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Art for Life's Sake Seasonal Calendar

Art for Life’s Sake will present a series of benefit concerts to support the students’ scholarship funds and for musical instruments and supplies. The final community concerts will be free of charge.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 • 2:00pm
Somebody Someday

Art for Life’s Sake will present Somebody Someday: a poetic and musical reflection of surviving poverty and separate and unequal schooling – a pre-civil rights era. This is a performance collaborative between AFLS and IRIS Orchestra in celebration of African-American History. This concert will involve other performers and is expected to be an awesome celebration.

Historic Clayborn Temple • 294 Hernando St. Memphis, TN 38126


Friday, April 28, 2017 • 5:30pm
Multicultural Performing Artists: A Benefit Concert

The concert will include a variety of ethnic performing artists and ethnic music that is envisioned to be the highlight of performances this season. It will include AFLS ensemble performing abbreviated pieces. Confirmed guest ethnic artists include Butch Mudbone performing Men Northern Traditional Dance, Zanya Cruz with a Native American Jingle Dance, and Howard and Beverly Vance from the Howard Vance’s Guitar Academy performing a variety of ethnic music.

Harris Concert Hall • The University of Memphis • 3775 Central Ave. Memphis, TN 38152

Tickets: $10 adults; $5 students 10-17 and Senior Citizens; ages 10 and under, FREE
2017 Multicultural Performing Artists: A Benefit Concert

Saturday, April 29, 2017 • 11:00am
Art for Life’s Suzuki Recital & Graduation

Art for Life’s Sake will close this season’s events with a recital and graduation concert.

Rudi E Scheidt School of Music • 3775 Central Ave. Room 113 Memphis, TN 38152


Tennessee Arts Commission