Brooks Museum of Art

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This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes talks with Toby Sells of the Memphis Flyer and Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News about the future of the Mid-South Fairgrounds and Coliseum, the upcoming election, Overton Park and their late colleague Bernal Smith.

Now through August, Indie Memphis continues its year-round collaboration with The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art by presenting the 2012 Global Lens Film Series, a program which showcases award-winning narrative feature films from Argentina, Columbia, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Morocco and Turkey.

Marina Pacini, chief curator at The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art talks about "Armed + Dangerous:  The Art of the Arsenal," an exhibit that explores the evolution, function, and craft of weaponry and armor across time and continents.  It demonstrates how they reflect the cultures that produced them and that even some of the most menacing objects can be aesthetically appealing.