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Upcoming events:

Annual Artist Market

Holiday MarketJoin us December 5, 6 12 and 13 for our annual Holiday Artist Market, where local artist, crafts persons and friends of the Village display and sell their creative goods just in time for Christmas. Come out and enjoy a warm creative environment with good food and good people.


Caritas Presents:

Culture and Resistance: Civil Rights Photography,
Memphis 1968, Nov. 12 - Jan 11

There will also be a panel discussion.

Curated and Organized by Leila I. Hamdan

This exhibition features a collection of photographs taken during the 1968 sanitation strike in Memphis.  Ms. Hamdan examines the images for visual representations of culture and resistance and offers an alternative narrative to dominate historical accounts.

"Photographs courtesy of Special Collections at University of Memphis." (Click for more info)

  • Women participating in the boycott. (February 26, 1968) Women participating in the boycott. (February 26, 1968)
  • William Leaptrott (February 1968) William Leaptrott (February 1968)
  • Tom Barber, John B. Smith and Rev. Bell at City Hall, (March 6, 1968) Tom Barber, John B. Smith and Rev. Bell at City Hall, (March 6, 1968)
  • James R. Reid, Blue-Eye Soul Brother, (February 26, 1968) James R. Reid, Blue-Eye Soul Brother, (February 26, 1968)
  • Lyles Caldwell of 1430 North McNeil (February 29, 1968) Lyles Caldwell of 1430 North McNeil (February 29, 1968)
  • Home of Lyles Caldwell, 1430 North McNeil (February 29, 1968) Home of Lyles Caldwell, 1430 North McNeil (February 29, 1968)
  • James R. Reid, Hamilton High School, (March 28, 1968) James R. Reid, Hamilton High School, (March 28, 1968)

     

Feeding Memphis Book

Feeding Memphis!

When you venture out today to Caritas Annual Holiday Marketing featuring some of the most amazing Arts and Crafts by local artist, Don't forget to pick up a copy of "Feeding Memphis". Some of our wonderful dishes are listed along with a recipe from one of our specials. The money from your purchase will go to a good cause.

Caritas BenefitCaritas would like to thank everyone who came out to help make our first benefit a great success! Special thanks go to Joe Birch our wonderful host and emcee, Holy Communion Parish Hall for letting us us their beautiful space, Collage Dance Troupe and Danza Azteca Quetzalcoatl De Memphis for their amazing performances that left the crowd with smiles and joy. For the music Pat Rohrbacher & Jim Malone (The Band) and Linda Marks & Mark Matheny (Piano) for the Caritas song. The Elegant Farmer, Mac Edwards provided the delicious food for this wonderful affair.
(Click for a list of the amazing people who made this possible)

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