VOL. 130 | NO. 11 | Friday, January 16, 2015
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host an opening reception for “Earthbound Treasures: New Works by Tiffany Myers Foss and Katie Dann” Friday, Jan. 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The exhibition will be on display through Feb. 13. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Pink Palace Museum will present the Science of Beer Friday, Jan. 16, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Learn the physics of beer while tasting beers from local professional and home brewers. Chili bar will be provided. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers and $15 for designated drivers. Visit memphismuseums.org.
Shelby County Schools will host CONNECT Mentoring pre-service training Saturday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walker Ave. The program pairs mentors with students in grades 6-12 for weekly sessions to develop life skills. Advanced registration is required for the training. Fill out an online application at scsk12.org or contact Jaques Hamilton at 901-416-6894.
David Lusk Gallery will host a talk with Jerry and Terry Lynn Saturday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The twin brothers’ exhibit, “Brother’s Keeper,” is on display through Jan. 31. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
BRIDGES will host Youth Ignite Memphis on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the BRIDGES Center, 477 N. Fifth St. Student presenters will use five-minute PowerPoint presentations to pitch ideas on how to make their community better, and winners will receive $200 to kick-start their initiatives. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit bridgesusa.org/youthignite to register.
Memphis College of Art will host an opening reception for Ben Utigard’s “Lost the Map” Saturday, Jan. 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Alumni Gallery in Rust Hall, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit mca.edu.
National Civil Rights Museum will hold its annual King Day Celebration Monday, Jan. 19, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Live performances will be featured throughout the day on the outdoor Founders Park stage. Museum admission is $5; $3 with the donation of a canned or nonperishable item; or free with a donation of a pint of blood to Lifeblood. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.