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VOL. 115 | NO. 61 | Friday, March 30, 2001

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The kind and queen of Spain, Juan Carlos I and Sofia, will visit the exhibition The Majesty of Spain: Royal Collections from t The kind and queen of Spain, Juan Carlos I and Sofia, will visit the exhibition The Majesty of Spain: Royal Collections from the Museo del Prado and Patrimonio Nacional at the Mississippi Arts Pavilion in Jackson, Miss., Saturday. It marks the first time reigning monarchs have visited the state. Tickets for the exhibit are available by calling (877) 709-2639 or 525-1515. For additional information call (601) 960-9900. The exhibition Web site is www.majestyofspain.com. The Le Bonheur Club is hosting a luncheon and fashion show Thursday at the Peabody. Tickets are $40 and may be reserved by calling 682-9905. A fund raiser benefiting the emergency department renovation, the event will kick off with a silent auction at 11 a.m. The Speech and Hearing Center of the University of Memphis is seeking volunteers for a study on how children process sound as they mature. Participants should be between 5 and 15 and have normal hearing and language development. Compensation will be given for completed participation in the study. The center is studying areas of the brain activated by sound and the sequence in which they are activated. The research goal is to develop tests to identify and possibly treat children with problems in sound processing and learning disabilities. For information about participating, call 678-5832 or 678-5840. Jed Dreifus will our featured artist at the Memphis Botanic Garden for April. Dreifus will show a group of 48 photographs called "New Photographs, 1999-2000." The show will run from April 29. Dreifus has been making outdoor color images for 14 years. The photos in his exhibition have come from places in the United States and six foreign countries. "On the Square," an exhibit of paintings by Elizabeth Alley, is scheduled in the Memphis Jewish Community Centers Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave., through April 29. Alley, a Memphian, received a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. The inaugural Tennessee Ready Mixed Concrete Association Golf Tournament is April 16. The tournament will be at the Memphis National Golf Course with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fees are $100 for individuals and hole sponsors, and $200 for beverage cart sponsors. For information, call Alan Sparkman, (615) 360-7393.

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