VOL. 128 | NO. 208 | Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will host the 15th annual Graduate Association of African American History conference Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Kevin Mumford of the University of Illinois will present the keynote, “Beyond the Closet: Reinventing African American Gay History, 1963-1988.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for details.
STRUT! Memphis 2013, a fashion show to benefit the Community Legal Center, will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis, 5389 Poplar Ave. The event will include live and silent auctions and a look at the latest fashion trends. Tickets are $50. Visit strutmemphis.com.
Monogram Food Solutions will host Meat Me in Memphis on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Columns at One Commerce Square. The soul-and-sausage-themed event will feature signature dishes from Memphis chefs as well as live entertainment. Proceeds benefit the Monogram Loves Kids Foundation. Call 259-6625 for details and tickets.
Rhodes College will host a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “Judeo-Christianity, Zen-Buddhism and Environmental Ethics,” Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
The Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College will host a guest artist recital by guitarist Cain Budds on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall on the Rhodes campus, 2000 North Parkway. Visit rhodes.edu.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallery 363 at Leadership Memphis will present art by Kat Gore and Amy Hutcheson on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the gallery, 363 S. Main St. The show will be on display through Nov. 25. Call 278-0016.
Disciple Design will host the opening of “Africa Squared,” featuring photography by Craig Thompson, Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Disciple gallery, 390 S. Main St. Visit disciplegallery.com.