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1. The Week Ahead: Aug. 21-27
- Monday, August 21, 2017
Hello, Memphis! Are you ready for the (almost-)total eclipse that sweeps over the city Monday? Check out our master list of eclipse-viewing parties, plus more happenings you need to know about – like, say, a performance by Samurai Elvis – in The Week Ahead...
2. The Week Ahead: November 7-13
- Monday, November 7, 2016
Good morning, Memphis! From Tigers and Grizzlies to a party that’ll make you howl, this week is all about the animals – oh, and did we mention there’s an election, too? Check out details on those and other need-to-know happenings in The Week Ahead…
- Friday, February 26, 2016
The Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Friday, Feb. 26, at noon in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions will host an open house Friday, Feb. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave. Learn about careers in physician assistant studies, physical or occupational therapy, medical laboratory science and more. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-448-2042.
- Thursday, February 25, 2016
Poplar Pike Playhouse will present the regional premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Thursday, Feb. 24, through March 12 at 7653 Poplar Pike. The “Under the Sea Party With Ariel and Friends,” featuring a character lunch, crafts and a framed picture with Ariel, will be March 5 and 12 at noon. Visit ppp.org for details and tickets.
- Monday, February 22, 2016
SRVS will host a free dance and movement class for the general public, including people with disabilities, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the J.K. Lewis Senior Center, 1188 North Parkway. Participants must be 18 or older. Email email@example.com to register.
- Saturday, February 20, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre will screen “Dorothea Lange” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. The screening is part of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, which runs through April. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for tickets and a schedule.
7. Early Vote Turnout Lags Behind 2010
- Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Early voting turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 Election Day was running about 17,000 voters behind the early vote turnout four years ago for the same election cycle through the second and final weekend in the early voting period.
- Saturday, December 7, 2013
Beth Sholom Synagogue will present Acoustic Sunday Live!, featuring Jesse Winchester, Mary Gauthier, Amy LaVere and John Paul Keith, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the synagogue, 6675 Humphreys Blvd. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Buy tickets at bsholom.org.
- Friday, December 6, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble & School will present “Nut ReMix” Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8, at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. The performance is a traditional and modern take on “Nutcracker,” featuring ballet, hip-hop and African dance. Buy tickets at newballet.org.
- Thursday, November 8, 2012
Talk of the Town Toastmasters Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation, 515 Erin Drive. Visit memphistm.com.
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Cargo Business News and Memphis World Trade Club will host the third Southeast Freight Conference Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The 61st annual New Orleans Port Night will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. For registration and a schedule, visit memphisworldtradeclub.com.
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party featuring Memphis Food Truckers Alliance members Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
13. Opera Memphis Approaches Fall Season
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Opera Memphis will soon “turn the opera house inside out” as it kicks off its 2012-2013 season.
Saturday, Sept. 15, marks the first day of a brand new, month-long event called 30 Days of Opera. Every day until mid-October, Opera Memphis will be presenting free performances throughout the city.
- Friday, August 24, 2012
The Federal Bar Association Memphis Mid-South Chapter will hold its Memphis Trial Practice Summer Seminar Friday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the federal courthouse, 167 N. Main St. Speakers include jury strategist Jason Bloom; U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo; and attorneys Mike McLaren and Les Jones. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its annual conference Wednesday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. The topic is “Powerful Networks: Nonprofits, Social Media and Community.” Cost is $120 for members, $160 for nonmembers and $65 for students. Visit npexcellence.org or email email@example.com.
16. Conference Stresses Power Of Social Media
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Memphis-based Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence is gearing up for its seventh annual conference, and this year’s theme focuses on ways nonprofits can harness the power of social media and build connected communities in this fast-paced information age.
- Thursday, March 1, 2012
Business Over Coffee International will present “Grass Roots Business Seminar: Building Your Business From Ground Up” Thursday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at National College of Business and Technology – Memphis, 3545 Lamar Ave. Admission is $25 for BOCI members; $35 for nonmembers; and free for students, in partnership with NCBT/BOCI. Lunch is included. For reservations, call Sherri Henley at 820-4469.
