VOL. 129 | NO. 139 | Friday, July 18, 2014
Stage Door Productions will present a locally inspired production of “Godspell” Friday, July 18, to Sunday, July 20, and July 25-27 at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway. Buy tickets at stagedoormemphis.org.
Tart Memphis will hold an opening for its inaugural art installation, featuring works by Michelle Duckworth, Friday, July 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Tart, 820 S. Cooper St. Visit tartmemphis.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Mighty Mississippi Book Blast, a seven-city book tour featuring eight young-adult genre authors, Friday, July 18, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will feature readings, signings, discussions and prizes. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will feature “Labyrinth” Friday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Crosstown Arts will hold an artist talk with Lester Julian Merriweather Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. at the gallery, 422 N. Cleveland St. Merriweather’s exhibition, “Colossus: New Collage Works” is on display through Aug. 9. Visit crosstownarts.org.
WEVL-FM 89.9 will host the 26th annual Blues on the Bluff Saturday, July 19, on the Metal Museum grounds, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The lineup features the Garry Burnside Band at 6:30 p.m., the Bo-Keys at 7:45 p.m. and the Blind Mississippi Morris Band at 9:35 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the gate. Visit wevl.org.
UCAN of Memphis will hold its Dare 2 Dream teen conference Friday, July 25, and Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The anti-bullying conference will include inspirational speaker presentations, workbooks, snacks and school supplies. Cost is $50; parents are encouraged to attend for no additional cost. Registration deadline is Sunday, July 20. Visit ucanofmemphis.org.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for “Imagination in Metals and Abstracts: Works by Jennifer Hyatt and Rose Sitton” Sunday, July 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Call 458-2521.
The National Association of Women Business Owners, Memphis Chapter will hold “Meet Shelby County Women Candidates,” an after-hours nonpartisan reception, Monday, July 21, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Salsa, 6150 Poplar Ave., suite 129. For details and to RSVP, visit nawbomemphis.org.