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Downtown Alive- making lunchtime about more than just people watching since 2009

May 19, 2009

Downtown Alive! is a free lunchtime performance series that brings a diverse, eclectic blend of shows and activities to the Memphis public during lunch, from 11:45 – 1 pm. Unless otherwise noted, the activities will take place right on the Main Street Plaza, as long as it doesn’t rain…

Today (Tues, May 19): Local alt-country/ indie-rock band Jamie Randolph & The Dark Horse today in Court Square Park! Bring chairs, blankets and picnic lunch! Also, the ever-popular Walking Tour of the Bluff with historian Jimmy Ogle meets at Confederate Park (Jefferson at Front).

Wednesday, May 20: Free salsa lessons with the pros from The Rumba Room.

Main at Court Square Thursday, May 21: The Navy’s Rock Band jams at Main and Court.

Friday, May 22: De-stress with Artistic Body Movement – learn technique that combines Tai Chi and Nia Dancing. Court Square.

Up next week during lunch – Great music with Deering & Down, Tour of Beale Street by Jimmy Ogle, Self-Defense Class by master Mark Akin, Hattiloo Theatre’s “A Stroll Down Black Broadway”, and meet the once-famous past residents of Court Square who now live in Elmwood Cemetery. Yeah, they might be dead, but their legend lives on…

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