VOL. 129 | NO. 22 | Monday, February 03, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host The Memphis Knights Big Band at the Garden Monday, Feb. 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The 18-piece band will perform everything from Glenn Miller standards to modern jump jive and wail. Suggested donation is $5. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Rhodes College will host its annual Batey Lecture Monday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Historian Paul Harvey will present “The Color of Christ: Sacred Myths and Their Racial Mask.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble will perform in concert Monday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beethoven Club, 263 S. McLean Blvd. The concert will feature pianist Maeve Brophy, guitarist Mark Volker, and flutist John McMurtery. Cost is free. Visit lunanova.org.
Rhodes College will present “Berlin 1885: La Ruee Sur L’Afrique (The Division of Africa)” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/tournees for upcoming films.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Rhodes College will present “Le Chat du Rabbin (The Rabbi’s Cat)” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/tournees for upcoming films.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, Feb. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christian Brothers University’s Sabbatini Lounge, 650 East Parkway S. Jeremy Park, president of the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club, will discuss his new book, “Giving Back With Purpose.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit afpmemphis.org.
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will host a panel discussion titled “The Overcriminalization of Federal Law” Thursday, Feb. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Cost is free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 462-2616.