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"Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement"

Through Aug. 19
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition focuses on and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the events from March 27 through April 8, 1968. 544-6209

"Number: Presents Art of the South 2018"

Through Sept. 2
Crosstown Concourse (formerly Sears Crosstown) N. Cleveland at North Parkway, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of works by artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and other Southern states.


Thursdays, Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 26
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Featuring spirituals made famous by Mahalia Jackson. A joyous celebration of the life and music of the world's greatest gospel singer: 502-3486

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Sept. 2
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Tells the story of Monty Navarro, the black sheep of the D’Ysquith family. When he finds out he is ninth in line to inherit a dukedom, he decides to eliminate the other eight heirs standing in his way. 726-4656

Artist reception for Carpenter Art Garden

Sat., Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m.
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of work by young artists. 901-767-3800

Spartan City Poetry Society

Sat., Aug. 18, 4-6 p.m.
Cordova Branch Library 8457 Trinity, Memphis Cordova

Featuring open-mic performances and poetry group activities. 901-415-2764

5th Annual Drop the Mic Poetry Slam

Sat., Aug. 18, 4 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

Themed "Freedom Forward" featuring poets in threee age categories performing original works before a judges panel and audience for a chance to win cash prizes. (901) 521-9699

Don't Close Your Eyes

Sat., Aug. 18, 5-7:30 p.m.

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A family with a few hidden secrets are oblivious to what's going on right in front of their eyes. 901-281-4707

You Look Like

Third Saturday of every month, 9-11 p.m.
P&H Cafe 1532 Madison, Memphis Midtown

A monthly showcase of spite, battle of bitchery, and competition of "Oh hell no." Watch the quickest wits from all over the country talk mad shit. 901-283-3814

Woman's Exchange Eighth Annual Art Gallery Saturday Workshops

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Aug. 25

“Watercolor” by Barbara Y. Carter. “Stepping Stone Mosaic” by Lex Johnson August 4. “Acrylics 101” by Christy Ford August 25. Stephanie Polk’s metal/jewelry workshop TBA. (901) 327-5681

Eighth Annual Woman's Exchange Art Gallery Open House

Through Aug. 24

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Exhibition of approximately one-hundred local and regional artists’ work in all media. 541-331-0077

"Local Color"

Through Aug. 26
St. George's Episcopal Church 2425 South Germantown, Memphis Germantown

Exhibition of colorful portraits of people and animals by Meredith Wilson, Maggie Russell, and Melanie Anderson. 901-754-7282

2018 MGAL Member Showcase and Sale

Through Aug. 29
WKNO Studio 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis Cordova

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"The Hidden: Looking isn’t Always Seeing"

Through Aug. 29
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of works by Leslie Ponder. 636-4100

"Awakened by the Storm"

Through Aug. 30

Exhibition of paintings by Sarah Megan Jenkins. (901) 761-0810

“Female Form”

Through Aug. 31
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

Exhibition of work exploring the way the female body is glorified, fractured, obfuscated, multiplied, and rebuilt through the artist’s gaze. 550-0064

Trolley Night: Music, Messages, and Movements"

Through Aug. 31
Leadership Memphis 365 S. Main St., Memphis Downtown

Exhibition in partnership with The Withers Collection Museum & Gallery. 278-0016

"New Beginning"

Through Aug. 31
Java Cabana 2170 Young, Memphis Cooper-Young

Exhibition of paintings by Tonya Pearce 272-7210

"Eco Prints"

Through Aug. 31

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Exhibition of prints on paper. Framed prints are $150, unframed $60. 576-0708

"Daily Art"

Through Aug. 31
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown

E-exhibition featuring 31 artists for 31 days. Visit website to see, discuss, and purchase art from daily featured artist. 901-767-3800

"Shake, Rattle, and Roll"

Through Aug. 31
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of all things Elvis by contemporary southern artists celebrating Elvis Week. 767-2200

"Somnium (Daydreams)"

Through Aug. 31
Art Village Gallery 410 S. Main, Memphis South Main

Exhibition of ten medium to large-scale figurative paintings on reverse canvas by Mario Henrique. 521-0782

"French County/Farmhouse"

Through Aug. 31
Fratelli's 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of paintings by Rose Sitton. 766-9900

"Tunnel Vision"

Through Sept. 2
Crosstown Concourse (formerly Sears Crosstown) N. Cleveland at North Parkway, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of collaborative installation by Frances Berry and Jenny Fine.

Blue Star Museums Program

Through Sept. 3

Free admission to Pink Palace Family of Museums for the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Visit website for more information. 636-2362

"Don't Put Out My Fire: RL Boyce"

Through Sept. 4

Exhibition of photos and films featuring RL Boyce in the late 1980s by Yancey Allison. 662-526-0371

"Art Conversations"

Through Sept. 6
ANF Architects 1500 Union, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of paintings by Catherine Vaughn. 278-6868

"Screen Door"

Through Sept. 8

Exhibition of work by Ann Craven, Dana Frankfort, EJ Hauser, and Margaux Ogden. 901-340-0134

"Screen Door"

Through Sept. 8
TOPS Gallery 400 S. Front, Memphis South Main

Exhibition of work by Ann Craven, Dana Frankfort, EJ Hauser, and Margaux Ogden.

"Larger Than Life"

Through Sept. 9
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Exhibition of larger than life charcoal drawings of larger than life celebrities by Lucien Scott Croy. 726-4656
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