Memphis bicentennial looks toward ‘new era’

Events promote city’s future, aim to bring Memphis experience to outside world

By Published: May 17, 2019 12:41 AM CT

Several new events around the city into November offer those outside Memphis a glimpse of the city's creative and innovative future as a welcome mat to the Memphis experience, including its struggles.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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