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VOL. 130 | NO. 54 | Thursday, March 19, 2015

Events

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District will offer free tours of the largest diesel towboat on the Mississippi River, the Motor Vessel Mississippi, Thursday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Beale Street Landing, 251 Riverside Drive. For more information, visit www.mvd.usace.army.mil.

Black Business Association of Memphis will host its March lunch and learn Thursday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Representatives of the Small Business Association will discuss “Understanding the SBA Loan Process.” Cost is free; lunch is provided. Visit blackbusinessmemphis.blogspot.com.

The Orpheum Theatre will host its Dinner on Stage Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. The evening will include a champagne reception, tour of the theater and backstage, three-course meal, trivia and more. Tickets are $75, or $50 for season ticket holders. Seating is limited. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.

Rhodes College will host the Preston Lauterbach’s book launch and keynote lecture, “Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the South of Memphis,” Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. The free Communities in Conversation lecture is part of the March 19-21 Beale Street Symposium. Visit rhodes.edu/bealestreetsymposium for a schedule.

National Civil Rights Museum will host a Freedom Forward Concert, featuring the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College and the Rust College A’Cappella Choir, Thursday, March 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hooks-Hyde Hall, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free; registration recommended. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.

Dillard University Concert Choir will be in concert Thursday, March 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walter Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and younger. For more information, email dillardalumnimemphis@gmail.com or call 901-491-8921.

Company d will perform “LOCAL” Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at The Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Road. The collaboration unites some of Memphis’ most talented artists with Company d dancers. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit companyddancers.org.

Germantown Performing Arts Center will host Tango Buenos Aires as part of the International Series Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.

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