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ANGELSTREET MEMPHIS

AngelStreet develops girls by providing musical training in communities with limited artistic opportunities. We seek to empower young women to understand their value, discover their purpose, and become creative leaders. Our staff and volunteers offer listening ears, vocal training, songwriting, professional live studio recording, performance opportunities plus lots of love and fun! To learn more, click here.

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ARTS CAFÉ

The Arts Cafe is a new organization opening in the Riverview Kansas Community. Our mission is to engage, educate and elevate using African American Arts as a platform. Visit our website to learn more.

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Blues City Cultural Center

The history of Blues City Cultural Center spans more than 35 years. It is a collection of stories with diverse voices that generally coincide with the development and growth of Black arts in Memphis and the Mid-South. While this is not an inclusive history, it provides glimpses into our past and dedication to our original mission—utilizing the visual, creative and performing arts as a platform for entertainment, education, engagement, and empowerment. Visit our website to learn more.

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CazaTeatro Bilingual Theatre Group

Cazateatro became a 501c3 in August 2014. It was founded with the mission of spreading and sharing the Hispanic culture through performing arts to create a uniting bridge for our diverse community, emphasizing the importance of being bilingual, and showing the richness of our diverse community. Cazateatro also seeks to introduce the greater Memphis community to the many facets of Latinx art and culture. To do so, we work to attract, entertain, and educate both English-Speaking and Spanish-speaking Memphians of all ages.

Our regular programs include:
• Our bi-lingual theatre performance series
• The Dia de los Muertos—or "Day of the Dead"—Parade and Festival
• The "On the Road" project
• Afro-Latino week
• Latin Fest 901

The organization is primarily lead by two women: Executive Director Dorimar Ferrer and Artistic Director Monica Sanchez. Visit our website to learn more.

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Eikon Ministries (Bing Dance House)

The Bing Dance House (BDH) provides free dance training and Christian servant leadership to young ladies, ages 5-18. Visit our website to learn more.

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Extreme Dreams USA

Extreme Dreams USA’s mission is to bridge the educational gap between high school completion and a lucrative music career for students in disadvantaged neighborhood through an interactive curriculum that incorporates music, business, science, and technology. Extreme Dreams USA (EDUSA) provides outlets for Memphis’s underprivileged students through music, science, technology, and education. The program works to form partnerships with local school districts, churches, and the juvenile court system. Visit our website to learn more.

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Harmonic South String Orchestra

The mission of Harmonic South String orchestra is to provide strings to the students of Memphis targeting students in South Memphis. Visit our website to learn more.

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Heal The Hood Project

The Heal The Hood Project was birthed for a song entitled, “Heal The Hood.” This anthem would soon get weight to a movie project that would bring together over 200 people to see the heart of God reflected in our broken communities. The power of unity would soon command a blessing/ Breck Howard would work with LaDell Beamon in sculpturing this anthem. The Foundation that was birthed from this project is designed to assist other ministries and empower them to touch the lives of youth throughout our city and country. This project will do so in ways that are creative and innovative. God is in complete control of this demonstration of yielded vessels. Visit our website to learn more.

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Memphis Black Arts Alliance

Memphis Black Arts Alliance positively affects crime and violence in our communities by actively engaging hundreds of children. Our programs each year reach many children and young adults in the audiences receiving messages of hope and perseverance during our presentations. You can help us continue this important work and inspire young people by providing alternatives to disparaging behavior while creating optimistic outcomes for us all. You can make a difference. Get involved now! Visit our website to learn more.

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Memphis Jazz Workshop

Memphis Jazz Workshop is a non-profit organization committed to cultivating young musicians by providing learning and performance opportunities with professional artists while embracing Jazz as our regional art form. Visit our website to learn more.

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memphis slim collaboratory

Our mission is to educate, support, and inspire the Memphis music community to create a culturally vibrant city and spread Memphis music throughout the world. Visit our website to learn more.

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Memphis Youth Symphony

The mission of the Memphis Youth Symphony Program is to enable young musicians to realize their individual potential while contributing to the success of the entire ensemble. Visit our website to learn more.

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PERFECTING GIFTS Inc.

Sing! Dance! Act! Write! Our students do it all. At Perfecting Gifts Inc., we take students of any level skill and help them to refine and perfect their talents.. 

We instill in our students that true power comes when they commit to self-discovery. Since 2017, we have been training and encouraging children 7-17 years of age to recognize and utilize their artistic gifts. We believe that our great city can thrive by nurturing, maturing, and cultivating our young students. Our staff includes some of the best artistic professionals in the city. We work hard to create a supportive environment where students can explore their creativity. 

To learn more about Perfecting Gifts Inc., please visit our website or YouTube channel to see our students our action. 

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PRINCETON JAMES Project

Princeton James Project (PJProject) is a small but mighty company specializing in engaging, inspiring, and entertaining audiences with live entertainment. We produce a Performing Arts Enrichment Camp every spring break and summer for students ages 7-18 who are interested in acting, singing, dancing, directing, writing, costume design, hair and make-up, set design, film, and photography. We also offer virtual consultations for young people seeking guidance on getting into the industry. Visit our websiteto learn more.

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prizm Ensemble

PRIZM builds diverse community through chamber music education, youth development, and performance. Visit our website to learn more.

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Raising the B.A.R

Raising the B.A.R is a youth outreach program that is dedicated to saving our youth one neighborhood at a time. This youth outreach program is lead by Michael Mosby. The primary mission of Raising the B.A.R Youth Development is to encourage youth to exhibit positive attitudes and behaviors while making positive choices for their lives. Our commitment: We aim not only to benefit specific communities, but to prepare today’s youth to be a positive impact on society at large. Our method: Raising the B.A.R relies heavily on open forum discussions, written and verbal self-evaluation tools, creative arts, and technology to connect with young people. By using tools that are widely understood by today’s youth, Raising the B.A.R. encourages development by first dealing with and ultimately changing world view. Visit our website to learn more.

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Refugee Empowerment Program

Refugee Empowerment Program addresses the needs and concerns of the refugee population of Memphis, TN. Visit our website to learn more.

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Stax Music Academy

Stax Music Academy is an after-school music program that provides young people, 5th-12th grade, with top-tier music education and creative youth development programs. We welcome youth vocalists, instrumentalists, producers, and songwriters of all levels to check us out! Visit our website to learn more.

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Successful, Inc.

Successful, Inc. is a philanthropic organization founded to provide musical instruments to deserving band students and other dedicated community musical organization members while also promoting education and the arts. Visit our website to learn more.

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withers musuem

Located in the heart of Memphis, we are a museum, gallery, and archive dedicated to preserving and sharing the work of Dr. Ernest C. Withers. Visit our website to learn more.

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Young Actors Guild

Young Actors Guild is a Theatre and Dance Company dedicated to serving youth in the inner city of Memphis, TN and Northern Mississippi. Visit our website to learn more.

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Youth Arts Development Academy (YADA)

YADA Is the Premier Artist Development Program For Youth. YADA specializes in training youth in acting, singing, and dance with a focus on professional opportunities in arts, media and entertainment. Visit our website to learn more.

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