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1. Editorial: Ballet Memphis a Perfect Partner for Overton Square
- Saturday, July 04, 2015
When news surfaced of Ballet Memphis’ impending move to Overton Square, it was met with mixed emotions.
Some groans, for sure. Midtown certainly could use a hotel, especially in the newly bustling district. And an independent, boutique hotel – which was the previous possibility for the primo real estate at the corner of Madison Avenue and Cooper Street – would have been a nice addition to the nightlife hotspot.
2. Building Ballet
- Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Ask Ballet Memphis CEO and founding artistic director Dorothy Gunther Pugh about her dance company's newly announced move to Midtown, and the conversation doesn't immediately turn to obvious things like the when and the why.
3. Scartozzi Named Sales Director at Hilton Memphis
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Heidi Scartozzi has joined the Hilton Memphis, managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, as director of sales. Scartozzi is a 15-year hospitality veteran, most recently serving as a regional director of sales for JQH Hotels and Resorts, servicing 13 hotels on the West Coast.
4. Ady Joins Ballet Memphis as Ballet Master
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
- Thursday, May 02, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ballet Memphis, 7950 Trinity Road. Dorothy Gunther Pugh, founding artistic director and executive director of Ballet Memphis, will discuss relationship building and leadership. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
- Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, May 1, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dave Keigan, director of Camp Phoenix, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 30, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will present the State of the County address. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
8. Payne Joins Fulton CPAs as Senior Accountant
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Tarasha Payne has joined Fulton CPAs PLLC as a senior accountant in the areas of taxation, compilation and reviews, and client services. Payne has more than 15 years’ experience in the field and is working toward CPA certification. The announcement comes on the heels of big changes at the accounting firm, including new ownership and a name change from Polsgrove & Fulton. (See The Daily News’ Monday, Dec. 17, edition for more information.)
9. Executive Coach Burtch Earns Int’l Designation
- Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Bill Burtch, founder and president of full-service management consultancy firm Harmony Coaching & Consulting, has received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, becoming the second PCC in Memphis. Burtch, who also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation, focuses his consulting work in executive/team coaching, professional development training and human resources consulting.
10. Memphis Excellence In Fundraising Pitches
- Friday, April 20, 2012
Here are the ABCs of making a fundraising pitch. Keep it short, clear and simple. Tell people what you are raising money for and how their gift will make an impact.
Here’s a local example. Returning to our workout program means, for us, returning to the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. Before we could even get in the door we knew fundraising was in full swing. We saw a more-than-life-sized fundraising “thermometer” and the names of people and families who had donated as we entered the facility.
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center will host Facing History and Ourselves’ “Choosing to Participate” exhibit Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Nov. 30 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The multimedia exhibit aims to generate conversation about prejudice and injustice and to identify ways to transform the community. Admission is free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
12. Ballet Memphis Founder Named to National Program
- Thursday, September 01, 2011
Dorothy Gunther Pugh, founder and artistic director of Ballet Memphis, was recently named a fellow in the National Arts Strategies Chief Executive Program – a two-year initiative designed to unleash the collective power of 100 of the top executive leaders in the cultural sector to solve problems facing the industry.
13. Inspiring City From Stage
- Monday, March 28, 2011
Last week we discussed Shelby Residential and Vocational Services, which is helping adults with disabilities enjoy productive lives and pursue their dreams. Now let us turn the spotlight on an organization that is dancing their way across sold-out stages from the famous John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington to Paris and New York, all while pushing our own city to greater heights – Ballet Memphis.
14. Ballet Memphis Delves into ‘Dream’ for Opener
- Monday, October 25, 2010
The Sugar Plum Fairy from “The Nutcracker” won’t be the only winged sprite delighting Ballet Memphis audiences this year.
Puck, Titania, Oberon and a host of others kick off the 2010-2011 main stage season with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” reprising Shakespeare’s classic tale of comically unrequited love.
15. Williams Joins Ronald McDonald House Charities
- Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Keaton Williams has joined Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis as special events coordinator.
16. Southern Heritage Classic Founder Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
- Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Fred Jones has received the Arthur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Memphis Black Student Association.
17. Gunther Pugh to Discuss Arts Impact on Local Communities
- Monday, February 01, 2010
Arts organizations, like businesses, have struggled through the past two years with falling ticket sales and donations, but one group is preparing to shed some light on how it has managed tough times.
18. 'America's Fairy Tale' Hits Orpheum Stage
- Monday, November 09, 2009
Ballet Memphis’ season opener offers what lately has been a rain-soaked Memphis a sight for sore eyes: a rainbow. “The Wizard of Oz,” choreographed by Steven McMahon, opens Saturday at The Orpheum Theatre and closes Sunday.
19. Dave Robbins Receives Highest Recognition In Restoration Industry
- Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Dave Robbins of Crawford, Smith & Sharp LLC recently was awarded the Certified Restorer (CR) designation from the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration. The CR designation is the highest recognition awarded in the restoration industry. Since its inception in 1976, only 485 individuals have earned the designation.
20. Big Arts Donation To be Announced Today at Rhodes
- Thursday, October 05, 2006
He's the chairman of a Nashville record label, a former lieutenant governor of California, a mega-philanthropist and a self-made titan of the music industry.
And today, Mike Curb - who heads Nashville-based Curb Records - is announcing a large-scale investment in Memphis that likely will include a sizable donation to Rhodes College. Details of his project, which apparently will bring together educators, students, artists and more to promote Southern music, all will be unveiled today at a national conference on the arts hosted at Rhodes.
21. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 20, 1999
3Re David C. Tordoff has been named vice president of marketing for 3Re.com. He formerly was director of worldwide marketing and operations for AST Computer. Tordoff is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Robert E. Burt has been named senior ma...
22. Archived Article: Ballet Memphis Lj
- Wednesday, July 30, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Works begins on new Ballet Memphis home By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The sound of heavy construction bears little resemblance to Tchaikovsky. However, the snorting progression of a chorus of bulldozers may be music to area danc...