This Week In Memphis: December 14 – 20, 2015

Posted by Holly Whitfield | December 14th 2015 895 1

Here’s your guide to this week in Memphis, plus a preview of this weekend.

Don’t forget that there are quite a few ongoing holiday events. Check out the holiday guide here.

– Monday

Undercurrent 025 at The Cove
Mix and mingle with Memphis’ movers and shakers at The Cove on Broad Avenue starting at 8 p.m.

Just City: Wonder at Amuerica
Support Just City’s mission of criminal justice system advocacy with a night of storytelling, music, food, and more.

The Grizz play the Wizards at 7 p.m. at home.

– Tuesday

Memphis Heritage/USGBC/Green Drinks Holiday Party at Howard Hall
Several Memphis organizations come together for a joint holiday party, enjoy drinks and light snacks and speaker Dr. Marion Levy.

Memphis Made Midtown Pint Night
The third Tuesday of each month, join Memphis Made at the midtown Central BBQ location for $3 pints (you get to keep the glass) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

– Wednesday

Sunrise Yoga at the Dixon
Greet the new day with a sunrise yoga class on Wednesdays at 6:15 a.m. at the Dixon. $5 non-members/free for members.

Heart of a Dog at the Brooks Museum
Documentary art film about director Laurie Anderson’s rat terrier Lolabelle. 7 p.m. $9 members/$5 students.

The Grizzlies play the Bulls in Chicago at 7 p.m.

– Thursday

Solstice Yoga and Dance Jam at Co-Motion Studio
Take a special winter solstice yoga class followed by a dance party (dance, hula hooping, however you want to move). DJ Intuigroove presides over the tunes. $20 per person/$15 students. 6 p.m.

Fan Rally For Memphis City Football Club at the Brass Door
ICYMI, Memphis is getting a semi-pro soccer team very soon. This Thursday is a chance for future fans to get the scoop on tryouts, schedules, and more.

Memphis Ephemera Films at storybooth (438 N. Cleveland)
From the FB event: “
A short film showcase featuring unusual, rarely seen, strange and undiscovered film & video made in and about Memphis, Tennessee.” Doors at 6:30 p.m. Films at 7 p.m. As far as I (Holly) can tell, this is a free event.

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House Happening 3: All Is Bright! Opens at the Woodruff-Fontaine House
Choreographers and artists from Project Motion modern dance collective create exciting works that embody the theme of light and the history of the Woodruff-Fontaine House. The show runs nightly from Thursday, Dec. 17 – Sunday, Dec. 20. Click here for more times, details, and ticket info.

– Weekend

Paul Waits, Eric Hughes, Keturah A. Brown, Don McNatt, Karen McNatt and Tiffany Harmon perform at  South Main Sounds Songwriter Night on Friday at 7 p.m.

Literacy Mid-South hosts a Book Sale Party on Friday at Playhouse on the Square from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Your $25 tickets includes food and cocktails, plus access to 2000 super-cheap books ($3-$10). Only 100 tickets are available, so get yours now.

The Kroc Center hosts family-friendly Christmas musical, “A Lifetime of Christmas” Thursdays through Sundays beginning on December 11 until December 20. Tickets are pay-what-you-can. Get showtimes here.

Project Motion’s House Happening 3 holiday dance performance at the Woodruff-Fontaine House continues Friday through Sunday.

You Look Like A Comedy Show All-Star edition is on Saturday night at the P&H at 9 p.m.

The Grizzlies play the Mavericks away at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. They play the Pacers at home on Saturday at 7 pm.

As for live music: Graham Winchester plays at DKDC on Friday. Devil Train plays at Lafayette’s on Saturday. Lucero’s Family Christmas show is Saturday at Minglewood Hall. Bluff City Backsliders and Three Kings perform at The Cove on Saturday and at Huey’s midtown on Sunday. India Arie performs at Minglewood Hall on Sunday.

None of these float your boat? Check out the calendar for more events. We are still populating the calendar with events since I Love Memphis Blog’s relaunch, so feel free to add your events here.

Don’t forget to check out here for the 5 Things To Do This Weekend every Friday morning, plus more Memphis-loving every day on this blog, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Have a great week!


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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