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The Crosstown Arts Film Series presents REPO MAN

Crosstown Theater

A young punk, recruited by a car repo agency, finds himself in pursuit of a Chevrolet Malibu with a huge, $20,000 bounty — and something otherworldly stashed in its trunk.

Dead Soldiers: Sad Songs and Story Time

The Green Room

Recognized for their raucous and rowdy shows, they seldom get to perform a fair bit of their catalog that is more conducive to a listening room environment. This show will feature many of Dead Soldiers’ least-performed songs and unique arrangements of existing songs in their live repertoire.

Strictly Jazz: The Music of JD Warren and the Rudiment

The Green Room

The Crosstown Strictly Jazz Series, presented by Crosstown Arts in collaboration with Strictly Jazz Entertainment, is designed to salute classic jazz music as contemporary musicians perform the work of the legends. This special Jazz Month presentation of the series features New York-based performers JD Warren & The Rudiment in two back-to-back Memphis performances.

JD Warren & The Rudiment is helmed by husband and wife duo drummer Jeremy Warren and vocalist Dermel Warren. They play original music and arrangements of standards, and their debut album, "I Can Do All Things," is available on all music outlets and platforms.

The Crosstown Arts Film Series presents A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY

Crosstown Theater

Among the most praised titles in all contemporary film, this singular masterpiece of Taiwanese cinema, directed by Edward Yang, is set in the early sixties in Taiwan. A Brighter Summer Day is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager (Chen Chang, in his first role) from innocence to juvenile delinquency, and is set against a simmering backdrop of restless youth, rock and roll, and political turmoil.

Sunny Side Jazz Band, with Victoria Doutón

The Green Room

Sunny Side provides a full New Orleans-style jazz band experience with three-part harmonies, a solid rhythm section, and an energetic vocalist and dancer.⁠

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Jon Cowherd and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

The Kentucky-raised, New Orleans-schooled, New York-based Cowherd is best known for his long- running partnership with drummer/bandleader Brian Blade, with whom he co-founded the Grammy nominated Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band, whose acclaimed, influential albums showcase Cowherd's stellar keyboard work and singular compositional skills. When not recording and touring with the Fellowship, Cowherd has worked extensively with a broad array of players and singers from the jazz, pop and rock worlds including Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Brandi Carlile, KD Lang, Rosanne Cash, Iggy Pop, Glen Hansard, Cassandra Wilson, John Scofield and Lizz Wright.

Modern Masters Jazz Series: John Hébert and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

John Hébert, bassist, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he first began to study double bass with Bill Huntington. He has worked alongside world-famous artists such as Andrew Hill, Lee Konitz, Paul Bley, John Abercrombie, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Motian, Joe Maneri, Mary Havorson, Tomasz Stanko, David Liebman, Uri Caine, Greg Osby, Bill Stewart, Marc Copland, Fred Hersch, Toots Thielemans, Maria Schneider, and many others.

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Bruce Forman and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

A hectic touring schedule; twenty-one recordings as a leader, countless sideman recordings including Ray Brown, Bobby Hutcherson, Roger Kellaway; soundtrack performances on three of Clint Eastwood’s distinguished films—most notably Academy Award-winning Million Dollar Baby; raconteur, arranger, acclaimed educator, in residence at USC’s Studio/Jazz Guitar Dept., when does Bruce Forman rest?

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Rex Gregory and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

A Seattle based saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, Rex Gregory has performed and/or recorded with a diverse array of luminaries such as Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Rickie Lee Jones, Jason Marsalis, Dr. John, Derek Smith aka Pretty Lights, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Stanton Moore, and many others.

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