VOL. 128 | NO. 32 | Friday, February 15, 2013
The University of Memphis will host the Freedom Ball and Mahogany Awards Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in the University Center ballroom, 499 University St. Visit memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs or call 678-2054.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present saxophonist Grace Kelly as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Feb. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Racquet Club of Memphis will host the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships Saturday, Feb. 16, through Feb. 24 at Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Buy tickets at memphistennis.com or call 765-4401.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will offer free admission and events Saturday, Feb. 16, at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Events include Angels & Heroes Family Day, featuring activities, Opera Memphis’ Black Roots of Opera and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and a curator talk with Dr. Holly Connor in conjunction with “Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th Century American Art” at 2 p.m. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Greater Memphis Chamber will hold the fifth annual Move it Memphis 5K/10K Saturday, Feb. 16, at 10 a.m. starting in W.C. Handy Park, 200 Beale St. All proceeds benefit the chamber. Visit memphischamber.com.
Crye-Leike Realtors agents will host a free home-buying and selling class Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the company’s Hickory Ridge branch, 3635 Ridge Meadow Parkway. Realtors and industry experts will be on hand to answer questions. Call 859-1322 or 794-9925.
The University of Memphis will host a tour of Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum Friday, Sat. 16, at 1 p.m. at the museum, 826 N. Second St. Visit memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs or call 678-2054.
IRIS Orchestra will present “Shaham Plays Brahms,” featuring violinist Gil Shaham, Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present jazz singer Jane Monheit with guest Mark O’Connor Sunday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.