In This Place Speaker Series: Dangerous Women

Clayborn Temple hosted its third installment of the In This Place speaker series last Monday, March 18. The Memphis community gathered at the historic space to discuss the history and future of fierce, dangerous women in Memphis who seek to inspire positive change.

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Beth Wilson
TEDX Memphis: From Justice to Joy

Executive director at Clayborn Temple, Anasa Troutman, makes a powerful case for culture as a viable approach for social impact. Through the lens of a painful personal story, she asks us to go beyond the work for justice and dares us to cultivate a culture centered in radical love that creates sustainable joy for all. This talk features a young vocalist, Dnyla, from AngelStreet Memphis. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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Beth Wilson
“Union: The Musical” event recap – Winston-Salem, NC

Friday, February 8, marked the first stop on the “Union: The Musical” national tour in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The production team loaded in at the Stevens Center at the North Carolina School of the Arts at 8 a.m. and began building the set. At 1 p.m., the band arrived for their sound check, and by 3:30, the team had started their tech rehearsal. When the doors opened at 7:30, 1,500 people flooded into the auditorium and filled every single seat.

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Beth Wilson
Clayborn Temple Announces “Union: The Musical” National Tour

Clayborn Temple, a space for restoration, artistic production, social innovation, economic justice and community transformation, today announced a national tour of its production, “Union: The Musical,” with the first show kicking off in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the North Carolina School of the Arts Friday, February 8.

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Beth Wilson