VOL. 129 | NO. 21 | Friday, January 31, 2014
Network of Memphis will meet Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Dixie Cafe, 4699 Poplar Ave. The women’s networking organization will host Mark Dean, executive director and CEO of Volunteer Mid-South. RSVP at networkmemphis.org by Friday, Jan. 31, at noon.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Incognito Art Gala and Silent Auction Friday, Jan. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The auction features anonymous, original works by 100 Mid-South artists. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Call 636-4131 or visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Jan. 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email email@example.com.
Memphis College of Art will host an opening reception for “herstories,” featuring works by regional female artists, Friday, Jan. 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Hyde Gallery, 477 S. Main St. Visit mca.edu.
Painted Planet Artspace will host its grand reopening Friday, Jan. 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 1015 S. Cooper St. The event will spotlight Anne Enoch’s “Anne’s World” show and live music by The Delta Project. Cost is free.
The University of Memphis will host its Black History Month opening ceremony and presentation of the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. James L. Netters Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Visit memphis.edu for a schedule of other Black History Month activities.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present Opus One with Big Star Friday, Jan. 31, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at New Daisy Theatre, 330 Beale St. Jody Stephens, the last surviving original member, will join the symphony for a Big Star salute. Tickets are $25. Visit memphissymphony.org.
Voices of the South will present “Prison Stories VIII,” a performance of work written by women serving time in the Shelby County jail, Friday, Jan. 31, through Sunday, Feb. 2, at TheatreSouth, 1000 S. Cooper St. Tickets are a $20 suggested donation. Visit voicesofthesouth.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel 5 Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. The concert will spotlight classical Spanish melodies with a jazz flair. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.