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May 2017

Memphis Women in Film: Equal Means Equal

05/08/17
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Quarterly event series presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts. May topic: Equal Means Equal — Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Open Crit

05/09/17
5:30 pm – 7:30 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.

MicroCinema Club

05/10/17
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Monthly short film screening series, presented by Indie Memphis & Crosstown Arts.
This month: Hometowner IndieGrant Shorts — encore presentation of seven Memphis short films supported by Indie Memphis’ IndieGrants program.

Frame Traps: Street Fighter Exhibition

05/13/17
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Show of artwork inspired by the video game, Street Fighter. Jazz fusion band Reach will perform remixes of Street Fighter background music. Cosplay models will accent the room. Walk-in cosplay models are welcome.

Indie Wednesday Film Series

05/17/17
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Weekly film screenings hosted by Indie Memphis. Films will screen at Crosstown Arts, Malco’s Studio on the Square, and Ridgeway Theatre on a rotating basis.

This week: Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez — the biography of Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner in Literature, told with the narrative tension of an investigation through an impressive collection of interviews.

“Artists & Activism” Panel Discussion

05/18/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This panel, commemorating the Ell Persons lynching, will address new developments in the study of lynching and its relationship to cultural expression. Themes include black women and lynching, the theatre and lynching as cultural performance, photography, and the lynching of Latinos in California.

SoundOff: From Studio to Turntable

05/18/17
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Crosstown Arts and The Recording Academy Memphis Chapter present a discussion with GRAMMY award-winning producer and recording engineer Matt Ross-Spang and recording engineer, mixer, producer, and vinyl mastering engineer Jeff Powell.

Finding Tobey

05/19/17
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Premiere of the documentary Finding Tobey, which details the history of the Memphis skateboarding scene and the eventual construction of the city’s first public skatepark.

June 2017

MTA Art Show

06/01/17
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Tosha Creations presents a group exhibition featuring work by Toshay the Artist, Justice Stokes, Pachone Jackson, Joey Capone, Taylor Jackson, Antoria Ingram, Britt Reed, Sebastian McDaniel, and Timberlan Andrea.

Open Crit

06/13/17
5:30 pm – 7:30 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.

Crosstown Arts

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