Summer art series brightens up CY

Join the Cooper-Young Community Association, Peabody Elementary, and 10-plus local businesses as we celebrate the first ever Peabody Summer Art Series! This art experience will turn beautiful drawings from Peabody Elementary students into outdoor displays for the whole community to admire and enjoy. Each piece of art chosen by Peabody staff will be made into a 3-foot-by-4-foot vinyl banner and hung at one of the participating...

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New exhibit goes “Beyond”

On April 7th, Jay Etkin Gallery’s newest exhibit will open with a reception running from 6-9 p.m. The spotlight exhibit “Beyond” will feature works by John Torina, David Nakabayashi, Jan Hankins, Alla Bartoshchuk, Nathan Yoakum, Mickey Bond, Roy Tamboli, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Keith Rash, and Mary Long. The show will up through May 2nd. Jay Etkin Gallery is located at 942 Cooper and is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by...

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Arts News

• The Memphis Acoustic Music Association presents a concert by Plainsong on October 1st. Plainsong features Andy Roberts and Iain Matthews. Matthews was an original member of the seminal English folk-rock band Fairport Convention founded in 1967. Matthews left the band in 1969 and went on form the bands Matthews’ Southern Comfort and Plainsong as well as recording several solo albums. Plainsong;s new release is Reinventing Richard:...

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Cooper-Young Festival Artist & Vendors Listings
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Artist & Vendors Listings

A001 Commercial Appeal Local newspaper sponsor A002 Lasik Vision Institute Local Lasik Vision sponsor A003, 04 Sweet Grass Restaurant A005, 06 Cooper Young Community Association Community group A007 House of Mews Non-profit cat sanctuary A008 Urban Indulgence Handmade Handmade bath and body products A009 Coliseum Coalition Mid-South Coliseum t-shirts A010 Rarefindslmtd Lamps, unique conversation piece A011 Jacqunique Designs &...

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Music & Heritage fest fills downtown with Southern culture over Labor Day weekend
Sep01

Music & Heritage fest fills downtown with Southern culture over Labor Day weekend

This month, the Center for Southern Folklore in downtown Memphis will transform two blocks of Main Street into a living, breathing, creative display of the arts, music, and heritage of the Memphis and the Delta Region. Founded in 1972, the Center for Southern Folklore is a nonprofit organization that documents and presents the music, culture, arts, and rhythms of the South. The center’s annual Memphis Music & Heritage Festival...

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Arts Briefs: Jay Etkin Gallery, Burke’s Books

• It is a busy month at Jay Etkin Gallery in Cooper-Young. The gallery at 942 S. Cooper — which recently underwent of its north-facing wall that provides the space with a more symmetrical, dramatic feel — is hosting an exhibit by painter Mary Long September 2nd through October 2nd. An opening reception will be held September 2nd from 6 to 9 p.m. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment...

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