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August 2017

Hustle : eltsuH

08/15/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.

Open Crit

08/08/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Continuum Music Festival

08/03/17 – 08/05/17
6:00 pm – 11:30 pm

A festival of collaborations among musicians and artists of diverse genres from Memphis and beyond, bringing to life unique performance experiences in the historic Crosstown neighborhood.
Continuum will juxtapose performances by contemporary chamber music ensembles such as Nief-Norf and chatterbird, with blues, rock, and hip-hop artists, like Don Lifted and Rob Jungklas.
Tickets are $25 per day/$60 weekend pass
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* Limited number of seats available on first-come, first-serve basis; plenty of standing room will be ….

July 2017

Hustle: It’s a Maker’s World

07/25/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.

Connecting Crosstown: Tour & Taste with Church Health

07/20/17
10:00 am – 11:00 am

We invite residents and business owners in Crosstown to join us and meet your neighbors as we tour the Nutrition Hub at Church Health. We’ll sample bakery products as we learn how Church Health is using its state-of-the-art teaching kitchen in Crosstown Concourse to help people transform their health through smart food choices and healthy eating habits.

Open Crit

07/18/17
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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.

June 2017

ICEBERG New Music Workshop: Sound Scavenger Hunt

06/24/17
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In two sessions, participants search for sounds that meet certain criteria (i.e. “high, short, loud” or “low, short, soft”) and record them with portable recorders. The sounds will then be used to create an online “sound” map that lists the sounds’ qualities, source, and location, allowing anyone to download the sounds to use in a creative project.

ICEBERG New Music: Mindful Listening Workshop

06/24/17
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A workshop in which participants move through a series of Pauline Oliveros-inspired sound/meditation exercises designed to attune participants to the sounds around them and develop a richer vocabulary for describing them.

ICEBERG New Music Lectures

06/24/17
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Free lectures led by members of Iceberg New Music Collective. ICEBERG is in residence at Crosstown Arts for two weeks and will be collaborating with Blueshift Ensemble on a series of free concerts, workshops, and lectures. Sponsored by Amro Music.

ICEBERG New Music Collective, Concert II

06/20/17
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

New York City-based composer collective ICEBERG New Music will be in residence at Crosstown Arts for two weeks of concerts, workshops, and lectures with Memphis-based contemporary chamber group Blueshift Ensemble.

Concert II will feature performances by Alex Burtzos, Drake Andersen, Yu-Chun Chien, Jonathan Russ, and Harry Stafylakis.

Crosstown Arts

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