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Memphis Groups Sell City in Big Apple

By Lance Wiedower | Special to The Daily News It’s a special week for Memphis in the Big Apple. Ballet Memphis, the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, Greater Memphis Chamber and Choose901 are spending this week in New York City in hopes of putting the Bluff City’s best foot forward to attract visitors and attention. The Memphis groups began arriving over the weekend with plans to stay through the week for strategic meetings, discussions and general sales of all things Memphis.... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 0 comments
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Southern Belle of the Ballet: Ballet Memphis arrives in New York

Ballet Memphis arrives in New York this week representing hometown pride and an ecosystem of modest ballet companies across the heartland.  BY BRIAN SCHAEFER, OUT , OCTOBER 26 2015 8:00 PM EDT Think Memphis, think barbeque and blues. Think also of the King, who found his swiveling hips there, along the banks of the Mississippi River. The city may be home to blue suede shoes, but since 1986, it has also been home to pink satin pointe shoes.  More than 25 years ago, Dorothy... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 0 comments
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Ballet Brilliance: Review of Romeo & Juliet

By Jon Sparks, The Commercial Appeal Steven McMahon knows something about details. There are a lot of them inBallet Memphis' "Romeo and Juliet," but this stunning show goes all out and gets every one of them right. McMahon's choreography is utterly beautiful and fresh, which infuses the classic Shakespeare story with a remarkable energy. McMahon knows when to focus with delicacy on a single moment as well as when to array the substantial corps of dancers around the stage with... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 0 comments
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