Showtimes for Sat February 25
On February 25th, 1973, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars returned to Memphis on the ALADDIN SANE tour. That night, David Bowie visited the Memphis Academy of Art before performing at Ellis Auditorium, and received a painting from watercolorist and teacher Dolph Smith. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of that hallowed event, on Saturday February 25th, 2023 at Malco's Studio on the Square, Mike McCarthy will be screening a new documentary on the Art Academy culled from the archives of sculptor John McIntire's super 8 films from '72-'73 (along with McIntire's narration) called BEATNIK MANOR (edited by Justin Elliott Thompson and produced by Dennis Blackz0. McCarthy will also screen his short film regarding Bowie's visit to the Memphis Academy of Art titled THE FILM CLASS THAT FELL TO EARTH, along with a few other surprises. Two screening times: 3 pm and 5 pm.