VOL. 130 | NO. 136 | Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, July 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $35. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Black Business Association of Memphis will host a Business Owners Coaching Circle event Thursday, July 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Ricky Tucker, BBA director of business services, will discuss “The 10 Biggest Challenges Facing Small Businesses.” RSVP at 901-526-9300.
The Pink Palace will host Young Professionals Beer/Wine and a Movie Night on Thursday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets are $15 and include food, drinks and a screening of “Groundhog Day.” Visit memphismuseums.org or call 901-636-2362.
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of vodka, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
The Peabody 2015 Rooftop Party series continues Thursday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The 5th Kind will perform. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13; weekly admission is $10-$15. Visit peabodymemphis.com .
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host an opening reception for “Stax: Visions of Soul” Friday, July 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stax, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Gallery talk begins at 6:45 p.m. The exhibit, which runs through Dec. 31, features contemporary works of art inspired by Stax Records songs. Visit staxmuseum.com.
David Lusk Gallery-Memphis will host an opening reception for “Mash Up: Artists Do Cardboard” Friday, July 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG-TEMP, 64 Flicker St. The exhibition will be on display through Aug. 1. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Special Olympics of Greater Memphis will host its fifth annual Wine and Dine fundraising event Sunday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. on the 33rd floor of Tower Center, 5100 Poplar Ave. Thirteen Memphis chefs will present tastings of their choice paired with fine wines. Tickets are $100. Visit specialolympicsmem.org.