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PlayBack Memphis

Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-6 p.m.
Universal Parenting Place LeMoyne-Owen College, 990 College Park, Memphis South Memphis


Bringing stories to life in a safe space to unlock healing, transformation, and joy. Families welcome. 901-207-3694

30 Thursdays at the Garden

Thursdays. Continues through Oct. 31
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

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On Thursday nights throughout Daylight Savings Time extended hours until sunset open to members at no cost and to guests paying daily fee for free and sometimes with an added cost. 636-4100

"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.

"Lisa Marie: Growing Up Presley"

Ongoing
Graceland 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport


Exhibit includes personal items from childhood and musical career. Explores Lisa the daughter, the mother, her charity work, her career, and how she will carry on her dad’s legacy. 332-3322

"Dugout Canoes: Paddling Through the Americas"

Through Sept. 14


Object-rich and interactive exhibition featuring American dugouts from ancient times to present. 636-2362

Flight Tour: A Taste of Memphis

Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, 12-8 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31
Downtown Memphis Various locations, Memphis Downtown

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Up to 16 people per bike enjoy a flight of local spirits and brew during this 2-hour pub-crawl with Sprock n’ Roll’s bike bar to Old Dominick Distillery and Ghost River Brewing Tap Room. BYOB, but no glass.tour. 901-500-7101

Mahalia

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

Buy Tickets$22-$35


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

City Tasting Tours

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

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Savor tastings at five eateries, interact with chefs and managers, and sample local flavors while strolling down Main Street and and enjoying new art installations and historic landmarks.

Yellow Fever Rock & Roll Ghost Tour

Ongoing

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See what used to be, Memphis style, with Mike McCarthy. Call to schedule a personal tour. 901-486-6325

Go Ape Treetop Adventure

Ongoing
Shelby Farms 500 N. Pine Lake, Germantown Germantown

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Course in Shelby Farms Park open for its second season. 767-PARK

Open Mic Comedy

Thursdays, 9 p.m.
P&H Cafe 1532 Madison, Memphis Midtown


726-0906

Night at the Museum

Fri., Aug. 17, 5-8 p.m.
Children's Museum of Memphis 2525 Central, Memphis Midtown

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Children will see the exhibits come to life and interact with police, firemen, artists, dancers, chefs, and many others. Crafts, activities, and food trucks on campus for your convenience. 901-458-2678

Love & Basketball

Fri., Aug. 17, 7 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


Through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood, Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together. 525-3000

Continuum Music Festival

Fri.-Sat., Aug. 17-18
Crosstown Concourse (formerly Sears Crosstown) N. Cleveland at North Parkway, Memphis Midtown

Buy TicketsFree-$25


Collaborations among musicians and artists of diverse genres from Memphis and beyond, bringing to life unique performances and workshops.

Friday Night Dance Party

Fridays, 6-9 p.m.
Memphis Park (Fourth Bluff) Front and Madison, Memphis Downtown


Themed outdoor dance parties featuring illuminated dance floor, food vendors on site, and beer and wine available with a valid ID.

VR Gaming Date Night

Fridays, 6-10 p.m.
Bluff City Virtual Reality 1026 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova Cordova


901-585-5964

Magic Carpet: On Your Toes with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Roudnev Youth Ballet

Sat., Aug. 18, 10 a.m.


Children ages two to eight are invited to grab their tutus and magic carpet for a dancing adventure across the globe with Clara and her Nutcracker. 537-1483

I Read That Movie @ the Library: The Hours

Sat., Aug. 18, 2 p.m.


Screening of The Hours adapted from Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel inspired by Virginia Woolf's classic Mrs. Dalloway, followed by discussion. 901-415-2726

Psychic Privates Reading

Sat., Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Two Rivers Book Store 2171 Young, Memphis Cooper-Young


901-630-8088

Rodney Crowell

Sat., Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


901-529-4299

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

Sat., Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother. 525-3000

Time Warp Drive-In: Season 5

Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., Sat., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 15, 8 p.m.

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(901)681-2020

Downtown Food Tours

Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$55


Savor tastings at five popular eateries, interact with chefs and managers and sample a range of local flavors while learning about Memphis historic landmarks. Meeting location disclosed with ticket purchase.

Opening reception for "Consuming Passions II: A Collection of Images"

Sun., Aug. 19, 3-6 p.m.
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis

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Exhibition showcasing sports paraphernalia, Japanese prints, automobile art, posters and material culture from World War I and World War II, and pop-culture related artifacts. 678-2224

Booksigning by Lisa Patton

Tue., Aug. 21, 6 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Author discusses and signs Rush. 901-922-5526

Taste of The Town

Tue., Aug. 21, 6-9 p.m.
Southland Park 1550 N. Ingram, West Memphis, AR, Memphis West Memphis/Eastern Arkansas


Taste foods from local chefs and bakers. Listen to live music and bid on silent auction items provided by local artists benefiting Main Street West Memphis. 870-735-8814

Jason Mraz

Tue., Aug. 21, 7 p.m.
BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove 6285 Snowden, Southaven, MS, Southaven North Mississippi/Tunica


(662) 892-2660

Opening reception for "Horn Island 34"

Sat., Aug. 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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Exhibition of works by MCA students, faculty, and alumni resulting from annual trip to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. 272-5100
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