VOL. 8 | NO. 10 | Saturday, February 28, 2015
Leadership Memphis will host its 2015 Leadership Awards Luncheon Wednesday, March 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Awardees Pat Halloran, Brian Stephens and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare will be honored for empowering the community and making a positive impact in the Mid-South. Tickets are $50. Visit leadershipmemphis.org.
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 a 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.
Rhodes College will host physicist and author Brian Greene as part of its Communities in Conversation series Thursday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Greene will present “The Cosmos: From the Big Bang to the End of Time.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.