VOL. 129 | NO. 55 | Thursday, March 20, 2014
Hattiloo Theatre will present “Black Pearl Sings!” Thursday, March 20, to April 6 at the theater, 656 Marshall Ave. Visit hattiloo.org.
National Hispanic Professional Organization Memphis will meet Thursday, March 20, at noon at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Maria Teresa Lensing, vice president of AT&T, and U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will speak. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. Email email@example.com.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Neuroscience Institute and the Urban Child Institute will host Brain Awareness Night, a free community discussion about brain development and its role in children’s health, Thursday, March 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Urban Child Institute, 600 Jefferson Ave. Seating is limited. RSVP at urbanchildinstitute.org/brain-awareness-2014 or 385-4242.
The National Black MBA Association Memphis chapter will hold a social session roundtable titled “Corporate Chess: From Business School to the Boardroom” Thursday, March 20, from 6 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. at the Marriott Memphis East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
The University of Memphis Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities will host a lecture by Stephen Moore, chief economist for the Heritage Foundation, titled “Free Markets and the Modern Political Scene” Thursday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in the University Center Theatre, 499 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for more information.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Art After Dark: A Toast to Spring on Thursday, March 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include music by Sibella and a toast to the flowers of spring at 6:30 p.m. Cost is free with admission. Visit dixon.org.
Rhodes College will host U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander for a book discussion Thursday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hardie Auditorium on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Alexander will discuss “Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal,” along with author Keel Hunt and attorney Lewis R. Donelson III. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
ANF Architects will host an opening reception for “Fly,” artwork by Jimpsie Ayres, Friday, March 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF’s office, 1500 Union Ave. The exhibit will be on display through April 10. Visit anfa.com or call 278-6858.