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A Valentines with the Arts

Valentines—the one day of the year when it’s acceptable to eat an entire box of chocolates and shower the special people in your life with cheap teddy bears and red roses. But sometimes all of the excessive hearts and candy can seem a bit cliche. If you’re looking for a creative and original way to spend Valentines, here are some of the 4Memphis Impact Arts Staff’s favorite ideas to have a Valentine’s Day to remember while supporting local Memphis businesses!

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Memphis Bicentennial: Then & Now

1903 1903 1925 “…the school’s central mission has remained the same–to empower girls to become strong, educated women of faith.” ON JANUARY 1ST OF 1851, six Dominican sisters rode in a small flatboat down the Mississippi River to answer the call of Dominican priest Father Thomas Grace and start St. Agnes Academy, the first all girls Catholic school in the …

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Crosstown Artist Talk

One of the many amazing features of the new Crosstown Concourse, the Crosstown Arts Residency Program offers Memphis based artists, musicians, dancers, and writers the opportunity to cultivate “creative exchange” throughout the community. The program accepts sixteen local artists with unique styles to participate in a three month residency with access to meals six days a week and a private …