VOL. 130 | NO. 117 | Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Luna Nova Ensemble will present the ninth annual Belvedere Chamber Music Festival Wednesday, June 17, through Saturday, June 20. Evening concerts are at 7:30 p.m. each night at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1750 Peabody Ave. Afternoon concerts are Friday and Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Beethoven Club, 263 S. McLean Blvd. Admission is free. Visit lunanova.org.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, June 17, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, June 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Kevin Kane, president/CEO of the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, will present “Growing Memphis Inside and Out.” Cost for nonmembers is $35. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Germantown Community Theatre will hold a sensory-friendly performance of “A Year With Frog and Toad” Wednesday, June 17, at 7 p.m. at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. The event is designed to reduce disturbances for children and adults who experience heightened sensory sensitivity. Cost is free. The standard show will be June 19-28; buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
National Black MBA Association, Memphis chapter will host an entrepreneur session Thursday, June 18, from 6:10 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. at International Paper headquarters, tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) will discuss basics of entrepreneurship and successful business ownership. Guests welcome. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Hampton Sides, author of “In the Kingdom of Ice,” for a discussion and signing Thursday, June 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “The Gospel at Colonus” Friday, June 19, through July 12 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Jobs Hatchery will host a meetup Friday, June 19, at 11:30 a.m. at CoWork Memphis, 902 S. Cooper St. Jobs Hatchery founder Nita Black will share her advice on how to start a business with limited funds. Learn more about the organization at jobshatchery.org.
The Metal Museum will exhibit “A Kind of Confession,” showcasing critical and contemporary metalwork from African-American artists, Saturday, June 20, through Sept. 11 at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Visit metalmuseum.org.