“Enthusiasm” - Works by Members of The Memphis Camera Club: Jan. 2-30, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center’s Gallery Ten ninety-one. Artists’ reception Sun., Jan. 12, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. On exhibit weekdays.

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"Leader of the Parade" by Joseph Sullivan is one of the works by the Memphis Camera Club on exhibit at WKNO's Gallery Ten-Nintey-one.

Tad Lauritzen Wright art exhibit: Jan. 2-Feb. 8. Opening reception Jan. 3, 6-8 p.m., David Lusk Gallery, 97 Tillman.

Visionary Aponte-Art and Black Freedom: Jan. 9-March 8. Artists’ Talk and Opening Reception Thursday, Jan. 9, 4–7 p.m. Curated by Édouard Duval Carrié and Ada Ferrer. Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery.

Elvis’ 85th Birthday Celebration: Fri. Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m., Graceland Soundstage. The Elvis Pops Concert traditionally held at the Cannon Center is now at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. The Memphis Symphony Orchestra backs up Terry Mike Jeffrey playing classic Elvis songs. Tickets include free admission to Elvis Presley’s Memphis Exhibit and Entertainment Complex after 3 p.m. the day of the show. For tickets visit Gracelandlive.com or call 877-777- 0606.

“When We Get Good Again”: Jan. 10 - 26, Thur.-Sat. 8 p.m. curtain 2 p.m. on Sun. TheatreWorks at the Square, 2085 Monroe Ave. Opening weekend $27. Pay What You Can Jan. 16. For tickets, call the box office at 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org. World Premiere and winner of the 2018 NewWorks @ TheWorks Playwriting competition.

AARP Cordova Chapter meeting: Thur., Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Celebrate and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Pink Palace Museum Science of Beer: Fri. Jan. 17, 6:30-9 p.m. Beer tasting and education workshop. Over 20 beer stations plus food stops at the museum on Central Ave. Pub quiz, games, commemorative 16 oz. glass. Tickets may be purchased at ScienceofBeer2020.bpt.me

Reflections by the Sea -- a collection of quilts, paintings and photographs by Marilyn League and Frederique Zindy: Jan. 17-Feb. 24 M-F, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Opening Reception Friday, Jan. 17, 5 to 7 p.m.in the Levy Gallery at Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext:


"Reflections by the Sea" A collection of quilts, paintings and photographs by Marilyn League and Frederique Zindy at the Levy Gallery.

An Evening with Gaby Moreno: Fri. Jan. 17, 8 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Ext. www.gabymoreno.com $35 for adults, $30 for students. Guatemalan singer-songwriter-guitarist Gaby performs her blend of jazz, blues, soul and 60’s R&B.

“Detroit 67”: Fri. Jan. 17 to Sun. Feb. 9, It’s the summer of 1967, and the songs of Motown are breaking barriers. Hattiloo Theatre -- 37 S. Cooper. 525- 0009.

“Give ‘Em Hell, Harry!”: at the Halloran Centre on Saturday, Jan. 18. This show is particularly special since it is performed by President Harry Truman’s grandson Clifton Truman Daniel – marking the first time in history a U.S. president will be portrayed onstage by a direct descendant.

“Mahler and Marimba! ” featuring Zuri Wells and Mary Wilson: Sat. Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N Main, & Sun. Jan. 19; and 2:30 p.m., at Germantown Performing Arts Center , 1801 Exeter Rd.

Martin Luther King Jr. birthday Jan. 19. Federal holiday Jan. 20 Italian Winterfest -- An evening of good food, good wine, good music and fun: Sun. Jan. 19, 5 p.m., St. Benedict High School, dining room, 8250 Varnavas Drive $40/person in advance; $45 at the door; tickets available at www.avemariahome.org (Eventbrite), or by calling Ave Maria 405-3791 or Catholic Schools Office 373-1221.

Angela Goza – Commercial Art: Jan. 20. 6:30 p.m., speaker: 7 p.m. Guest speaker at Artists’ Link, Memphis area artists’ monthly programs. All programs are free and open to the public. Jason’s Deli’s meeting room on the SW side of the shopping center at Poplar and Highland

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater: Thur. Jan. 23, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Ext. comedypet.com. Tickets are $36 for adults, $31 for students


Comedy Pet Theater at the Buckman Arts Center

Amy Grant in concert with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: Sat. Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.: The Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St. For tickets go to https://memphissymphony.secure.force.com/ticket

“Finders, Keepers” Memphis College of Art, opening Sale and Auction: Sat. Jan. 25, 6-9 p.m. Live Auction 8 p.m. Sale dates Mon. Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tue. Jan. 28 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed. Jan. 29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Featured artists include Burton Callicott, Dolph Smith, Dorothy Sturm, Edward Giobbi, Lisa Rivas, Murray Riss, Ted Faiers, Ted Rust, Veda Reed, William Roberson & Others .

International Jewish Film Festival Opening Night: Jan. 30, Malco Paradiso. Festival films are shown at the MJCC and at various Malco theatres around town. Ticket information and purchases can be found at www.jccmemphis.org/literary or by calling 761-0810

Incognito! Art Soiree and Silent Auction: Jan. 31. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Presented by Fidelity Investments. Co-hosted by Artists’ Link. Join host Kacky Walton of WKNO’s “Checking on the Arts” for an evening of art, drinks and hors d’oeuvres at Memphis Botanic Garden. Purchase your favorite painting for $250 during “Buy-It-Now Time,” 5:30-6:15 p.m. Silent Auction at 5:30. MBG members $25/nonmembers $35. All sales benefit Memphis Botanic Garden’s environmental programming. Call 636-4100 for more information.


Swedish Jam Factory dance team at Buckman Arts Center

Swedish Jam Factory: Jan. 31, 8 p.m. Tap Dancing multi-instrumentalists Swedish Jam Factory defy genres and mystify audiences. $28 for adults, $23 for students and seniors. Box office 10 a.m. -4 p.m. or 1 hour prior to performance. Call (901) 537-1483. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extd.

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