VOL. 126 | NO. 173 | Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center will host Facing History and Ourselves’ “Choosing to Participate” exhibit Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Nov. 30 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The multimedia exhibit aims to generate conversation about prejudice and injustice and to identify ways to transform the community. Admission is free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present “HobNob: Politics in the Park” Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the AutoZone Park courtyard, 200 Union Ave. Attendees can mingle with elected officials and political candidates and enjoy barbecue and beer. The event is free but space is limited. Registration is due Monday, Sept. 5. To register, contact Beverly Davis at 543-3547 or email@example.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host author discussions Thursday, Sept. 8, and Friday, Sept. 9, at the store, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Dr. Mary C. McDonald, superintendent of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Memphis, will hold a discussion and signing of her book “A History With God” Thursday at 6 p.m. Gen Kelsang Mondrub will lead a discussion about “How to Solve Our Human Problems: The Four Noble Truths” Friday at 6 p.m. For details, call 683-9801.
The Memphis Investors Group will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Real estate investor Dyches Boddiford will present “Entity Structuring for Asset Protection and Minimizing Taxes. Three real estate-related early-bird discussions and networking events will begin at 6 p.m. Cost is free for members and first-time visitors; repeat visitors pay $20. For more information, call MIG at 414-2729 or visit www.memphisinvestorsgroup.com.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Every Good Boy Deserves Favour” Thursday, Sept. 8, through Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Mei-Ann Chen will conduct. Tickets are $35 per person. MSO subscribers receive a $10 discount. For tickets, call Playhouse on the Square at 726-4656.
CORRECTION: The Daily News in an Aug. 31 report incorrectly stated the type of stipend Ballet Memphis founder Dorothy Gunther Pugh received from the National Arts Strategies Chief Executive Program, based on information from a source. Program fellows will be given equal shares of a $250,000 fund, allowing them to collaborate. The Daily News regrets the error.