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Support the Arts with an Arts License Plate for Gift-A-Tag

BUY AN ARTS LICENSE PLATE OR GIFT-A-TAG 70% of state arts funding comes from the sale of arts and collegiate license plates.  And now you can buy a GIFT-A-TAG voucher for the purchase of any of Tennessee’s Specialty License Plates.  (There are over 100 designs to choose from!)  GIFT-A-TAG vouchers are just $35 each, and you […]
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Stax Music Academy Receives $50,000 Grant from Kohl’s

MEMPHIS – The Soulsville Foundation’s Stax Music Academy announced that it has received a $50,000 grant from Kohl’s, the Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin-based retailer with more than 1,100 stores, including 19 stores in Tennessee. The grant was announced to the Stax Music Academy during Kohl’s leadership meeting in Nashville on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, where nearly […]
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Christian Science Monitor features Stax Music Academy in cover story on activisim

In this week’s cover story in the international newspaper the Christian Science Monitor, writer Jessica Mendoza sets off on a cross country trip examining activism in America from 1968 through the present. In addition to visiting Los Angeles, Birmingham, Washington, D.C. and several other cities with Civil Rights history, she and a photographer/videographer spent two […]
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Performances

Staxtacular 2019 fundraiser features live music by Stax Music Academy & The Bar-Kays!

The Soulsville Foundation’s 15th annual Staxtacular Presented by SunTrust fundraiser for the Stax Music Academy will be held Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music from 7 – 11 p.m. This year’s host is Memphis Grizzlies star Dillon Brooks. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Stax […]
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