VOL. 129 | NO. 181 | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Phil Trenary, president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber, will present “Selling Memphis: locally, nationally and internationally.” Cost for nonmembers is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Rhodes College will host a lecture by author Theresa Johnson titled “Beyond ‘Getting Along’: Mutual Pasts, Spatial Soundscapes and Radical Futures of Black and Brown Communities” Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. For more information, email email@example.com.
Eyewear Gallery will hold free vision screenings for kids Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18-19, at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. The screenings, which are meant to help end learning disability misdiagnoses, will continue Thursdays and Fridays through September. Call 763-2020 for details.
AIA Memphis will host its Third Thursday Lecture on Local Design on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers; RSVP required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhodes College will host a brown bag lecture with Regina Bradley, a researcher of African-American culture, Thursday, Sept. 18, at 12:30 p.m. in Frazier Jelke B at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. For more information, email email@example.com.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water board will meet Thursday, Sept. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for “All Over the Place: The Photography of Willy Bearden” Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition will be on display through Sept. 26. Visit wkno.org or call 458-2521.
Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will present a screening of “Mud” Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. Admission is free; wine and food included. Visit balletmemphis.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Reed Farrel Coleman for a discussion and signing of Robert B. Parker’s “Blind Spot” Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.