VOL. 128 | NO. 214 | Friday, November 1, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will kick off its 2013-2014 family series with “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Rhodes College will present “Anton in Show Business” Friday, Nov. 1, Saturday, Nov. 2, and Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 in the McCoy Theatre on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Visit rhodes.edu/mccoy for times and ticket information.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will hold an opening reception for “Dream Escapes: Paintings by Jennifer Goss,” Friday, Nov. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band will perform a benefit concert for U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christian Brown Friday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Funds will go to Operation CB to support building a “smart home” for Brown. Visit operationcb.com.
GEEKmemphis will host the TechCamp Memphis 2013 technology, social and online marketing conference Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove. Admission is pay what you can. Register at techcampmemphis.com.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will hold its Day of the Dead Fiesta Saturday, Nov. 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Brooks, 1934 Poplar Ave. The event will include music, Latin cuisine, and art demonstrations. Tickets are $50 for Brooks members and $55 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services will hold the seventh annual SPAYtacular Gala and Silent Auction Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. Tickets are $40. Visit spaymemphis.org.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale will present Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The Memphis BoyChoir, Memphis GirlChoir, Germantown Chorus and Bartlett High Chorale will also perform. Tickets are $23. Visit memphissymphony.org.
Lindenwood Christian Church will present “‘Curtain Up!’ with Chris and Friends,” a benefit concert for the Church Health Center, Sunday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Lindenwood sanctuary, 2400 Union Ave. Lindenwood organist Chris Nemec and Memphis actors and singers will perform Broadway hits. Tickets are $15. Visit lindenwoodcc.com.