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Feb. 29, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Lori Turner-Wilson will speak about social media. Cost is $25 per person.
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 28, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Andy Cates of Colliers International will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, February 27, 2012
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet Monday, Feb. 27, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Those interested in expanding their knowledge of parliamentary law and Robert’s Rules of Order are welcome to attend.
21. Theatre Memphis to Host Scotch-Tasting Benefit
- Thursday, February 9, 2012
Theatre Memphis will host a scotch tasting event March 1 to benefit the theater.
Sponsored by The Scottish Malt Whisky Association, Seldon Murray, a member of the Memphis Scottish Society, will lead the tasting and discussion of rare offerings imported from Edinburgh, Scotland.
22. MULYP Awards Honor ‘Agents of Change’
- Friday, December 2, 2011
Memphis Urban League Young Professionals celebrates its second annual Agents of Change Awards Saturday, Dec. 3, honoring individuals and organizations that have made contributions to the community.
- Thursday, December 1, 2011
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host an opening reception for the Bartlett Art Association Exhibit Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition will run through Dec. 30. The exhibit will feature approximately 90 pieces of art from 26 members of the association. For more information call 458-2521.
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Leadership Memphis In-Synk Book Club will meet to discuss “Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything” Thursday, Nov. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Local Gastropub, 95 S. Main St. Registration is due Wednesday, Nov. 16. To register, visit lmwiki.eventbrite.com or call 278-0016.
- Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold the sixth annual Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence Conference Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. The title of the conference is “Giving, Grants & Goodwill: The New Face of Philanthropy,” and Rip Rapson, president of chief executive officer of The Kresge Foundation, will speak. Cost is $110 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $65 for college students with a valid ID. Call 684-6605 or email email@example.com.
- Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Germantown Business Expo and Power Breakfast Tuesday. The breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. at The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The business expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For more information or registration, call 755-1200.
- Monday, April 25, 2011
Rhodes College will host Memphis historian Jimmy Ogle who will present a continuing education class titled “Historic Memphis and its Highlights” Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Dorothy King Hall on campus. Seating is limited so reservations should be made by calling 843-3965.
28. Nonprofit Excellence Gears Up for Conference
- Friday, April 22, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will offer the nonprofit community a full day’s worth of respected industry speakers, panel discussions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities during its sixth annual conference Wednesday.
- Friday, April 8, 2011
Health Memphis Common Table will present a Community Partners Forum Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Dr. Calvin Johnson, president of Altre Strategies Solutions Group LLC, will speak on the topic “Eliminating Health Disparities by Focusing on Quality.” For more information, contact Patti Tosti at 273-2665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, April 7, 2011
The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 6120 Poplar Ave. Laurie Rusin will present “Road Warrior Packing and Travel Secrets Revealed.” To register, visit www.msabta.org.
31. Opera Memphis Offers Tickets for Locks of Love Donations
- Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Opera Memphis is offering two complimentary tickets to “The Barber of Seville,” performing April 16-17, for anyone who donates their hair to Locks of Love.
Locks of Love provides vacuum-fitted hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Donated hair must be at least 10 inches, clean, dry and bundled in a ponytail or braid. Bleached hair cannot be used. Hair that has been dyed or permed can.
- Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will discuss accounting and financial reporting issues with a CPA specializing in the nonprofit sector. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, February 28, 2011
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold a meeting and educational program Monday at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.
- Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Small Biz Memphis will host the Cordova/Bartlett and East Memphis/Midtown Business Builders Circle meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 1661 International Drive, suite 400. The Germantown/Collierville meeting will be held Thursday at 7:45 a.m. at 2176 West St. For more information, call 205-9303.
- Friday, September 3, 2010
The Memphis Bar Association will present “Avoiding Claims by Proper Understanding & Utilization of the Mutual Indemnification Agreement” Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. For more information or to register, call 527-3582 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
36. New Phonebook Features Opera Memphis
- Monday, May 17, 2010
Opera Memphis plans to unveil the 2010 Memphis AT&T Real White Pages directory cover, which features the organization.
