"Bouguereau & America": Painting exhibit, June 2-Sept. 22. Community Day- free admission on June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooks Museum of Art in Overton Park. Comprising around 40 works by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)
Artists' Link Exhibition – Celebrating 30 Years: Mon.-Sun. June 3-29. Visitors Center of Memphis Botanic Garden. A reception will be held June 9 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
“Beauty in the Midst of Decay”: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 3-28. Photography by Memphis based Donald Golden. Golden’s images are captured using natural light, minimal post processing and no high dynamic range techniques. He compliments his limited-edition prints by framing them in period-era antique bead board, transoms or windows, and at times using items obtained from the actual locations themselves. Gallery Ten Ninety-One in the WKNO Digital Media Center 7151 Cherry Farms Rd.
Kids Summer Film Fest: Each Tue. and Wed. from June 4 thru July 31. Participating Malco Theatres will offer G and PG rated movies such as “Despicable Me,” Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat In the Hat,” “Trolls” and many more for just $2 per ticket. Locations include Paradiso Cinema Grill, Collierville Cinema Grill, Stage Cinema, Forest Hill Cinema Grill, DeSoto Cinema Grill, Olive Branch Cinema Grill, Oxford Commons Cinema Grill. Shows start promptly at 10 a.m., all ages are welcome. Find full schedules at www.malco.com
Germantown Charity Horse Show: June 4-8. Tickets at the gate are $5 for adults, 6 and under free. Free Parking. Box Seats $260 for 8 seats each night. 7745 Old Poplar Pike; email Robyn Rudisill at email@example.com to purchase or for more info.
Songwriters Night: June 5, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Crosstown Arts, The Green Room, 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280 featuring Don Bryant, Susan Marshall, and Reba Russell. $10
“Hairspray” special presentation: The June 5 opening production at Theatre Memphis is a fund raiser for The Woman’s Exchange. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres served from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the performance. $100 tickets may be purchased by calling The Woman’s Exchange 327-5681. Theatre Memphis is located at 630 Perkins Ext.
"Wedding Belles on Millionaire’s Row": Opening event June 7, 5 - 8 p.m. Mallory-Neely House exhibit is on display all summer long. The Woodruff-Fontaine House exhibit is open for the month of June. Dozens of exquisite wedding gowns spanning from the 1830s-1960s will be on display at both houses in Victorian Village, 671 Jefferson Ave.
“Hairspray”: June 7-30 at Theatre Memphis on the Lohrey Stage, 630 Perkins Ext. Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., matinees at 2 p.m. on Sundays. $35 adults, $15 students, $30 seniors 62 and above and military personnel. Box office 682-8323 or go to www.theatrememphis.org
“Four Places”: June 7-23 at Theatreworks at The Square, 2085 Monroe Ave. Fri. & Sat 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m, $20 adults, $15 seniors and students. Presented by Cloud9 Memphis. 272-9323
Screening of “Memphis ’69”: June 7, 7-9 p.m., Crosstown Theater, 1350 Concourse Ave. This concert documentary, shot over three days at the Overton Park Shell (now Levitt Shell) in June of 1969, celebrates an American art form.. Featuring Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Fred McDowell, and many more. Followed by a Q&A with Bruce Watson of Fat Possum Records and filmmakers Joe and Lisa Lamattina. $7. Doors at 7 p.m., film at 7:30 p.m. After-party in The Green Room at Crosstown Arts. Admission is free with a Memphis ’69 screening ticket or $10 without.
Kansas: Live at the Garden June 7, 6 p.m. $40. For tickets go to https://www.liveatthegarden.com/events
Music at St. Mary’s presents “BealeCanto”: Sun. June 9, 4 p.m. A professional men’s chamber ensemble, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Poplar Ave. www.stmarysmemphis.org Free, reception following. 527-3361
WE Art Gallery Show and Sale: June 9-23. Open house Sun., June 9, 2-5 p.m. Artists, patrons, members, sponsors, and guests are invited to browse the new work of over 80 local artists while enjoying offerings by Interim Restaurant and Bar and spirits from Athens Distributing. Pianist Bill Fuller will entertain. Members of Blueshift Ensemble with flute and violin will also perform. The Gallery is open daily Mon.-Fri. 10-4 and Sat. 10-2. Saturday art workshops are held at 10 a.m. for $50 per student. The Woman’s Exchange is a 501 C3 organization whose mission is “Helping others to help themselves.” Memphis Woman’s Exchange, 80 Racine Street.
