JUST FOR KIDS
Saturday, February 11, at 10 a.m.
Children ages two and older are invited to grab their magic carpet for a Jookin’ and hip-hop adventure with the dancers of Subroy Studios.
$5/child. Free for adults. BOX OFFICE 537-1483.
Saturday, February 11, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
HAL presents a dramatic presentation of beloved poet Shel Silverstein’s work. This children’s troupe presentation also includes caricature and other activities.
Free. BOX OFFICE 525-0009.
February 17-19, Friday & Saturday, from 7:30-10 p.m. Pirate Fest on Saturday, from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, from 3-5:30 p.m.
Opera Memphis presents this Gilbert & Sullivan’s family classic that features a funny tale of a band of good-natured pirates. Don’t miss the Pirate Fest with Mid-South Buccaneers on Saturday. Festivities include pirate hat making, walking the plank, listening to Buccaneer Band perform songs and stories, and taking part in games.
Tickets start at $25. Pirate Fest is free to attend. BOX OFFICE 257-3100.
Saturday, February 18, from 11 a .m.-12:30 p.m.
Hattiloo’s Krigwa Players bring to life a Yoruba folk tale, The Magic Tree, as retold by Nefertiti Burton. Also features dance lessons and face painting.
Free. BOX OFFICE 525-0009.
Saturday, February 18, from 1-2 p.m.
Ballet on Wheels presents an interpretive performance through informative, black history storytelling. This unique arts integration program utilizes dance, creative movement, and storytelling to help connect to literary works.
Free. BOX OFFICE: 870-4348
Friday, February 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Lightwire Theater and Corbian Visual Arts and Dance stage this Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale for children using electroluminescent wire.
$15. VIP tickets: $20. Group discounts available. BOX OFFICE: 525-3000.
Saturday, February 18, at 2 p.m.
Celebrate the music and memories of the Civil Rights Movement with an inter-generational family concert presented by Clayborn Temple and IRIS Orchestra. Performance features the IRIS Artist Fellows C3Strings and orchestras from Overton and Kingsbury High School.
Free. BOX OFFICE 751-7669
February 23 through March 5. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, at 7 p.m. Sunday, at 2:30 p.m.
Stage Door Productions presents this musical based on Disney animated film, taking audiences on a magical carpet ride filled with love and adventure.
All performances are Pay What You Can. Tickets sold at the door beginning an hour before each performance. BOX OFFICE 729-8029.
Saturday, February 25, from 11 a.m. until noon.
Celebrate Black History Month with a Ballet on Wheels Dance Company performance honoring African-American ballerinas.
Free. BOX OFFICE: 870-4348.