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Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 7

Sat., Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Celebrates the arts and culture of Japanese anime, manga, and cosplay. Features vendors, fan panels, cosplay contest, and more. 636-4100

Women’s March 2020 #PowerTogether

Sat., Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Clayborn Temple 294 Hernando, Memphis Downtown

Meet at Clayborn Temple and continue to the National Civil Rights Museum, where the crowd will hear from speakers from various backgrounds in support of women's issues.

New Ballet’s MLK Arts Unite

Sat., Jan. 18, 2-4 p.m.

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a day of dance. Features arts workshops in dance and music and participants will have an opportunity to perform what they’ve learned. (901) 274-5368

Taco & Margarita Crawl

Sat., Jan. 18, 2-8 p.m.
Alfred's 197 Beale, Memphis Beale Street

Register at Alfred’s and enjoy drink specials and giveaways at Coyote Ugly, Jerry Lee Lewis’, Lew’s Blue Note Bar and Grill, and other locations. 525-3711

Rick Springfield

Sat., Jan. 18, 7-10 p.m.
Graceland Soundstage 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

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Give 'Em Hell, Harry!

Sat., Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$35

A faithful portrayal of President Harry S. Truman’s life and presidency, the play spans his childhood, his “political apprenticeship” as a judge in Jackson County, Missouri, his years in the U.S. Senate, and his two terms as President. 901-525-3000

Booker T. Jones

Sat., Jan. 18, 8-11 p.m.
Crosstown Theater 1350 Concourse, Memphis Midtown

Booker T. Jones celebrates the release of his memoir, Time Is Tight: My Life Note by Note, with a special concert on the Kemmons Wilson Family Stage at Crosstown Theater.

January FilmFest

Through Jan. 31
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis

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Swim with a whale, walk on the moon and go on safari with popular documentaries Journey to the South Pacific, Apollo 11, Wild Africa, and more. Visit website for schedule. (901) 636-2362

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Tue.-Thurs., Jan. 14-17, 7: 30 p.m., Sat., Jan. 18, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sun., Jan. 19, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$25

The golden ticket for a delectable treat, with songs from the original film. 525-3000

Sunday Funday

Sun., Jan. 19, 1-7:30 p.m.
High Cotton Brewing Co. 598 Monroe, Memphis Midtown

Featuring craft vendors and live music by Joseph David Liberto Dowling, Outer Ring, and Allman Brothers Tribute band Trouble No More. 896-9977

Sunday Supper Series

Sundays, 3-9 p.m.
Gray Canary 301 Front, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$40

Includes new cocktails, new bar menu, and a family style, dinner. Raw bar and a list of cocktails, beer, and wine priced $10 or under will also be available. Call or visit website for reservations.

King Day

Mon., Jan. 20, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. featuring daylong performances, activities, and entertainment along with free Museum admission for all. Blood drive and food donations accepted. (901) 521-9699

MLK Day of Service

Mon., Jan. 20
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision. Visit website for volunteer opportunities.

Chewish: A Chinese + Jewish Mashup Meal

Mon., Jan. 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Puck Food Hall 409 S. Main, Memphis South Main

Wok’n in Memphis and Caramelized present this dining event featuring seven courses served on the mezzanine.

Always Sunny in Philadelphia Trivia

Thu., Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.

You’re a master of karate and friendship for everyone. (901) 526-4772


Fri., Jan. 24, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Black Lodge 405 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

New goth event featuring music, film, and dance. DJs Plastic Citizen, Ivellios, and Faust will spin goth, dark wave, and industrial tracks, from classic goth club hits to current artists. 272-7744

Opening reception for "The One Who Looks, Looks Upon the One Who Looks Upon the One Who Looks Upon…"

Fri., Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m.
Clough-Hanson Gallery Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition by poly artists Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller of the band Adult. 901-843-3000

Tribute to The Beatles Show

Fri., Jan. 24, 7-9 p.m.
The Bluff 535 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis


Yoga Nidra and Crystal Singing Bowls with Kris Brack

Fri., Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Delta Groove Yoga 2091 Madison Avenue, Memphis Overton Square

Reach pratyahara (withdrawal of senses) with a guided meditation into yogic sleep, a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, followed by a sound bath created with crystal singing bowls and other instruments.

The Mesmerist

Fri., Jan. 24, 7 p.m., Sat., Jan. 25, 7 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

Buy Tickets$50

Suited for an intimate theater audience, as was the case during the Victorian Era, and includes effects that have not been seen by today's audiences. (901) 526-1469

Scribble Exhibition vol. I

Fri., Jan. 24, 7-10 p.m. and First Wednesday of every month, 6 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Grill 394 N. Watkins, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of work created on pizza boxes while unwinding together. The design was up to the artist and is completely unique. 443-0502

Chocolate Fantasy

Sat., Jan. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Buy Tickets$20

Cookies, candy, ice cream, pastries, music, entertainment, live auction, and games benefiting the National Kidney Foundation.

Read in Peace: A Book Event

Sat., Jan. 25, 1 p.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$5

Authors read and sign their published works. Featuring Chenelle Benz, The Gone Dead, John Babb, Voices of the Dead, Wayne Dowdy, Lost Restaurants of Memphis Susan Adler Thorp, Beloved: A View of One of The South's Oldest Jewish Cemeteries As Photographed by Murray Riss. 774-3212

Bleus, Blues, and Brews

Sat., Jan. 25, 2 p.m.
WISEACRE Brewery 2783 Broad, Memphis Midtown

Beers will be paired with stinky cheese. Learn about the role fermentation plays in beer and cheese making. Live blues music to close out the night.

"Finders Keepers"

Sat., Jan. 25, 6-9 p.m. and Jan. 27-29, 10 a.m.
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

More than 500 works spanning a century. Opening sale and live auction on Saturday. An online catalog of high-end works will be available along with the directions to obtain a bidding number. 272-5100


Last Sunday of every month, 4-7 p.m.
Brinson's 341 Madison, Memphis Downtown

2020 International Blues Challenge

Jan. 28-Feb. 1
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

Buy TicketsFree-$100

From Keeping the Blues Alive Ceremony and Brunch at Holiday Inn Select to International Blues Challenge on Beale to Awards Ceremony at Orpheum. Visit website for events schedule.

Nerd Nite

Wed., Jan. 29, 7 p.m.
Highland Axe and Rec 525 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis

Several folks give 18-21-minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines – while the audience drinks along. 18+ 504-4584

A Night of Candle Making with Hard Knot Designs

Fourth Friday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Arrow Creative 2535 Broad, Memphis Midtown

Make soy candles with Colton Robinson from Hard Knot Designs.

Downtowners' Bike to Lunch

First Tuesday of every month, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Cossitt Library 33 S. Front, Memphis Downtown

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Mid-day bicycle ride with Revolutions Bicycle CoOp. Meet at the northwest corner of Front and Monroe and ride with downtowners to a restaurant within 15 minutes of The Fourth Bluff. 901-726-6409
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