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 ….
The Memphis Arts Collective presents A Valentine Extravaganza
Ava & Wayne Ginn
Lizi Beard Ward
Fee Fi Fibby
Group exhibition organized by The Memphis Arts Collective
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 ….
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.
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.
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 ….
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 ….