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Memphians for Peace present "Making Sense of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" with guest speaker Miko Peled

Memphians for Peace present "Making Sense of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" with guest speaker Miko Peled

September 25, 2014 @ 5:45 PM

Memphians for Peace invite you to join them for an inspiring conversation and Q & A with peace activist and author Miko Peled moderated by Dr. Yasir Qadhi from 5:45pm to 7:45pm.

The event is free but registration is REQUIRED and seating is LIMITED. Register at www.mikopeledevent.eventbrite.com

Miko Peled is the author of The General's Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine. He is the son of General Matti Peled, Israeli Defense Forces and the grandson of D. Avraham Katsnelson (signed the Israeli Declaration of Independence).

PB&J presents: World Rhythms with Mighty Souls Brass Band

September 27, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

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Join us as we explore music from around the world with The Mighty Souls Brass Band.  This special PBJ will highlight brass-based form of traditional Mexican music called Banda along with many other brass styles and sounds from across the globe. 

Who Dat?! Food Truck Fest

Who Dat?! Food Truck Fest

September 27, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

Join us before our first main stage show of our 20th Anniversary Season Spirit of Satch: Dr. John interprets Louis Armstrong for our WHO DAT?! Food Truck Fest, starting at 6:30pm. We will have live music featuring the Mighty Souls Brass Band!

Spirit of Satch: Dr. John interprets Louis Armstrong

September 27, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Known throughout the world as the embodiment of New Orleans' musical legacy, Dr. John is a true icon in American culture. With special guest trumpeters and singers, Dr. John pays a loving tribute to New Orleans’ most famous son, the great Satchmo. From “Mack the Knife,” “When the Saints” and “Wonderful World” to his other lesser-known but seminal works, we bring Pops’ world to life with gritty, swamp-style grooves and some unexpected renditions.  Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

October 04, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Come for a night of swing, good humor, and the very best in jazz. Composed of 15 of jazz music’s finest soloists and ensemble players, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra ranks as one of the world's leading large jazz ensembles. The legendary trumpeter, composer, educator, and all-around cultural dynamo Wynton Marsalis co-founded the jazz program at Lincoln Center and serves as Music Director of the orchestra. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Art Savvy - Jazz Series: The Guitar and Jazz

Art Savvy - Jazz Series: The Guitar and Jazz

October 21, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

Join Dr. John Bass of Rhodes College for a discussion about the peculiar relationship of the guitar to the history of jazz. From its role as a rhythm machine, to its breaking out as a solo--and even featured--instrument on the bandstand, this conversation will center on how the guitar fits into the narrative of jazz history and a look at the players who placed it there.

This program is in conjunction with our Jazz Series shows.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

October 30, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Tennessee Shakespeare Company brings the most daring, haunting villain back to life for Halloween on the GPAC mainstage with an innovative staging of Richard III starring eight of the country’s most outstanding classical actors. TSC Artistic Director Dan McCleary plays the “bottled spider” as he manipulates and murders his way to the throne for a limited run October 30, 31, and November 1 at 7:00 pm.  

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey

November 02, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

Don’t miss New York’s hottest jazz guitarist, John Pizzarelli, joined by his wife, singer and Broadway actress Jessica Molaskey. The duo will treat you to a unique evening of American classics and songs from the Broadway stage. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jake Shimabukuro

November 13, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument. Playing jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco and rock, Jake is a virtuoso on a mission to show everyone that the ukulele is capable of much more than the traditional Hawaiian music many associate it with. From the Beatles classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” to Bach, Japanese koto music and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” – Jake Shimabukuro has reinvented the ukulele. 

Cirque Mechanics

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Inspired by modern circus, Cirque Mechanics finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American ingenuity. The shows, rooted in realism, display a raw quality that makes their message timeless and relevant. The stories are wrapped in circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders and a bit of clowning around. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

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