VOL. 117 | NO. 42 | Friday, February 28, 2003
Artwork by Wess Loudenslager will be on display at the Greater Memphis
Arts Council, 8 S
An exhibition of artwork by Wess Loudenslager begins today
at the Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St. GMAC will host a reception
for the artist from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Angel Series deals with the human figure with a
combination of emotion and detachment. The acrylic on canvas paintings play
tricks on the eye, causing the viewer to think at first glance of a collage.
The exhibit, which runs through May 16, is part of a series
sponsored by the Memphis Arts Council and the UrbanArt Commission. The series
has focused primarily on emerging artists in the community, as well as seasoned
artists whose work is not frequently exhibited. For information, call Elizabeth
Belly Dance Basics, a low impact workout that improves
flexibility and coordination, runs from noon to 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday at the
Pyramid Center for World Dance, 5384 Poplar Ave., Suite 100.
The class also is offered Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For information or to obtain a class schedule, call 682-2476 or visit
Ave Maria Foundation of Memphis will host its third annual
gala, An Intimate Evening with Karla Bonoff, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the
Siena Performing Arts Center on the St. Agnes/St. Dominic School campus.
Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by calling
386-3211. All proceeds benefit the foundation, which supports the Ave Maria
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women presents a free
community seminar, Managing Pain Before It Manages You, from 6:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the hospitals classrooms, 6225 Humphreys Blvd.
The seminar is part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library
Seminar Series, which addresses health and wellness issues. Reservations are
required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling 227-8478.
The National Education Association is sponsoring Read Across
America 2003. The event, set for Monday, is a national celebration of the
written word and a time to remind Americans to pick up a book and read with a
The event marks the birthday of the late Theodor Geisel,
better known as Dr. Seuss.
For information about Read Across America, visit