Behind The Citizens



BTC Episode 08: Wes Milligan

FedEx corporate communications manager Wes Milligan is working towards a world without Alzheimer’s.


St. Jude and CodeCrew make Memphis history

CodeCrew students used augmented reality technology to bring to life the artwork of St. Jude patients, telling a powerful story at the intersection of St. Jude’s mission and modern technology. A whole new way to interact with St. Jude patients and technology, these art installations can be […]


BTC Episode 07: Dr. Charalampos Babis Kalodimos

Dr. Charalampos Babis Kalodimos talks about St. Jude’s new $10 million magnet, the largest of its kind in the world and his commitment to building a world-class Structural Biology Department.


BTC Episode 05: Justin Merrick

From music to community engagement, Justin Merrick talks about his passion to cultivate and raise an authentic voice across Memphis.


BTC Episode 04: Kelly English

Bringing flavors from his Louisiana home to the melting pot of Memphis, Kelly brings people of all backgrounds together in two of his well-known midtown eateries.


BTC Episode 03: Ekundayo Bandele

Hatiloo Theater’s founder explains his unexpected start into the theater scene and illustrates the metamorphosis taking place in Memphis’ culture.


BTC Episode 02: Yancy Villa-Calvo

Art imitates life and Yancy’s work demonstrates the importance of seeing life through another’s eyes. With roots to Mexico City and a true symbol of Memphis’ diversity; Yancy’s work gives perspective on the community.


BTC Episode 01: Talibah Safiya

Creative and soulful, Talibah’s talent is more than her own. Her art represents the spirit of soul that comes from humble beginnings and refuses to be silenced.

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My City, My Soul – Ladia Yates
My City, My Soul – Ladia Yates

In our city, “soul” isn’t just a word. It’s a feeling, it’s a movement, it’s a vibe. As Memphians, we […]

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10 Things to Do in Memphis This Fall
10 Things to Do in Memphis This Fall

It’s fall, y’all! From witnessing the changing leaves to sipping on seasonal drinks, here are ten must-do activities to make […]

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The Tambourine Bash is Back with Even More Stellar Music Collaborations
The Tambourine Bash is Back with Even More Stellar Music Collaborations

For the past several years, Music Export Memphis has held an annual fundraiser event known as “The Tambourine Bash,” a […]

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