Live From Memphis™ is pleased to present “Bikesploitation II: Some Bike It Hot” a celebration of bikes, films, and community! This event is free and open to the public.
BIKESPLOITATION II: Some Bike it Hot! will be held May 19th!
The event will be held on Saturday, May 19th at the Sears Crosstown Building (located at 495 N. Watkins, 38104) from 6:30 to 10:00pm.
Schedule of Events
6:30pm – Festivities begin! Come on your bike if you can, there will be plenty of secure areas for bike parking (there’s also a huge parking lot for 4-wheeled vehicles).
6:30-8:30pm – Mobile Music Machine featuring Interrobang and MC Griddle – that’s right, music coming at ya’ via bicycle stage!!
7:00-8:30pm – Memphis Hardcourt Bike Polo (http://memphisbikepolo.com/) – if you haven’t had a chance to see this crazy sport you need to check it out!
8:30-10:00pm – Bikesploitation Film Screening – We’ve been scouring the globe to bring you an entertainingly diverse collection of bicycle-themed shorts from around the world (and Memphis too). See below for list of films that will screen.
Additional activities include interactive Bike Art and a Bike-themed Photo-booth. There will also be opportunities to purchase food from the Cafe Eclectic Hot Dog Cart (http://www.cafeeclectic.net), Drag’n Frozen Treats (http://www.yelp.com/biz/dragn-frozen-treats-memphis), and, of course, we’ll have beverages to quench your thirst!
Films from Memphis
“Bad Bikes” | dir. Corduroy Wednesday
“Bike Lee” | dir. Ranetta Jackson
“Cyclocross 2011” | dir. Outdoors Inc
“Meditations on Two Wheels” | dir. Robert Rowan
“The Village Bicycle” | dir. Elle Bomb Productions
“Working Bikes” | dir. Matt Weatherly
“Victory Bicycle Studio” | dir. New School Media
Films from Around the World
“Bike Love” | dir. Rick Darge | Los Angeles, CA
“Golden Tree” | dir. Ninian Doff | London, UK
“Keelan Phillips – Bicycle Ballet (Flatland BMX)” | dir. Visive Productions | Kent, UK
“Winter’s Edge” | dir. John Amunet | Helsinki, Finland
“Velo Coffee Roasters” | dir. Kohl Threlkeld | Chattanooga, TN
Live From Memphis Event Page – http://www.livefrommemphis.com/bikesploitation
Facebook Event Page – http://www.facebook.com/events/271469979616527/
Major support for this event provided by Shelby County Health Services. Additional support from The Peddler Bike Shop, Revolutions Community Bicycle Shop, Crosstown Arts, Studio MacKenzie, and Five in One.