Checking on the Arts

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

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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.


Memphis College of Art

Ed Perry's story is an art-world fairy tale; the great artist who toils in obscurity and is discovered and celebrated after his death.

Cotton Museum

Opening August 1st at the Cotton Museum is "Parting Shots and a look back: a final exhibit of new and past works by Dolph Smith."


Brazilian instumental group Choro das 3 returns to the area with a performance at the Lane Music listening room at 7 pm Saturday.


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The popular PBS series "History Detectives" returns to WKNO-TV Tuesday, July 1 with "History Detectives Special Investigations. "


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