World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest & Festival

World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest & Festival

University of Mississippi

Festivals, Blues/Jazz

The largest, most comprehensive competitive events for pianists steeped in the musical genres of ragtime, traditional jazz, and blues. Trophies and prizes, workshops, performances, and catered events.   more »



Tap by Number

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School

Numbers-inspired tap show presented by the Hot Foot Honeys. Featuring brand new choreography, reinterpretations of classic music, and some of Memphis’ most powerful vocalists and musicians.   more »


Booksigning by Aisha Zorelle Raison

South Main Book Juggler

Author discusses and signs Fear of an Enlightened Black Woman.   more »

Artist Receptions

Opening reception for "This Land: An American Portrait"

David Lusk Gallery

Exhibition of photographs by Jack Spencer. Also featuring book of photographs, This Land.   more »


Friends of the Library Spring 2017 Book Sale

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, children’s books and more will be sold for $2 or less.   more »




Tom Lee Park

MIM finale featuring entertainment on multiple stages, local area artists, local food and beverages, airshow, and fireworks.   more »

Other Art Happenings

Soul Aid

Clayborn Temple

Featuring music by Tank and Bangas and live art by Jamond Bullock to raise funds for The Soulsville USA Festival.   more »


Jurassic Journeys On Land, Sea, and Air

Memphis Pink Palace Museum

Featuring animated dinosaurs and other animals from Kokoro. Featuring some new and old friends.   more »