VOL. 129 | NO. 182 | Thursday, September 18, 2014
Rhodes College will present the Rhodes Less Traveled: New and Experimental Music Festival Thursday, Sept. 18, and Friday, Sept. 19. Events include open air concerts both days at noon on the Briggs North Patio at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway; a concert with new music from modern-day composers Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.; and new music for orchestra and winds Friday at 7:30 at Evergreen. Visit rhodes.edu/mccoy for details.
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. 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.
Rhodes College will host a conversation with Theresa Johnson, author of “Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity,” and Regina Bradley, a researcher of African-American culture, Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host author Tavis Smiley for a discussion and book signing of “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year” Friday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Line tickets are required. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Church Health Center Wellness Gallery will hold an opening reception for Emily Ozier’s art show Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 1115 Union Ave. The exhibit runs through Oct. 20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit emyoart.com.
City Auto will host the second annual Madison Hargrove Memorial Blood Drive with Lifeblood Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Auto, 4932 Elmore Road. Grizzlies player Mike Conley will be on hand for autographs and pictures from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit lifeblood.org or call 888-LIFEBLOOD for more information.