We've all heard Brazilian music, right? Bossa nova... Carmen Miranda... Samba? Yes - but the sound behind all of these is "choro," the original Brazilian music.
A catchy, melodic style with kaleidoscopic harmony and counterpoint that make it fascinating to music lovers, choro is the musical melting pot of 19th-century Rio. It is the earthy, sophisticated, humorous, daring, joyous soul of Brazil. It's a living tradition, one currently enjoying a worldwide renaissance.
Memphis has never seen authentic choro played live. We will have our chance Wednesday, July 10, when the Memphis Acoustic Music Association will present one of the finest choro groups in Brazil in a Memphis premiere performance!
Choro das 3 is a Brazilian trio formed in 2003 by 3 sisters, then aged 10-15, from the state of Sao Paulo. Despite their youth, sisters Corina, Lia and Elisa have amassed an amazing number of achievements. They have played for audiences large (over a million) and small, for President Lula da Silva, and for a major Brazilian television show akin to our Late Show with David Letterman. Choro das 3 has garnered numerous national awards in a country that takes its music VERY seriously, performed for audiences in Europe and Japan - and now, they are in the US for their first tour of North America. You don't want to miss them!
In addition to the evening concert, the group will also conduct an afternoon workshop for all acoustic instruments (advance registration required).
More information and online ticketing is available at http://www.mamamusic.org.
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, I went to these guys to have my fathers military flag put in a shadow box frame and I couldn't be more pleased.
Since then I've taken several things in to get framed....I completely trust them and HIGHLY recommend them!
I'm not a Cruise fan really, but I liked this one.
Wonderful. Very well organized. I will never forget the smiles on my children's faces.
We happened upon this restaurant after arriving in Memphis located across the street from Graceland we wanted to grab a bite to eat. Nice atmosphere, but let me tell you this,I could not believe the restaurant offered free entertainment? Tim Rowland, Elvis impersonater, was totally awesome! MY wife and me were totally mesmerized by this stunning performance of Tim. A true professional, who no doubt should be billed in Las Vegas. His song choice was phenominal. His interaction with the audience was warm and superb. He even walked about handing out small presents like stuffed bears, and these lays which my wife was lucky enough to get one. His voice was excellent spot on. Wonderful and terrific! Don't miss this great show. By the way the food was fine , the staff was very obliging, and the desert was super.
We have been there twice and have enjoyed the food both times. I now have a new favorite Italian restaurant. I'm glad they have come to Bartlett and are not part of a chain. I love supporting my local community. I can definitely say we will be back.
Awesome! You don't go to the Windjammer to eat - although the bar food is decent - you go for drinks, the fun crowd and the karaoke. We had a blast.
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I attended an event for the University of Memphis Law School and everything was eclectic. DeJavu Restaurant was the caterer, and he served top of the line New Orleans Cuisine. I will have to say this event at 300 South Main Gallery is one of the most well put together events I have ever attended.
great location, great food, great tea !
A group of us went there for lunch a little while back & none of us were disappointed. As a matter of fact, everyone is the group said we needed to come back & try something different.
I will definitely be there after last year's concert! Her new CD is #12 on the jazz charts and moving up. Such a unique voice, and plays piano like Bud Powell. A rare talent.
Another signature Green event, showcasing the uniqueness of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, sharing the starlight with the stars.
I think the Orange Mound Community Service Center, is our seniors French Riviera of Memphis. There is a Dance Studio, Music Room, Music Lessons, Auditorium, Arts and Crafts, an Aquatic Pool, Poolroom of Billiards, and a full Workout Fitness Room. Dont forget the Aerobics classes Mon -Fri
My friends and I went to Evergreen Grill for dinner after hearing rave reviews. The atmosphere is casually elegant and the service was superb. I was unsure what to order as everything on the menu looked appetizing. The server suggested the Evergreen Chicken which is the house specialty. I decided to go with that suggestion and was glad I did! The chicken was juicy and succulent, grilled to perfection and topped with olives, spinach and feta cheese with a cream sauce. Delicious!! My dinner companions ordered the Chicken Parmesan, Fish Tacos, Seafood Pasta and Steak. Everyone was equally impressed with their dishes and I was able to sample from their plates and everything was tasty! For dessert, we ordered three different cheesecakes to share with the table. We tried Key Lime Cheesecake, Red Velvet Cheesecake, and Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake. All the flavors were absolutely divine and portions were ample for sharing! I will definitely be returning to Evergreen Grill because there is so much more on the menu that I want to try!!!
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Robert Stephenson and Jayne Frank have raised the bar on antiques, art and accessories in Memphis. The opening was a great success. Thanks to the music provided by locals; Jim Duckworth and Jim Spake, who played an intimate set and made us all feel at home. The art, the museum quality antiques and the accessories are gorgeous. The crowd was filled with smiling faces of friends and family. This is more than an antiques store. RS Antiques and Art is becoming a staple for Memphis culture, art, decor, design and furniture.
In the Hive was remarkable, i can't stop talking about it. How can i get the movie. Is it on DVd?
This place is by far one of the top pizza spots in town! The perfect marriage of fresh ingredients with an outta site crust makes this one of my "new favorites". This pie together with the atmosphere and nice employees will be jammin for a long time to come. Can't wait to come back for more!
By Chris Shaw
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