shrimp boil provided by A Moveable Feast/Hog Wild Catering Co, specialty drinks, music by the Bluff City Backsliders and yard games it will be a fun evening for all!
Head to Broad Avenue Arts District for a dog themed First Friday on Broad. The shops will have “puptivities” leading up to the big parade at 7:30 p.m. Photo booth, pup styling, paw painting, treats, prizes and more! Friday, June 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. www.broadavearts.com
The Memphis Potters’ Guild Annual Spring Show & Sale will be held Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4, featuring work of the best ceramic Artists in the Mid-South: locally made table-ware, hand-thrown pottery, hand-modeled sculpture; plus, jewelry, and more. Meet artists working in porcelain, stoneware, earthenware, raku, and other amazing ceramic techniques. Find unique
On Saturday, June 3, head to The Levitt Shell for a concert under the stars! Shannon McNally will be taking the stage again as part of the 2017 Orion FCU Free Music Concert Series at Levitt Shell. There will be free music, great times, family friendly, food trucks, concessions, outdoors, and more! Entertainment will begin promptly at 7:30
Kick off the FedEx/St. Jude Classic with the fourth annual St. Jude Shrimp & Cocktails with Andy and Michael! Come enjoy cocktails and Southern fare prepared by Chef Andy Ticer and Chef Michael Hudman. This event will also feature live music by the Mustache Band, golf-themed games with Andy and Michael and a silent auction
The BIG DADDY of them all! Live music by three bands, Great food vendors, adult beverages. Bring your cooler and your chair for a great night in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Saturday, June 3 from 5 p.m. til midnight. For more information: www.southbranchlionsclub.org
Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company presents Annie: The “Dance-sical”. Based on the Broadway musical and motion picture film, join this youth dance company on a dazzling dance journey with a twist! Come and see Annie as she dances her way from the bitter Miss Hanigan and right into your heart! Saturday, June 3
More than 40 Memphis-based artists went dumpster diving and curb shopping to create original fashion pieces including jewelry and accessories, ready-to-wear ensembles and formal gowns. The 2017 Trashion Show will take place June 4 at 5:30 p.m. at ER2 Electronic Responsible Recyclers at 670 S. 4th St. in Downtown Memphis. Proceeds from the Trashion Show
Join The Metal Museum on Sunday, May 14 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for the opening reception and gallery talk for Pattern + Place, an exhibition featuring work by the 2017 F.I.R.E. visiting artist demonstrator, James Wade, Jr.
This spring David Lusk Gallery presents Jack Spencer’s new photographs, This Land, An American Portrait. The exhibition of nearly twenty works spans thirteen years of imagery and the entire nation as source material. A new large-format book, This Land, published by the University of Texas Press, accompanies the exhibition. Spencer began the series in 2003,
Patio season is back and Huey’s Cordova is kickin’ it off with live music, burgers and brews every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Slide out of work early and ease on in for fun with family and friends! The series begins on April 18, and running through the gorgeous Springtime season. Huey’s
Calling all Lego lovers! On Friday, March 3 through Sunday, July 9, build a connection with nature at the all-new, award winning traveling exhibit featuring 15 giant LEGO brick sculptures. The sculptures, featuring more than 460,000 brick pieces, took over 4,000 man-hours to build by hand. www.memphiszoo.org
On Tuesday, June 6, join St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as they tee-off the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament. Festivities will include a VIP Reception overlooking the mighty Mississippi with cocktails & hors d’oeuvres. Finally celebrate with country stars & rock-n-roll legends for a jamming 2 ½ hour music extravaganza, all benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research
On Thursday, June 8, join Project Greenfork for their biggest fundraiser of the year! Loving Local celebrates the many great things about Memphis while supporting Project Greenfork. Festivities will include live music, a silent auction, a bottle pull, food from Project Greenfork Certified restaurants, a signature cocktail, wine and beer. From 6 p.m. to 9
WALRUS and special guests THREE will play a memorable show to benefit the important mission of LitWorld. LitWorld is a 501(c)3 nonprofit empowering young people to author lives of independence through quality literacy experiences. Founded by renowned author and literacy expert Pam Allyn, LitWorld creates global change by increasing literacy rates across the United States
A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. Saturday, June 10 at 2 p.m. at The Orpheum Theatre
Be inspired and dedicate your practice to improving the lives of children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Yoga enthusiasts of all levels are invited to fundraise a minimum of $250 for Yoga Gives Memphis, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and then joining them for a day of yoga from top studios across the Mid-South.
On Sunday, June 11, head to The Grove at Germantown Performing Arts Center for great music, local food trucks and family fun! The festival will have dozens of food trucks, kids activities, and live entertainment including performances by Memphis Jones and many more. Bring your appetites, blankets, and folding chairs and enjoy the GPAC Grove all
Summer Dance Camps at Ballet On Wheels are a great way for your child to experience dance in a fun and safe atmosphere. On the final day of each camp, there will be an in-studio performance for family and friends! All camps will begin in June and for youth ages 3 through 18. www.balletonwheels.org
Grab your pooch and head over to Overton Park Community Farmers Market for Dog Day! Be sure to check out all the amazing vendors for fresh fruit, veggies, meats, eggs, baked goods, arts and crafts and much more! Thursday, June 15 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 389 East Parkway. www.facebook.com
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece RENT, returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of
On Friday, June 23, grab your wig and head over to Annesdale Mansion for the 2017 Big Wig Ball! Big Wig Ball, benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, is a night of hair-raising fun! Party-goers are encouraged to attend wearing chic cocktail attire and a wig, which can range in hue, style, and era. Festivities will include food,
On Friday, June 23, enjoy an evening under the stars as Little Big Town takes the stage at Live at the Garden. From 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Purchase tickets online: www1.ticketmaster.com
On Sunday, June 25, head downtown as American singer of popular music and jazz, Johnny Mathis takes the stage at The Orpheum Theatre. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online: www1.ticketmaster.com
On Saturday, July 1, head to Shelby Farms Park for a fun-filled day of music, food and fun, ending with a laser light spectacular at Hyde Lake! What was once an annual Memphis tradition will be returning to Shelby Farms Park, with added fun! From 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Purchase tickets online: www.shelbyfarmspark.org