Go Out This Weekend: ‘Quintessentially Quentin,’ Lucero Family Picnic, Wendy …
April 16, 2015 - Picnic Time
It’s a full line-up this weekend. Along with “Swan Lake” on Friday by Sunday during a Orpheum, “The Black and Brown Comedy Get Down” on Friday during FedExForum, and a Beale Street Saturday Night reissue party Sunday during Shangri-La Records (all lonesome this week on GoMemphis.com), here are 10 some-more recommendations from a GoMemphis writers and editors.
1. “Quintessential Quentin,” Saturday: No need to keep this on a QT: This month’s “Time Warp Drive-In” module is a salute to master filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, whose cinema have redefined cinema storytelling given a 1990s. The “Quintessential Quentin” dusk-to-dawn lineup doesn’t embody “From Dusk to Dawn” (which Tarantino scripted), though it does underline “Pulp Fiction” (1994), “True Romance” (1993), “Reservoir Dogs” (1992) and “Death Proof” (2007). — John Beifuss
7:35 p.m., Summer Quartet Drive-In, 5310 Summer. Admission: $10 per person. Children underneath 10 certified for free. Visit malco.com or facebook.com/timewarpdrivein.
2. Lucero Family Picnic, Saturday: The parking lot of Minglewood Hall will be jumping as Memphis roots-rockers Lucero host their annual Family Picnic festival. The eventuality will underline a horde of Mid-South talents, including a North Mississippi Allstars, Marcella and her Lovers, Clay Otis, Robby Grant, DJ Colin Butler, and a FBM BMX Group. Numerous food, splash and humanities vendors will be on hand. The uncover will go on sleet or gleam (if a sleet is too much, a record will be changed indoors). — Bob Mehr
Doors open during 2 p.m., song starts during 4. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 day of show, accessible during a box bureau (1555 Madison), during minglewoodhall.com or (901) 312-6058.
3. Memphis Wind Symphony, Sunday: The Memphis Wind Symphony, before a River City Concert Band, celebrates “An Evening with Wendy Moten” in a opening with a acclaimed Memphis thespian during a Germantown Performing Arts Center. Moten’s biggest strike was “Come In Out of a Rain,” and she has toured with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, finished vocals for Bonnie Tyler and achieved with a Memphis Symphony Orchestra. The all-volunteer Memphis Wind Symphony started out as a Germantown Summer Band in 1975 and now performs year round. — Jon W. Sparks
7 p.m. 1801 Exeter. Tickets are $18-$45. For info: memphiswindsymphony.org and 901-751-7500.
4. “Two Days, One Night,” Sunday: Marion Cotillard was an Oscar hopeful for Best Actress this year for her lead purpose in “Two Days, One Night,” a Belgian film about a newly dismissed lady who is authorised one weekend to convince her co-workers to opinion to abandon their reward compensate so a association can means to concede her to keep her job. Directed by two-time Cannes Film Festival prize-winners Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, a film follows a vexed lady on her intensely degrading debate for votes; a outcome is a film of “absolute psychological and romantic integrity,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. — Beifuss
2 p.m., Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Tickets: $9, or $5 for students and museum members. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
5. Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers, Saturday: Led by Country Music Hall of Fame member Vince Gill, a specialist large rope The Time Jumpers comes to Forrest City to perform during East Arkansas Community College. Also featuring Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears and “Ranger Doug” Green, a Grammy-nominated Nashville “supergroup” will be personification as partial of a school’s “Spotlight Artist” series. — Mehr
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, Ark. Tickets are $39. Available during eacc.edu.
6. “MAR,” opening Friday: The Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art at a University of Memphis will horde an opening accepting for “MAR,” a master of excellent humanities topic exhibition. Only 3 artists are concerned — Caitlin Hettich, Apr Pierce and Amelia Briggs — and their work will be displayed by May 4. — Fredric Koeppel
5-8:30 p.m. Art Communication Building, 3715 Central. Call 901-678-2216, or revisit memphis.edu/art/fogelmangalleries.php.
7. Te Amo, Argentina, Sunday: Tango contingency be stirring a blood in Memphis. Last month, Tango Buenos Aires burnt adult a theatre during a Germantown Performing Arts Center. Now this weekend, Te Amo, Argentina brings a art form to a Buckman Arts Center. Tango performers Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barriounevo, who have seemed on “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Dancing With a Stars” and Broadway’s “Forever Tango,” will dance, and Grammy-winning cellist Antonio Lysy will yield a music. — Sparks
7 p.m. 60 Perkins Ext. Tickets are $30; $27 for seniors and $25 for students. For info, go to 901-537-1483 or buckmanartscenter.com.
8. “Between a Eyes,” opening Friday: The muster pretension competence indicate that a arrogance will pound us right in a centers of a faces or that maybe condensation is in a eye of a beholder. In any case, this show, curated by Memphis artist Laurel Sucsy, brings together epitome paintings from a register of artists who live in New York, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, permitting us to see a accumulation of styles and philosophies. There will be an opening accepting tonight during Crosstown Arts, and a work will be on perspective by May 16. Artists Hamlett Dobbins and Melissa Dunn join a curator for a contention about condensation during 7 p.m. Tuesday. — Koeppel
6-9 p.m. 422 N. Cleveland. Visit crosstownarts.org.
9. Overton Square Arts Festival, Friday-Sunday: Presented by a ArtWorks Foundation, a initial Art Squared: The Overton Square Arts Festival features works by artists from opposite a nation in metal, glass, clay, fiber, jewelry, paintings and more. Live demonstrations and live song will element a three-day juried exhibition, that will set adult on Cooper between Bar Louie and a Hattiloo Theatre. — Mark Richens
5-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday in a Overton Square south lot, 25 S. Cooper. Free admission. More information during overtonsquare.com.
10. “Hail, Britannia!” shutting Sunday: Closing during Dixon Gallery and Gardens is “Hail, Britannia! Six Centuries of British Art from a Berger Collection.” Organized by a Denver Art Museum, a muster facilities paintings by such luminaries as Holbein and outpost Dyck, Gainsborough and Constable, Whistler and Sargent. There are portraits, landscapes, still-life pieces, genre paintings and chronological and fabulous scenes — a whole she-bang of Western art, in other words. — Koeppel
1-5 p.m. 4339 Park. Call 901-761-5250, or revisit dixon.org.