Arts Briefs

• Jay Etkin Gallery in Cooper-Young will host an opening reception for its new exhibit of painting by Jane Keltner on Friday March 6. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Keltner immersed herself in the arts from a very young age. her background in musical theater led her to...

Holiday card benefits Playback Memphis

By Jeff Hulett A painting by well-known local artist Pam McDonnell will be featured on this year’s holiday fundraiser card from Playback Memphis. Titled “Reach,” this piece is a mandala painting. A mandala uses abstract design that usually takes the shape of a circle....

Holiday Arts Calendar

• The Ministries of Music of Lindenwood Christian Church presents “A Spectacular Christmas!” Sunday December 3rd, 2017, at 7:30pm. This perennial favorite features the Lindenwood chancel choir, orchestra, soloists and organist-conductor Chris Nemec performing such...

Agreement moves Cash statue step closer

A statue commemorating Cooper-Young as the site of rock and country performer Johnny Cash’s first professional engagement is another step closer to fruition. Legacy Memphis Inc., the 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to erecting statues and monuments honoring Memphis’...

CY festival announces new music partnership

By Joshua Bursi As it prepares to mark a milestone anniversary, Evolve Bank & Trust Cooper-Young Festival has announced it is teaming with one of the city’s most venerated public institution to this year’s event. The Cooper-Young Festival, like the neighborhood...