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June 2017

The Music of Miles Davis: From Bebop to Hip Hop

06/10/17
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz performance featuring Paul McKinney and the Knights of Jazz. The Crosstown Jazz Series, presented by Strictly Jazz in collaboration with Crosstown Arts, is designed to salute classic jazz music as contemporary musicians perform the work of jazz legends.

ICEBERG New Music Collective Residency

06/13/17 – 06/24/17
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

New York City-based composer collective ICEBERG new music will be in residence at Crosstown Arts for two weeks of concerts, workshops, and lectures with Memphis-based contemporary chamber group Blueshift Ensemble.

ICEBERG new music is a collective of ten young composers based in New York City with a mission to promote the idea that substance – not surface – is the heart of music creation and perception.

Blueshift is a Memphis-based contemporary chamber music ensemble dedicated to bringing artists and audiences together through artistic collaboration.

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.

Indie Wednesday Film Series

06/14/17
7:00 pm – 10:00 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: A Stray — Desperate to outrun his bad luck, a young Muslim refugee seems like he just might make it, until he crosses paths with a stray dog. WINNER – 2016 Indie Memphis Festival Special Jury Prize. Directed by Musa Syeed.

ICEBERG New Music Collective, Concert I

06/15/17
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

New York City-based composer collective ICEBERG New Music will be in residence at Crosstown Arts for two weeks of concerts, workshops, and lectures with Memphis-based contemporary chamber group Blueshift Ensemble.

Concert I will feature performances by Alyssa Weinberg, Max Grafe, Victor Baez, Will Healy, and Derek Cooper.

Hustle: Art Trivia (networking)

06/20/17
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.

ICEBERG New Music Collective, Concert II

06/20/17
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

New York City-based composer collective ICEBERG New Music will be in residence at Crosstown Arts for two weeks of concerts, workshops, and lectures with Memphis-based contemporary chamber group Blueshift Ensemble.

Concert II will feature performances by Alex Burtzos, Drake Andersen, Yu-Chun Chien, Jonathan Russ, and Harry Stafylakis.

ICEBERG New Music: Mindful Listening Workshop

06/24/17
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A workshop in which participants move through a series of Pauline Oliveros-inspired sound/meditation exercises designed to attune participants to the sounds around them and develop a richer vocabulary for describing them.

ICEBERG New Music Workshop: Sound Scavenger Hunt

06/24/17
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

In two sessions, participants search for sounds that meet certain criteria (i.e. “high, short, loud” or “low, short, soft”) and record them with portable recorders. The sounds will then be used to create an online “sound” map that lists the sounds’ qualities, source, and location, allowing anyone to download the sounds to use in a creative project.

Vibe City

06/29/17
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Performance by Coldway with opening acts Trees, JDS, Dylan Amoré, and Ashley Ave. Also featuring DJ ALXANDR.

Crosstown Arts

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