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.
Innovation & Job NewsLocal hip hop artist Marco Pavé performs at Midtown Opera Festival, flanked by backup dancers, DJs and instrumentalists

Midtown Opera Festival pushes boundaries


Special ReportSoulsville

Mapping the decline and revival of Soulsville USA


Feature Story Guitar bodies hang in the workshop waiting to be connected with necks.

Boutique guitars built and sold on Broad Avenue


Feature StoryJupiter

Jupiter Comics brings superheroes to the suburbs


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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.