Charles Schaffler, chairman of the board of trustees for Opera Memphis, Lori Cheramie, AT&T Advertising Solutions area marketing manager, and Chuck Thomas, AT&T regional director of external affairs, are scheduled to be on hand for the 10 a.m. unveiling at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway.
- Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its annual conference “The New Nonprofit Sector: Redefined, Retooled and Resilient” Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. Sonal Shah, head of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council’s Office of Social Innovation and Civil Participation, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $65 for students. For reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Women’s Empowerment Think Tank will hold a luncheon Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelby County Code Enforcement Meeting Room, 6465 Mullins Station Road. For reservations, call 545-4587 or e-mail Delia.McPherson@shelbycountytn.gov.
- Monday, May 3, 2010
The 22nd Annual Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Monday at 9 a.m. at The Links at Cottonwoods at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica. The tournament will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. To register, call Emily Terral at 485-3444 or visit www.rmhmemphis.org.
40. White House Official to Visit Local Orgs
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The White House official who finds new ways to address the nation’s social issues will be in Memphis next month to visit two charities and speak at a conference for nonprofit organizations.
Sonal Shah, director of the newly created White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, is coming at the invitation of the Alliance for Nonprofit Alliance. She is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Alliance’s annual conference.
41. White House Deputy Assitant To Speak at Conference
- Thursday, April 15, 2010
Sonal Shah, a deputy assistant to President Obama and the director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, will give the keynote address at the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence’s fifth annual conference, “The New Nonprofit Sector: Redefined, Retooled and Resilient.”
- Friday, April 9, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Senator Lamar Alexander today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Opera Memphis, 6745 Wolf River Boulevard. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, April 8, 2010
Dish It Out, a community wide fundraiser for the National Foundation for Transplants, will be held today at local restaurants. Participating restaurants will donate a percentage of the day’s profits to NFT. Those restaurants include, Amerigo, Circa, Corky’s, Equestria, Grill 83, Interim, McAlister’s Deli, Pa Pa Pia’s, Restaurant Iris and Spindini. For more information, visit www.transplants.org.
- Friday, March 19, 2010
Palladio Antiques and Market Central will host the annual Spring Fayre today and Saturday at Palladio, 2169 Central Ave. The event will include more than 30 guest vendors. Jackie Glisson will answer questions about interior decoration today at 1 p.m. For more information, call 276-3808.
- Friday, February 19, 2010
The University of Memphis Law Review Symposium will be held today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. The symposium is titled “Labor and Employment Law Today: Evolution or Revolution.” To register, visit www.memphis.edu/lawreview/symposium.php.
46. Opera Memphis Preps For Wild Game Dinner
- Thursday, February 4, 2010
Opera Memphis will hold its annual Wild Game Dinner fundraiser Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway.
- Friday, December 11, 2009
The Center City Commission’s Medical Center Advisory Committee will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0542.
- Thursday, December 10, 2009
The Shelby County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet today at 9 a.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. For more information, call 545-4301.
49. Opera Memphis to Celebrate National Opera Week
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Opera Memphis’ Department of Education and Outreach will present “Offering: An Evening of Song” Nov. 20 as part of Opera America’s first celebration of National Opera Week.
The event is an evening of musical theater, art songs and age-appropriate arias performed by young local singers.
- Friday, September 25, 2009
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host screenings of John Michael McCarthy’s film “Cigarette Girl” today and Saturday at 1 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers.
51. Opera Memphis Gets Creative In Hard Economic Times
- Monday, July 27, 2009
Opera Memphis’ 2009-2010 season is being billed by the organization as offering “tests of fidelity, patience and sacrifice.” Mobility will also be a factor as the company stages two of its three productions in new venues.
- Thursday, January 8, 2009
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will hold its free bimonthly new business workshop today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop is free and is designed to assist people encountering business-related taxes for the first time. To register, visit www.tennessee.gov/revenue/bustaxworkshops/.
- Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “Plan for Small Business Success in 2009” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Business coach Mark van Stolk of Calaveras Business Coaching LLC will speak. The event is free. For more information, call 753-3753.
- Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, will address the financial problems currently facing Tennessee. Lunch is $18 per person, payable at the door. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, January 5, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, will address the financial problems currently facing Tennessee. Lunch is $18 perperson, payable at the door. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Friday, November 2, 2007
Rhodes College will present Qubad Talabani, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States and son of the current president of Iraq, who will speak on "The Other Iraq" today at 5 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on the Rhodes campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Call Dr. David Romano at 843-3572 for more information.
- Thursday, November 1, 2007
Deborah Brasfield of Brasfield Enterprises will hold a seminar titled "How to Buy a House Without Losing Your Shirt" today at 6 p.m. at the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce building, 2195 S. Germantown Road, Suite 101. The event is free. Call 652-8619 for reservations or more information.
- Friday, August 18, 2006
The Memphis office of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center hosts a session on eBay today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The seminar will cover selling basics, opening a PayPal account and more. Cost is $50. For information, call Yolanda Handy at 333-5085.
59. Archie Manning to Speak about 'Faith, Family and Football' Thursday
- Monday, April 17, 2006
The University of Memphis hosts a lecture and panel discussion on death and dying issues at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre and Lecture Hall on the U of M campus. Guest speaker Dr. Larry Churchill presents "It's Your Right to Live or Die - Or Is It?" Visit www.memphis.edu for more information.
- Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Mpact Memphis hosts a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Blackburn will discuss the situation in Iraq and the state of homeland security. Cost to attend is $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 312-7760.
61. Church to Defend Veracity of Jesus' Existence Saturday
- Monday, April 10, 2006
Mpact Memphis hosts a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn,R-Tenn., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Blackburn will discuss the situation in Iraq and the state of homeland security. Cost to attend is $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 312-7760.
- Friday, April 7, 2006
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. conducts a small business development seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. The class focuses on all aspects of starting and running a child care business. Cost to attend is $25. Call (888) 413-2232.
- Thursday, August 18, 2005
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority meets at 4 p.m. today in the boardroom at the MSCAA, 2491 Winchester Road. Call 922-8088.
The Shelby County Election Commission meets at 4 p.m. today in the commissioner's conference room of the Election Commission building, 157 Poplar Ave. Call 545-2600.
64. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 4, 2005
Chamber, Technology Council Host Speed Meeting
The National Ornamental Metal Museum presents a commemoration ceremony and candlelight vigil for the 37th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 5:...
65. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, December 6, 2004
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts a roundtable networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Junior Achievement, 307 Madison Ave. Partici...
66. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, August 31, 2004
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours from 5 p
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at French Riviera Spa, 2005 Exeter Road. Contact Judy Simerson at 755-1200....
67. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, August 30, 2004
Memphis Regional Chamber Hosts Speaker Series
Jack Belz Speaks to Chamber Leaders
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents a board leadership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Jack Belz, ch...
68. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, August 9, 2004
Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
State Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. at the Center City Commission offices, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540. Tennessee Departme...
69. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 26, 2004
Memphis Regional Chamber Hosts Exporting Seminar
The Millington Chamber of Commerce hosts a grand opening celebration at Living Water Christian Bookstore at 9 a.m. at the store, located at 4952 Navy Road. Call 872-0727. Ap...
70. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, March 22, 2004
Tennessee Education Lottery Board Holds Telephone Conference
Collierville Chamber Hosts Small Business Counseling
The University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music presents a concert by the U of M Symphony Orchestra at 8 p....
71. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, March 19, 2004
An opening reception for Baton Rouge artist Mike Klung runs from 6:30 p
An opening reception for Baton Rouge, La., artist Mike Klung runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at DCI Gallery, 772 E. Brookhaven Circle. The exhibition, titled The Beaut...
72. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, March 1, 2004
Memphis Heritage Offers Five-Part Preservation Series
Memphis Heritage Offers Five-Part Preservation Series March 1
Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St., hosts Frank Runyeon at 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with the churchs Lenten Noonday Pr...