First Saturday: The Legacy of Charley Pride

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

In the 1960s, Charley Pride became country music’s first Black superstar. His warm, strong baritone voice gave his performances a down-home sincerity that resonated with audiences throughout his remarkable career. Celebrate his legacy this month at The MAX. Schedule of Events: 10am–Noon Make + Take Workshops 10–11:45am Learn, Play + Perform “Kiss an Angel Good …

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SPRING BREAK Brown Bag Lunch: Charley Pride Documentary Screening

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Happy Birthday Charley Pride! The MAX continues to honor the legacy of Charley Pride with a special lunchtime screening of the film, “Charley Pride: I’m Just Me.” Pride’s life journey is a tribute to the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice. Bring your lunch and enjoy the film! SCREENING BEGINS AT NOON, …

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Film Screening: Girl Happy

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

In May we're screening one of Elvis's beach party films, Girl Happy (1965). The plot—A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer (Elvis Presley) and his band to keep an eye on his daughter (Shelley Fabares) during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. "Boy sings; girls swoon." Not rated, 1h 36 minutes. Bring a …

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Movies at The MAX: Bruce Almighty

How often do we complain about life? Join us as we finish this summer's film series with the official voice of God, Morgan Freeman. After complaining to God about doing a terrible job, Bruce Nolan, played by Jim Carey, is given the chance to be God. Nolan is given almighty powers for a week and …

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