Checking on the Arts

Rhodes Music Department Chair Dr. William Skoog will conduct the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Rhodes Mastersingers Chorale and soloists in Handel's masterpiece.

For the third year running, Rhodes is hosting the Tournées French Film Festival, sponsored by the Communities in Conversation lecture series.

A new food-oriented web site aims to help Mid-Southerners find the best in local dining, while also helping to feed the less fortunate.

TN Shakespeare Company

Tennessee Shakespeare Company continues their season with a new production of "Twelfth Night" at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens December 11-14 and 18-21.

Memphis author Robert Gordon discusses his book "Respect Yourself" at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, part of the Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival.

Richard III bones

Tennessee Shakespeare Company opens its seventh season with a resurrection of William Shakespeare’s Richard III  at Germantown Performing Arts Center over Halloween.


Fresh off the success of his first play, Cicada, Jerre Dye explores the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease in his new work, DISTANCE.

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The fifteenth IRIS Orchestra season opens on October 16 with the IRIS debut of violinist Pinchas Zukerman and his acclaimed cellist wife Amanda Forsyth.


Filmmaker Cody Dickinson and producer Boo Mitchell discuss their new Memphis music documentary, "Take Me to the River," featuring a star-studded cast of legendary musicians.


Planet Arts

It took 12 years of work, but "Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra" arranged by U of M Jazz Director Jack Cooper, is now out on CD.


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