VOL. 126 | NO. 215 | Thursday, November 3, 2011
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.
WKNO-TV Channel 10 will present a half-hour preview show for the WKNO Holiday Auction Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. The preview will feature some of the items and services up for bid at www.wkno.org during the auction. The online auction, featuring more than 150 items, will run Thursday, Nov. 3, through Nov. 30. All proceeds will benefit WKNO. Bidders who are unable to bid online can call 452-3344.
The 14th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival will be held Thursday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 6, with screenings at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St., Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave., and The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. For a list of films, show times and tickets, call 214-5171 or visit www.indiememphis.com.
The University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts will recognize filmmaker and writer William Bearden with its 2011 Distinguished Achievement Award in Creative and Performing Arts Friday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the Rendezvous, 52 S. Second St. Tickets are $50 per person and $400 for a table of eight. For more information or tickets, call Patty Bladon at 678-4372 or Sara Rose at 678-5086.
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Nov. 4, from 11:45 to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Pierre Landaiche, general manager of the Cook Convention Center, will speak. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To register, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.