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September 2017

Bomb Shelter Radio

09/22/17 – 10/16/17
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bomb Shelter Radio travels throughout the United States creating temporary radio stations broadcasting through FM airwaves and the internet.

Artist Josh Short will be broadcasting live on the Crosstown Concourse plaza from his mobile radio unit, which goes by the name Lucille Valentine, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (8-10 pm) and Wednesdays at noon from Sept. 15-Oct. 16.

Gonerfest 14 Mural Reception

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Peelander Yellow of the band Peelander-Z will paint a mural on the Moonpie Project wall as the kick-off to Gonerfest 14.

October 2017

Shoot & Splice: The Hollywood Food Chain

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Monthly filmmaking forum presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts.

Join us as Josh Cotten, former Creative Executive for Mandalay Integrated Media and Vice President of Development for Mandalay Alliance Entertainment, hosts a seminar on what modern Hollywood looks like and how understanding its inner workings can benefit you as an independent filmmaker.

MicroCinema Club

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

This month: Festival Award Winners 2016
An encore screening of the jury and audience short film award winners from the 2016 Indie Memphis Film Festival.

Memphis Women in Film Series

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Quarterly event series presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts. October topic: The Lost Garden: The Life and Cinema of Alice Guy-Blache — Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Open Crit

6:00 pm – 8:00 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.


6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Exhibition with new works by Denise Wakeman and Lacy Mitcham.

Babysitters, Unicorns, and Other Freaks

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Paintings and animation by Mollie and Nathan Parten
Organized by the artist

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 ….

Hustle: Apply to ArtSpace & ArtsAccelerator

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The fall season comes with arts opportunities! Get all the details on how to apply for affordable housing for artists (right here and Memphis!). ArtsMemphis will have all the details on applying for a $5,000 ArtsAccelerator Grant. There is no better time to be an artist in Memphis.

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts.

Crosstown Arts