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July 2017

Hustle: It’s a Maker’s World

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.

Indie Wednesday Film Series

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Weekly film screenings hosted by Indie Memphis. Films will screen at Crosstown Arts, Malco’s Studio on the Square, and Ridgeway Theatre on a rotating basis.

This week: Shake ‘Em on Down — The story of Mississippi Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues. The film will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Joe York and Scott Barretta.

“Just So You Know” Opening Reception

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening reception for work by Sara Moseley

“Just So You Know” Artist Talk

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Artist talk by Sara Moseley

August 2017

Shoot & Splice: Pre-Production

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Monthly filmmaking forum presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts
August topic: Pre-Production

Before the cast and crew arrive on set, there have already been weeks, or even months, of planning already in place. Pre-production prep is one of the most important, and challenging, things you must do for your film.

MicroCinema Club

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Monthly short film screening series, presented by Indie Memphis & Crosstown Arts.

This month: Slamdance Anarchy Shorts
The 2017 “Anarchy” shorts program by Slamdance Film Festival is an anti-genre form of resistance to dominant cultural paradigms.

An (Art)form of Worship 2: Di(e)chotomy Opening Reception

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Works by Danielle Sierra, Heidi Walter, and Andrea King

An (Art)form of Worship 2: Di(e)chotomy Artist Talks

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Artist talks by Danielle Sierra, Heidi Walter, and Andrea King, whose work is on display in this two-day exhibition.

Open Crit

5:30 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.

Memphis Women in Film Series

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Quarterly event series presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts. The presenting sponsor for this event is the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission.

August topic: “XX TCB: Producing in Memphis (and Beyond),” a discussion with producers Erin Hagee Freeman, Kim Bledsoe Lloyd, Dreka Shevon, and Melissa Anderson Sweazy. Moderated by Joann Self Selvidge.

Crosstown Arts