VOL. 127 | NO. 43 | Friday, March 2, 2012
eighty3 will host an evening of free tastings for Memphis food- and beverage-industry service staff Sunday, March 4, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the restaurant, 83 Madison Ave. Only 30 reservations will be accepted each Sunday. Email full name and place of employment to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Friday, March 2. Events in the four-week tasting series are limited to one per person.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, March 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. LaVonnie Perry Claybon, director of Mid-South Access Center for Technology, will speak. To reserve a place, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.
Rhodes College will host a lecture by East Carolina University Economics professor Dr. Randall E. Parker Friday, March 2, at 4 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall. The lecture, titled “Today’s Economy: Why Are We Here and Where’s the Exit,” is free and open to the public.
The Eclectic Eye will host an opening reception for the art exhibit “Studio Drama” by Lynn Whitson Friday, March 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Midtown location, 242 S. Cooper St. The artwork will be on exhibit through April 18. For more information, call 276-3937.
The Brooks Museum League will hold its “Celebrities on Canvas” fundraiser Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $75 per person and proceeds benefit the museum. For more information, visit www.brooksmuseumleague.org.
The Exchange Club Family Center will hold its annual Hands of Hope Auction Party Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at The Columns at One Commerce Square. The evening will include silent and live auctions, live music, an interactive light show, dancing, gourmet food stations and a cash bar. Cost is $90 per person and $160 per couple. For tickets, call 276-2200.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host an art opening for the exhibit “So Memphis and Garden Series – Two Exhibits by Kay Coop” Sunday, March 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibit will run through March 29. For more information, call 458-2521.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, March 6, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Allen Godfrey, executive director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.