VOL. 126 | NO. 216 | Friday, November 4, 2011
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.
Theatre Memphis will present “A Sondheim Celebration” Friday, Nov. 4, through Nov. 20 at the theater, 630 Perkins Road Extended. The show will include staged numbers from Stephen Sondheim’s productions. An opening night soiree Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. will benefit Theatre Memphis. The party will include a cocktail buffet prior to the show and desserts and champagne following the show. Cost is $85 for season members and $100 for nonmembers. For tickets, call 682-8323 or visit www.theatrememphis.org.
The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar titled “Healthcare Reform: How it Affects You and Your Clients” Tuesday, Nov. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. at the MBA office, 80 Monroe Ave., suite 220. Philip Johnson of Argyle Benefits Consultants will speak. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers who register before Friday, Nov. 4. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers after Friday. To register, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org/cle.
The 15th Annual Race for Grace to benefit the Church Health Center will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m. at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. For more information or to register, visit raceforgrace.racesonline.com.
Literacy Mid-South, Memphis City Schools, United Way and the Urban Youth Initiative will host a mini-conference as part of its Advanced Tutor Training Series Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at Memphis City Schools Teaching & Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave., rooms 115 and 116. To R.S.V.P., email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 327-6000, ext. 1009.
CORRECTION: The Memphis Law Talk in the Thursday, Nov. 3, edition incorrectly identified Joshua Kahane’s employer. He is an attorney with Glankler Brown PLLC. The Daily News regrets the error.