A regional quilt challenge in conjunction with Stitched: The Art of Quilting. The BLUE challenge features over 230 quilts in blue made by quilters and artists from the Mid-South. This event is in conjunction with Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting — a festival at Crosstown Arts with art exhibitions, public quilting workshops, and a Gathering of the Guilds showcase. Stitched runs from May 10-July 28, 2019.
These works represent 29 internationally recognized artists working in the quilt form who have been featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. Participating artists come from Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, and across the US. The works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
This event is in conjunction with Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting — a festival at Crosstown Arts with art exhibitions, public quilting workshops, and a Gathering ….
On the last Tuesday of each month join Crosstown Concourse neighbors and friends for The Mystic.
The Mystic is a time set aside each month to experience the undefinable together through music, dialogue and silence. The Mystic is not affiliated with any defined belief system, but is a shared listening experience intended to deepen our understand of one another.
The Mystic is hosted by a rotated panel including Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Chris Miner, Dr. Scott Morris, Dr. Sonia Walker, and Kirk Whalum, with a variety of musical ….
Need information on how to submit a competitive residency application? Crosstown Arts Residency Manager Mary Jo Karimnia will answer your burning questions about what a residency is, where to find the right one for you, and how to present your work and write a strong application.
Join pianist Artina McCain and trombonist Martin McCain for a special performance in the Green Room at Crosstown Arts.
The McCain duo will perform an eclectic concert from composers around the world. The evening will be filled with personal musings and facts about the works by David Wilborn, Plog, Lebedev, and Marcus Wilcher. Featuring music from spirituals to classical, ragtime to jazz there is something for every musical palette. Come enjoy these rare gems of the repertoire for bass trombone and piano.
Indie Memphis Night presented by Orion FCU
Screening of Time for Ilhan — A documentary on the journey of rising political star Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, the nation’s first Somali Muslim Legislator, and her quest to redefine politics in America.
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Join Luna Nova Music musicians Daniel Gilbert (violin), Sabrina Laney Warren (soprano), and Brian Ray (piano) for Summer Thoughts, a program of works by J.S. Bach, Alfred Schnittke, Claude Debussy, Einojuhani Rautavaara, and Samuel Barber.
Luna Nova Music supports performances of a wide range of twentieth century classics, music of established living composers, and premieres by emerging composers. With concerts, masterclasses and private instruction, Luna Nova Music maintains a strong commitment to the education of performers and listeners, and to the cause of new music in educational institutions and beyond.
A musical performance series presented by Sonosphere in collaboration with Crosstown Arts.
Nadah El Shazly is a singer and composer living and working in Cairo. She released her critically acclaimed debut album AHWAR in November 2017 via Nawa Recordings. Backing up her release with extensive world wide touring as a solo set and a four-piece band, El Shazly has been featured in local and international festivals including Le Guess Who?, REWIRE, Best Kept Secret, Supersonic, and many more.