The To-Do List: Belated Mardi Gras, Broad’s First Fridays and Sidney Poitier on the big screen

By  and , Daily Memphian Published: March 03, 2022 11:37 AM CT

This week, “La Cages aux Folles” opens at Theatre Memphis, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown reads at the University of Memphis, Railgarten hosts a belated Mardi Gras party and Broad Avenue’s First Fridays are back with “March Madness.”


University of Memphis Crosstown Arts Buckman Performing Arts Center Railgarten Memphis Botanic Garden Jim Strickland Broad Avenue Arts District Theatre Memphis

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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and longtime Memphian with two decades of experience in local journalism and public relations. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time training for marathons and ultras. And she’s the author of “Cookin Crunk: Eatin’ Vegan in the Dirty South.”

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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