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VOL. 6 | NO. 18 | Saturday, April 27, 2013


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ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.

The Memphis chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold its 2013 professional development seminar Friday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tickets are $150. Contact Sharon Gardner at sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis will hold its 2013 Tribute Luncheon and Symposium, featuring actress and musician Shoshana Bean, Friday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The Power of the Purse Auction begins at 10 a.m. Tickets are $100. Visit wfgm.org.

Bank On Memphis will hold a financial literacy event Friday, April 26, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Court Square. Representatives from financial institutions and credit-counseling services will be on hand to discuss savings and checking account options, as well as tips for credit repair. Cost is free. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.

Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Friday, April 26, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphis.com for an agenda.

Downtown Memphis Commission and Main Street Apartment Partners LLC will hold the Hotel Chisca Project Launch Party Friday, April 26, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the hotel’s garage space on Main Street near Pontotoc Avenue. Visit downtownmemphis.com.

Memphis Library Foundation will host its Libration spring fundraiser, featuring bestselling author Hampton Sides, Friday, April 26, from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The event will include a buffet, live music, silent auction and disco. Cost is $75. Visit memphislibraryfoundation.org.

March of Dimes will hold its annual March for Babies 4.5-mile walk Saturday, April 27, at 9 a.m. at Shelby Farms Park, 500 N. Pine Lakes Drive. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. Visit marchforbabies.org.

A Main Street to Main Street Multimodal Connector Project design review meeting will be held Monday, April 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. The public can learn about and view designs for the project. Contact Michael Carpenter at michael.carpenter@memphistn.gov or 636-6596.

The Greater Memphis Chamber Small Business Council will host a breakfast seminar titled “Assuring Good Hires and Assessing Workforce Needs” Tuesday, April 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at tlee@memphischamber.com or 543-3571, or visit memphischamber.com.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 30, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will present the State of the County address. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “Green is Groovy” Tuesdays on the Terrace Wine Tasting Tuesday, April 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; advanced registration is required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host its 2013 conference, The Gatekeepers of Philanthropy, Wednesday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1375 E. Massey Road. Tickets are $120 for members, and $160 for nonmembers and walk-up registration. Visit npexcellence.org for a list of speakers.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave. Sherri Henley, founder of Business Over Coffee, will present “How to Use the Power of Collaboration.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.

Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphis.com.

The Apartment Association of Greater Memphis will host a breakfast seminar with attorney David Mendelson Thursday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the association, 5384 Poplar Ave., suite 320. Mendelson will present “FEDs and Collections in Today’s Economy.” Cost is free for members. R.S.V.P. at aagm.org/events or email riggins@aagm.org.

Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, May 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.

The 14th annual On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Fest will be held Friday, April 26, through Sunday, April 28. Films will be screened Friday through Sunday at Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave., and the Music Showcase will take place Saturday and Sunday at Purple Haze Nightclub, 140 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. Visit onlocationmemphis.org for a schedule.

MorGreen Nursery and Landscape will hold Arts in the Garden, benefiting Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center, Friday, April 26, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at MorGreen, 468 U.S. 72. The event will include wine and hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and a silent auction featuring works by local artists and Page Robbins participants. Cost is $25 at the door. Visit morgreenlandscape.com.

The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, April 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email info@southmainmemphis.net.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Daniel Sage as part of its Spring Bistro Music Series Saturday, April 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

The Memphis Acoustic Music Association will host Harpeth Rising Saturday, April 27, at 8 p.m. at Otherlands Coffee Bar, 641 S. Cooper St. Tickets are $12. Call 276-1010.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the documentary “56 Up” Saturday, April 27, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $6 for Brooks members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens will open its “Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris” exhibit Sunday, April 28, at the gallery, 4339 Park Ave. The exhibit, which includes more than 150 drawings, fashion prints and photographs documents French jewelry from Louis XIII to Napoleon, will run through July 21. Visit dixon.org.

Autism Society of the Mid-South will host its 5th annual Art for Autism art show and silent auction Thursday, May 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, 1500 Union Ave. Cost is free for ASMS members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit autismsocietymidsouth.org.

The Circuit Playhouse will present “Time Stands Still” through May 12 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.

The Orpheum Theatre will present “Memphis” through April 28 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.

Germantown Community Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” to April 28 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. For more information, visit germantowncommunitytheatre.org or call 754-2680.

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