Society & Culture
Elvis Is On the Building with Master Muralist Michelle Loughery E031
Elvis is on the building! Loughery paired up with the Canadian Elvis Presley Fan Club and painted the Elvis Presley Estate sanctioned iconic legend Elvis Presley mural in Merritt, British Columbia. Presley’s well known humanitarian spirit of giving is part of the impact of this iconic mural in Canada.
On this episode of AR:T ROUTE Radio, hear about how, and why the mural is in British Columbia, Canada, and why that is still relevant today.
Graceland - the home of Elvis Presley https://www.graceland.com
Red Robinson - "I wrote to Elvis' manager, Colonel Tom Parker in 1956 requesting Elvis to appear in Vancouver and received this reply: "Dear Mr. Robinson: Thank you very much for your letter and the signatures sent to the Elvis Presley Fan Club." >>> read more here ...
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A 30-year mural pioneer, Master Artist Michelle Loughery has created numerous award winning mural projects, raised millions for communities through her innovative Wayfinder art program. Loughery is bringing stories of the power of community art to the digital wall.
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