VOL. 7 | NO. 9 | Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host the “All in for Animals” Texas Hold ’Em charity poker tournament Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at 935 Farm Road. The poker tournament will feature prizes, food, and a beer and bourbon bar. Cost is $50 before Friday, Feb. 21, or $60 at the door. Visit memphishumane.org.
Ballet Memphis will present “World Wonders,” four works featuring a cultural fusion of music, art and dance, Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at balletmemphis.org.
Germantown Community Theatre will present “Boeing Boeing” Friday, Feb. 21, to March 9 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
The College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host an open house for prospective students Friday, Feb. 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Visit uthsc.edu/allied for more information on the program. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 448-2126.
Memphis College of Art will host an opening reception for “Person of Interest,” a juried exhibition of works by current students, Friday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Rust Hall, 1930 Poplar Ave. The exhibit is on display through March 26. Visit mca.edu.
Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will present spark: behind the scenes of “World Wonders,” part of the spark: conversation series, Friday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Attendees will meet the dancers and artistic staff before the 8 p.m. performance. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org.
The University of Memphis will hold the Freedom Ball and Mahogany Awards Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the University Center ballroom, 499 University St. Visit memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs for more information.
Rhodes College will host retired astronaut Winston Scott, presenting “Destination Outer Space,” Friday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu or call 843-3918.
LeMoyne-Owen College will host the fourth annual Harambee Festival Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bruce-Johnson Hall gymnasium on campus, 807 Walker Ave., and an “Owen College Legacy” book-signing with Dr. Miriam DeCosta Willis and other Owen College alumni from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hanson Student Center. Visit loc.edu or call 435-1427.