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Art Therapy

Memphis combines art and therapy in growing field

Art therapy grows in popularity as a creative way to manage addiction recovery. Christian Brothers University, The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and The Oaks at La Paloma treatment facility are among the groups making use of the practice.

Lafayette's Music Room

Finding a stage: How venues impact the local music scene

A variety of quality venues is key to any city's thriving music scene. With some new and freshly renovated venues now open in Memphis, industry insiders have seen an expanding local audience and an improved reputation for national touring acts. 

Courtesy of Collage Dance Collective

Diversity in dance

In Memphis, our ballet comes in color. The largely white world of national ballet has taken note of the city's focus on bringing diverse dancers to the stage, and companies around the country are following suit. These same local companies are developing community partnerships to ensure the art of dance is accessible to all children.


Join us for upcoming speaker event Music in the City

Join High Ground and EPIcenter for Music in the City on the evening of February 23. This speaker event will offer a discussion on the future of music entrepreneurship in Memphis. Register for free today to be a part of the conversation. 


Know your nonprofits: Playback Memphis

For local nonprofit Playback Memphis, the theater is an interactive space. Their imaginative show lies at the intersection of art, community and transformation in the city, often offering teachable moments for the audience.
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