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VOL. 129 | NO. 12 | Friday, January 17, 2014

Events

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The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing Marcus Buckingham’s book “The One Thing You Need to Know” Friday, Jan. 17, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Triumph Bank, 5699 Poplar Ave. Attendees do not have to read the book to attend. Tickets are $20. Visit lnltheonething.eventbrite.com.

Memphis College of Art and the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team will host a reception for the “Fight [Gun] Violence” design collaboration Friday, Jan. 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the main gallery of Rust Hall, 1930 Poplar Ave. Call 272-5100 or visit mca.edu.

Opera Memphis and the Japanese-American Society of Tennessee will host a Japanese festival Saturday, Jan. 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Cost is free. Opera Memphis’ performance of “The Mikado” starts at 7:30 p.m.; tickets start at $33. Visit operamemphis.org.

The Shelby County Democratic Party will hold the 2014 Kennedy Day Dinner, “The Year of the Woman,” Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. Rep. Barbara Lee of California will speak. Tickets are $100. Call 314-4617 or 830-3283.

Staxtacular, a Stax Music Academy fundraiser hosted by the Memphis Grizzlies, will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. The event will include a buffet, live and silent auctions, and performances by the Bo-Keys and Stax Music Academy students. Tickets are $150. Visit staxtacular.com.

The LeMoyne-Owen College Memphis alumni chapter will host the 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast Monday, Jan. 20, at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Select Memphis Airport, 2240 Democrat Road. Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton will speak. Tickets are $50. Visit loc.edu/alumni or call 435-1530.

The 29th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday parade will be held Monday, Jan. 20, starting with a 10 a.m. convening program at the corner of Main Street and Auction Avenue. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and travels down Main Street, Exchange Avenue and Second Street to the National Civil Rights Museum. Call 870-5267.

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association will host a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. at MIFA, 910 Vance Ave. Fred’s Inc. president and CEO Bruce Efird will speak. Visit mifa.org.

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