VOL. 130 | NO. 40 | Friday, February 27, 2015
South Main Trolley Night will be held Friday, Feb. 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Visit gosouthmain.com/trolley-night.html for details.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host jazz pianist Shelly Berg as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Playback Memphis will kick off its 2015 Memphis Matters performance series with shows Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, at 7:30 p.m. on the TheatreSouth stage inside First Congregational Church, 1000 Cooper St. In Memphis Matters, the audience shares stories of their lives in the Mid-South, then watch as Playback’s actors interpret it through experimental theater, movement and improvised music. Tickets are $15. Visit playbackmemphis.org.
Sole to Soul, a soul brunch and shoe fashion show benefiting Christ Community Health Services, will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Propcellar, 2585 Summer Ave. The VIP Sister Reception begins at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $75. Visit christcommunityhealth.org.
Susan G. Komen Memphis-Midsouth will host Rock the Ribbon Saturday, Feb. 28, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Germantown Great Hall, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The dance party fundraiser will feature silent auction, appetizers and drinks, and music by Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster. Tickets start at $40. Visit komenmemphis.org.
The Exchange Club Family Center will hold its annual Hands of Hope Auction Party Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The event will feature silent and live auction, live music, dancing and gourmet food stations. Tickets are $100. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-276-2200.
The Memphis BoyChoir, Memphis GirlChoir and Tony Thomas Trio present “An Afternoon of Jazz at Saint John’s Episcopal Church” Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m. at St. John’s, 3245 Central Ave. The program will feature jazz standards and Broadway tunes. Admission is a freewill offering to benefit the Memphis BoyChoir. Visit memphisboychoir.org.
Memphis Heritage Inc. will present its 2015 Preservation Series, “Memphis: Movie Hub of the Mid-South,” Mondays March 2-30 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at MHI, 2282 Madison Ave. Registration for the five-part series is $50 for members and $65 for nonmembers; individual presentation tickets are not available. Register at memphisheritage.org/preservation-series-2015 or call 901-272-2727.