Cooper-Young community theater teaches arts, builds a better tomorrow
Dec04

Cooper-Young community theater teaches arts, builds a better tomorrow

by Tiara Baker Leaping Lizards!” America’s beloved redhead is making her way to Cooper-Young, but with a little twist. Stage Door Productions, located in the Kroc Center just off of East Parkway, recently auditioned roles for “Annie, Jr.,” a Broadway rendition performed by an “all- children” cast. In this comedic tale of an orphan’s hard-knock life and achievement of her American dream, all characters, including Miss Hannigan to Daddy...

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November Calendar

Art Visiting artist lecture with photographer Gregory Crewdson. 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave., Overton Park.  901-272-5100. Visit mca.edu. Leandra Urrutia “Pile” exhibit: Nov. 12–Jan. 4. MCA Gallery, Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. 901-726-4656.  Visit mca.edu. “Things That Were: 2014 Fall MFA Thesis Exhibition”:  Nov. 19–Dec. 13. Opening reception 6–9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Memphsi College of Art...

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MARCH EVENTS: ‘Spamalot’ and much more

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ marches into Playhouse on the Square It’ll be a very silly time at Playhouse on the Square as the troupe presents “Monty Python’s Spamalot” through Feb. 16. This Tony Award winner for Best Musical and Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Musical is a comedy “lovingly ripped off from” the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. King Arthur, so dubbed when the Lady of the Lake gave him Excalibur,...

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The Orpheum Theatre Hosts Holiday Open House December 20
Nov26

The Orpheum Theatre Hosts Holiday Open House December 20

The Orpheum Theatre invites the entire community to attend its annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 20.  Doors will open at 10:00 AM when the Tony® Award winning dramatic masterpiece WAR HORSE, playing March 25th through 30th, goes on sale to the public. The Open House will include an array of fun, family-friendly activities including special showings of The Making of War Horse on the big screen; a holiday concert on the...

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Cooper-Young arts and events calendar, October 2013
Sep30

Cooper-Young arts and events calendar, October 2013

  Blankenship, Cuban art at Gallery Fifty Six Artist Bryan Blankenship will exhibit “Jumble” during the month of October at Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central. There will be an artist’s reception and opening October 4, 5-8 p.m., at the gallery. The exhibition runs through Oct. 26. The gallery is also hosting a special Cuban art exhibit: “Cronicas De Cuba/Chronicles of Cuba,” featuring the work of Eduin Fraga, painter/collage artist...

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August events and news: MGLCC anniversary and more

MGLCC marking 10-year-anniversary Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 892 S. Cooper, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Cooper-Young with a party, open to friends, families and straight allies, Aug. 3 from 3 to 7 p.m. There will be balloon artists and face painting for children as well as a DJ and food. We would love for you to meet our staff and volunteers and possibly find your niche in our community! “Our Cooper Young...

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