VOL. 129 | NO. 221 | Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Harold Graeter, associate executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, will present “Selling the College Football Bowl Experience.” Cost for nonmembers is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
ULI Memphis will present “Moving With the Current: A Discussion of Mid-South Real Estate Trends” Thursday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The annual state-of-the-industry event will include a 2015 economic forecast for the Mid-South, Site Selector report and more. Cost is free for ULI Memphis members. Visit memphis.uli.org.
The Cotton Museum will hold a cocktail hour and book talk with R. Scott Williams, author of “The Forgotten Adventures of Richard Halliburton: A High-Flying Life from Tennessee to Timbuktu” Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is free. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will present “You Be the Judge,” a mock trial that explores what would have happened if James Earl Ray had stood trial for the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Ballet Memphis and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host their first collaborative “spark” event Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stax, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Panelists Ekundayo Bandele of Hattiloo Theatre, Elizabeth Mensah of Ballet Memphis and Justin Merrick of Stax Music Academy will discuss the importance of art in our lives and city. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org/spark for details.
Rhodes College will host James D. LeSueur for a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “Between Terror and Democracy” Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. LeSueur is a professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and is currently producing a documentary on the Algerian civil war. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.