Arts and Culture

Sidewalk Festival for the Performing Arts Mary Jo Kariminia installs her interactive art work What really sets NBE apart are its students. Simply put: these are not the kinds of kids you usually see in a dance studio.
Development NewsTailors' Union

Rizzo's Diner co-owner to open Downtown cocktail bar


Feature StoryAndrew "Rome" Withers, left, son of Ernest C. Withers, helped unveil a historical marker at the home of the iconic Civil Rights photographer.

Honoring the life and work of Civil Rights icon Ernest C. Withers


Feature StoryThe Diverse Faces of Memphis panel included (left to right) Niko Lyras, Mauricio Calvo, Kong Wee Pang, and Eileen Frazier. (Renee Davis Brame)

Immigrant artists find their spark in Memphis


Development NewsSouth Main

Four big developments Memphis anticipates in 2018


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Memphis is a rich with authentic arts and culture assets. From the thriving music industry with deep roots in every important American genre to an impressive p[erforming arts district blossoming in Overton Square, Memphis' creative talents are not left in the history books. The city is  home to a nationally acclaimed professional ballet company, opera and symphony orchestra. We boast an array of incredible museums, including the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum.