VOL. 126 | NO. 214 | Wednesday, November 2, 2011
WKNO-FM will premiere a series by news director Candice Ludlow that will address the issue of gangs in Memphis Wednesday, Nov. 2. The series will air in the morning during “Morning Edition” over the next several weeks. The series examines the Street Crimes Unit program through the eyes of Shelby County Sheriff Sergeant Charles Eldridge, who leads the unit. The program is working to eliminate the presence of gangs and drugs on Memphis’ streets. Morning Edition airs from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekday mornings.
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Keep Your Family Safe at Home and at Work During the Holidays” Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The 2011 Calvary & the Arts Concert Series will continue Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 12:05 p.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St. Maria Spence will perform. The concerts, which run every Wednesday through Dec. 7, last about 45 minutes and are followed by a $5 light lunch. For more information, visit www.calvarymemphis.org/calvarythearts.
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 5 p.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
Rhodes College will host composer Jennifer Hidgon, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. Higdon will discuss the adventures of a composer as well as what it’s like to live as an artist in the 21st century and to win a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy award. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Rhodes department of music at 843-3775.
Leadership Memphis will host an information session about its fellows program Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Junior League, 3475 Central Ave. For more information or to register, email Rod Moses at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art will kickoff its annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. with a lecture and book-signing by architect Russell Versaci, followed by a social at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The meeting will continue Friday, Nov. 4, with these events: a tour of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St., led by Bill Nixon of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, at 10 a.m.; lunch with a presentation by Paul Gunther, ICAA president, at the Rendezvous at 11:30 a.m.; and a lecture by historian Francis Marrone at the Madison Hotel at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, call Mark McClure of Menzer McClure Architects at 767-6640 or visit www.tennesseeclassicist.org.