VOL. 6 | NO. 16 | Saturday, April 13, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.
Seedco Mid-South will host The Intentional Entrepreneur workshop Friday, April 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at Seedco, 22 N. Front St., suite 900. The interactive workshop guides entrepreneurs through the process of planning a business and the emotional and practical aspects of business ownership. Cost is $50. Register at seedco.affiliate.fasttrac.org.
Women’s Council of Realtors will host its West Tennessee Fair Housing Celebration Friday, April 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Wade Auditorium, 1 N. Front St. Sessions will cover fair housing enforcement, sustainability planning and accessibility. Cost is $25 per session. Visit maar.org/fairhousingmonth to register.
Greater Memphis Chamber will hold its 175th anniversary celebration Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $75 for members and $100 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at email@example.com or 543-3571.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance to those in need on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
The 18th annual Overton Square Crawfish Festival will be held Saturday, April 13, from noon to 6 p.m. through Overton Square and down Madison Avenue from Cooper to Morrison streets. The event will include Cajun food, live music and a regional artists market. Admission is free; proceeds benefit LivItUp.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis’ Youth United chapter and Carriage Crossing will host the fourth annual Battle of the Bands Saturday, April 13, at 3 p.m. at Carriage Crossing, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Middle school, high school and college bands will play family-friendly music to raise money for Habitat. Cost is free. Visit memphishabitat.com or shopcarriagecrossing.com.
The Society of Entrepreneurs will host the 21st annual Entrepreneur Awards presentation and dinner Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The society will induct David Andrews, Bill Courtney, Dick Leike, Neely Mallory Jr. and Duncan Williams. Tickets are $200. Visit 2013soedinner.eventbrite.com.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 16, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Crosstown Arts co-founder Todd Richardson will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
B.I.G. for Memphis will begin a series on preventing computer crime Wednesday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Michael Drake, chairman and CEO of master-IT, will speak. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club and Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will kick off the 2013 Law@Lunch series Wednesday, April 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Founders Room in the Lipscomb Pitts building, 2760 Union Ave. Extended. The session will feature an update on employment laws and legislation. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 17, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Guest speaker Doug McGowen will discuss Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s Innovation Team efforts. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
DeNeuville Learning Center will host a 15th anniversary celebration Thursday, April 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the center, 190 S. Cooper St. The event will include art and refreshments by DeNeuville students, and facility tours. Visit deneuvillecenter.org.
The Memphis chapter of Executive Women International will meet Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Kimberly Medlock is the guest speaker. Cost is $35. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Germantown Community Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” April 12 to April 28 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. For more information, visit germantowncommunitytheatre.org or call 754-2680.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The three-piece band performs folk, blues, jazz and classical music. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will hold its 2013 gala, A New York State of Mind, Saturday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. The event will include New York-themed dinner, music by The Manhattans, and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $150. Visit gpacweb.com.
Rhodes College will host a lecture by musician Kirk Whalum as part of its Memphis Centered series Wednesday, April 17, at 5:30 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Whalum’s talk is titled: “The Spirit of the City: Kirk Whalum’s Journey From Memphis to the World and Back.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present The Victor Wooten Band, fronted by the five-time Grammy Award winner and member of Bela Fleck & The Fleckstones, Wednesday, April 17, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Theatre Memphis will present A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” through April 21 on the theater’s Next Stage, 630 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theatrememphis.org for times and tickets.
Eclectic Eye presents Lindsey Penn’s “technicolor lunacy” at its Midtown boutique, 282 S. Cooper St., through April 17; eclectic-eye.com.
Calvary Episcopal Church will host a Church Health Center benefit concert, Prayers in Song: An Evening With Marie-Stephane Bernard, Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. at the church, 102 N. Second St. Tickets are $35. Visit marieforchc.eventbrite.com or call 272-0010, ext. 2303.