VOL. 8 | NO. 26 | Saturday, June 20, 2015
The Metal Museum will exhibit “A Kind of Confession,” showcasing critical and contemporary metalwork from African-American artists, Saturday, June 20, through Sept. 11 at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Memphis Juneteenth Urban Music Festival will be held Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 21, in Robert R. Church Park, at Beale and South Fourth streets. The festival will feature live music, car show, kids zone and more. Hours: Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday noon to 10 p.m. Admission is free. Visit memphisjuneteenth.com.
Operation Crosstown, a Church Health Center initiative, will host a community event to activate the Crosstown Fitness Park at North Cleveland Street and Overton Park Avenue Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are invited to help construct and install games and fitness equipment and help paint the mural at Midtown Crossing Grille, 394 N. Watkins St. Call Dylan Sandifer at 901-701-2015 with any questions.
Memphis Blues Society and Overton Square will host a Bluesday Tuesday concert featuring John Nemeth with guest Eric Hughes Tuesday, June 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard, 2101 Madison Ave. Cost is free. Visit overtonsquare.com.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, June 24, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Memphis Area Women’s Council executive director Deborah Clubb will present “Ending the Violence: Memphis Says No More.” RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-365-9728..
Vatterott College will host its summer concert series Thursday, June 25, at 5:30 p.m. at its Memphis Dividend campus, 2655 Dividend Drive. The touring series features a diverse group of breakout artists. Cost is free. Visit vatterott.edu.
South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Visit gosouthmain.com/trolley-night.html for details.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “The Gospel at Colonus” through July 12 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Gold Strike Casino Resort will present the family-friendly theatrical circus “Balagan” through July 12 in the Millenium Theatre, 1010 Casino Centre Drive. Buy tickets at goldstrike.com or 888-747-7711.