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May 2018

Little Women

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An exhibition and performance by Nubia Yasin 

Featuring Madaame Frankie
Curated by Lawrence Matthews

The Music of Grant Green

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz tribute to the music of Grant Green, featuring Joe Restivo (guitar), Alvie Givhan (piano), Tim Goodwin (acoustic bass), and Pee Wee Jackson (drums).

The Crosstown Jazz Series, presented by Strictly Jazz Entertainment in collaboration with Crosstown Arts, is designed to salute classic jazz music as contemporary musicians perform the work of the legends.

Goodnight My Love: Closing Reception

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Closing reception for Goodnight My Love, an exhibition of photographs from the Ernest Withers collection, including works from Dr. Withers’ vast archive of more than one million negatives that have never been seen by the public.

Books of photography from the exhibition will be sold at the closing reception.

April 2018

Crosstown Arts Resident Artist Talks

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Resident artists Averell Mondie, Vanessa Gonzalez, Josh Short, and Carrie Rubinstein will discuss their work.

Mellotron Variations: Pt. 3

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Reprise brunch featuring performance of various acts from Parts 1 and 2 of Mellotron Variations and Q&A sessions with performers.

Light refreshments will be served.
Free | Open to the public

Mellotron Variations: Pt. 2

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Performance of new works and collaborations for the Mellotron by Robby Grant, Jonathan Kirkscey, John Medeski, and Pat Sansone.

Projections by William Eggleston and John Markham.

Free | Open to the public
Doors 7:30 pm | Concert 8 pm

Mellotron Variations: Pt. 1

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

New work for the mellotron by composer Robert G. Patterson, performed by members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. A documentary featuring keyboardist Audie Smith. Performance by Ross Rice collaborating with the New Ballet Ensemble.

Free | Open to the public

Mellotron Variations

04/18/18 – 04/22/18
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Multi-day festival featuring original musical compositions for the mellotron performed live alongside newly created multidisciplinary installations.

March 2018

Sound Observations: Tara Rodgers

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

A musical performance and lecture series presented by Sonosphere in collaboration with Crosstown Arts

Join us on Saturday, March 31 for a performance and artist talk by Tara Rodgers (Analog Tara), a multi-instrumentalist composer and historian of electronic music and sound who produces techno tracks using analog sound sources. 

Young Collectors Contemporary

03/23/18 – 04/28/18
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Young Arts Patrons is pleased to present Young Collectors Contemporary, a four-day art experience.

Part exhibition/part immersive professional development seminar/part contemporary arts conference, Young Collectors Contemporary is a cutting-edge art fair that is multidisciplinary in scope. The goal is to expand the spectrum of emerging artists to new and existing collectors to support the arts economy.

Crosstown Arts