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The Crosstown Arts Film Series presents THE TENANT

Crosstown Theater

In Paris, isolated Eastern European émigré Trelkovsky (Roman Polanski) rents an apartment in a spooky old building whose inhabitants regard him with suspicion and even outright hostility. When he learns that the apartment's previous tenant, a beautiful woman, tried to commit suicide by jumping out the window, Trelkovsky begins to identify with her in increasingly disturbing ways. Then, to make matters even worse, he reaches the conclusion that his new neighbors are plotting to kill him.

Emily Barker

The Green Room

After living in the United Kingdom for more than two decades, Emily Barker – the prolific, award-winning contemporary singer-songwriter best known for composing and performing the theme for Wallander, the BBC’s hugely successful crime drama starring Kenneth Branagh – returned home to Western Australia to begin a new musical chapter with her latest single, “Wild To Be Sharing This Moment”, out today through Everyone Sang/Kartel Music Group and embarking on a national tour with UK artist, Frank Turner.

“I’m an advocate for keeping conversation alive across divides,” Emily stresses, “for trying to approach each encounter as an opportunity for connection. We must find our common humanity in order to make the world a safer, better place for us all to live in.”

Art Edmaiston with Ra Kalam Bob Moses

The Green Room

The upcoming concert at The Green Room will showcase Edmaiston on saxophones along with master rhythmatist Ra Kalam on drums/percussion/gongs in various instrumental configurations with an eclectic mix of talented guests.

Paul McKinney and The Knights ft. Jamille “Jam” Hunter

The Green Room

With a core in the music experience of the Black Church, The Knights salute the contributions of traditional jazz artists and composers. The eclectic and seasoned audience members that enjoy impassioned blues and hearty R&B are embraced. The soundscape produced stirs the soul and rouses the hands and feet.

Spring Is in the Air: Patrice Williamson and Friends

The Green Room

Jazz Times magazine states that “Patrice Williamson isn’t a singer, she’s a one-woman jazz sampler. — She is a woman of many voices, each distinctly intriguing, all distinctly her own.”

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Steve Masakowski and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

Steve Masakowski is an award-winning jazz guitarist, educator, and inventor. He invented the guitar-based keytar and the switch pick, and has designed three custom-built seven-string guitars. He developed an approach to playing the guitar by using his pick design, allowing him to switch from fingerpicking to flatpicking.


Crosstown Theater

Crosstown Arts and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra present HAYDN: THE CREATION in Crosstown Theater. Crosstown Theater at Crosstown Arts Friday,...

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Jim Snidero and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

Described in a recent 5-star review in DownBeat magazine as having “incredible prowess and tender musicality,” New York saxophonist and composer Jim Snidero encapsulates what is both unique and compelling about jazz, reflected in over 10 million plays on Spotify. Hailed as having a sound “at the highest level among his fellow alto saxophonists of the 21st century” (All About Jazz), and improvisation that is “mind-boggling and, at the same time, hugely enjoyable” (The Guardian), Snidero is a veteran recording artist placing in both DownBeat critic and reader polls (EMI, Milestone, Savant …) and sideman (Mingus big band, Jack McDuff, Eddie Palmieri, Frank Sinatra …) who can truly say “been there, done that.”

Modern Masters Jazz Series: Ulysses Owens and The Ted Ludwig Trio

The Green Room

Three time Grammy Award-Winning Drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. is known for being a drummer who The New York Times has said “take a back seat to no one,” and “a musician who balances excitement gracefully and shines with innovation.”

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.

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