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May 25

AutoZone Sunset Symphony
5/25/2013
Tom Lee Park, Memphis, TN
Details:

Memphis in May closes a great month with its oldest event -  AutoZone Sunset Symphony! And this is one fabulous finale. Enjoy an entire day of family entertainment on the banks of the Mississippi River. Spread out a blanket, bring the lawn chairs and pack a picnic, because this is an all day family reunion! The day opens with music from local performers, followed at 6pm by a spectacular air show from the Commemorative Air Force. The show features vintage WWII and concept aircraft such as the Corsair, Hawker, Stearman and Russian Yak. Watch as the pilots perform amazing aerial stunts and multiple high-speed fly-bys. As the sun sets, the stage is set for the smooth sounds of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra performing.



Web: www.memphisinmay.org/sunsetsymphony
Phone: (901) 525 4611
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition “Elvis at 21”
5/25/2013 - 9/2/2013
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, Texas
Details: “Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” a new Smithsonian traveling exhibition, presents 56 striking images and will open at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Developed collaboratively by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Govinda Gallery, “Elvis at 21” will be on view at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History through September 2, 2013. Alfred Wertheimer will be available for interviews at the museum (upon request) on Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24.

To compliment the new exhibition, Graceland Archives will also included rare artifacts related to Elvis in Texas. Those on display from the Graceland Archives include his Army fatigues hat worn in Fort Hood, TX and a Rolex given to him in 1970 while performing in Houston, TX. Learn More.

Web: sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/elvis_at_21/main.htm