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Waitress

Through Jan. 20
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. 525-3000

Tiny Giants 3D

Through Jan. 26
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


A spectacular adventure into the world of tiny creatures. The Tiny Giants from Lichterman live animal shows will be held at the Pink Palace Museum 12:30 p.m. each Saturday from November 17th through January 26th. (901) 636-2362

A Song for Coretta

Through Feb. 3
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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On February 6, 2006, people began lining up at dawn outside of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose body lay in state in the small sanctuary. By mid-morning, the crowd wound around the corner of the building. The five characters in this play are at the end of that long line of mourners. 502-3486

"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of 24 museum-quality outdoor sculptures depicting origami-inspired works crafted by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang. 636-4100

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 enjoying new art installations and historic landmarks.

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

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

Brooks Milongas

Third Wednesday, Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Members of the Argentine Tango Society give lessons and tango demonstrations in the rotunda. 544-6209

"Labor"

Fridays, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Sundays, 1-11 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 7:45 a.m.-11 p.m. Continues through Feb. 14
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Katie Maish. “Labor” maps the journey from the first day she and her husband met their fertility doctor in 2013 to present day, along with the ever-evolving issues and concerns associated with raising a child and being a mother. (901) 321-3000

Forge, Cast, Fabricate

Fridays, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Sundays, 1-11 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 7:45 a.m.-11 p.m. Continues through Feb. 14
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Apprentices Elizabeth Belz, Kacy Ganley, and Cassi Rebman are featured along with the Museum’s staff artists Stephanie Bray, Kevin Burge, Eva Langsdon, Jim Masterson, Jeannie Tomlinson Saltmarsh, and James Vanderpool. (901) 321-3000

"Enough: A Me Too Exhibition"

Through Jan. 27, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work that aims to provide a voice, a wall, and a safe space to make artistic voices regarding sexual assault heard and embraced. Over 25 artists participating. 901-272-5100

Seasonal Cocktails: Mojito Flight

Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31


Just pick four flavors of either the OG Mojitos, from Classic to Cucumber-melon, or one of the new flavors: Dragon-Blackberry, Pineapple, or Coco-banana. 901-410-8909

Seasonal Cocktails: Mojito Flight

Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31
Babalu Taco & Tapas 2115 Madison, Memphis Overton Square


Just pick four flavors of either the OG Mojitos, from Classic to Cucumber-melon, or one of the new flavors: Dragon-Blackberry, Pineapple, or Coco-banana. 901-274-0100

Babalu’s Taco of the Month: Sweet Duck

Through Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Babalu Taco & Tapas 2115 Madison, Memphis Overton Square


New year, new taco. We’re ringing in 2019 with a new Taco of the Month, the Sweet Duck Taco. For $3.75 guests can enjoy Confit Duck with cilantro vinegar slaw, sweet chili glaze and green onions. 901-274-0100

Babalu’s Taco of the Month: Sweet Duck

Through Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.


New year, new taco. We’re ringing in 2019 with a new Taco of the Month, the Sweet Duck Taco. For $3.75 guests can enjoy Confit Duck with cilantro vinegar slaw, sweet chili glaze and green onions. 901-410-8909

Libby Anderson

Mondays-Fridays, Sundays. Continues through Feb. 10
St. George's Episcopal Church 2425 South Germantown, Memphis Germantown


Exhibition of work by the former art teacher, employing an impressionistic style of oil painting using large brush strokes and vibrant, disparate colors. (901) 754-7282

"Version Version"

Through Jan. 26
TOPS Gallery 400 S. Front, Memphis South Main


Exhibition of work by Kevin Ford, paintings and drawings exploring the experience of perception.

"Banner for the Lost Sea"

Through Jan. 26


Exhibition of work by Corinne Jones. 901-340-0134

"Talking Continents"

Through Jan. 26
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of large-scale sculptures and installations that use language, history, literature and psychology to draw attention to the barriers that separate and divide humanity by Jaume Plensa. 544-6209

"Homeward Bound"

Through Jan. 27
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works addressing the complex theme of “home.”

"Brick Fiction"

Through Jan. 27
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Carrie Rubinstein.

January Giant Screen Film Festival

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


Movies for the festival include Wild Africa 3D, National Parks Adventure 3D, Tiny Giants 3D, Flight of the Butterflies 3D, and Prehistoric Planet: Walking with Dinosaurs 3D. Movie schedules and show times are available at www.memphismuseums.org. (901) 636-2362

"Remembering the Dream"

Through Jan. 31


Exhibit of a chronological story of the Civil Rights Movement covered by the Ernest Withers "I Am A Man" portfolio, including MLK’s involvement in the sanitation workers’ strike. 636-2362

Black Winter Artist Reception

Through Jan. 31

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Exhibition of work by Ollie Rodriguez, reflections of feminine strength that emphasizes the beauty in women of color. 576-0708

“Green Zazen”

Through Feb. 13
Eclectic Eye 242 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

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Exhibition of works by Kristi Duckworth and Nancy Morrow. This peaceful exhibit encourages visitors to slow down and embrace natural colors and textures. 276-3937

Memphis Magazine Fiction Contest

Through Aug. 31

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Winning authors will be honored with a $200 gift certificate to Novel. For more information, contest rules, and submission, visit website.

"A Buck & a Half Apiece"

Through March 20
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of photographs by Ernest 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: Federico Uribe

Through Oct. 11
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of magical creatures and playful installations from everyday objects. 544-6209

Blue: A Quilt Challenge Open Call

Through April 1
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown


Open call to artists to submit handcrafted quilts designed around the theme of “blue” for an open-call regional quilt challenge in conjunction with Stitched: The Art of Quilting, a quilt festival at Crosstown Arts in the spring of 2019. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2019. The entry fee is $15 per quilt.
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