VOL. 130 | NO. 38 | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Rhodes College will host writer and translator Sarah Ruden for its annual Batey Lecture Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Ruden will present “Divine Comedy, Earlier Than You Think: Vergil, Augustine, the Bible.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold a roundtable with Lorene Rostig, director of the experts division at The Selling Agency, Thursday, Feb. 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “Be the Expert: Four Ways to Use Your Expertise and Credibility to Make You a Magnet for Customers.” Cost for members is $10; cost for nonmembers is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The Daily News will host the 2015 Women & Business Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Feb. 26, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Brooks Museum auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will be followed by a wine-and-cheese reception with the panelists. Tickets are $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
Fox & Hound in Cordova will host a celebration to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Thursday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 819 Exocet Drive. Guests can enjoy a complimentary sampling of Fox & Hound’s signature dishes, $4 signature cocktails and $2 draft beer. Fox & Hound will donate 10 percent of the day’s sales to Ronald McDonald House. Visit foxandhound.com.
The Metal Museum will host a lecture by “Tributaries” artist Susie Ganch Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Memphis College of Art Callicott Auditorium, 1930 Poplar Ave. Ganch, an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, will speak about her sculptural practice. Visit metalmuseum.org.
RiverPAC in West Memphis will host the Memphis Wind Symphony (formerly known as River City Concert Band) with special guest the Marion High School Chamber Choir Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Auditorium at RiverPAC, 228 W. Polk Ave. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Visit riverpac.org.
Stax Music Academy will present “The Art of Healing,” an original production in celebration of Black History Month, Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Tickets are $10 at minglewoodhall.com and at the door. Visit staxmusicacademy.com.