VOL. 8 | NO. 51 | Saturday, December 12, 2015
Stax Music Academy will perform its holiday concert, “Home for the Holidays,” Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door; children under 16 are free. Call 901-946-2535, ext. 250, to buy tickets.
Buckman Performing Arts Center will host the Roudnev Youth Ballet for performances of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 12, at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. at 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
Annesdale Park Gallery will host an opening reception for “Bedford-Stuyvesant Comes to Memphis,” photography by Russell Frederick, on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the gallery, 1290 Peabody Ave. The exhibition is on display through Jan. 12. Visit theannesdaleparkgallery.com.
Germantown Symphony Orchestra and Germantown Chorus will present their holiday concert Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Wolf River Singers will present two holiday concerts this weekend. The first is Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 190 Adams Ave.; the second is Sunday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. at Collierville Presbyterian Church, 202 W. Poplar Ave. Tickets are $12.50 at the door or wolfriversingers.org.
Metal Museum will host an opening reception for the 2015 Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition exhibition Sunday, Dec. 13, from noon to 5 p.m. at 374 Metal Museum Drive. The show runs through March 13 and marks the first time the traveling exhibition of prize-winning artwork has come to the U.S. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for its exhibition of works by members of the Bartlett Art Association on Sunday, Dec. 13, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Call 901-458-2521 or visit wkno.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for Stephanie Wexler’s “uRbanRuraLandscapes” Sunday, Dec. 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Wexler’s works will be on display through Jan. 4. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Dec. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. University of Alabama wide receivers coach Billy Napier is the guest speaker. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.