VOL. 119 | NO. 213 | Monday, November 21, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Cannon Center Hosts Thanksgiving Extravaganza
The Germantown Chamber of Commerce hosts a home tour meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the chamber, located at 2195 S. Germantown Road. Call 755-1200 for more information.
Viking Culinary Arts Center presents "Cooking Class: Chocolate Workshop" from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the center, 119 S. Main St., sixth floor. Cost is $79. Call 578-5822 to register.
The Moscow Ballet presents its version of "The Nutcracker" at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Ticket prices range from $25 to $65. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 525-1515.
The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts hosts a Thanksgiving Musical Extravaganza at 8 p.m. at 255 N. Main St. The event features performances by Lalah Hathaway, Peabo Bryson and Norman Brown & Everette Harp. Ticket prices start at $39. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 525-1515 for ticket information.
The Orpheum Theatre hosts The Boys Choir of Harlem at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, located at the corner of Main and Beale streets. The choir performs an eclectic arrangement of Christmas spirituals and gospel selections, as well as some popular Christmas favorites. Call 525-3000 for ticket information.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "The Three F's of the New Starting Point Program" from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Visit www.maar.org to register.
Calvary Episcopal Church hosts Teresa Pate & The Carl Wolfe Orchestra at 12:05 p.m. at the church, 102 N. Second St. The free concert is part of Calvary & The Arts 2005. A lunch of chicken primavera prepared by Calvary executive chef Emmett Bell follows the concert for $6. Lunch tickets are available at the door. Call 525-6602.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts "Cool Tools for Realtors" from 10 a.m. to noon at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. For details, call 818-2455 or visit www.maar.org.
Up 'til Dawn, a student organization based at the University of Memphis, presents a fund-raising dinner for Up 'til Dawn - an annual event that benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Faulkner Lounge on the third floor of the U of M University Center. Cost is $5, and all proceeds benefit St. Jude. Contact Skip Burchett at (931) 801-6476 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Rhodes College presents a panel discussion on "Stem Cell Research: Scientific, Religious and Ethical Perspectives" at 5:30 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on Rhodes' campus, 2000 North Parkway. For more information, contact Steven Haynes at email@example.com.
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. at the Gaisman Community Center, 4221 Macon Road. The topic of the meeting is "MLGW Energy Saving Tips, Winter Bill Preparation." Contact Sandy Rutherford at 576-6795.
Rhodes College presents "La Caja Misteriosa (The Mysterious Box)" at 7 p.m. through Dec. 3 at the McCoy Theatre on Rhodes' campus, 2000 North Parkway. Admission is free. The production is performed in Spanish, but the familiarity of the characters and physical humor will make the presentation "readable" to all attendees. Call 843-3470.
The Tennessee State Workforce Development Board meets from 8 a.m. to noon at the Franklin Marriott-Cool Springs, located at 700 Cool Springs Blvd. in Nashville. For more information, call (800) 255-5872.