Tim Crowder art opening: Fri. June 14, 6-8 p.m. at the David Lusk Gallery. Paintings, sculptures and Installations showing until July 6. 97 Tilman St.
Creative Aging’s Senior Arts Series special presentation of Theatre Memphis’ “Hairspray”: Wed. June 12, 1:30 p.m., Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Ext. For more information and advance purchase general admission tickets go to https://www.creativeagingmidsouth.org/senior-art-series-link. Tickets are available at the door for a minimum donation of $5 (cash or check). Limited wheelchair seating is available; to reserve a wheelchair space call (901) 272-3434.
Woodruff Fontaine House Ghost Tour": June 14, 7:30 p.m., 680 Adams Ave. $25 per person, ages 18 and over. Reserve your space at www.historicalhauntsmemphis.com or call 497-9486
“Newman to Now Project” opening event: June 15, 3 p.m. Hosted by Memphis Heritage at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. The exhibit is based on a “then and now” juxtaposition of Don Newman’s historic photographs of the 1940’s-60’s and Gary Walpole’s contemporary photographs of Memphis buildings and streetscapes, along with a digital exhibit, a demonstration of the type of camera used by Don Newman, and light refreshments. The exhibit includes newspaper articles illustrating the forces behind changes at each site, video interviews, and a virtual walking tour with Jimmy Ogle.
Celebrate Literacy with a Twist: Sat. June 15, 7-10 p.m., Novel 387 Perkins Extd. Sample Martinis from top local bars and enjoy music while stocking up on books and checking out the silent auction. 20 percent of sales will benefit Literacy Mid-South’s Adult Learning Program. $50 per person, $75 per pair. Visit literacymidsouth.org/events for more information.
Olive Branch Genealogy Club meeting: Wed., June 19, 12 to 2 p.m., at B. J. Chain Library, 6619 Hwy 305 N. (Cockrum Rd.). Round table discussion. Bring questions, suggestions to the table. No dues and all in the Memphis metro area are welcome. Call 662-895-4365 or find us on Facebook.
Roald Dhal’s Matilda The Musical: June 21-July 14, Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper. Box office 726-4656.
Feast on the Farm: June 22, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Agricenter’ s Expo Center. A country chic evening with the 20 of the area’s finest chefs and wine tasting. Live and silent auction, entertainment, dancing and more benefiting the Agricenter education programs.
Ride For Life For Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness: Sun., June 23, 7 a.m. Mid-South Transplant Foundation is joins with Memorial Park for the 25-mile Ride for Life and one-mile Kids Fun Ride with post ride and party. Catered by the Crepe Maker and Say Cheese. A non-competitive, scenic biking tour through east Memphis and Midtown to raise awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation in our community. Memorial Park (5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, located at Poplar Ave. @ I-240) Early registration $20, one-mile fun ride $10, spirit rider $15. For details and registration visit www.midsouthtransplant.org. or call 328-4438.
The Craft Food and Wine Festival: June 23, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at The Columns, 40 S. Main.Forty artisan food and wine vendors in two tasting sessions , one at 4 p.m. and one at 6:30 p.m. so guests can move around comfortably. Tickets are $60, or $115 V.I.P. www.craftfoodandwinefestival.com
Awareness and Health Fair: June 29, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Presented by New Covenant in Christ Ministry in partnership with Seeds of Greatness, 5782 Mt. Moriah. The goal of this event is to offer awareness of community resources, services and goods available to the residents of the Hickory Hill community. Basic health screenings and assistance with preventative health care will be provided. Vendor space available, register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-wealthy-wise-staying-alivetickets-61010629435?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete.
Artist Connie Dismukes exhibit: Now through June 30 at Ave Maria Gallery, in Ave Maria Home, 2805 Charles Bryan Rd. A University of Memphis graduate who now lives in Florida, Dismukes is an accomplished artist and this exhibit includes Italian Scenery and beach and ocean scenes.
Save the date: Methodist Community Health Fair: Sat., July 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wilson Hall Gym, Methodist University 251 South Claybrook. Health Screenings, eye exams, dental, and more.
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