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VOL. 116 | NO. 173 | Friday, September 6, 2002

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An opening reception for local artists Elizabeth Alley and Mary Reed is 6 p

An opening reception for local artists Elizabeth Alley and Mary Reed is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Perry Nicole Fine Art in Chickasaw Oaks Plaza, 3092 Poplar Ave. The exhibition continues through Sept. 30.

 

U.S. Rep. Ed Bryant is the speaker at the Dutch Treat Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at John Willinghams, 2750 S. Perkins Road.

 

Three diverse exhibits open Sept. 14 at the Art Museum at the University of Memphis. The opening reception for each is 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, with Floyd Newsum Jr.s gallery talk at 6 p.m. regarding his exhibit Magic in Red and Blue. Hannelore Barons Fragments Shored Against Ruins features more than 60 pieces featuring collages and box assemblages. While both have been widely exhibited, the collages have been more reproduced. The ArtLab will show Kim Beck: Coordinates, incorporating projected video and large-scale wall drawings. Beck will give a gallery talk at 1 p.m. Sept. 26 in the museum. The shows continue through Nov. 2.

 

The Cardiac Care Center at Saint Francis Hospital is hosting two events designed to help Memphians reduce their risk of heart disease and heart attacks. The hospital has scheduled four half-days of heart health screenings, as well as a free cardiac care seminar series. The heart health screenings include an EKG, blood sugar, cholesterol and blood checks for $25. Limited space is available between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, and Sept. 26-27. The free cardiac care center seminar series features six Saint Francis cardiologists and occurs twice a day on consecutive Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday. Seating is limited. Call 765-1879 for reservations.

 

Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Standing in the Rainbow, is the guest for the taping of Book Talk for WYPL 89.3 FM, at 10 a.m. Monday at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Book Talk is a nationally syndicated program.

 

The Memphis YMCA Community Action Program received a $20,000 grant from the Division of Public Services and Neighborhoods of the City of Memphis. The grant provides operating funds for the Y-CAP program that focuses on the reduction and prevention of crimes among youth. Y-CAP, a branch of the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South, provides rehabilitation and other services for first-time youth offenders and their families.

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