VOL. 130 | NO. 225 | Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Hutchison School will host Lisa Damour, an expert and research on educating girls, Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Wiener Theater, 1740 Ridgeway Road. Damour’s talk is titled “Grit for Girls: Raising Daughters Who are Strong & Resilient.” Cost is free; no RSVP necessary. Visit hutchisonschool.org.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host Craig Werner and Doug Bradley, authors of “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War,” for a conversation and book signing Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 926 E. McLemore Ave. Visit staxmuseum.com.
Meet & Greet with tennis pro Ivan Lendl will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, at Leftwich Tennis Center, 4143 Southern Ave. Lendl will place the first honorary tennis ball in the 40th anniversary Tennis Ball Art Mural. Cost is free; no RSVP required. Visit thelpbc.com for details.
Chick-fil-A will host its fourth annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. at the Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place. The evening will include dinner, ice skating, a Zoo Lights sneak peek and more. Chick-fil-A will donate $5,000 from ticket sales to Make-A-Wish Mid-South. Buy tickets at chickfilamemphis.com.
Night at the Brewery, United Housing Inc.’s 21st anniversary party, will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. at High Cotton Brewing, 598 Monroe Ave. All beer proceeds and 10 percent of sales from the Gourmade food truck will benefit UHI. Call 901-272-1122 for more information.
Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will close out its lecture series Thursday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Vanderbilt’s Emmanuelle Oliveira-Monte will present “Obama is Brazilian: (Re)Signifying Race Relations in Contemporary Brazil.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch.
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will host a lecture and book signing with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in the University of Memphis Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/benhooks for details.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens will host Art After Dark, featuring an opening reception for Martha Kelly’s “My Own Places,” on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 4339 Park Ave. Admission is free. Visit dixon.org.