VOL. 128 | NO. 121 | Friday, June 21, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present “The Color Purple” Friday, June 21, through July 14 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
Red Rover Sales & Marketing will present “Selling Through Discovery” Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Red Rover, 415 S. Front St., suite 121. Ty Skinner, director of client service, will discuss how to speak to discern buyers’ needs and find solutions. Cost is $199; space is limited. Visit redrovercompany.com.
Eyewear Gallery will host free learner’s permit and driver’s license vision screenings Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. at 763-2020.
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Friday, June 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Playhouse rooftop, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit the Overton Park Conservancy. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
Memphis Black Arts Alliance’s Jazz-A-Fire and Juneteenth Jazz will honor seven internationally acclaimed African-American jazz musicians from Memphis Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. at the Historical Daisy on Beale Street, 329 Beale St. Tickets are $25 for arts alliance members and $35 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to the arts alliance at 948-9522.
Southerland Place Germantown is hosting a free VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at 7701 Poplar Ave. The workshop is for wartime veterans or their surviving spouses who live in assisted-living facilities. Jim Austin of Veterans Financial Inc. will present. Seating is limited; call 752-8444 to reserve a spot.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Jeanne Simmons, Beverly Vance and Howard Vance as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, June 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will host a benefit performance of “The Color Purple” for SRVS Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Preview party begins at 1:30 p.m. Visit srvs.org for details; buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Talk Shoppe will hold a patriotic-themed networking party Wednesday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.