Your Weekly Guide to the Arts

This week change up your surroundings with a classic live performance or a new indie film, or hone a new craft. Find your niche from the selections below, and if you’re interested in more, visit the ArtsMemphis Events Calendar.

Sundance satellite projections

Indie Memphis is now an official Sundance Satellite screen partner and will screen a notable selection of films from the 2022 Sundance Film Festival during its closing weekend. This curated selection is one you won’t want to miss!

  • Crosstown Theater
  • 28 – 30 January

Matsuriza Taiko

Japanese Taiko drums have been around for centuries. With their haunting sound, these drums have been paramount in religious ceremonies, festivals and battlefields – and now you can hear them in Memphis. This performance, which balances traditional and new compositions, is combined with a dazzling display of physical endurance and spellbinding choreography.

  • Buckman Performing Arts and Center
  • January 28

Earring workshop with BMB Designs

Ready to add new earrings to your collection? Or are you looking to give a gift with a personal touch? In this workshop, you will design three sets of earrings with new construction techniques taught by Brandy Boyd. Go home with gorgeous new accessories that match your style, since you made them yourself, after all!

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  • January 29

Foundry Classes: Fantasy Creatures

Ready for a new hobby? The new Metal Museum classes will teach you the basic techniques of metal smelting. Tools, molds and materials are provided. Learn the difference between oil and resin bonded sand molds and take home spectacular metal pieces to enjoy.

Pianist conductor of the Iris Orchestra: Teddy Abrams

Musical America’s 2022 Conductor of the Year will perform this weekend with Iris Orchestra. As an accomplished pianist, clarinetist, keyboardist and bandleader, his show is one you’ll want to see. Entr’acte by Caroline Shaw, Symphony No. 92 in G major by Haydn and Concerto No. 5 by Beethoven are on the program for your listening pleasure.

  • Germantown Performing Arts Center
  • January 29
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