VOL. 130 | NO. 69 | Thursday, April 9, 2015
Germantown Community Theatre and All Children’s Theatre will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Thursday, April 9, through April 26 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org or 901-937-3023.
Opera Memphis will host the third Midtown Opera Festival Thursday, April 9, through April 19, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The festival will feature three operas: “Glory Denied” (April 9, 11), “Mamelle de Tiresias” (April 10, 18) and “Dido & Aeneas” (April 17, 18). For details and a list of other festival events, visit operamemphis.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a book talk with John Avery Emison, author of “The Martin Luther King Congressional Cover-Up: The Railroading of James Earl Ray,” Thursday, April 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hooks-Hyde Hall at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
The Circuit Playhouse will present the regional premiere of “Tribes” Friday, April 10, to May 3, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
Tennessee Human Rights Commission will host the West Tennessee Fair Housing Celebration Friday, April 10, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Bryan Greene, the general deputy assistant secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit tn.gov/humanrights/events.html.
Church Health Center will hold Walking as One, its annual 1.5-mile walk celebrating wellness in action in Memphis, Saturday, April 11, at 9 a.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Registration is free, but fundraising opportunities are available. Visit walkingasone.org or call 901-272-7170.
Memphis Area Legal Services and the Memphis Bar Association will hold a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
MEMFix: The Pinch will be held Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along North Main Street between Jackson and Overton avenues. The event will feature pop-up shops, streetscape improvements, live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Admission is free; families and pets are welcome. Visit memfix.org.