VOL. 128 | NO. 7 | Thursday, January 10, 2013
Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. in the Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. Civil rights activist Ann Sullivan will speak, and the Memphis Police Department Peacemakers will sing. Visit rhodes.edu or cbu.edu.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the British Arrows Awards Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the museum, 1930 Poplar Ave. Tickets, which include admission to Brooks’ Mod Party from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., are $25 for members of the museum or the Memphis Advertising Federation and $30 for nonmembers. Additional screenings are Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. Cost is $6 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Memphis Cash Mob will host its monthly cash mob Saturday, Jan. 12, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The program drives customers to a locally owned small business, and attendees are asked to spend about $20. The bookstore will donate a portion of proceeds to Project Green Fork. Visit memphiscashmob.org.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and the Russian Cultural Center of Memphis will host a two-day law workshop on prospects and challenges for Russian-American bilateral trade and cultural exchange Sunday, Jan. 13, at the cultural center, 509 S. Main St., and Monday, Jan. 14, at the law school, 1 N. Front St. The event aims to bring together American and Russian academics, policymakers and business leaders. Visit memphis.edu/law for details.
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Pamela D. Pitts, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed Inc., will discuss financial planning and investments. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at email@example.com or 752-6213.
Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will host King’s Living Memorial, part of the free 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration series, Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rhodes College Lynx Lair, 2000 North Parkway. Rhodes community members will read from King’s works. Visit rhodes.edu or cbu.edu.