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August 2016
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Crosstown ‘Clectic

08/27/16
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Tennessee Craft Southwest presents a juried two-day show which blends art gallery with booths of fine crafts created by local artists.
Preview Party: Friday, August 26, 5-8 pm
Main Event: Saturday, August 27, 11 am – 5 pm
For more information visit TennesseeCraftSouthwest.com
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Andrea Morales: Again As Usual

08/25/16
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

One-night only exhibition of new work by Crosstown Arts’ summer studio resident artist, Andrea Morales, created during her residency session.
“Change in a community is subtle on a day to day basis, but is something we experience simultaneously. For better or worse, that means what is now won’t be so in a few. These images look at Vollentine Evergreen, Crosstown, and North Memphis neighborhoods as communities in transition. By cataloguing moments, both mundane and celebratory, photographs can inform a portrait ….

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Working Writer’s Cocktail Hour, 5th ed.

08/24/16
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
story booth,
438 N. Cleveland St.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

the back-to-school edition. for writers.
in the interests of continuing to further cultivate and connect the writing community of Memphis, story booth is hosting the 5th edition of Crosstown Arts‘ Working Writers’ Cocktail Hour, on Wednesday, August 24, from 5:30 to 7 pm, in conjunction with sponsor Memphis Daily News.
all writers who live and work in Memphis—whether writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, journalism, art writing, music writing—are invited to visit story booth for an hour (or ….

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SoundOff: Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell

08/23/16
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

SoundOff is a quarterly forum for exploring the art and the science of audio recording and its storied and innovative history here in Memphis. The series kicks off with Boo Mitchell.

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Tommy Kha: A Real Imitation Booksigning

08/20/16
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
story booth,
438 N. Cleveland St.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Join us for a reading, signing, and sale of “A Real Imitation” (Ain’t Bad) with New York/Memphis-based artist Tommy Kha.

Growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, Tommy Kha felt a pervasive alienation from his surroundings and was often mistaken for a tourist or ‘foreigner.’ Gesturing to his eyes, strangers would inquire about his ethnicity. As he approached adolescence, these inquiries evolved into questions concerning his sexuality, adding a new layer to his perceived outsider status. These experiences ….

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T​o​sha Brown Art Show

08/18/16
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Exhibition organized by the artist.

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Microcinema Club: IndieMemphis Narrative Festival Shorts Encore

08/17/16
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Join us for an encore screening of the popular Narrative Shorts #2 block from this past year’s Indie Memphis Film Festival. These films are a mix of drama, comedy, and dark comedy films. This block also includes the Special Jury Award Narrative Short (A KING’S BETRAYAL) and the Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Short (THE MOBILE STRIPPER).
Presented in collaboration with Crosstown Arts and made possible through support by ArtsFirst, the First Tennessee Foundation and ArtsMemphis.  
NEW SUMMER HOURS: ….

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Arrow of Light

08/16/16
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Arrow of Light is a 20 min short drama, based on a true story by a Memphis author. It centers around a 10-year-old boy who is trying to make sense of the suicide of a close family friend.
Film screening organized by Christian Walker

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Sexual Vegetables

08/12/16
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crosstown Arts,
430 N. Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Exhibitions organized by the Pretty Girls Art Coalition & Chaparrita Gallery
Chaparrita Gallery is a miniature, travelling gallery with a 2′ x 2′ footprint and 14″ walls, scaled 1 inch to 1 foot.
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Hustle: Applying to Grants and Residencies

08/09/16
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.

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