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 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


Feature StoryKids start lining up at the home of Deidra Tuggle, the Candy Lady of Orange Mound.

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'


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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.