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VOL. 6 | NO. 19 | Saturday, May 4, 2013


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In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Nate Silver’s book “The Signal and The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t” Friday, May 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at lnlsignalnoise-rss.eventbrite.com.

Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival will be held Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5, at Tom Lee Park, on Riverside Drive Downtown. Single-day tickets start at $35. Visit memphisinmay.org for a lineup.

Greater Memphis Chamber will host “A Conversation With … Jack Sammons,” chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, Friday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The talk is titled “A New Era for Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority.” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Buy tickets at memphischamber.com.

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis will honor Rev. J. Terry Steib for 20 years of service as bishop of the diocese Sunday, May 5, at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1695 Central Ave. Call 373-1200.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, May 7, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Jeremy Park, director of the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club, will discuss corporate philanthropy and community building. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave. Duane McCrory of Top Quality Service Heating & Air will present “Getting the Best Benefits From Your Heating/Air System.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a hip- and knee-replacement information class Wednesday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. Cost is free. Call 516-5639 to register.

The Mid-South Association of Contingency Planners will meet Wednesday, May 8, at noon in Fountain Room 350 in The University of Memphis University Center, 499 University St. U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton will present “Fighting Domestic and International Acts of Terrorism.” Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. R.S.V.P. to programs@msacp.org.

The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. [SPEAKER INFO] Registration, which includes dinner, begins at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Register at pmimemphis.org.

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, May 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Larry Jensen, president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to info@nhpomemphis.us or 466-6476.

The American Payroll Association Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Philip Babin of CBIZ MHM Thompson Dunavant will discuss payroll accounting. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.

Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party Thursday, May 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will include food from the Memphis Food Truckers Alliance, music and a cash bar. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Kevin and Bethany Paige will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.

The Metal Museum will host an opening reception for Tributaries: Gabriel Craig Friday, May 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Visit metalmuseum.org.

Memphis Black Arts Alliance will present Soulsville on Fire Saturday, May 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at FireHouse Community Arts Center, 985 S. Bellevue Blvd. The open house will include free arts master classes, a film festival, a musical instrument petting zoo and more. Cost is free. Email mbaafirehouse@gmail.com or call 948-9522.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present Symphony in the Gardens Saturday, May 4, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. The Memphis Symphony League will also host its annual picnic contest. Tickets are $12 for Dixon members and MSO subscribers, and $20 for nonmembers. Visit memphissymphony.org.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Josh Threlkeld as part of its Spring Bistro Music Series Saturday, May 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

IRIS Orchestra will present “Beethoven Revelations,” featuring pianist Jeffrey Kahane, Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $55. Visit irisorchestra.com.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host a private winemaker dinner, part of the 2013 Memphis Wine + Food Series, Thursday, May 9, at 6 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The event will include select winemakers and wines paired with dishes prepared by local chefs. Tickets are $1,000, which includes entry to Vin-A-Que on Friday, May 10, and the Brooks’ Grand Auction on Saturday, May 11. Visit memphiswineandfoodseries.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.

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