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Jackie Murray Honors Harriet Tubman in One-Woman Show

Jackie Murray Honors Harriet Tubman in One-Woman Show

The next performance of "Harriet Tubman: One Woman's Journey" is Thursday, February 20th.
The 2019 film Harriet is the most recent major artistic interpretation of the life of the abolitionist/activist/spy Harriet Tubman. The American heroine has long

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The CLTV’s “The Audacity” Explores Black Representation

The CLTV’s “The Audacity” Explores Black Representation

The exhibition of works by 12 black artists is on view through March 12th.
Orange Mound-based black arts organization The CLTV (Collective) opened a new exhibition last month called "The Audacity: Addressing Our Representation in Popular Culture," featuring

Hannibal Buress Brings Comedy Festival to Mississippi

Hannibal Buress Brings Comedy Festival to Mississippi

“Isola is literally short for isolation,” reads the website for actor and comedian Hannibal Buress’ new Mississippi comedy festival, Isola Fest, which takes place

To the Max: Local Artist Heads to Memphis Comic Expo

To the Max: Local Artist Heads to Memphis Comic Expo

Memphis artist Tony Max makes his mark on skin and the page.
Barbarians, walled-off cities, drone surveillance, and post-apocalyptic nightmare realms. No, this isn't a prediction of climate cataclysm or World War Three. These are the

Meet Kalena Bovell: New Assistant Conductor for MSO

Meet Kalena Bovell: New Assistant Conductor for MSO

Bovell takes the baton for Memphis Symphony Orchestra.
It's a wonder anyone makes a career conducting an orchestra. It's competitive, requires musical skills and education beyond most mortals' abilities, and doesn't pay

With Great Art Comes <i>POW!</i> Great Responsibility

With Great Art Comes POW! Great Responsibility

The Memphis Comic Expo explodes on the scene with cosmic force this weekend with more than a hundred comic writers and artists in attendance.

Metal Sculptor Lewis Body Sets up Shop in Memphis

Metal Sculptor Lewis Body Sets up Shop in Memphis

The owner of L. B. Metal Design describes his work as "minimalist" and "volumetric."
Lewis Body was a "misfit artist" during his teen years in Michigan."I wasn't interested in school," he says. Except art. His art teacher let

Luis Arrieche: Finding Fame as a Breakdancer

Luis Arrieche: Finding Fame as a Breakdancer

Break it down: This Venezuelan transplant is making moves.
When he wasn't hitting the law books, Luis Arrieche was hitting his head on the pavement. Arrieche, 31, practiced law when he lived in

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