VOL. 125 | NO. 87 | Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its annual conference “The New Nonprofit Sector: Redefined, Retooled and Resilient” Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. Sonal Shah, head of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council’s Office of Social Innovation and Civil Participation, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $65 for students. For reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
The Center City Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0555.
Visible School will present its Spring Ensemble Showcase Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Lifelink Memphis, 1015 S. Cooper St. Music will range from original compositions to covers of Christian rock hits. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Madison Hotel will host Sunset Atop Madison Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hotel’s rooftop, 79 Madison Ave. The after-work event will include a live performance by the Reba Russell Band, a cash bar and a rooftop terrace menu. Admission is $7. For more information, call 333-1200.
Mothers of the NILE will hold a Mother’s Day banquet Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Broad Avenue, 2935 Broad Ave. Dr. Kriner Cash will be the featured speaker. The dinner is open to the public. For reservations, call Veronica Coleman-Davis at 592-5817 or Myra Stiles at 272-3819.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host its 13th Anniversary Party Friday at 5 p.m. at its Downtown location, 130 Peabody Place. There will be live music until 1 a.m. Admission is $3 beginning at 8 p.m. For more information, call 523-8536.
Theatre Memphis will hold its annual fundraising gala “The Emerald Party” Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 630 Perkins Road Extended. The gala will include food, drinks, live and silent auctions and live music. For tickets, call 682-8323.
The Center for Southern Folklore will host an evening with Bobby Rush Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Folklore Hall, 119 S. Main St. General admission is $50 and preferred seating is $100. For more information, call 525-3655.