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Aug 16

George Klein's Elvis Memorial Service
8/16/2013
12:00 Noon. Main Theatre Building, University of Memphis.
Details: Free admission. Annual event hosted by George Klein, longtime friend of Elvis. Speakers will include friends and family of Elvis and celebrity guests.

Phone: 901- 678-2565
“Aloha from Hawaii” 40th Anniversary Enhanced Screening
8/16/2013
7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main.
Details: Celebrate entertainment history at the Orpheum on August 16 with a special enhanced screening of Elvis’ landmark 1973 television event. Elvis’ “Aloha from Hawaii” aired in over 40 countries across Asia and Europe and was seen by more than one billion people across the globe. It is regarded as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history. During this special screening, experience “Aloha from Hawaii” as you never have before. The re-mastered video is featured in high-definition and edited to create a special experience for you, the audience. Included will be rarely-seen footage and audio that, when combined with the stage footage, will remind even the biggest Elvis fan why they call him the king! As a special enhancement to the evening, enjoy a performance by former members of J.D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet (Bill Baize, Donnie Sumner, Ed Hill, Larry Strickland). The screening at the Orpheum will feature the video as seen at Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu on January 14 which received rave reviews, some of which can be seen here. So break out your grass skirts and flowered shirts for an Elvis Hawaiian-style night at the Orpheum. Tickets are $35. VIP tickets - SOLD OUT.

Web: www.ticketmaster.com/Elvis-Aloha-From-Hawaii-tickets/artist/1795268
Phone: 800-745-3000
Aloha from Hawaii VIP Reception
8/16/2013
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland.
Details: Private event reserved for those who have purchased VIP tickets for the “Aloha from Hawaii” 40th Anniversary Enhanced Screening. Elvis Week Main Stage All-Access pass does not allow entrance into this event. VIP tickets - SOLD OUT.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Aloha from Hawaii After-Party
8/16/2013
10:00 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland.
Details: After the “Aloha from Hawaii” screening, head back to Graceland for an Elvis Aloha After-Party featuring live Elvis music by Terry Mike Jeffrey and his band. They will be playing your favorite Elvis music as you dance late into the evening. Individual tickets are $30 or you can purchase the Elvis Week Main Stage All-Access Pass.

Web: shop.omniticket.com/TCB/index.cfm
Phone: 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322
Lowell Hays Trunk Show
8/16/2013
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Gallery Elvis, Graceland Plaza.
Details: Meet jeweler Lowell Hays, the creator of Elvis’ famous TCB ring. View both his fine and fashion jewelry lines featuring items made from the original molds of Elvis’ jewelry.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
"Elvis - The Multimedia Experience" - 36th Anniversary Memorial Concert
8/16/2013
Luxembourg-Grund
Details: Join the Elvis Presley Fan Club of Luxembourg for a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience “Cinema combined with LIVE performance”. On August 16, 2013 at the Abbaye de Neumünster located at 28, rue Münster, L-2160 Luxembourg-Grund, you’ll see the King himself on the big screen synchronized perfectly with a live performance by Steven Pitman, one of Europe’s best and most sought after tribute artists. The show contains over 40 Elvis-Songs spanning Elvis’ entire career from the roaring 50s to the ballads and movie songs of the 60s, the NBC 1968 Comeback and of course the fabulous Vegas years. This is one Elvis Presley Tribute-Show you don’t want to miss! Prices for Dinner and Show: 60€, and show only: 22€ advance or 25€ at the door. To reserve tickets visit www.ccrn.lu.

Graceland Stable Tours
8/15/2013 - 8/17/2013
Daily tour times: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Details: Tour the stables at Graceland! Artifacts on display as part of the Elvis Presley Stable Tour include saddles used by Elvis and his entourage, personal western wear worn by Elvis, checks and documents related to the purchase of some of Elvis’ horses, and home movie footage of Elvis on horseback at Graceland. Cost is $15. Dates/times are subject to weather conditions, safety issues and availability. Tickets may be purchased at the Graceland Ticket Pavilion on day of the tour.

Web: www.elvis.com/graceland/tours/stabletours.aspx
Morning and Evening Walk Ups to Meditation Garden
8/10/2013 - 8/18/2013
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Meditation Garden at Graceland
Details: Daily throughout the year, there is a special period of time for free admission walk up visits to the Meditation Garden at Graceland. Elvis Week morning walk ups will be from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. on August 10-18. Morning walk-ups may not be available on August 16 due to the Candlelight Vigil. Elvis Week evening walk ups will be from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on August 10-14 and August 16-17. Evening walk-ups will not be available the night of August 15 due to the Candlelight Vigil.


Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Free Entertainment Tent at Graceland Crossing
8/9/2013 - 8/18/2013
All Day. Graceland Crossing
Details: Continuous presentation of Elvis music performed live by various singers and bands, plus other activities. A schedule for the Elvis Week entertainment tent will be available at the Elvis Week information table upon arrival in Memphis.


Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
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