VOL. 129 | NO. 19 | Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis is seeking Feb. 2 Home Team Huddle party hosts. Participants will host a “Super Sunday” party in their homes, businesses, schools or churches and collect donations for Memphis Habitat during halftime. Hosts who sign up by Thursday, Jan. 30, will receive a party pack with posters, supplies and promotion ideas. For more info, visit memphishabitat.com/hometeamhuddle or call 322-3517.
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Wicked” Wednesday, Jan. 29, through Sunday, Feb. 16, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for showtimes.
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.
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.
Rhodes College will present “La Pirogue” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Wednesday, Jan. 29, 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.
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 and dispel myths. Cost is free. Visit cbu.edu.
Rhodes College will host a lecture by Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor for The New Yorker, Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Mankoff will offer an insider’s look at cartooning and what makes a good cartoon work. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.