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- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will present “Hamlet” Wednesday, April 3, through Sunday, April 14, at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium, 4339 Park Ave. Visit tnshakespeare.org for times and tickets.
- Saturday, March 23, 2013
The Cotton Museum will host Patrick O’Daniel, discussing his book “When the Levee Breaks: Memphis and the Mississippi Valley Flood of 1927,” Thursday, March 28, at 5 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is free and includes a complimentary museum tour and reception. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.
- Saturday, February 09, 2013
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its Works of Heart valentine auction, featuring works by more than 100 local artists, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit memphiscac.org.
- Thursday, February 07, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, Feb. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. The topic covers building meaningful relationships. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit afpmemphis.org.
- Saturday, January 19, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present “Sunset Boulevard” Friday, Jan. 25, through Feb. 17 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Friday, January 18, 2013
Memphis International Auto Show will be held Friday, Jan. 18, through Sunday, Jan. 20, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit memphis-autoshow.com for times and tickets.
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host Vaccination Station, a low-cost pet vaccination event, Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Linden Avenue and Lauderdale Street. Visit memphishumane.org for a list of vaccinations and costs.
8. Taking Stage
- Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The latest production from Tennessee Shakespeare Co. is a stage version of one of the silver screen’s most beloved morality tales – the one about an angel on a mission, the magic of Christmas and the futility of worrying over what might have been.
- Saturday, December 08, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at email@example.com or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
- Thursday, December 06, 2012
Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is accepting nominations for its 2013 Legends Award through Monday, Dec. 10. The awards honor women whose innovative work is paramount in their area of outreach. Visit wfgm.org for details and a nomination form.
- Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Mark Ruleman, United Capital wealth adviser, will present “Improve the Way You Make Financial Decisions: Find Your Money Mind.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Monday, December 03, 2012
Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is accepting nominations for its 2013 Legends Award through Monday, Dec. 10. The awards honor women whose visionary and innovative work is paramount in their area of outreach. Visit wfgm.org for details and a nomination form.
13. Tennessee Shakespeare Co. Presents 'It's a Wonderful Life'
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” inside Dixon Gallery & Garden’s Winegardner Auditorium next month.
14. ArtsMemphis Awards Education, Outreach Grants
- Friday, November 16, 2012
ArtsMemphis has awarded $283,150 to 27 arts education and outreach projects – an ambitious new funding effort designed to help local arts organizations bring arts projects to underserved neighborhoods in the Memphis area and to use the arts as an agent for social change.
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” Thursday, Sept. 20, to Sunday, Oct 7, at Poplar Pike Playhouse, 7653 Old Poplar Pike. Visit tnshakespeare.org.
16. Tenn. Shakespeare Co. Expands Outreach
- Monday, August 20, 2012
The nonprofit Tennessee Shakespeare Co. announced it will perform “Hamlet” for its fifth performance season.
- Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will hold a special-called public meeting Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. DRB members and staff will discuss current drafts of the Downtown Memphis design guidelines and sign code.
18. TSC Takes ‘The Tempest’ Outdoors
- Monday, April 09, 2012
William Shakespeare bids a fond farewell to the stage in Tennessee Shakespeare Co.’s next production, “The Tempest.”
19. Turning Point
- Monday, February 13, 2012
In World War II, it was the beaches of Normandy. During the Great Recession, it was the collapse of Lehman Brothers. In Shakespeare's “Hamlet,” it's the reaction of Claudius when he storms out of the play that Hamlet staged in an attempt to guess whether his uncle killed his father.
20. TSC Takes Step Away from the Bard
- Monday, December 19, 2011
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will celebrate the holidays by proving that it’s not a one-horse rodeo.
The professional theater company will stage its first non-Shakespearian production by branching out into works by Southern writers.
21. Memphis – With a Bow On Top
- Friday, December 09, 2011
GIVE MEMPHIS TO SOMEBODY YOU LOVE. Put a polar bear and a panda under the tree. But walk them first. You really don’t want all that on the living room rug. Do this yourself; don’t ask Santa. Polar bears make reindeer skittish.
22. Grant Brings ‘Pop Up’ Art to Underserved Areas
- Friday, October 14, 2011
Sometimes art pops up in the most unlikely of places. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, three underserved neighborhoods will have the city’s best performances delivered to their doorsteps.
23. ArtsMemphis to Host Free Frayser Arts Festival
- Monday, October 03, 2011
ArtsMemphis will host a free arts festival in Frayser at ArtsMemphis’ Pop Up Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The organization will host a free neighborhood arts event at the Ed Rice Community Center, 2907 N. Watkins St. The festival will include performances by Ballet Memphis, Collage Dance Collective, the Stax Music Academy and Watoto Memphis.
24. TSC Brings ‘Something Wicked’ to Park
- Monday, October 03, 2011
The Tennessee Shakespeare Co.’s season opens with an exploration of the human psyche amid war and supernatural intervention.
25. TSC Brews Up Magical New Season
- Monday, August 29, 2011
By the pricking of Dan McCleary’s thumbs, something wicked this way comes. The artistic director of Tennessee Shakespeare Co. announced that the upcoming 2011-2012 season will feature two Shakespearian blockbusters themed on the magic.
26. TSC, Shelby Farms Form Partnership
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
Shelby Farms Park offers space for running, kayaking, dog-walking, hiking and now, live theater.
A new partnership with the Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will finally give the outdoors-friendly company a long-awaited amphitheater site.
