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Choose901 Top 5: Marc Gasol Video Debuts and More

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Happy Monday Memphis! We’ve got lots of news for you today. Let’s start with what many of us are talking about: Marc Gasol.

1. Marc is From Memphis

On set with my friend @justintimberlake for my new film premiering tomorrow at grizzlies.com #MemphisToTheBone

A photo posted by Craig Brewer (@mybrewtube) on

We all know Marc is staying in Memphis, right? Just in case anyone needed a refresher on where Marc is from, you can check out Craig Brewer‘s film that debuted today over at the Grizzlies website right here. You might see a few familiar faces (like JT, Brandon Marshall, Jeff Hulett, Taylor James, and more). You can also go here to see our video on why the Grizzlies love Memphis.

2. Ballet Memphis to Move to Overton Square

French Quarter Inn

Even though a hotel had been expected for the French Quarter spot, Ballet Memphis has announced their move to this historic location. This location will be the new headquarters as they keep their other location in Cordova. Read more here thanks to the Memphis Business Journal.

3. Nike Open New Distribution Center in Frayser

Nike has opened their new distribution center in Frayser and will bring new jobs to the city as well as new tax dollars. Go here for all the info.

4. Celebrate 4th of July in Memphis

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Fireworks at The Buccaneer Lounge by @f8inmemphis on Instagram

Need plans for the holiday weekend? We’ve got a list of 15 ways you can celebrate the 4th around the 901. Check it out here!

5. Paint Memphis Project: $500 Still Needed

Paint Memphis Mural

Photo: Amanda Hill

Paint Memphis is a one day festival that will bring over 50 artists to town to create the largest mural in the city. The theme will be “Revival”. They still need $500 to fund this project and you can go here to donate and here to learn more.

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