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Ben Butler's Cloud Morphology
Eileen Townsend (The Memphis Flyer)
October 16, 2014


Rococo Bling in Lester Merriweather's Colossus
Fredric Koeppel (The Commercial Appeal)
July 16, 2014


Handsome Akin
Fredric Koeppel (The Commercial Appeal)
June 25, 2014


Crosstown Portrait
Bianca Phillips (The Memphis Flyer) 
June 12, 2014


Akin at Crosstown Arts
Eileen Townsend (The Memphis Flyer)
June 12, 2014


Q&A with Michael Pollan
John Minervini (The Memphis Flyer)
May 15, 2014


Death/Rebirth

Chris Shaw (The Memphis Flyer)
May 14, 2014


Inspired Resistance

Eileen Townsend (The Memphis Flyer)
February 24, 2014


Magic in the Mix

Richard J. Alley (The Daily News)
November 4, 2013 


Soundly in Place

Joe Boone (The Memphis Flyer)
October 17, 2013 


Around the Block

Chris Shaw (The Memphis Flyer)
October 17, 2013 

Crosstown Comes Alive

Mark Jordan (The Commecial Appeal)
October 19, 2013 


Fixing Memphis

Kerry Crawford (The Memphis Flyer)
October 17, 2013 


Jessica Lund's WREFORD

Eileen Townsend (The Memphis Flyer)
August 29, 2013 


Material Anthology

Fredric Koeppel (The Commercial Appeal)
Friday, July 19 


MemFeast 4

Artsy Vegan Buffet Dinner
Bianca Phillips (Vegan Crunk)
Sunday, May 19, 2013

Art Feast
Bianca Phillips (The Memphis Flyer)
Thursday, May 16, 2013


The Comeback Club

Andy Meek (The Daily News)
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 


Hi-Tone Set to Return 

Chris Herrington (The Memphis Flyer)
Thursday, March 28, 2013 


Rocket Writers / story booth

Scott Carroll (Commercial Appeal)
Sunday, April 7, 2013 


Creative Space

Sarah Baker (Memphis Daily News)

Thursday, January 31, 2013


The End

Dwayne Butcher (The Memphis Flyer)

December 27, 2012


Artwork Based on Music

Dwayne Butcher (The Memphis Flyer)

December 6, 2012


MEMFIX

Memphis Business Journal - November 19, 2012

I Love Memphis Blog - November 9, 2012

I Love Memphis Blog - November 12, 2012

The Commercial Appeal - October 28, 2012

WMC TV-5 - October 31, 2012


Crosstown Comeback

Bianca Phillips (The Memphis Flyer)

September 20, 2012

http://www.memphisflyer.com/memphis/crosstown-comeback/Content?oid=3267602


Contest in Memphis Reveals Soul of Jookin'

Christopher Blank (Commercial Appeal)

September 17, 2012

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/sep/16/contest-in-memphis-reveals-soul-of-jookin/


A Memphis Breakthrough

Cat Normoyle (catnormoyle.com)

September 14, 2012

http://catnormoyle.com/2012/09/14/a-memphis-breakthrough/


Sears Crosstown to Serve as Venue for Fourth Pecha Kucha

Fredric Koeppel (Commercial Appeal)

September 10, 2012

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/sep/10/sears-crosstown-to-serve-as-venue-for-fourth/


Beacon Beckons Guests to Crosstown

Michael Donahue (Commercial Appeal)

August 28, 2012

http://www.gomemphis.com/news/2012/aug/27/party-line-beacon-beckons-guests-to-crosstown/


New Gateway to Crosstown Installed

Bianca Phillips (The Memphis Flyer)

August 23, 2012

http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2012/08/24/new-gateway-to-crosstown-installed


Pretty Things

Chris Davis (The Memphis Flyer)

August 23, 2012

http://www.memphisflyer.com/memphis/pretty-things/Content?oid=3251966


'Founding partners' commit to lease most of Memphis' Sears Crosstown Building

Thomas Bailey Jr. (The Commercial Appeal)

August 19, 2012

http://www.crosstownmemphis.com/news/founding-partners-commit-to-lease-most-of-memphis-sears-crosstown-building/


 

Soulsville short wins Crosstown Grant: ‘April’ chosen to represent ‘neighborhood’ theme

John Beiffus (Commercial Appeal)

April 7, 2012

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/apr/07/soulsville-short-wins-crosstown-grant/


Crosstown Arts’ MemFeast III

Ashley Johnston (Memphis Flyer)

April 12, 2012

http://www.memphisflyer.com/ExhibitM/archives/2012/04/12/crosstown-arts-memfeast-iii


Artist Robin Salant marshals a community in bringing Crosstown project to light

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

October 20, 2011

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/oct/20/an-a-rmy-one-of/


Crosstown canvas comes alive with color

(Commercial Appeal)

September 20, 2011

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/sep/20/crosstown-canvas-comes-alive-with-color/


Winning proposal will bathe Sears Crosstown in lights

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

April 30, 2012

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/apr/30/winning-proposal-will-bathe-sears-crosstown-in/


Blank Palette: Developers ponder Sears Crosstown building’s future

Sarah Baker (Memphis Daily News)

May 20, 2011

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=58775


‘One-hour business school’ focuses on economics of creativity

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

March 9, 2011

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/mar/09/one-hour-business-school-set-for-artists/


Abandoned Memphis: Sears Crosstown, before the doors closed

Cindy Wolf (Commercial Appeal)

February 27, 2011

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/feb/27/death-of-a-sales-job-before-the-retail-store-in/


Towering vision: Project would remake Sears Crosstown into Memphis arts village

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

February 13, 2011

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/feb/13/towering-vision/


Crosstown Arts Looks to Take City to Next Creative Level

Stacey Wiedower (Memphis Daily News)

November 29, 2010

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=54504


Building on art: Rhode Island experience points to possibilities for Crosstown

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

December 4, 2010

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/dec/04/building-on-art/


Wildflower power arms ‘Bomb the Blight’ in Midtown Memphis: Art-tech project takes aim at beautifying lots of neglec

Tom Bailey Jr. (Commercial Appeal)

November 2, 2010

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/nov/02/wildflower-power-arms-bomb-the-blight/


Event Spurs Crosstown Dreams

Jonathan Devin (Memphis Daily News)

September 24, 2010

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=53007


 Art Fix: Crosstown Arts hopes to breathe new life into Midtown neighborhood.

Bianca Phillips (Memphis Flyer)

September 30, 2010

http://www.memphisflyer.com/memphis/art-fix/Content?oid=2320806


MemFEAST: Event aims to inspire smorgasbord of Crosstown Memphis improvements

Fredric Koeppel (Commercial Appeal)

September 14, 2010

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/sep/14/memfeast-hopes-inspire-smorgasbord-improvements-cr/