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.
Feature StoryErica Horton, On The Ground editor, interviews gang intervention specialist Link Fisher.

On The Ground Live in Orange Mound


Innovation & Job NewsDavid Brown, executive vice president and chief preservation officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, addresses the crowd at Clayborn Temple.

Clayborn Temple named a 'national treasure'


Feature StoryClub patrons dance and vogue as part of a Kiki Ball at Club Memphis.

Orange Mound club serves the black LGBTQ community


Feature StoryElite Starz of Nashville make their way down the parade route.

In photos: A mile-long community at the Orange Mound parade


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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.