VOL. 7 | NO. 50 | Saturday, December 6, 2014
ALIVE Rescue Memphis will host its launch party and Art for Barks live art auction Saturday, Dec. 6, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The event will also include a silent auction and live music. Admission is $12 and includes drinks and appetizers. Visit aliverescuememphis.org.
Literacy Mid-South will hold its annual book sale Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The sale will feature more than 5,000 new books, including hardbounds, softbounds and oversized books. Entry to the preview hour (9 a.m. to 10 a.m.) is $15. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
IRIS Orchestra will present “A Circle of Seasons,” highlighting IRIS’ string players, Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.org.
The Metal Museum will hold its holiday open house Sunday, Dec. 7, from noon to 5 p.m. at 374 Metal Museum Drive. Attendees can enjoy cider, live music and workshops while browsing unique gifts. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for works by Bartlett Art Association members Sunday, Dec. 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 30. Visit wkno.org or call 458-2521.
Beth Sholom Synagogue will present Acoustic Sunday Live, featuring Rodney Crowell with Eliza Gilkyson and Gretchen Peters, Sunday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at Beth Shalom, 6675 Humphreys Blvd. General admission is $39; supporter tickets are $100. Visit bsholom.org or call 683-3591.
Luna Nova Music will hold its winter concert Monday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1720 Peabody Ave. Admission is free. Visit lunanova.org or call 493-0958
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. CPA Garrett Surles will present “It’s Not Too Late – Year-End Tax Tips.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold its 10th annual Holiday Friend Raiser Thursday, Dec. 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at LRoss Gallery, 5040 Sanderlin Ave. The event will include food, drinks, live music and door prizes. Cost in advance is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers; cost for walk-ups is $25. Everyone is asked to bring a new, unwrapped teddy bear to donate. RSVP at sms-midsouth.org.