VOL. 129 | NO. 18 | Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company will present “Romeo and Juliet” Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at tnshakespeare.org.
Rhodes College will present “Monsieur Lazhar” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/tournees for upcoming films.
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Wicked” Wednesday, Jan. 29, through Sunday, Feb. 16, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. The topic is “Mastermind Principle: Based on the book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Anthem Career College, 5865 Shelby Oaks Drive. Visit redcross.org for eligibility guidelines and appointments.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Virginia Stallworth, associate director of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, will discuss child sexual abuse prevention and response. Visit phelpssecurity.com.
Literacy is Key: A Book and Author Affair, sponsored by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma, will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The program will feature W. Bruce Cameron, Joshilyn Jackson and Molly Crosby. Tickets start at $45; proceeds benefit First Book Mid-South. Visit memphiskkg.org.
Christian Brothers University will host a panel discussion titled “Let’s Talk About Race” Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. in Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. A diverse panel of CBU students will discuss their lives, share insights and dispel myths. Cost is free. Visit cbu.edu.
Ardent Studios will host a music industry mixer Thursday, Jan. 30, at 5:30 p.m. at Ardent, 2000 Madison Ave. The event is open to musicians, students and music industry service providers. Visit ardentstudios.com.