Diversity Lecture (pop-up) Series highlights ‘Memphis Majic’ Wednesday in the ATC

  • WHAT: Diversity Lecture Pop-Up Series presentation of the film MEMPHIS MAJIC, plus a Q&A with director Eddie Bailey
  • WHEN: Wednesday (4/17) at 1 p.m.
  • WHERE: ATC Auditorium.

Reservations are sold out, however, GRCC stakeholders are invited to attend because people who reserved seats may not show up due to unforeseen circumstances.

Graphic for the Diversity Lecture Pop-Up Series presentation of MEMPHIS MAJIC. The design features a still of a dancer mid-move, a historic, black and white photo of memphis, and a photo of director Eddie Bailey, whom the poster says will host a Q&A at the event.

MEMPHIS MAJIC is a documentary that weaves dance and history to portray a relevant reflection of modern culture. The brainchild of Emmy-nominated director and Memphis native, Eddie Bailey, the film looks at the city through the lens of a 30-year old Memphis-born street dance called Jookin’. Featuring street dance superstar, Lil Buck, MEMPHIS MAJIC seamlessly connects urban dance, Hip-Hop, politics, and history to reveal how one of America’s most important cities was built. It is a universal story that gets to the heart of the city’s rich culture, history, race relations, and socioeconomic barriers.

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