VOL. 126 | NO. 44 | Friday, March 4, 2011
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Philip Johnson and Tom Merriam, partners at Argyle Benefits Consultants, will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
Gallery Fifty Six will host a reception for artist Madison Sherman’s “Back to Canvas” Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 2256 Central Ave. Sherman’s work can be viewed Wednesday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 276-1251 or visit www.galleryfiftysix.com.
Memphis City School Board member Kenneth Whalum Jr. will hold his second town hall meeting for Memphis City School teachers Friday at 5:30 p.m. at 3084 Southern Ave. Teachers, parents and students are encouraged to attend.
The Eclectic Eye will present the exhibit “Spaces Between” by Lanie Smith Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its store, 242 S. Cooper St. The artists’ work will be on display though Apr. 20. For more information, call 276-3937 or visit www.eclectic-eye.com.
The Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present The Second City’s 50th Anniversary Tour Friday at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $25, $30 and $35. For tickets, call 751-7500 or visit www.gpacweb.com.
WEVL FM 89.9 will present its 2011 spring concert Friday at 10 p.m. at Hi-Tone Cafe, 1913 Poplar Ave. Harlan T. Bobo and Holly and The Heathens featuring Holly Cole will perform. Admission is $10 at the door. Proceeds will support WEVL 89.9. To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.hitonememphis.com.
Visible School will kick off its Professional Development Series Saturday at 10 a.m. at the college, 1015 S. Cooper St. The educational program will focus on business skills for musicians. The event is free. To register, contact Crystal Bergman at 381-3939 or email@example.com.
WKNO will present Tavis Smiley: Changing the World One Conversation at a Time Saturday at 11 a.m. at the University Theater on the campus of Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Smiley will take part in a community discussion. Tickets are $15 for WKNO members and $20 for nonmembers. For tickets, contact Sally Stover at 729-8719 or firstname.lastname@example.org.