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VOL. 122 | NO. 62 | Tuesday, April 3, 2007


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The Design Review Board holds its monthly meeting Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

NASA will host a space exhibition tour titled "The Vision for Space Exploration Experience" Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) at 1254 Jefferson Ave. The exhibit uses holographic and 3-D imagery to show visitors what visiting the surfaces of the moon, Mars and other planets would be like. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.DiscoverMase.org.

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South hosts Talk Shoppe Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Gary Bellanti from Open Road Technologies will be speaking. The event is free. For more information, call 759-1300.

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents "Power Party" Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The party will feature tours of the exhibition "Power Dressing: Men's Fashion and Prestige in Africa," music performances and African food and beverages. For ticket information, call Diane Jalfon at 544-6208.

Howell McQuain Strategies LLC will begin its 2007 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar Series with "Mediating the Significant Case: A Three-Dimensional View" Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon at Lexus of Memphis, 2600 Ridgeway Road. The course is designed for lawyers, insurance and risk management specialists and employers. Registration is $65 and space is limited. Register online at www.howellmcquain.com/seminarregistration. For more information, call 737-0853.

The Leadership Memphis Professional Development Program is being held Thursday. The seminar and breakfast is from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the optional networking lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both events are at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The topic is "Intro to Political Engagement: Supporting More Than a Candidate." Cost is $55 or $80 with the networking lunch. Call 278-0016 for more information.

The Peabody Hotel kicks off its Rooftop Party Season with Ingram Hill Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 149 Union Ave. Admission is $10 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and $15 after 7 p.m. The event will be held every Thursday through Aug. 30.

MO's Music and Art Café hosts the Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp general interest meeting for volunteers Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the café, 3521 Walker Ave. Volunteer training sessions will be held April 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, e-mail sgrrc05@gmail.com or call 324-7892.

The Pink Palace Museum holds its "Inside Africa" exhibit through May 6 at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. "Inside Africa" explores the people, geography, history and traditions of the continent. Admission is $8.25 for adults, $5.75 for children and $7.75 for seniors. For more information, call 320-6362.

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