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December 2017

Impossible Language

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Impossible Language is ending its run. The final installment of the monthly poetry series will feature readings by Emma Bolden, Christian Anton Gerard, and Heather Dobbins.
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October 2017

Impossible Language

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Impossible Language, a Memphis-based literary reading series, presents three poets: Karyna McGlynn and Alice Bolin are new to the Memphis community, and Jonathan May is near and dear. Come hear them read and purchase books.

Alice Bolin’s first collection of essays, DEAD GIRLS, is forthcoming in 2018 from Morrow/HarperCollins. Her writing appears regularly in publications including The LA Review of Books, Racked, The Awl, and The New Yorker’s Page-Turner blog. She is Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the ….

July 2017

Memphis Zine Fest

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ZineFest is a celebration of Zinedom! Bring your zines to sell (contact Erica at ericaqualy@gmail.com to reserve a table) or bring a wad of cash to buy some of the raddest zines on the planet!

Public Zine Workshop

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zine making is for everyone! The free Public Zine Workshop is for beginners to experienced zine makers.

We will give an overview of the process and have paper and basic supplies, but feel free to bring your own imagery, drawings, and favorite art supplies.

April 2017

New Little Stars

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

After eight weekends of training, Cazateatro is delighted to introduce the new generation of little stars. Come and see their own version of “Little Pink Riding Hood.” The event will also feature an exhibition from the workshops of shadow puppets and plaster masks made by Cazateatro students. Music by Alejandro Paredes.

Revolutionary Writers Reading

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Soulsville Charter School presents the fourth annual Revolutionary Writers Reading. This event allows middle school writers from the Soulsville Charter School to share their art with a wider audience.

Impossible Language

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Cazateatro Youth Bilingual Theater Workshops

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.

March 2017

Pinch Journal Release Party

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the staff of the Pinch Literary Journal in celebration of the official release of our Spring 2017 issue! Featured contributors for the reading will be Brenna Wormer and Michael Alessi.

Impossible Language

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ongoing contemporary poetry series organized by Ashley Roach-Freiman. This month’s event features readings by Sheree Renée Thomas, Ashley Anna McHugh, Alina Stefanescu, and Ashley M. Jones.

Crosstown Arts