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VOL. 116 | NO. 4 | Monday, January 7, 2002

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Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events Jan. 7-Jan. 13 Jan. 7 The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art displays the Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons, an exhibition of original artwork from the world of Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies through Sunday. Visitors will see drawings, paintings and "cels" used in making some of the classic Warner shorts from 1930 to the early 1960s. The Brooks is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For exhibition information, call 544-6200. Jan. 8 Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women presents "A Personal View of the Attack on the Pentagon" as the first of three free Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series events. Dr. Joe Holley will lead the first seminar from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today. Next week, "How to Unclutter and Unstress Your Life" led by Sandy Wright, WrightEdge Solutions president, will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15. The third discussion, "Telling Your Story: Journaling," led by journalist Pauline Killer, is 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 22. All three seminars will take place in the hospitals educational classrooms at 6225 Humphreys Blvd. For reservations, call (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478. Jan. 9 The Memphis Bar Association presents "Privacy Law: Current Developments in the Information Age" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the MBA Conference Room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. The course is approved for six hours general continuing legal education credit. Registration for all participants is $299. The Memphis Jewish Community Center exhibits the paintings of twins Jerry and Terry Lynn in the Shainberg Gallery through Jan. 27. While their work developed through a large range of mediums prints, woodcuts, sculpture and photography they now primarily work in oils and acrylics. The gallery is at 6560 Poplar Ave. Jan. 10 Southwest Tennessee Community College slated a community-wide open house from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event offers prospective participants an overview of skills-building and certification opportunities available at the colleges Computer Resource Center. The event is set for Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Wing B, second floor, rooms OM36 and OM37. Instructors will give presentations on MOUS, Certified Internet Webmaster, A+, MCSE and more. The Computer Resource Center is on the Macon Cove campus, 5983 Macon Cove, in the Richard D. Sulcer Building. For information, call 333-4277 or visit www.stcc.cc.tn.us/crc/openhouse. Pink Palace Museum presents "Images of the Infinite: The Hubble Space Telescope" at the Sharpe Planetarium at 3050 Central Ave. The show documents scientific advances achieved since the unveiling of Hubble in 1990, as well as takes participants on a tour through our solar system, the Milky Way and to the limits of the visible universe. The show continues through April 28. Shows are 7 p.m. Friday, noon and 3 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3.50 for adults, $3 for seniors and children ages 3 to 12. Group rates are available. For reservations, call 320-6362. Jan. 12 The Dutch Treat Luncheon features Phil Breseden, former Nashville mayor, as guest speaker at 12:30 p.m. at Audubon Cafe, 4002 Park Ave. The meeting is open to the public and parking is free. Upcoming events: Jan. 14 The International Association of Administrative Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn East. Ruth W. Lentz, IJL Wachovia first vice president of investments, will discuss reaching realistic financial expectations. The cost is $18 per person with reservations required. Call Kay Cullen, 683-2220, Ext. 632, or e-mail her at Kcullen@makowsky-ringel.com. Jan. 15 The National Association of Women in Construction will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Dinner is $15. For reservations, call Beverly Wade, 683-8310. Jan. 19 IRIS Chamber Orchestra hosts Kyoko Takezawa, who will play the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, at 8 p.m. in the Germantown Performing Arts Centre. Tickets are $35 and available now. For more information, call 757-7256 or visit www.gpacweb.com. Jan. 24 The Arkansas Bar Association hosts its annual mid-year meeting "Meet Me in Memphis," Jan. 24-26 at the Peabody. The keynote speaker is Tab Turner, an attorney with Turner & Associates, with offices in North Little Rock, Ark., and Dallas. He will speak at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25 on his successful litigation against Ford and Firestone in vehicle rollover cases. Separate early registration for risk management is $70 for members and $130 for non-members. For information, call Vicki Fewell or Virginia Hardgrave, (501) 375-3957. Lick the Toad, an association of local technology professionals, will host a job fair at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Sign up at www.lickthetoad.com/jobfair. Feb. 25 The Tennessee Bar Association is sponsoring the "2002 Update: Preventing Legal Malpractice and Ethics Complaints in Personal Injury and General Practice" seminar from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Fogelman Conference Center and Feb. 26 at the Sheraton Four Points in Jackson, Tenn. The event is approved for three hours of dual continuing legal education credit. For registration information, call (800) 899-6993 or visit www.tba.org/registrar.html.
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