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February 2016
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Open Crit

02/09/16
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

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.
A dedicated facilitator with experience in a group critique setting will guide discussion for each critique event, which will include up to 4 artists’ work, with 15-25 minutes devoted to the work of each.
All visual artists and anyone interested in joining ….

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A Valentine Extravaganza

02/05/16 – 02/06/16
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

The Memphis Arts Collective presents A Valentine Extravaganza 
Work by:

Ava & Wayne Ginn
Jan Shively
Sarah Terry
Erica Bodine
Lizi Beard Ward
Sherry Robinson
Nicola Tupis
Cindy Uphoff
Fee Fi Fibby
Chuck Parr
Paulette Regan
Brian Maness
Mary Adcox
Shannon Maltby
Don Blalock
Angi Cooper
Tatia Johnson
Jennifer Hyatt

Group exhibition organized by The Memphis Arts Collective

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Aesthetics

02/03/16
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Screening of Aesthetics, documenting the skateboarding community of Memphis,  featuring Adrian Akin, Matt Maddox, Glenn Fiscus, Mitch Loughridge, Zac Roberts, Josh Stewart, Kirkwood Vangeli, and many more. Plus live music. Organized by Fluxus Skateboards.

Shoot & Splice

Shoot & Splice: Corey Parker – Acting on Camera & Working with Actors

02/02/16
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

COREY PARKER: ACTING ON CAMERA & WORKING WITH ACTORS
Presented by Crosstown Arts & Indie Memphis
Crosstown Arts and Indie Memphis are pleased to welcome actor and acting coach Corey Parker to February’s Shoot & Splice.  Corey will discuss acting for the camera along with a panel of local actors who have worked with him and have appeared in local indie film productions.  
Corey Parker’s actors have appeared in The Bourne Supremacy, Chavez, Don’t Come Knockin’, The Final Cut, Masters ….

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Film Fatales

02/01/16
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Join Film Fatales and Indie Memphis at Crosstown Arts Monday, February 1st for the inaugural FF Speaker Series featuring Deputy Film Commissioner Sharon Fox O’Guin. Learn about the resources the commission makes available to indie filmmakers. Still trying to make sense of the film incentives? Sharon can help!
Networking, eating, and drinking start at 6:30pm and the workshop begins at 7:00 pm.
This is a FREE community event thanks to support by Crosstown Arts and Indie Memphis.
 

January 2016
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Snowden Middle & Humes Prep Book Release Party

01/28/16
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
story booth,
438 N. Cleveland St.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

From story booth‘s fall in-school writing workshops, we have published anthologies featuring original work of 62 young writers at Snowden and 18 young writers from Humes Prep. This will be the first time the writers have the books revealed to them, and they’ll be able to participate in binding their own copies of the book to take home. Food and drinks available; free and open to the public.

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Peace

01/20/16
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

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Pin-Up

01/15/16
6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

A retrospective of pin-up art from the 1890’s through the 1980’s.
Reception: Friday, January 15, 6 – 9pm
Gallery Hours: Saturday, January 16, 10 am – 5 pm
Exhibition and sale organized by Chuck Parr

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Visiting Writer Stewart O’Nan

01/12/16
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
story booth,
438 N. Cleveland St.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Crosstown Arts and the Booksellers at Laurelwood present visiting writer Stewart O’Nan, reading and signing from “West of Sunset.”
Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for January 2015
An Indie Next Pick for January 2015
A “rich, sometimes heartbreaking” (Dennis Lehane) novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last years in Hollywood
In 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances in ….

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Hereabouts

01/07/16 – 01/10/16
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

A selection of self-taught Memphis artists
Opening Reception: Friday, January 8, 6-9 pm
Performance & Panel Discussion: Saturday, January 9, 2 pm
On view January 7-10, noon-6 pm
Organized by Mary Jo Karimnia & Linda Pelts in partnership with Crosstown Arts & the Church Health Center
Self-taught artists are a hot commodity in today’s art world. In a 2013 article in the Atlantic, Sarah Boxer writes,”[Artwork by self-taught artists] is being enthusiastically embraced—one might say swallowed whole—by the contemporary-art world.”
This fresh and provocative ….

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