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Spillit Grand Slam

Fri., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Crosstown Theater 1350 Concourse, Memphis Midtown

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Winners and runner-ups from each Spillit Slam from 2019 take the stage to share their six-minute homecoming stories and compete for the title of 2019 Spillit Grand Master Storyteller of Memphis.

New Ballet's Nut ReMix

Fri., Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Sat., Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m.
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$20-$45

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Modern reinvention of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, set on Beale Street and starring "Spider" Alexander and more than 200 performers alongside the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. tickets, 525-1515

"Tree of Life"

Through Dec. 21
TOPS Gallery 400 S. Front, Memphis South Main


Group exhibition featuring the works of Hawkins Bolden, Margaret Coleman, Floyd "Pussum" Glover, Edwin Jeffrey, Eddie Lee Kendrick, Joe Light, Georgia Speller, and Henry Speller.

"Photography in Memphis"

Through Jan. 19, 2020
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition presents 41 works from the museum’s permanent collection by 26 artists — including William Eggleston, Ernest C. Withers, and William Christenberry — alongside 62 works by 30 artists who live in, have left, or visited Memphis. 544-6209

"Tree of Life"

Through Dec. 21


Group exhibition featuring the works of Hawkins Bolden, Margaret Coleman, Floyd "Pussum" Glover, Edwin Jeffrey, Eddie Lee Kendrick, Joe Light, Georgia Speller, and Henry Speller. 901-340-0134

"Friedel Dzubas: The Ira A. Lipman Family Collection"

Through Jan. 5, 2020


Exhibition of 26 large-scale, fully-resolved abstract paintings by German-born American artist Friedel Dzubas (1915-1994). 761-5250

Haunted by God: The Life of Dorothy Day

Fri., Nov. 15, 7-9:30 p.m.
Christian Brothers University Theater 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$15-$25


The Dorothy Day House presents a one-woman show chronicling the life of one of the most influential social activists of the 20th century. 726-6760

B&G Holiday Improv Show

Fri., Nov. 15, 8-9:30 p.m.
TheatreSouth Inside First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

Buy Tickets$10


With stuffing and brawling and families a'falling to pieces, B&G offers up a cornucopia of comedy. With a performance by new improv kids on the block -- Carl Montague Revue and a round of improv comedy between the teams. 901-726-0800

Hissifit

Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30-9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30-9 p.m., Thu., Nov. 21, 7:30-9 p.m., Fri., Nov. 22, 7:30-9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 7:30-9 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24, 2-3:30 p.m.
McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown

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A punk-rock retelling of the Medusa myth about an all-girl, all-gorgon band, by Krista Knight and Barry Brinegar. The year is MCMLXXVI, and a brood of she-snakes are about to take Olympus by storm with an irreverent new sound and a stage presence both repulsive and seductive. (901) 843-3000

"Catalyst"

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 11
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis


Exhibition about the Memphis art scene surrounding the artist, writer, and South Main preservation and arts champion Robert McGowan (1947-2012). In 1987, McGowan co-founded the arts journal Number: Inc with fellow artists Don Estes and Cory Dugan (the founding editor). In 1988, he opened the Memphis Center for Contemporary Art. 678-2224

"Paintings by Carl Scott"

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Nov. 26
WKNO Studio 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis Cordova

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Exhibition of work by Carl Scott. 901-458-2521

"Sue Layman Designs"

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 18
20Twelve 2531 Broad, Memphis Midtown

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Exhibition of oil paintings by Sue Layman. All paintings on display are available for purchase. (901) 275-8784

"Interwoven"

Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 2


Exhibition of new work by Angi Cooper. 751-7500

Smoke on the Mountain - Homecoming

Nov. 15-17


It's October, 1945. The war is over and America's years of prosperity are just beginning. But there's another kind of rite of passage at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. 901-385-6440

Peter Pan

Nov. 15-Dec. 29
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Life will never be the same for Michael, John, and Wendy Darling after Peter Pan visits their nursery window offering to take them to the magical world of Neverland. They meet the Lost Boys, fairy Tinkerbell, Princess Tiger Lily, and Captain Hook. 726-4656

“#millennialproblems”

Through Nov. 16
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Natalie Tyree. (901) 321-3000

"Touch the Sky"

Through Nov. 16
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Terry Lynn. 901-767-3800

"Earth and Water"

Through Nov. 16
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Carroll Todd. 901-767-3800

"uneXpected/juXtapositions"

Through Nov. 20
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new works by Kenneth Wayne Alexander and Juan Rojo. 550-0064

"Circumnavigation"

Through Nov. 23
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of new work by Pam Hassler. 767-2200

Ruthless! The Musical

Through Nov. 23
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Talented 8-year-old Tina declares her showbiz ambition. Enter Sylvia St. Croix, an overbearing, sleazy talent agent with a secret, who encourages her to audition for the school play. Tina “accidentally” hangs her major rival to get the part … only to be sent up the river and swept aside by her mother, who finds her own voice and soars to stardom. 682-8323

Call to Artist for "Art in the Loop"

Through Nov. 30


Show show sell your work at Art in The Loop, April 3-5. Now accepting applications through November 30. Visit website for more information.

"Landscapes from a Different View"

Through Nov. 30
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of new work by Jim Henderson. 636-4100

"Queens and Monsters"

Through Dec. 4
Clough-Hanson Gallery Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Melissa Wilkinson, which deconstructs and remixes pop and personal iconography, from Golden Era Hollywood to ’70s and ’80s tomboys, from the glamour of disco to the digital distance of private Tumblr accounts. 901-843-3000

"Ernest C. Withers: Baseball Photographs"

Through July 5, 2020
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition that examines African-American identity and representation as captured through the lens of noted civil rights-era photographer Ernest C. Withers. 544-6209

"Arts of Global Africa"

Through June 21, 2021
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of historic and contemporary works in a range of different media presenting an expansive vision of Africa’s artistry. 544-6209

Rotunda Projects: E.V. Day's "Divas Ascending"

Through July 5, 2020
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Artist E.V. Day has repurposed costumes from the New York City Opera archives to make a series of sculptures that transform familiar icons of women’s empowerment and entrapment into new objects that confound conventional readings of these clichés. 544-6209

“From Texas to Tennessee”

Through Dec. 16


Exhibition of new work by Susan Mahoney Crook. 537-1483

"Laurel Sucsy: Finding the Edge"

Through Jan. 5, 2020


Exhibition of work by Sucsy, a Memphis-based artist. Inspired by nature and the objects she encounters in her daily life, she explores abstraction in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, and photography. 761-5250

"Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution"

Through Jan. 5, 2020


Exhibition of selections from the Haskell Collection. 761-5250
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