27. Tennessee Shakespeare Co. has Record-Breaking Season
- Monday, July 18, 2011
Tennessee Shakespeare Co., the Mid-South’s professional classical theater, had a record-breaking performance season this year.
28. Mays Hears Arguments in Consolidation Suit
- Monday, May 16, 2011
There were plenty of railroad analogies when Memphis federal court Judge Hardy Mays held the first hearing in the schools consolidation lawsuit last week.
One of the consolidation scenarios he will rule on has been referred to for months as a “second track” to merging the county’s two public school systems.
29. TSC Takes ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Outside
- Monday, April 18, 2011
It has given Memphis the best of Shakespeare’s clowns, soldiers and politicians, and now the Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will add lovers to the list, presenting “Romeo and Juliet” in a new outdoor venue.
- Friday, February 25, 2011
The Memphis Gavel Club will meet Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Henry Brenner from Goodwill Industries will speak. For more information, call Bob Gray at 494-8639.
31. IRIS, TSC Put New Twist on Old ‘Dream’
- Monday, February 21, 2011
Arts organizations will collaborate to produce a joint production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in a format never before seen in the Mid-South.
No, not the world premiere of Michael Ching’s opera venture with Opera Memphis, Playhouse on the Square and the a capella orchestra made up of Delta Capella and RIVA members.
32. UPTA Gives Aspiring Theater Workers Chance in Slow Economy
- Thursday, February 03, 2011
Anyone searching for a job these days knows they are up against thousands of invisible applicants. Theater actors and technicians, though, often see their competition firsthand.
Friday through Monday the 17th Unified Professional Theatre Auditions convention takes place at Playhouse on the Square and the Memphis Marriott Downtown, an event drawing hundreds of hopeful actors and technicians seeking work in a down market.
33. TSC Launches Season with ‘Othello’
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Most theater companies open their seasons with large-production musicals or plays with a lot of laughs, but this season Tennessee Shakespeare Co. chose to start off with a thinker.
34. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
- Friday, June 25, 2010
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects will host “A Modernist Ouroboros” by Adam Geary & Anthony Lee Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the ANF Gallery, 1500 Union Ave. The show will run through July 23. For more information, call 278-6868.
36. Bearman Looks Back At 50 Years of Law
- Friday, June 18, 2010
Leo Bearman Jr., who next month will have been practicing law for 50 years, is such a towering figure in the city’s legal community that his longtime secretary resorts to classic literature to describe him.
37. Circumstantial Evidence?
- Thursday, April 29, 2010
Literature and history buffs often have questioned whether William Shakespeare is a true historical figure or simply a pseudonym.
But members of the legal profession have become interested in the subject as well, focusing on the debate from an evidentiary perspective.
38. Author to Discuss Shakespeare Controversy
- Thursday, April 22, 2010
Hundreds of years later, the debate over Shakespeare’s works is still going strong.
Charles Beauclerk will be speaking at Davis-Kidd Booksellers Friday at 6 p.m. in support of his book, “Shakespeare’s Lost Kingdom.”
39. Women Get Role Reversal in ‘Julius Caesar’
- Monday, March 15, 2010
When William Shakespeare was writing and performing his plays, he did so with an all-male cast as it was illegal for women to appear on stage. Now Germantown’s local Shakespeare authority has decided to even the gender score.
40. Germantown Meeting Light Compared to Memphis Spectacle
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
If all the recent drama surrounding the Memphis mayor’s race is too much for you, then the politics in neighboring Germantown might offer a welcome respite.
At the beginning of the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting earlier this week, Alderman Ernest Chism proposed forming a committee to investigate erecting a monument for fallen soldiers from Germantown.
41. Tennessee Shakespeare Co. Returns With Performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
- Monday, October 05, 2009
A young professional theater company that burst onto the Memphis arts scene last year returns to open its second season with dreams and blessings.
“‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is a play about blessing,” said Dan McCleary, founder and artistic director of the Tennessee Shakespeare Co., referring to the company’s latest show that will kick off Wednesday. “Shakespeare wrote it as a blessing for a marriage in Queen Elizabeth’s court. So we’re finding all the blessings inside the text. There is a lot of incantation and magic in it.”
- Thursday, August 20, 2009
The Shelby County Beer Board will meet today at 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host “A Most Rare Vision: Shakespeare’s Bottomless Dream” today at 6 p.m. at the Brooks, 1934 Poplar Ave. The Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will perform. A three-course dinner with entertainment will be served afterward for $35. The performance is included with museum admission. For dinner tickets, visit www.tnshakespeare.org.
- Wednesday, August 19, 2009
The Liberty National Life Insurance Co. will hold a “We’re Hiring” event today at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., and Holiday Inn Select East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Interview times will be 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.lnlcareers.com.
44. Archived Article: Thompson P. 2
- Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Senator Fred Thompson to run again
Sen. Fred Thompson to run again
Tennessee Republican Sen. Fred Thompson who was said to have been considering retirement, announced Monday that he would run for a third term in 2002, saying he wanted to contr...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 23, 1999
William B The YWCA of Greater Memphis presented its 11th annual Awards for Women recently. The winners were Debra P. Brown, director of housing and community development for the city of Memphis, the Addie G. Owen Award for Racial Justice; Sandy S. N...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 02, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
48. Archived Article: Marketplace Chg
- Monday, May 12, 1997
By CAMILLE H MIM offers trade Many smaller MIM events offer culture and education By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News In addition to the big Memphis In May events like the Barbecue Contest and Sunset Symphony, there seems to be more smaller sanction...