VOL. 130 | NO. 144 | Monday, July 27, 2015
Memphis Botanic Garden will continue the 2015 Vine to Wine tasting series with “Viva la Vino! Italian Wines” Tuesday, July 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines or cocktails in and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members or $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
On Location: Memphis Shorts Festival will wrap up Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Café, 126 Beale St. The audience choice winners from the documentary, animation and live-action categories will be screened. Cost is free. Visit onlocationmemphis.org.
Twilight Tuesday, Beale Street Landing’s free outdoor movie series, will feature “The Princess Bride” Tuesday, July 28, at 8:30 p.m. on the roof of Beale Street Landing, 251 Riverside Drive. Bring a blanket and enjoy a to-go order from Riverfront Bar & Grill or a nearby food truck. Visit memphisriverfront.com.
The Peabody 2015 Rooftop Party series continues Thursday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The Dantones will perform. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13; weekly admission is $10-$15. Visit peabodymemphis.com for details.
Voices of the South will kick off its 20th season with the world premiere of Tom Dellehay’s “Temple of the Dog” Fridays through Sundays July 31-Aug. 16 at TheatreSouth, 1000 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at voicesofthesouth.org or 901-726-0800.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody will host its monthly Master Taster’s Club wine tasting Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Corner Bar, 149 Union Ave. The tasting will include four Tuscan wines and light bites prepared by Peabody chefs. Cost is $25; includes valet parking. RSVP to 901-529-4000.
JETS Memphis will host its quarterly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Dr. Kenneth Gilbert, professor emeritus and program chairman at UT Knoxville, will be the featured speaker. Visit www.team.aero for details.
The Metal Museum will host a reception for “A Kind of Confession,” an exhibition of critical and contemporary metalwork from African-American artists, Friday, Aug. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The exhibition will be on display through Sept. 11. Visit metalmuseum.org.