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SOUL CINEMA: Gallery Tours & Film Screenings

Join us for this special summertime series celebrating the Stax legacy. Each film will be accompanied by a reception (with refreshments) and a guided gallery tour of the museum’s new temporary exhibitions. Doors open at 6:30, with tours starting at 7:00, with the film to follow, typically beginning at 7:30pm. STAX: The Early Years Monday, June 19, 2017 – 6:30pm […]

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Live in Studio A: Summer Concert Series

Please Join us for live music every Tuesday and June and July, 2 – 4 p.m. for live concerts in our Studio A. The Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, made up of Stax Music Academy graduates who are in college but home on summer break, will play each Tuesday in June and on July 4. […]

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WALKING THE DOG: Streetdog Foundation Adoption Day

Rufus Thomas, a man of the people and a lover of animals, displayed both passions through songs such as “Can Your Monkey Do the Dog,” “Walking the Dog,” and even “Somebody Stole My Dog.” Join us as we partner with Streetdog Foundation in this special event designed to increase awareness and bring attention to their […]

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Soulsville Record Swap

Goner Records and the Stax Museum present the Second Annual SOULSVILLE RECORD SWAP on Saturday June 17 at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, ground zero for so much great music from Memphis. This historic location guarantees that this will not be an ordinary record show, and with dealers Memphis, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, […]

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Dancefloor Funk: An All-Ages Dance Workshop

Best known for his novelty dance hits, Rufus Thomas released a string of records that have inspired generations of those both young and young-at-heart to leave it all on the dance floor! This dance workshop fuses some of the funkiest and hippest moves of the last century! Presented by New Ballet Ensemble

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