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MemFeast 5: Broad Avenue

Enjoy a locally-sourced dinner, live performances and artist presentations for the Broad Avenue Water Tower Public Art Project…then cast your vote in selecting the winning project. Be a part of creative placemaking in Memphis!

Jeannie Tomlinson Saltmarsh: Are There Fish in Lick Creek?

Sculpture Unveileing: Are There Fish in Lick Creek?
by Jeannie Tomlinson Saltmarsh, Winner of Memfeast 2013
V&E Greenline at Evergreen Street near Tutwiler
Join us for the unveiling of “Are there Fish in Lick Creek” with live music, food, drinks and fun for the whole family! Bluegrass by Eric Lewis and others, plus the Tamale Trolley.
Read the article about the project in the Memphis Flyer

Memfeast 4: V&E Greenline

MemFeast is an annual public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund emerging art makers.

Beacon Block Party

On Thursday, August 23, Crosstown Arts hosted a block party to celebrate the installation of the spinning bike wheel sculpture, aka Beacon, by artists Colin Kidder and Eli Gold. We were excited to recognize the artists and the community members who helped make this project happen.
The concept for Beacon was proposed by the artists at Crosstown Arts’ Memfeast 2 in April 2011 and was made possible with support from Memphians Harry ….

MemFeast 2: Crosstown Public Art Projects

At the second installment of MemFeast, seven artists proposed public art projects for Midtown’s Crosstown neighborhood.

MemFeast 3: Indie Memphis

Crosstown Arts presented the third MemFeast in collaboration with Indie Memphis, and sought proposals for short films based on the theme of neighborhood.At each MemFeast, anyone from the community can buy a $25 ticket for an amazing, locally sourced dinner, along with drinks and a ballot to vote on the night’s presentations. During the meal, a juried selection of local artists present proposals for their short film projects. At the end of ….

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