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Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community

Through Oct. 20


Bicentennial celebration, the exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger story or web of history. 636-2362

City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

Through June 30, 2020


The Poor People’s Campaign — a grassroots, multiracial movement — drew thousands of people to Washington, D.C., to demand social reforms while living side-by-side on the National Mall in a tent city known as Resurrection City. This poster exhibition explores the history and legacy of this important moment in U.S. history. 636-2362

Octubafest

Through Oct. 18, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.
University of Memphis, Harris Concert Hall inside the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, Memphis University of Memphis


678-5400

"Africa: Art of a Continent"

Ongoing
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis


Permanent exhibition of African art from the Martha and Robert Fogelman collection. 678-2224

Perfect Little Planet

Ongoing
AutoZone Dome Planetarium Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes–a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Visit website for show schedule. (901) 636-2362

Extreme Weather

Ongoing
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


One of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. See website for show schedule. (901) 636-2362

"LeMoyne-Owen College: A Beacon of Hope"

Ongoing


Exhibition of a central institution in Memphis since its founding in 1871 as the LeMoyne Normal and Commercial School. 636-2362

Participants for Athena Project

Ongoing


Research clinic for women ages 18 and over who have experienced intimate partner abuse receive a free evaluation and possible treatment of post-trauma stress. Call for more information. 901-678-3973

"IEAA Ancient Egyptian Collection"

Ongoing
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis


Permanent exhibition of Egyptian antiquities ranging from 3800 B.C.E. to 700 C.E. from the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology collection. 678-2224

Back to the Moon: For Good

Ongoing
AutoZone Dome Planetarium Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


Planetarium show that lets the audience relive the thrills of lunar exploration. Various times, see website for details. (901) 636-2362

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Ongoing
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


Film celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Check CTI Theater schedule for show times and ticket prices. (901) 636-2362

Superpower Dogs 3D

Ongoing
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


From hurricanes, earthquakes and avalanches, canine rescuers use their incredible super senses to locate and rescue victims of disasters. Various showtimes, check website for more details. (901) 636-2362

Sun, Earth, Universe

Ongoing


A new interactive museum exhibit about Earth and space. 636-2362

Wild Africa

Ongoing
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


Reveals the striking contrast of stunning deserts beside wild oceans and the sunlit abundance of the coral reefs. See website for show schedule. (901) 636-2362

DJ Ben Murray

Thursdays, 10 p.m.
The Bluff 535 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis


454-7771

Fab Fridays Laser Light Show

Fridays, 7, 8 & 9 p.m.
AutoZone Dome Planetarium Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


State-of-the-art laser light tribute shows, featuring Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and more. (901) 636-2362

Poltergeist

Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Oct. 18
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


A family's home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts. (901) 636-2362

Friday Karaoke

Fridays, 7-11 p.m.
Triple S 1747 Walker, Memphis University of Memphis


Open Mic Karaoke every Friday night from 7-11p 901-421-6239

Live Music with DJ ALXANDR

Fridays, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.


@ Oasis Hookah Lounge - Madison Social, Madison Social 1557 Madison Ave
Join us as for our Friday Night Social with DJ ALXANDR. We are open from 5pm - 3am music starts at 10pm until 2am. Enjoy our chill, smooth, and sexy atmosphere and relax with the finest hookahs in Memphis. Drink. Smoke. Mingle. 901-730-1342

Maggie Rose

Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
The Bluff 535 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis


454-7771

Live Music with Coldway

Saturdays, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.


@ Oasis Hookah Lounge - Madison Social, 1557 MADISON AVE
Saturday Night Live at Oasis Hookah Lounge! Come vibe with us as Coldway takes us on a journey through sounds from the newest and oldest Hits! The DJ set lasts from 10pm til' 2am so early arrival is HIGHLY suggested. 729-6960

Opening Reception for "Catalyst"

Sun., Oct. 20, 3-5 p.m.
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

Faculty and Friends Chamber Music

Mon., Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
University of Memphis, Harris Concert Hall inside the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, Memphis University of Memphis


678-5400

Artists' Link Meeting

Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Jason's Deli 3473 Poplar, Memphis University of Memphis


Speakers include Niles Wallace, Saj Crone, Angela Goza, Matthew Hasty, Paige Scheinberg, Fred Burton, and Laurie Brown. 324-3181

"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

Bingo Night

Mondays, 7-9 p.m.
Casual Pint 395 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis


Play to win a Sweetwater kayak.

UpSkill901 Workforce Summit

Tue., Oct. 22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
University of Memphis, University Center 255 University Center, Paris Theater, Memphis University of Memphis

Buy Tickets$100


Representatives from educational institutions, workforce-related service providers, employers, entrepreneurs, elected officials, philanthropic and community leaders will come together to hear from keynote speaker Mark Muro Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution and participate in facilitated breakout sessions. (901) 543-3547

Memphis Next Top Comic

Wed., Oct. 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The Bluff 535 S. Highland, Memphis University of Memphis


Comedic contest where the audience decides the champion. 454-7771
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