This exhibition and art sale will feature 1,000 handmade crosses created by artist Chris Nadaskay. All the proceeds from each purchase will go to Advance Memphis and the 38126 community.
In these theater workshops for kids aged 10 to 12, we will explore the similarities and differences that make cultural styles unique. Your child will enjoy fun, creative, hands-on activities that will leave them yearning to experience more from this bilingual, multicultural setting lead by the cast of Cazateatro. Workshops dates are February 25, March 4 and 25, and April 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.
Award-winning playwright and filmmaker Katori Hall will discuss her work in theatre, including penning The Mountaintop (2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play), which ran on Broadway and starred Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson. She’ll discuss how she made the transition into filmmaking with her debut short film Arkabutla, and she will examine the differences and similarities in creating original work for the stage and screen, as well as how working in each discipline can greatly assist the continuing growth of an artist.
Ongoing contemporary poetry series organized by Ashley Roach-Freiman.
Curated In collaboration with Memphis/Fayetteville-based poet Bailey Hutchinson, this special Impossible Language will feature poetry readings by writers shaping the literary scene in Fayetteville, Arkansas: Julia Paganelli Marín, Vicente Yépez, Molly Bess Rector, and MD Myers.
Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.