KEY EVENTS

Events are compiled from a variety of sources. If there is an event you're interested in attending, we recommend you call (we try to provide a phone number with every listing) and make sure the event hasn't been cancelled or the date changed.

 

THEATRE

Nov. 2-17 - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis 38117; 901-682-8323, theatrememphis.org.

Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin with additional material by Jay Reiss.

Fast-paced and Funny. Mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime and learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything.

Thurs. 7:30pm, Fri. and Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm

 

MUSIC

Nov. 1-30 - Hi-Tone - Music Venue

412 N Cleveland 

The Hi-Tone is a hip local music venue and bar featuring two stages and live bands most nights of the week.

Nov. 2 - Sardonic Witchery - 8:00pm

Nov. 3 - DJ Zirk - 8:00pm

Nov. 4 - Memphis Grilled Cheese Fest - 12:00pm

Nov. 6 - Iron Chic - 8:00pm

Nov. 7 - Amasa Hines - 8:00pm

Nov. 8 - Moon Hooch - 9:00pm

Nov. 9 - The Schisms - 9:00pm

Nov. 10 - Well Kept - 8:00pm

Nov. 11 - Ty Brasel - 7:00pm

Nov. 13 - Little Vicious - 8:00pm

Nov. 15 - Yautja - 7:00pm

Nov. 16 - Tire Fire - 8:00pm

Nov. 17 - mewithoutYou - 7:00pm

Nov. 18 - Dave Yates - 8:00pm

Nov. 20 - Withered - 7:00pm

Nov. 21 - Native Blood - 8:00pm

Nov. 22 - Super T - 9:00pm

Nov. 23 - Walrus - 9:00pm

Nov. 23 - Negro Terror - 8:00pm

Nov. 24 - Memphis’ Last Waltz - 8:00pm

Nov. 27 - American Aquarium - 8:00pm

Nov. 30 - Daniel Donato - 8:00pm

hitonecafe.com

Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Eddie Smith

Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd 

Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm

Nov. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 - B.B. King’s All Stars

B.B. King’s Blues Club

143 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Thursday and Friday, 7:00pm

Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra

Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Sunday, 7:00pm

 

Nov. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 - Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher

Rock-n-Roll Cafe , 3855 Elvis Presley

Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 

7:00pm, 901-398-6528

 

Nov. 3 - Memphis Symphony Orchestra with the Rhodes MasterSingers - Rossini’s Stabat Mater

McNeill Concert Hall, 613 University Street

The Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and Memphis Symphony Orchestra in Concert: Gioachino Rossini’s STABAT MATER and the World Premier of Robert G. Patterson’s REQUIEM. Special Guests: Rhodes Women’s Chorus and CoroRio Children’s Choir. 

General Admission $15, 7:30pm

squareup.com/store/rhodes-college

 

Nov. 4 - Marcella & Her Lovers

Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Rd, Germantown, TN 38138

Cocktails & Conversations at GPAC. Classic Memphis Soul Music and New Orleans funk blended together. 5:30pm

Nov. 14 - Joe Bonamassa

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Two-time Grammy-nominated blues-rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa announces his new US Spring tour dates for 2018 in support of his latest live album, British Blues Explosion Live. 8:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Nov. 16 - Postmodern Jukebox

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

The multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock, and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime to Motown — or, as creator Scott Bradlee himself puts it, “pop music in a time machine.” 7:30pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

ACTIVITIES

Fri/Sat Year Round - Salsa and Bachata Dancing at The Rumba Room

303 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: free bachata and salsa lesson and dancing until 3:00 a.m. 

www.memphisrumba.com

no partner needed

Sat Year Round - COOPER-YOUNG COMMU- NITY FARMERS MARKET

1000 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104

The Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market

is the homegrown and handmade market of Midtown Memphis in the heart of the historic Cooper-Young Arts and Food District. Open every Saturday all year round. The market offers a variety of fresh seasonal produce and special artisan fares, featuring work by local artists. 901-725-2221

Sat Year Round at 12pm - Wiseacre Brewery Tour and Tasting

2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112, (901) 888-7000, wiseacrebrew.com

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our brewery. We’ll discuss how we got started as a brewery, how beer got started in general and all the ingredients and processes that go into making delicious beer. While touring the brewery, we will talk about and sample four different styles. $15 includes the hour tour, 4 beers and a take home logo glass. These are open for booking one month in advance and on-line bookings given first priority. For information on private tours and gifts, please email crebs@wiseacrebrew.com.

Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Rock Star Karaoke

P&H Cafe, 901-726-0906

1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

Fun Karaoke in a laid back dive bar with pool and cheap drinks.

Repeats weekly on Friday, 7:00pm

 

Nov. 1-5 - Indie Memphis Film Festival

Various Locations

Indie Memphis Film Festival brings a broad range of independent features, documentaries and short films to Memphis from all corners of the country. For the full Indie Memphis Film Festival lineup, to purchase tickets and for updates, go to: indiememphis.com

Nov. 3 - India Fest 2018 

Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove

Highlights include traditional Indian cuisine from all regions, live dance and musical performances representing diverse Indian regional cultures, educational opportunities, shopping bazaar, cooking demonstrations, regional cultural displays, and Indian art & crafts. 10am-8pm

EXHIBITIONS

DIXON GALLERY & GARDENS

4339 Park, Memphis 38117; 901-761-5250, dixon.org

Late nineteenth and early twentieth century French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscapes, still life, portraits, and figure paintings form the core of the Dixon’s paintings collection.

Oct. 13 - Jan. 6 - El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte 

Through the production of posters, pamphlets, books, and newspapers, the artists who worked in El Taller de Gráfica were committed to their craft and sought to bring social and political awareness to mass audiences.

Oct. 13 - Jan. 6 - From Marne to the Rhine: Forain and World War I 

This fall, the Dixon will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with a selection of Jean-Louis Forain’s striking press illustrations of the Great War. With more than 200 war cartoons published in weekly and daily newspapers, Forain became the spokesman for the common soldier on the western Front, the main theatre of war approximately located between the Marne and the Rhine rivers. 

MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART

1934 Poplar in Overton Park, Memphis 38104; 901-544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org.

Selections from William Eggleston’s Portfolios - 

The photographs come out of two of William Eggleston’s large portfolios in the museum’s collection, Eggleston’s Egypt and The Louisiana Project.
Drawing Memory: Essence of Memphis - Victor Ekpuk’s art is inspired by nsibidi, a sacred means of communication among male secret societies in southeastern Nigeria.

Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror:

A Tribute to John Ashbery (1927-2017) - This artist book highlights the Pulitzer-prize winning work of poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017.

 

SPORTS

BASKETBALL

Memphis Grizzlies 

FedExForum, 191 Beale, Memphis, 

www.nba.com/grizzlies 

Date Opponent Time

Nov. 7 Denver 7:00 pm

Nov. 10 Philadelphia 7:00 pm

Nov. 12 Utah 7:00 pm

Nov. 16 Sacramento 7:00 pm

Memphis Tigers Basketball

335 South Hollywood Street, 901-678-2331

Division I NCAA Basketball Team. 

November Schedule:

Nov. 2 - Christian Brothers (exhibition)

7:00 pm CT

Nov. 6 - Tennessee Tech

7:00 pm CT, ESPN3

Nov. 17 - Yale

7:00 pm CT, ESPN3

 

www.gotigersgo.com


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